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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    C+
Dayton is a town in Oregon with a population of 2,597. Dayton is in Yamhill County. Living in Dayton offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Dayton and residents tend to have moderate political views.
About Dayton...
Population
2,597

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$184,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,064
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    28%
  • Own
    72%
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Dayton Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    20%
  • 10-17 years
    16%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    21%
    13%

Working in Dayton

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$54,265
National
$55,322
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Dayton Reviews

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The best part about growing up in this small town is that it feels like an extended family, making it easier to talk and trust those around you. No matter what happens on the day to day life, if is a guarantee that you always have someone who truly cares about you and will be there without a doubt in mind. So thankful to have grown up in such an amazing town with the most humble people.
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It's a small town with another small town as a neighbor. The people seem nice. Not a lot of crime. I live on the city outskirts, so my neighbors when I see them, are super friendly but not overbearing.
This area is very scenic and only has small business which makes it feel intimate. I would definitely move here if I could do it over again because it has a very soothing, quiet atmosphere.