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People

Total Population 785
Male Share of the Population 47.1%
Female Share of the Population 52.9%
Senior Citizens 27%
Employed Population 16+ 310
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 51.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,731
% Above Poverty Level 93%
% Below Poverty Level 7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 10%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 38.5%
Median Gross Rent $445
Median House Value $68,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.7%
US/American 0%
English 11%
Irish 16.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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 230 $39,583
Gowrie 1,093 $51,190
Harcourt 246 $62,500
Lehigh 407 $38,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

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