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People

Total Population 860
Male Share of the Population 47%
Female Share of the Population 53%
Senior Citizens 26.2%
Employed Population 16+ 344
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 49.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.9%
Median Earnings25+ $28,098
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $8,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,179

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,786
% Above Poverty Level 93.8%
% Below Poverty Level 6.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 11.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 41.7%
Median Gross Rent $418
Median House Value $65,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.3%
US/American 0%
English 10%
Irish 17.2%

Dayton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles NW of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 118 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Webster
Standard Zip Codes 50530
Phone Area Codes 515
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.261
Longitude -94.068

Dayton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BOONE
Distance 17.4 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches
Station JEFFERSON
Distance 22.8 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 36 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 32.4 inches
Station PERRY
Distance 29.7 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 31.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Boxholm 238 $39,583
Gowrie 1,090 $43,056
Harcourt 246 $61,250
Lehigh 419 $51,250

Dayton Public Libraries

Library
Dayton Public Library
36 WEST SKILLET ST.
Dayton, Iowa
(515) 547-2700

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