Dayton, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 5,709. Estimated population in 2021: 6,622 (+16.0% change)
Males: 2,693 (47.2%), Females: 3,016 (52.8%)

Liberty County

Zip code: 77535

Median resident age: 32.9 years
Median household income: $37,401
Median house value: $75,900

Races in Dayton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (67.6%)
  • Black (19.7%)
  • Hispanic (10.5%)
  • Other race (6.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (19.0%), Irish (9.2%), German (7.2%), French (5.0%), English (4.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%).

Elevation: 84 feet

Land area: 11.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Dayton

  • High school or higher: 75.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dayton city

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

3.4% Foreign born (2.9% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +359 (+6.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Dayton:

  • LIBERTY DAYTON HOSPITAL INC (about 9 miles; LIBERTY, TX)
  • SAN JACINTO METHODIST HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; BAYTOWN, TX)
  • BAYCOAST MEDICAL CENTER (about 22 miles; BAYTOWN, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dayton:

  • GEORGE BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL ARPT/HOUSTON (about 31 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: IAH)
  • ELLINGTON FIELD (about 36 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: EFD)
  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 39 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: HOU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Dayton:

  • LIBERTY MUNI (about 15 miles; LIBERTY, TX; Abbreviation: T78)
  • BAYTOWN (about 20 miles; BAYTOWN, TX; Abbreviation: HPY)
  • CLEVELAND MUNI (about 22 miles; CLEVELAND, TX; Abbreviation: 6R3)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dayton:

  • LEE COLLEGE (about 22 miles; BAYTOWN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,099)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (about 25 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,819)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 33 miles; PASADENA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,102)
  • NORTH HARRIS MONTGOMERY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 36 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 13,933)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-CLEAR LAKE (about 38 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,735)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-DOWNTOWN (about 39 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,236)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 40 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,513)

Schools

Public high schools in Dayton:

  • DAYTON H S (Students: 1,419; Location: 209 W HWY 90; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • GULF COAST H S (Students: 4; Location: 209 W HWY 90; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Dayton:

  • WILSON J H (Students: 1,291; Location: 209 W HWY 90; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • AUSTIN EL (Students: 842; Location: 209 W HWY 90; Grades: PK – 01)
  • RICHTER EL (Students: 755; Location: 209 W HWY 90; Grades: 02 – 03)
  • COLBERT EL (Students: 401; Location: 209 W HWY 90; Grades: 04 – 04)
  • FREDDA NOTTINGHAM EL (Students: 380; Location: 209 W HWY 90; Grades: 05 – 05)
Private primary/middle school in Dayton:

  • PRESCHOOL WEEKDAY MINISTRIE (Students: 134; Location: 202 E HOUSTON; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Dayton:

  • JONES PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $102,011; Location: 307 W HOUSTON ST; 26,347 books; 1,257 audio materials; 1,655 video materials; 59 serial subscriptions)

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