Dayton, Indiana

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Population in 2017: 1,647 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +47.1%
Males: 816  (49.6%)
Females: 831  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

35.7 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 47941.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $60,472 (it was $44,792 in 2000)
Dayton:

$60,472
IN:

$54,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,511 (it was $17,401 in 2000)

Dayton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $128,167 (it was $94,200 in 2000)
Dayton:

$128,167
IN:

$141,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $112,023; detached houses: $113,294

Median gross rent in 2017: $819.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dayton: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.4%
(14.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 59.4% for Black residents, 7.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Dayton, IN (2010)
    • 1,33193.7%White alone
    • 513.6%Hispanic
    • 130.9%Black alone
    • 130.9%Two or more races
    • 80.6%American Indian alone
    • 30.2%Asian alone
    • 10.07%Other race alone

Races in Dayton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Dayton, Indiana as of February 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dayton is 1,626 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: American (19.1%), German (15.6%), English (11.3%), Irish (11.2%), Greek (2.8%), French (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 673 feet

Land area: 1.04 square miles.

Population density: 1,587 people per square mile   (low).

Dayton, Indiana map

47 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America).

This town:

2.8%
Indiana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $747 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $683 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, IN (6.1 miles , pop. 56,397).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (52.1 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (111.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Mulberry, IN (2.4 miles ),
Lafayette, IN (2.5 miles ),
Stockwell, IN (2.5 miles ),
Buck Creek, IN (2.8 miles ),
West Lafayette, IN (3.0 miles ),
Purdue University, IN (3.0 miles ),
Clarks Hill, IN (3.0 miles ),
Shadeland, IN (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 40.37 N, Longitude: 86.77 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 765

Distribution of median household income in Dayton, IN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Dayton, IN in 2017
Dayton satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Indiana:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +137 (+13.9%).
Most common industries in Dayton, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (19.3%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (27.9%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Machinery (5.7%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (11.2%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.0%)
  • Social assistance (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Dayton, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (16.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Cashiers (5.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Child care workers (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)

Average climate in Dayton, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Dayton, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.7. This is about average.

City:

67.7
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.33
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Dayton-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 107% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.4 miles away from the Dayton town center injured 44 people.

On 4/26/1994, a category F4 tornado 12.0 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dayton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 145.7 miles away from Dayton center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 122.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 213.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 173.8 miles away from Dayton center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 143.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 142.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tippecanoe County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dayton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Dayton:

  • ARNETT SURGERY CENTER, LLC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; LAFAYETTE, IN)
  • CREASY SPRINGS HEALTH CAMPUS (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; LAFAYETTE, IN)
  • FRANCISCAN ST ELIZABETH HEALTH - LAFAYETTE EAST Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; LAFAYETTE, IN)
  • UNITY SURGICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 5 miles away; LAFAYETTE, IN)
  • SOUTHERNCARE PURDUE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; LAFAYETTE, IN)
  • PHYSICIANS HOMECARE INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; LAFAYETTE, IN)
  • WELLBOUND OF LAFAYETTE (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; LAFAYETTE, IN)

Amtrak station near Dayton:

  • 8 miles: LAFAYETTE (DEPOT AT 200 NORTH ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dayton:

  • Purdue University-Main Campus (about 9 miles; West Lafayette, IN; Full-time enrollment: 38,271)
  • Indiana University-Kokomo (about 35 miles; Kokomo, IN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis (about 43 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,765)
  • Danville Area Community College (about 47 miles; Danville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,229)
  • Butler University (about 49 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,388)
  • Marian University (about 49 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 2,476)
  • Ivy Tech Community College (about 52 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 71,493)

Public elementary/middle school in Dayton:

See full list of schools located in Dayton

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Radio station 102.9 The New B 1029 added by Rod

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Sheffield Township Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tippecanoe County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dayton and their reported violations in the past:

DAYTON WATER UTILITY (Population served: 1,200, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-19-2011)
KINGS RIDGE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-09-2007), St Public Notif requested (APR-09-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2011)
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

74.3%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.0%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Dayton:

