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Dayton, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Dayton had a population of 5,787 as of July 1, 2018. Dayton ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dayton is located at latitude 45.1891 and longitude -93.4716 in Hennepin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dayton (see map below) encompass a land area of 23.25 sq. miles and a water area of 1.89 sq. miles. Hennepin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 879 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Dayton are located in Hennepin County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Wright County.

The City of Dayton (GNIS ID: 2394471) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves 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: City of Dayton.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 5,787
Population in Households 5,787
Population in Familes 5,073
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 249
Diversity Index3 30
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $87,262
Average Household Income $111,766
Per Capita Income $38,620

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,013 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,898 (94.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 104 ( 5.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 0.5%)
Median Home Value $283,723
Average Home Value $332,077
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,002
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 1,608
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 2.63% 1.72%
Households 2.46% 1.61%
Families 2.43% 1.59%
Median Household Income   3.06%
Per Capita Income   3.12%

Dayton, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dayton to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota 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 # 136 85th
Population Density # 661 27th
Diversity Index # 170 81st
Median Household Income # 76 92nd
Per Capita Income # 104 89th

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