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Population in 2019: 8,389 (87% urban, 13% rural).
Population change since 2000: +46.9%
Males: 4,036  (48.1%)
Females: 4,353  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

32.7 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip codes: 77535.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $50,715 (it was $37,401 in 2000)
Dayton:

$50,715
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,670 (it was $16,139 in 2000)

Dayton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $213,065 (it was $69,900 in 2000)
Dayton:

$213,065
TX:

$200,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $184,241; detached houses: $205,615; mobile homes: $88,020

Median gross rent in 2019: $720.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dayton: 93.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.6%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.7% for Black residents, 10.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Dayton, TX (2019)
    • 5,61468.8%White alone
    • 1,26815.5%Hispanic
    • 95511.7%Black alone
    • 1291.6%Asian alone
    • 1121.4%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 114 registered sex offenders living in Dayton, Texas as of May 13, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dayton is 68 to 1.


Crime rates in Dayton by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.5)
1
(13.3)
1
(13.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(29.4)
6
(81.3)
2
(27.0)
3
(40.2)
6
(76.6)
3
(40.6)
7
(94.4)
4
(54.3)
1
(13.5)
3
(39.9)
6
(78.6)
2
(25.6)
2
(24.8)
1
(11.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(44.1)
4
(54.2)
3
(40.5)
6
(80.4)
5
(63.9)
4
(54.1)
5
(67.4)
4
(54.3)
7
(94.3)
4
(53.2)
3
(39.3)
8
(102.4)
11
(136.3)
3
(35.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(117.5)
13
(176.2)
21
(283.8)
10
(134.0)
4
(51.1)
4
(54.1)
8
(107.9)
16
(217.4)
20
(269.5)
10
(133.0)
22
(288.0)
19
(243.1)
11
(136.3)
10
(118.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
46
(675.5)
51
(691.3)
45
(608.2)
68
(911.4)
44
(562.1)
46
(622.1)
45
(606.8)
55
(747.2)
44
(592.9)
22
(292.7)
32
(419.0)
33
(422.3)
31
(384.1)
47
(555.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
142
(2,085)
168
(2,277)
123
(1,662)
136
(1,823)
121
(1,546)
106
(1,434)
116
(1,564)
142
(1,929)
156
(2,102)
130
(1,730)
178
(2,330)
143
(1,830)
170
(2,107)
151
(1,784)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
24
(352.4)
13
(176.2)
21
(283.8)
11
(147.4)
17
(217.2)
21
(284.0)
12
(161.8)
27
(366.8)
25
(336.9)
22
(292.7)
30
(392.8)
20
(255.9)
30
(371.7)
30
(354.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(14.7)
3
(40.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A1
(13.5)
1
(13.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index219.1297.3222.3231.6209.2183.1235.3262.1272.5214.2312.4223.0228.9182.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Dayton, TX

Crime rate in Dayton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 31 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.48
Texas average:

1.79
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Ancestries: American (10.5%), German (7.1%), English (5.7%), Irish (3.8%), Swedish (3.4%), French (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 84 feet

Land area: 11.0 square miles.

Population density: 760 people per square mile   (low).

Dayton, Texas map

740 residents are foreign born (7.3% Latin America).

This city:

8.8%
Texas:

17.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,996 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,575 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Baytown, TX (22.0 miles , pop. 66,430).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Southeast Montgomery, TX (30.9 miles , pop. 208,076).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (35.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Kenefick, TX (2.1 miles ),
Liberty, TX (2.4 miles ),
Dayton Lakes, TX (2.8 miles),
Ames, TX (3.0 miles ),
Hardin, TX (3.4 miles ),
Old River-Winfree, TX (3.6 miles ),
Mont Belvieu, TX (3.7 miles ),
Crosby, TX (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 30.06 N, Longitude: 94.90 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,040 (+12.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,008 (27.0%)