Marital status in Dayton, IN
  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 56.6%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

For population 25 years and over in Dayton:

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Indiana average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Dayton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dayton, IN (based on Tippecanoe County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic20,0116
Evangelical Protestant19,71079
Mainline Protestant13,49936
Other2,99616
Orthodox1351
Black Protestant1191
None116,310-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 21
Tippecanoe County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Tippecanoe County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Here:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Here:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 120
This county:

7.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Tippecanoe County:

6.9%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Tippecanoe County:

27.6%
State:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Tippecanoe County:

15.2%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.6%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Dayton:

42.0%
Indiana:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Dayton:

28.6
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Dayton:

22.4%
Indiana:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Dayton:

10.0%
Indiana:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Dayton:

31.2%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
Dayton:

55.0%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.0%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dayton, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 2$7,430$44,5805$2,469
Financial Administration 1$3,671$44,0522$619
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 2$219
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 2$2,816
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$2,277
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 3$11,101$44,40419$8,400

Dayton government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $54,000 ($32.79)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $224,000 ($136.00)
    Central Staff Services: $207,000 ($125.68)
    Water Utilities: $164,000 ($99.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $76,000 ($46.14)
    Regular Highways: $20,000 ($12.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($3.64)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $198,000 ($120.22)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $54,000 ($32.79)

Dayton government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $271,000 ($164.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $85,000 ($51.61)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $30,000 ($18.21)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $8,000 ($4.86)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($1.21)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($1.21)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.61)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $253,000 ($153.61)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $36,000 ($21.86)
    Other: $28,000 ($17.00)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($2.43)
  • Tax - Property: $150,000 ($91.07)
    Individual Income: $60,000 ($36.43)
    Public Utilities Sales: $9,000 ($5.46)

Dayton government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,157,000 ($702.49)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,033,000 ($627.20)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $124,000 ($75.29)

Dayton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $61,000 ($37.04)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $849,000 ($515.48)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $216,000 ($131.15)

6.93% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.93%
Indiana average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cook County, IL  0.40% ($28,471 average AGI)
from Marion County, IN  0.36% ($37,624)
from White County, IN  0.34% ($36,676)


7.98% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,474 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.98%
Indiana average:

6.25%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($396 average AGI)
Tippecanoe County:

0.08%
Indiana average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Marion County, IN  0.55% ($40,218 average AGI)
to Clinton County, IN  0.30% ($34,027)
to Carroll County, IN  0.30% ($44,505)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dayton:

  • WBAA (920 AM; 5 kW; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WASK (1450 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: WASK, INC.)
  • WLAS (1410 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIOU (1350 AM; 5 kW; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dayton:

  • WASK-FM (98.7 FM; BATTLE GROUND, IN; Owner: WASK, INC.)
  • WKOA (105.3 FM; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: WASK, INC.)
  • WBAA-FM (101.3 FM; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHPL (89.9 FM; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WLFF (95.3 FM; BROOKSTON, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC)
  • WKHY (93.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: STAY TUNED BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIMC (103.9 FM; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN; Owner: C.V.L. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAZY-FM (96.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS L.P.)
  • WXXB (102.9 FM; DELPHI, IN; Owner: STAY TUNED BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSHW (99.7 FM; FRANKFORT, IN; Owner: KASPAR BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJEF (91.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: LAFAYETTE SCHOOL CORP.)
  • WGLM (106.7 FM; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: KVB BROADCASTING)
  • WSHP (95.7 FM; ATTICA, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WMRS (107.7 FM; MONTICELLO, IN; Owner: GERALD NORMAN QUINN)
  • WCDQ (106.3 FM; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN; Owner: C.V.L. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W224AX (92.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dayton:

  • WLFI-TV (Channel 18; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PRIMELAND TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W57DC (Channel 57; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTHR (Channel 13; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: VIDEOINDIANA, INC.)
  • WISH-TV (Channel 8; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTTK (Channel 29; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • Dayton, Indiana
  • Fatal accident count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents13
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:3
  • Fatalities9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents30
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Indiana average
  • Fatal accident count4736
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents7435
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1312
  • Fatalities5272
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents11391
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents540
See more detailed statistics of Dayton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 253ft / 77.5mTotal length
  • $2,789,000Total costs
  • 208,515Total average daily traffic
  • 33,851Total average daily truck traffic
  • 168,611Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Dayton, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 151960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Dayton, IN

