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The Dayton Census Designated Place had a population of 10,050 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Dayton is located at latitude 39.2371 and longitude -119.5929 in Lyon County. The formal boundaries for the Dayton Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 31.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Lyon County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,396 feet.
The Dayton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408644) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Nevada is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Dayton Census Designated Place is located within Dayton Division of Lyon County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Dayton: Chinatown, Gold Creek Station, Halls Station, Johntown, McMartins Station, Mineral Rapids, Nevada City, Ponderers Rest.
|Total Population||10,050 (100%)|
|Population in Households||10,050 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||8,416 (83.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$56,091|
|Average Household Income||$67,974|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||19%|
|Per Capita Income||$25,926|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||4,127 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,897 (70.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||911 (22.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||319 ( 7.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$255,994|
|Average Home Value||$295,521|
|Housing Affordability Index3||134|
|Average Household Size||2.64|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.74%|
|Per Capita Income||1.45%|
|Owner Occupied HU||2.06%|
The table below compares Dayton to the other 131 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nevada by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 24||82nd|
|Population Density||# 43||67th|
|Median Household Income||# 62||53rd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 62||47th|
|Per Capita Income||# 88||34th|
|Diversity Index||# 63||52nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Nevada Census Data Comparison Tool.