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Dayton, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The Town of Dayton had a population of 793 as of July 1, 2018. Dayton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wyoming. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dayton is located at latitude 44.8733 and longitude -107.2625 in Sheridan County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Dayton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sheridan County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,921 feet.

The Town of Dayton (GNIS ID: 2412410) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Wyoming is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Dayton is located within Sheridan West Division of Sheridan County.


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Dayton, WY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 793
Population in Households 791
Population in Familes 642
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 1,483
Diversity Index3 18
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $57,329
Average Household Income $64,392
Per Capita Income $26,961

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 355 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 225 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 97 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $291,892
Average Home Value $492,478
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 322
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 211
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.53% 0.52%
Households 0.5% 0.55%
Families 0.0% 0.38%
Median Household Income   3.55%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

Dayton, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dayton to the other 204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wyoming by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 68 68th
Population Density # 18 92nd
Diversity Index # 130 37th
Median Household Income # 118 43rd
Per Capita Income # 156 25th

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