The Town of Dayton had a population of 1,626 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Dayton is located at latitude 38.4173 and longitude -78.9412 in Rockingham County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Dayton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rockingham County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,204 feet.
The Town of Dayton (GNIS ID: 2390823) 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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dayton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Dayton: Deaton, Rifetown, Rifeville.
|Population in Households||1,626|
|Population in Familes||1,381|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.45|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||710 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||456 (64.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||209 (29.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||45 ( 6.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$241,563|
|Average Home Value||$284,081|
|Median Household Income||$45,692|
|Average Household Income||$65,550|
|Per Capita Income||$25,870|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-1.11%|
|Per Capita Income||0.91%|
The table below compares Dayton to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.
|Total Population||# 289||51st|
|Population Density1||# 168||72nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 408||31st|
|Median Household Income||# 331||44th|
|Per Capita Income||# 284||52nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.