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The Town of Dayton had a population of 1,737 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Dayton is located at latitude 38.4148 and longitude -78.9386 in Rockingham County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Dayton 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 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Dayton: Deaton, Rifetown, Rifeville.
|Total Population||1,737 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,737 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||1,471 (84.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$70,871|
|Average Household Income||$88,588|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||17%|
|Per Capita Income||$34,714|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||758 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||478 (63.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||225 (29.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||55 ( 7.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$278,767|
|Average Home Value||$307,813|
|Housing Affordability Index3||162|
|Average Household Size||2.47|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.23%|
|Per Capita Income||2.48%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.3%|
The table below compares Dayton to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 Density||# 164||73rd|
|Median Household Income||# 210||65th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 298||50th|
|Per Capita Income||# 228||62nd|
|Diversity Index||# 394||34th|
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