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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Dayton is 26% less densely populated than Akron.
People are 25.7% more likely to be married in Akron.
The Median Age is 2.5 years younger in Dayton.

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PEOPLE
 Dayton, OHAkron, OHUnited States
 Population140,599197,542321,418,820
 Population - 2010145,609202,814308,745,538
 Population - 2000166,179217,074285,036,114
 Population - 1990182,044223,019251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now-22.77%-11.42%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now-15.39%-9.00%12.76%
 Pop. Density2,5263,18491
 Land Area56623,531,905
 Water Area10264,837
 Median Age33.636.137.4
 Female Population51.27%51.84%50.81%
 Male Population48.74%48.16%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Dayton, OHAkron, OHUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.67%7.08%6.36%
 Age 5 to 95.88%5.99%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.65%5.85%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.23%3.44%4.03%
 Age 18 to 208.80%5.66%4.35%
 Age 21 to 247.37%6.88%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3414.27%14.02%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4411.43%11.77%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.53%13.27%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.73%7.15%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.32%5.90%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.59%6.92%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.75%4.01%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.77%2.05%1.85%
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 RACE
 Dayton, OHAkron, OHUnited States
 White51.42%60.71%62.77%
 Black41.02%30.14%12.24%
 Asian1.09%2.71%4.95%
 Native American0.39%0.26%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.03%0.02%0.16%
 Other0.12%0.17%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.52%3.89%2.13%
 Hispanic3.43%2.12%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic96.57%97.88%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Dayton, OHAkron, OHUnited States
 Households57,36783,021116,211,000
 Family Households29,17645,85376,958,100
 Non Family Households28,19137,16839,253,000
 Household Size2.242.332.63
 Married Population30.08%37.80%50.58%
 Single Population69.92%62.20%49.42%
 Now Married26.92%35.20%48.41%
 Married but Separated3.16%2.60%2.17%
 Never Married47.95%41.78%32.55%
 Widowed6.26%6.32%5.95%
 Divorced15.71%14.10%10.92%
 Married, w/children18.76%20.82%31.68%
 Married, no children29.27%35.64%41.44%
 Single, w/children33.20%28.66%16.94%
 Single, no children18.77%14.88%9.95%

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 COMMENTS
Comments about Dayton

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Comments about Akron

Akron -- a place for all -- for all time: We have an incredible park system available to runners, walkers and bicyclists. We have several excellent restaurants, a newly redesigned art museum that will reopen... (read more)

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