For population 25 years and over in Dayton:
For population 15 years and over in Dayton town:
28 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hamburg, NY (25.6 miles , pop. 56,259).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Buffalo, NY (36.0 miles , pop. 292,648).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (260.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: South Dayton, NY (1.9 miles ), Persia, NY (2.0 miles ), Perrysburg, NY (2.1 miles ), Gowanda, NY (2.4 miles ), Villenova, NY (2.4 miles ), Leon, NY (2.6 miles ), Collins, NY (2.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.40 N, Longitude: 79.00 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 716
Work and jobs in Dayton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Dayton, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Dayton-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 32% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.7 miles away from the Dayton town center killed 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.5 miles away from the town center .
Earthquake activity:Dayton-area historical earthquake activity is below New York state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 95.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 97.5 miles away from Dayton center
On 11/26/1999 at 22:33:01, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 8.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 90.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/12/1994 at 10:43:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 63.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/3/2001 at 22:36:46, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.7 miles away from Dayton center
On 5/25/1995 at 14:22:32, a magnitude 3.0 (2.6 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 42.3 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 Cattaraugus County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 8
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Snowstorms: 3, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Dayton:
Amtrak station near Dayton:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dayton:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.4. This is worse than average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
4 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
Dayton compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Dayton (based on Cattaraugus County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.56%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 21
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Number of full-service restaurants: 76
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.58% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,497 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,494 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.81% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,199 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Dayton:
Strongest FM radio stations in Dayton:
TV broadcast stations around Dayton:
Dayton fatal accident list:
Feb 11, 2005 12:49 AM, Sr-62, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 27, 2004 03:39 PM, Sr-62, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total costs: $1,994,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,630
Total average daily truck traffic: 441
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 6,116
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:7
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.