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Demographics

People

Total Population2,702
Male Share of the Population50.9%
Female Share of the Population49.1%
Senior Citizens25.6%
Employed Population 16+1,144
Age of the Population48

Families

% of people married49.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher25.4%
Median Earnings25+$28,750
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,917

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,633
% Above Poverty Level86.9%
% Below Poverty Level13.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work19.4%
% Using Public Transportation1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone36%
Median Gross Rent$754
Median House Value$151,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)21.4%
English18.1%
Irish12.4%
Norwegian5.5%
French Except Basque4.9%
Swedish3.4%
Italian3.1%
Scottish2.4%
Canadian1.4%
Dutch1.2%
Greek1%
Czech1%
Polish1%
Austrian0.9%
Portuguese0.7%
Danishn0.6%
Belgian0.6%
Swiss0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
African0.2%
German0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Basque0.2%
Lebanese0.1%
Russian0.1%
Arab0.1%
Icelander0.1%
Latvian0.1%
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Dayton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Columbia County
Standard Zip Codes99328
Phone Area Codes509
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude46.31
Approximate Longitude-117.9

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)

StationDAYTON 1 WSW
Distance1.5 miles
Jan Temp26 to 40 F
Apr Temp39 to 61 F
Jul Temp55 to 87 F
Oct Temp39 to 64 F
Annual Precip19.5 inches
StationPOMEROY
Distance21 miles
Jan Temp23 to 40 F
Apr Temp37 to 61 F
Jul Temp53 to 86 F
Oct Temp36 to 63 F
Annual Precip17.1 inches
StationWALLA WALLA RGNL AP
Distance21.5 miles
Jan Temp29 to 41 F
Apr Temp41 to 64 F
Jul Temp61 to 90 F
Oct Temp44 to 66 F
Annual Precip20.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Pomeroy1,281$51,875
Prescott386$29,100
Starbuck95$0
Waitsburg1,163$67,692

Dayton Public Libraries

Columbia County Rural Library District
111 S 3RD ST.
Dayton, Washington
(509) 382-4131

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Dayton Hospitals

Dayton General Hospital
(Government - Local)
1012 S 3rd St
(509) 382-2531

Dayton Public Schools

Dayton Elementary School
302 E Park
ZIP: 99328
(206) 382-2507
Primary
Total Enrollment 213
Dayton High School
614 S Third Street
ZIP: 99328
(509) 382-4775
High
Total Enrollment 143
Dayton Middle School
609 S Second Street
ZIP: 99328
(509) 382-2522
Middle
Total Enrollment 88
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