Area code: 936

Distribution of median household income in Dayton, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Dayton, TX in 2019
Dayton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $93,900
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $101,500
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $91,800
  • 2001: 24 buildings, average cost: $92,300
  • 2002: 28 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2003: 51 buildings, average cost: $90,200
  • 2004: 60 buildings, average cost: $95,900
  • 2005: 48 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2006: 53 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 2007: 65 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 2008: 36 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 2009: 21 buildings, average cost: $130,500
  • 2010: 33 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 2011: 18 buildings, average cost: $131,900
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $209,000
  • 2014: 16 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 2015: 16 buildings, average cost: $154,500
  • 2016: 57 buildings, average cost: $133,100
  • 2017: 76 buildings, average cost: $130,300
  • 2018: 72 buildings, average cost: $172,400
  • 2019: 67 buildings, average cost: $237,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Dayton, TX residents
Average permit cost in Dayton, TX
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

12.5%
Texas:

8.0%
Historical population in Dayton, TX
Historical housing units in Dayton, TX
Most common industries in Dayton, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.5%)
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Chemicals (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.2%)
  • Chemicals (10.5%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.9%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (23.1%)
  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Public administration (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Social assistance (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Dayton, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (14.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.5%)

Average climate in Dayton, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Dayton, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 72.4. This is about average.

City:

72.4
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.45. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.45
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.179. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.179
U.S.:

1.789
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.25. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.25
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Dayton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/21/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.7 miles away from the Dayton city center injured 16 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 12/13/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 40 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dayton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 35% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 133.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/2011 at 12:24:41, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 208.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 131.1 miles away from Dayton center
On 9/2/2013 at 21:52:38, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 133.9 miles away from Dayton center
On 1/25/2013 at 07:01:19, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 128.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/10/2012 at 15:15:38, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MW, Depth: 4.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 134.4 miles away from Dayton center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Liberty County (30) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 15, Floods: 14, Hurricanes: 8, Tornadoes: 8, Fires: 4, Tropical Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dayton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Dayton:

  • HERITAGE VILLA NURSING AND REHABILITATION LP (310 E LAWRENCE ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Dayton:

  • HOLLY STREET HOUSE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; LIBERTY, TX)
  • BUR MONT NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LIBERTY, TX)
  • MAGNOLIA PLACE HEALTH CARE LLP (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LIBERTY, TX)
  • GOLDEN CHARM NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LIBERTY, TX)
  • LIBERTY HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LIBERTY, TX)
  • CRAWFORD HOSPICE AND HOME CARE, INC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; LIBERTY, TX)
  • LIBERTY DAYTON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL LP (Hospital, about 6 miles away; LIBERTY, TX)

Airports and heliports located in Dayton:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dayton:

  • Lee College (about 23 miles; Baytown, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,278)
  • San Jacinto Community College (about 31 miles; Pasadena, TX; FT enrollment: 13,517)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. (about 32 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,236)
  • University of Houston-Downtown (about 35 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 10,122)
  • University of Houston-Clear Lake (about 35 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 5,833)
  • University of Houston (about 36 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 31,888)
  • Texas Southern University (about 37 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 7,053)

Public high schools in Dayton:

  • DAYTON H S (Students: 1,400, Location: 3200 N CLEVELAND, Grades: 9-12)
  • PREMIER H S OF DAYTON (Location: 1707 COUNTY RD 611, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)
  • AAEP (ACADEMIC ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION PROGRAM) (Location: 309 S HWY 146, Grades: 11-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Dayton:

  • KIMMIE M BROWN EL (Students: 792, Location: 151 BROWN RD, Grades: 4-5)
  • WILSON J H (Students: 761, Location: 309 S HWY 146, Grades: 7-8)
  • RICHTER EL (Students: 694, Location: 2400 N WINFREE ST, Grades: 2-3)
  • NOTTINGHAM MIDDLE (Students: 370, Location: 302 S CLEVELAND, Grades: 6)
  • AUSTIN EL (Location: 702 S CLEVELAND ST, Grades: KG-1)
See full list of schools located in Dayton

Library in Dayton:

