Dayton, OH

DAYTON, OHIO: Demographic and Financial Snapshot

(Last updated on 11.27.20)

AGE IN DAYTON, OHIO

Age RangePopulationPercent
20 to 24 years14,62610.4%
25 to 29 years12,1428.6%
30 to 34 years9,5856.8%
35 to 39 years7,8875.6%
40 to 44 years8,9576.4%
45 to 49 years7,9055.6%
50 to 54 years9,4696.7%
55 to 59 years9,1916.5%
60 to 64 years7,9135.6%
65 to 69 years7,0145.0%
70 to 74 years5,0193.6%
75 to 79 years3,0702.2%
80 to 84 years1,8491.3%
85+ years2,4821.8%

The median age in Dayton is 35.3 years

Source: US Census Data; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Age

 

ETHNICITY IN DAYTON, OHIO

EthnicityPopulationPercent
White74,83253.2%
Black or African American55,33639.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native8920.6%
Asian1,6911.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander0.0%
Other2,6001.8%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Race

 

EDUCATION IN DAYTON, OHIO

Education LevelPopulationPercent
Less than 9th grade3,8214.1%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma10,57611.4%
High school graduate (includes GED)27,08929.3%
Some college, no degree24,07726.0%
Associate’s degree7,6688.3%
Bachelor’s degree10,70011.6%
Graduate or professional degree8,5529.2%
High school graduate or higher78,08684.4%
Bachelor’s degree or higher19,25220.8%
Less than Bachelor’s degree73,23179.1%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Education (population 25+ years)

 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN DAYTON, OHIO

Annual Household IncomePercent
Less than $10,00015.7%
$10,000 to $14,9999.3%
$15,000 to $24,99913.3%
$25,000 to $34,99912.8%
$35,000 to $49,99914.1%
$50,000 to $74,99917.0%
$75,000 to $99,9998.9%
$100,000 to $149,9996.3%
$150,000 to $199,9991.6%
$200,000 or more1.0%

Median household income: $33,960

Mean household income: $47,136

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Household Income

 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME BY EDUCATION IN DAYTON, OHIO

Education LevelAverage Income
Less than high school graduate$19,933
High school graduate (includes GED)$23,745
Some college or Associate’s degree$28,558
Bachelor’s degree$39,284
Graduate or professional degree$65,840

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Median earnings in past 12 months by education (population 25+ years with earnings)

 

MARITAL STATUS IN DAYTON, OHIO

PopulationPercent
Population 15+ years 118,334 NA
Never married61,49552.0%
Now married (except separated)27,27723.1%
Separated3,2832.8%
Widowed8,6087.3%
Divorced17,67114.9%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Marital Status for population 15 years and over

 

POVERTY STATUS IN DAYTON, OHIO

PopulationPercent
Living beneath poverty line37,36129.4%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Poverty Rate

 

HOUSING IN DAYTON, OHIO

Owner-occupied housing units27,144
Renter-occupied housing units30,560
Single-family detached units47,289
Homeownership rate47.0%
Vacancy rate21.9%
Renters rate53.0%
Average housing value$83,110
Average monthly owner cost (with/mortgage)$616
Average rent$531

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Housing Characteristics

 

SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS IN DAYTON, OHIO

Average income$44,396
Average household size2.21
Percent population 16 years and over in labor force57.3%
Percent disabled17.7%
Percent with health coverage89.9%
Average travel time to work20.7 minutes
Percent workers using public transportation7.2%
Percent veterans8.3%
Percent foreign born5.0%
Percent speaking Spanish at home1.0%

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Socioeconomic Characteristics

 

CONSUMER SPENDING IN DAYTON, OHIO

Total consumer expenditures per household$39,182.23
Alcoholic beverages$288.66
Alcoholic beverages consumed at home$169.71
Beer consumed away from home$53.42
Wine consumed away from home$23.66
Apparel & services$1,137.52
Men’s apparel$215.67
Women’s apparel$378.75
Children’s apparel$174.25
Boys’ apparel$60.55
Girls’ apparel$66.35
Footwear$264.00
Dining out (food away from home)$1,940.55
Dining out – Breakfast$198.00
Dining out – Lunch$603.96
Dining out – Dinner$894.69
Education$788.15
Entertainment / recreation$1,687.96
Club membership fees$109.32
Dating services$0.50
Pet food$140.34
Pet services$30.68
Food consumed at home$2,805.78
Bakery products consumed at home$369.29
Dairy products consumed at home$285.70
Fruits and vegetables consumed at home$533.65
Meat, poultry, fish, eggs consumed at home$627.82
Nonalcoholic beverages consumed at home$284.11
Snacks / other food products consumed at home$989.32
Health care$3,202.52
Medical services$565.15
Nonprescription drugs$79.08
Household Services$1,050.67
Care for the elderly and handicapped$45.69
Lawn and garden services$221.18
Housekeeping services$79.12
PC repair$3.59
Housing$12,367.29
Home improvements$1,221.72
Utilities, fuel, and public services$2,743.10
Phone services$984.32
Water$383.90
Life and other insurance$237.89
Pensions and social security$3,968.29
Personal care products and services$468.03
Hair care products$57.20
Personal care products$192.81
Local transportation$4,677.39
Gasoline$1,226.77
Vehicle maintenance and repair$622.07
Travel$1,063.33
Airline fares$251.11
Auto / truck rental on trips$12.46
Lodging on trips$292.04
Food and drink on trips$258.81
Entertainment on trips$92.58

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Consumer Spending (Consumer expenditures per household)

 

DEBT IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY (home to DAYTON, OHIO)

% with any debt in collections37%
Average debt in collections$1,434
% with medical debt in collections21%
Average medical debt in collections$649
% with student loan debt20%
Average student loan debt$20,059
Average monthly student loan payment$173
% with auto debt30%

Source: Urban Institute; https://apps.urban.org/features/debt-interactive-map/
Survey/Program
: Data from credit bureau data (2018) + the US Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (2017)
Data Point
: Consumer Debt

 

UNEMPLOYMENT IN DAYTON, OHIO

YearPopulationPercent
January 20193,4856.0%
February 20193,0435.2%
March 20192,8834.9%
April 20192,4594.2%
May 20192,7134.6%
June 20193,2695.5%
July 20193,4275.7%
August 20193,2635.5%
September 20192,9375.0%
October 20192,9565.0%
November 20192,7534.7%
December 20192,6204.5%
January 20203,3495.7%
February 20203,0645.2%
March 20203,2795.6%
April 202011,66219.3%
May 202010,16516.6%
June 20209,05814.6%
July 20207,71612.9%

Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics; https://www.bls.gov/lau/data.htm
Survey/Program
: Local Area Employment Statistics
Data Point
: Unemployment totals (not seasonally adjusted)

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