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 283 Market St (Lat: 40.376139 Lon: -86.767222), Call Sign: KJK776,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.280 MHz, 154.370 MHz, Grant Date: 03/01/2014, Expiration Date: 03/09/2024, Registrant: Advanced Communications, 7616 Posey Lane, Lafayette, IN 47905, Phone: (765) 296-9500, Fax: (765) 296-9501, Email:
  • Flow Receiver Site 721 Walnut St (Lat: 40.375028 Lon: -86.766667), Call Sign: WNNC339, Licensee ID: L00097419,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.337 MHz, Grant Date: 10/23/1998, Expiration Date: 12/13/2003, Cancellation Date: 02/15/2004, Registrant: Dayton, Town Of, 721 Walnut St, Dayton, IN 47941, Phone: (317) 296-2533
  • Sr 38 I65 Nb (Lat: 40.374194 Lon: -87.783083), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WPNQ974,
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.53000 MHz, Grant Date: 03/17/2004, Expiration Date: 05/11/2014, Cancellation Date: 07/12/2014, Certifier: Lewis Hartman, Registrant: Indiana Department Of Transportation, 100 N Senate Ave N755, Indianapolis, IN 46204, Fax: (317) 232-0238
  • 721 Walnut St (Lat: 40.375000 Lon: -86.766667), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPZT573,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.287 MHz, Grant Date: 03/10/2004, Expiration Date: 03/10/2014, Cancellation Date: 05/10/2014, Certifier: Ladonna L Snyder, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Email:
  • Lat: 40.377000 Lon: -86.767500, Call Sign: WQMA923,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.887 MHz, 452.787 MHz, Grant Date: 06/16/2010, Expiration Date: 06/16/2020, Certifier: Barbara A Maitland, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LP, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 765-7136, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: N9LJX, Licensee ID: L00171076, Grant Date: 10/01/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Registrant: Scott A Stembaugh, 705 Shakamak Ct, Dayton, IN 47941
  • Call Sign: WB9YWB, Grant Date: 04/29/1998, Expiration Date: 04/29/2008, Cancellation Date: 04/30/2010, Registrant: Arley M Perkins Jr, 749 South St, Dayton, IN 47941-0307
  • Call Sign: KD9JDR, Previous Call Sign: KD9HDE, Licensee ID: L02057550, Grant Date: 11/08/2016, Expiration Date: 11/08/2026, Certifier: Jonathan D Rhoades, Registrant: Jonathan Rhoades, Dayton, IN 47941
  • Call Sign: KD9MCU, Licensee ID: L02230639, Grant Date: 12/10/2018, Expiration Date: 12/10/2028, Certifier: Stephen Wolfe, Registrant: Stephen Wolfe, Po Box 93, Dayton, IN 47941

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$128,1804$140,988
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$168,250
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$145,320
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0109.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2004
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$76,970
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0109.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Dayton, IN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Dayton, IN - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 2
Fire incident types in Dayton, IN

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dayton, IN
Most common first names in Dayton, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles674.0 years
Kenneth576.0 years
James456.2 years
George478.5 years
John476.8 years
Mary486.0 years
Dorothy380.0 years
Ethel388.0 years
Martha382.7 years
Ruth372.3 years
Most common last names in Dayton, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Yost671.2 years
Anderson566.0 years
Adams484.5 years
Smith463.5 years
Elkins381.7 years
Dixon367.0 years
Buskirk379.0 years
Payne381.3 years
Barron352.3 years
Fultz374.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dayton, IN
  • 71.7%Utility gas
  • 25.4%Electricity
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dayton, IN
  • 61.0%Electricity
  • 39.0%Utility gas


Dayton compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Dayton on our top lists:

  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion (population 500+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
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