Dayton, Ohio 

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Population

139,907

-3.2% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.8%

Median Age

33.1

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.7 / 5.1

summer / winter

Best Places to Live in Dayton, Ohio

Mid-sized-city - West-central Ohio at crossroads of north-south I-75 and east-west I-70. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Dayton, while January and December are the least comfortable months.
State: Ohio
County: Montgomery County
Metro Area: Dayton Metro Area
City: Dayton
Zip Codes: 45417, 45420, 45406, 45405, 45410, 45409, 45403, 45404, 45402, 45428, 10 total
Cost of Living: -28.6% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 757 ft above sea level

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Dayton, OH Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Diverse economy
Nearby cities
Cost of living and housing
Cons
Recent unemployment
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Arts & culture

What Bert Has To Say About Dayton Metro Area

Dayton, at the crossroads of southwestern Ohio’s major transportation routes, has a distinct industrial heritage. Local NCR Corporation, formerly the National Cash Register Corporation, is a leader in retail information technology and ATM machines. The area has a strong heritage of innovation, and has attracted a number of other high tech businesses in recent years. An assortment of other manufacturing and service activities, some tied to the auto and paper industry, round out the diverse economy. An old GM site along the river is being repurposed, with the help of state funds, into a “Tech Town” high tech campus – interesting if it works out.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Dayton is 6.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Dayton jobs have increased by 0.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Dayton's cost of living is 28.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Dayton's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Dayton, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Montgomery county flipped narrowly Democratic, 50.2% to 47.9%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Dayton's population is 139,907 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 3.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Dayton is Real Estate: $61,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 16.2%.

SCHOOLS
Dayton public schools spend $18,951 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.1 students per teacher in Dayton. More Education



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Housing Market in Dayton

It's a good time to buy in Dayton. Home Appreciation is up 23.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Dayton is $61,200.
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Reviews for Dayton   31 Reviews
Great Place - 1/4/2018
Spent years assigned at WPAFB (in Mar 90 - Aug 95') and lived in Oakwood for 5 years. We loved it and have nothing negative to say. Locals were friendly and interested... Read More

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Rundown and culture dictated by WPAFB - 6/7/2017
I spent four and a half miserable years here. Essentially, your only employment opportunities are in healthcare or at the base. I worked at the base; they were... Read More
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ZIP CODES IN DAYTON, OHIO
45417, 45420, 45406, 45405, 45410, 45409, 45403, 45404, 45402, 45428, 10 total

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