Dayton, Wyoming

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Dayton

Dayton, Wyoming

Contact Accredited Schools With Online Options

Matching School Ads
Matching School Ads

High Points

Dayton strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Wyoming):

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Dayton Walking and Biking to Work
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 17% Dayton Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Dayton, Wyoming

Comparing Dayton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Wyoming (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 8 8
Male Share of the Population 8 6
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Well-Paid Single Women 6 6
Senior Citizens 5 6
Racial Diversity 5 4
Female Share of the Population 4 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 7
Average Household Size 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 9
College Educated Adults 7 5
Median Family Income 6 5
People in Middle Class or Better 5 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 8
Working at Home 9 8
Short Commute Times 2 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 8
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 4
People Living Alone 5 3
Affordability of Rents 3 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Dayton

Dayton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 87 miles SE of Billings, Montana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 373 miles N of Denver, Colorado
County Sheridan
P.O. Box Zip Codes 82836
Phone Area Codes 307
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.875
Longitude -107.261

Dayton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 25 F
Apr Temp 16 to 40 F
Jul Temp 39 to 69 F
Oct Temp 22 to 46 F
Annual Precip 22.7 inches
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 33 F
Apr Temp 30 to 58 F
Jul Temp 53 to 87 F
Oct Temp 30 to 62 F
Annual Precip 14.4 inches
Station SHELL
Distance 34.9 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 29 F
Apr Temp 30 to 60 F
Jul Temp 52 to 87 F
Oct Temp 29 to 62 F
Annual Precip 10.2 inches
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Dayton

Dayton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 678 100%
Male 334 49.3%
Female 344 50.7%
Under 18 181 26.7%
18+ 497 73.3%
65+ 101 14.9%
Median Age 40.9
Average Family Size 2.95
White 642 94.7%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 3 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 21 3.1%
Other 3 0.4%
Mixed Race 8 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 1.6%

Estimated Dayton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 717
Growth 39
Growth % 5.8%

Dayton Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 34.2%
English 11.7%
Irish 10%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.4%
US/American 7.1%
Norwegian 5.8%
Swedish 3.6%
Scottish 3.3%
French (except Basque) 2.5%
Czech 2.1%
Italian 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
Polish 1.5%
Scandinavian 1%
Finnish 0.8%
British 0.8%
Croatian 0.6%
Dutch 0.6%
French Canadian 0.4%
European 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
Yugoslavian 0.2%
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Dayton

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Dayton 678 $41,500
Ranchester 701 $46,389
Sheridan 15,804 $40,106
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Dayton

Featured Colleges in the Dayton Area (QuickSchools™)

quickinfoThese schools offer particularly quick info upon request, and we have written detailed profiles for each (click school names to see the profiles).

Request info from multiple schools, by clicking the Request Info links.

Matching School Ads

Since 1888, The University of Scranton has grounded its education in Catholic and Jesuit principles based on intellectual growth and integrity, all of which shape the online master’s and certificate programs.

  • Programs: Online MBA specialization in International Business, Online General MBA, Online MBA specialization in Accounting, more...
  • Degrees: Master

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: MSHUS- Organizational and Social Services, MS in Psychology - Addictions, AAS in Business Administration - Small Business Management, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Associate, Bachelor

Purdue University offers a strong foundation of tradition and history.

  • Programs: Master's of Education in Learning Design & Technology, Master of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management, Master of Science in Education in Special Education, more...
  • Degrees: Master
Penn Foster

Advance your career with our affordable, self-paced, career-focused distance education programs.

  • Programs: HVACR Technician, Diesel Mechanics, Veterinary Assistant, more...
  • Degrees: Diploma

Interested in a career as a professional dog trainer? Animal Behavior College is the place to start.

  • Programs: Veterinary Assistant, Grooming Instruction, Certified Dog Trainer Instructor Course
  • Degrees: Certificate
Matching School Ads

Dayton High Schools (2004)

1100 US HWY 14
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 160 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.7

Dayton Colleges

(List of Wyoming Colleges)

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Dayton

Advanced Controls

Click this [+/-] link to see or edit the similarity criteria used.

Limit Results to One State?

Sorry, no cities with similar criterias found in our database. Please choose any other state and try.
You are visiting:

Find a school near you

Study Online in Dayton

Matching School Ads
Matching School Ads

Career and College Resources on CityTownInfo

Real-World Career Reports

Career Stories from workers: daily activities, job tips, best/worst job aspects, training, etc.
Daily Career & Education News from our staff. We're an approved Google News provider!

Career References and Original Articles

Resource Center. A starting point for all CityTownInfo career and college resources.
Career Overviews of hundreds of careers: descriptions, salaries, forecasts, schools, more.
Best Careers Not Requiring Degrees: Good pay, job growth, low need for degrees.
Helpful Articles, many in "how-to" format; e.g., "How to Become a Chef".
Infographics covering employment and educational trends.

College Directories and Lists

These lists link to thousands of detailed school profiles.

Colleges by State. Nearly every college and trade school in the country.
Colleges Listed Alphabetically. About 7,000 colleges & trade schools, including online schools.
Colleges by Major City. Browse cities with multiple college options.
Online Colleges. Colleges with online degree programs.
Graduate Schools by State. Colleges offering graduate degree programs.
Graduate Schools by Major City. Find cities with multiple graduate school options.

Additional Resources

Large City Map

Info for Dayton Government Officials

Are you an official in the Dayton government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.