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Dayton
  • City in Ohio

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade C+
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade A

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Dayton is a city in Ohio with a population of 140,444. Dayton is in Montgomery County. Living in Dayton offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Dayton there are a lot of bars, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Dayton and residents tend to lean liberal.

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About Dayton...
Population
140,444

Home Listings

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$69,400
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$724
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    53%
  • Own
    47%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    737.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    21.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    98.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    176.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    925.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,128.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    561.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    15%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    national  11%

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