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Overview

Introduction to Dayton, Kentucky

Dayton, Kentucky, in Campbell county, is located 3 miles S of Cincinnati, Ohio. The city is considered part of the Cincinnati metropolitan area.

Dayton History

Dayton was formed in the year 1867 by the merger of two communities, Brooklyn and Jamestown. The city was named after Dayton, Ohio which was founded in 1803. Dayton has a beach, popularly known as the "Manhattan Bathing Beach." Laws were formulated to prohibit nude swimming in River Ohio during the daylight hours. Laws were also made to prohibit dogs from running loose. Violators of these laws were made to charge a penalty. The city was much affected by the floods of 1884, 1913 and 1937.

Dayton and nearby Attractions

  • Fort Ancient
  • Grant Birthplace
  • Stowe House
  • Behringer - Crawford Museum
  • Dinsmore Homestead

Things To Do In Dayton

One can enjoy the facilities offered by the Big Bone Lick State Park, Little Miami State Park, Caesar Creek State Park, and Miami Whitewater Forest. Miami Whitewater Forest also has a picturesque lake that is spread across an area of around 85 acres. Visitors interested in wild life can take a trip to Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. Newport Aquarium is another major tourist attraction.

Dayton Transportation

Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky International is the nearest international airport.

Dayton Higher Education

Xavier University, University of Cincinnati - Main Campus, and University of Cincinnati - Raymond Walters College are among the educational institutions providing higher educational facilities.

Demographics

People

Total Population5,385
Male Share of the Population48.3%
Female Share of the Population51.7%
Senior Citizens10%
Employed Population 16+2,357
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married41.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.7%
Median Earnings25+$31,126
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,667
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,719

Wealth

Median Family Income$46,620
% Above Poverty Level74.5%
% Below Poverty Level25.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home5.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work5%
% Using Public Transportation4.4%

Housing

People Living Alone26.8%
Median Gross Rent$775
Median House Value$90,100

Ancestry

German43%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.6%
Irish16.8%
English8.8%
Italian3.5%
Polish2.4%
Scottish2.2%
Portuguese1.5%
French Except Basque0.9%
Dutch0.8%
Swiss0.5%
Swedish0.4%
Welsh0.3%
Austrian0.2%
Slovak0.1%
Greek0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Arab0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
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Dayton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Campbell County
Standard Zip Codes41074, 41073
Phone Area Codes859
Time ZoneAmerica/Kentucky/Louisville
Approximate Latitude39.11
Approximate Longitude-84.46

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)

StationCINCINNATI LUNKEN AP
Distance3.1 miles
Jan Temp22 to 39 F
Apr Temp43 to 65 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip42.1 inches
StationCHEVIOT
Distance8.1 miles
Jan Temp17 to 36 F
Apr Temp40 to 64 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 66 F
Annual Precip44.7 inches
StationMILFORD
Distance11.3 miles
Jan Temp19 to 38 F
Apr Temp39 to 65 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp41 to 68 F
Annual Precip44.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bellevue5,879$75,699
Covington40,766$48,448
Fort Thomas16,317$93,571
Newport15,321$47,708
Southgate3,814$53,608
Woodlawn231$76,563

Dayton Public Schools

Dayton High School
200 Greendevil Ln
ZIP: 41074
(859) 292-7486
High
Total Enrollment 361
Lincoln Elementary School
701 Fifth Ave
ZIP: 41074
(859) 292-7492
Primary
Total Enrollment 614
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