  • JONES PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $169,518; Location: 307 W HOUSTON ST; 28,463 books; 1,839 audio materials; 2,428 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 51 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Dayton: Dayton Fire Department (A), Dayton Police Department (B), Kenefick Police Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dayton include: Calvary Church (A), First United Methodist Church of Dayton (B), Mount Olive Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Magnolia Cemetery (1), Linney Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Spring Branch (A), Pruett Bayou (B), French Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Dayton include: Dayton Stadium (1), Dayton City Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Best Western (1751 Highway 90) (1), Best Western Dayton Inn and St (1751 West Highway 90) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Dayton City - Municipal Court (111 North Church Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Price Daniel - (1957-1963), Texas Governor, Henry Dugat - College basketball player (Baylor Bears), Justin McQueen - College football player (New Mexico Lobos).

Liberty County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

DAYTON FOOD AND FUEL (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAR-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-28-2011), St Public Notif requested (APR-28-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
SIMMONS GROCERY (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2010), St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-24-2010)
  • One minor monitoring violation
SPIN N MARKET 15 (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
CEDAR BAYOU ESTATES (Population served: 63, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • One routine major monitoring violation
IUOE TRAINING FACILITY (Population served: 42, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dayton that have no violations reported:

  • CEDAR BAYOU PARK (Population served: 576, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

71.1%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.9%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
44 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
41 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Dayton (2011 data):

  • Security State Bank: Dayton Branch at 501 North Cleveland Road, branch established on 2002/10/15. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $127.7 mil, Deposits: $113.1 mil, headquarters in Anahuac, TX, positive income, 3 total offices
  • Prosperity Bank: Dayton Branch at 106 North Main, branch established on 1907/03/07. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $9,816.2 mil, Deposits: $8,064.8 mil, headquarters in El Campo, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.
  • The First Liberty National Bank: Dayton Financial Center Branch at 109 East Highway 90, branch established on 1998/04/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $286.9 mil, Deposits: $244.7 mil, headquarters in Liberty, TX, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First Liberty National Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Dayton:

Marital status in Dayton, TX
  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

For population 25 years and over in Dayton:

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
Texas average:

13.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Dayton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dayton, TX (based on Liberty County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant27,60598
Catholic7,5247
Mainline Protestant2,28910
Other1,3064
Black Protestant3722
None36,547-
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: 17
Here:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Liberty County:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
This county:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
This county:

4.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
This county:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.5%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.2%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.7%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Dayton:

46.0%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

41.6%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.7%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Dayton:

11.4%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.3%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Dayton:

52.4%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Dayton:

78.2%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dayton, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 22$96,934$52,8730$0
Police - Other 18$33,163$22,1090$0
Water Supply 17$50,058$35,3350$0
Streets and Highways 13$42,853$39,5570$0
Local Libraries 8$17,247$25,8710$0
Other Government Administration 6$32,648$65,2960$0
Other and Unallocable 6$21,863$43,7262$5,503
Financial Administration 6$23,473$46,9460$0
Sewerage 4$10,807$32,4210$0
Judicial and Legal 2$6,380$38,2800$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,946$35,6761$753
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$2,808
Totals for Government 104$341,372$39,3894$9,064

Dayton government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,297,000 ($273.81)
    Central Staff Services: $1,653,000 ($197.04)
    Regular Highways: $1,381,000 ($164.62)
    General - Other: $1,302,000 ($155.20)
    Water Utilities: $1,114,000 ($132.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $918,000 ($109.43)
    Sewerage: $743,000 ($88.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $277,000 ($33.02)
    Libraries: $272,000 ($32.42)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $168,000 ($20.03)
    Local Fire Protection: $117,000 ($13.95)
    Housing and Community Development: $18,000 ($2.15)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $782,000 ($93.22)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $215,000 ($25.63)
    Sewerage: $143,000 ($17.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $135,000 ($16.09)
    General - Other: $33,000 ($3.93)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,002,000 ($119.44)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $401,000 ($47.80)

