The Town of Dayton had a population of 1,640 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Dayton: Deaton, Rifetown, Rifeville.
|Population in Households||1,639|
|Population in Familes||1,399|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1|
|Median Household Income||$48,753|
|Average Household Income||$71,958|
|Per Capita Income||$28,269|
|Total Housing Units||713 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||436 (61.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||232 (32.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||46 ( 6.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$256,707|
|Average Home Value||$308,429|
|Average Household Size||2.46|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||6.35%|
|Per Capita Income||4.86%|
The table below compares Dayton to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia 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.
|Total Population||# 289||51st|
|Population Density||# 170||71st|
|Diversity Index||# 396||34th|
|Median Household Income||# 328||45th|
|Per Capita Income||# 280||53rd|
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