Dayton government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,630,000 ($194.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,094,000 ($130.41)
    Other: $108,000 ($12.87)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $322,000 ($38.38)
    General Revenue - Other: $113,000 ($13.47)
    Interest Earnings: $50,000 ($5.96)
    Donations From Private Sources: $9,000 ($1.07)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,766,000 ($210.51)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $441,000 ($52.57)
    Housing and Community Development: $18,000 ($2.15)
  • Tax - Property: $5,113,000 ($609.49)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,142,000 ($255.33)
    Public Utilities Sales: $494,000 ($58.89)
    Other License: $94,000 ($11.21)

Dayton government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,245,000 ($3247.71)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,315,000 ($3017.64)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,810,000 ($1050.18)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,880,000 ($820.12)

Dayton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,081,000 ($605.67)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,376,000 ($1594.47)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,733,000 ($206.58)

9.53% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,172 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.53%
Texas average:

7.43%

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 Harris County, TX  4.49% ($45,865 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, TX  1.16% ($48,300)
from Chambers County, TX  0.53% ($59,226)


7.61% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,072 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.61%
Texas average:

7.26%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Harris County, TX  2.76% ($44,202 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, TX  1.14% ($39,811)
to Chambers County, TX  0.41% ($62,784)
Businesses in Dayton, TX
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1SONIC Drive-In1
Burger King1Subway1
Jack In The Box1True Value1
Little Caesars Pizza1UPS1
McDonald's1Walgreens1

Strongest AM radio stations in Dayton:

  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KWWJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: SALT OF THE EARTH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJOJ (880 AM; 10 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KILT (610 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KPRC (950 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBME (790 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXYZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BLAYA INC.)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dayton:

  • KQBU-FM (93.3 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KQQK (107.9 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTJM (98.5 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KHPT (106.9 FM; CONROE, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KVST (103.7 FM; WILLIS, TX; Owner: NEW WAVO COMMUNICATION GROUP, INC.)
  • KSBJ (89.3 FM; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KOBT (100.7 FM; WINNIE, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KTHT (97.1 FM; CLEVELAND, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSHN (99.9 FM; LIBERTY, TX; Owner: TRINITY RIVER VALLEY BROADCASTING CO)
  • KBXX (97.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KHJZ-FM (95.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KHMX (96.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILT-FM (100.3 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KKBQ-FM (92.9 FM; PASADENA, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLOL (101.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODA (99.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTBZ-FM (94.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRBE (104.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KUHF (88.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)

TV broadcast stations around Dayton:

  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KVQT-LP (Channel 24; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: C. DOWEN JOHNSON)
  • K09VO (Channel 9; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: BEAUMONT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTBU (Channel 55; CONROE, TX; Owner: HUMANITY INTERESTED MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTXH (Channel 20; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • K30CV (Channel 30; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KUHT (Channel 8; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KVDO-LP (Channel 69; CLEAR LAKE, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KBPX-LP (Channel 33; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KVVV-LP (Channel 53; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KHLM-LP (Channel 43; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
Dayton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Dayton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 42Number of bridges
  • 702ft / 214mTotal length
  • $86,000Total costs
  • 248,220Total average daily traffic
  • 21,645Total average daily truck traffic
  • 345,600Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Dayton, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 51950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 131990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Dayton, TX
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$125,6333$74,8737$114,9443$12,8801$46,3902$74,670
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$79,4201$43,3200$00$01$29,820
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$145,0604$112,0402$26,9401$33,9601$52,410
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$53,2102$152,5500$00$01$19,520
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$56,4201$59,7600$01$33,830
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7008.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$132,273
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$94,860
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7008.00

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

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 77. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 284 took place in 2011, and the least - 4 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Dayton, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (58.4%), and Structure Fires (26.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Dayton, TX
    • 72258.4%Outside Fires
    • 32626.4%Structure Fires
    • 1038.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 856.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dayton, TX
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dayton, TX
  • 55.3%Utility gas
  • 38.1%Electricity
  • 6.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dayton, TX
  • 77.1%Electricity
  • 22.6%Utility gas
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Dayton compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Dayton on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married females and males (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 females never married)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
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