Dayton, WA Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 2,655. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,703 (+1.8% change)
Males: 1,269 (47.8%), Females: 1,386 (52.2%)

Zip code: 99328

Median resident age: 40.4 years
Median household income: $31,409
Median house value: $78,700

Races in Dayton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.5%)
  • Hispanic (8.2%)
  • Other race (3.5%)
  • American Indian (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)

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

Ancestries: German (20.6%), United States (13.7%), English (13.4%), Irish (10.1%), French (3.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%).

Land area: 1.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Dayton

  • High school or higher: 82.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dayton city

  • Never married: 18.2%
  • Now married: 57.0%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

4.2% Foreign born (3.0% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +167 (+6.7%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Dayton:

  • DAYTON GENERAL HOSPITAL (1012 SOUTH 3RD STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Dayton:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dayton:

  • WALLA WALLA REGIONAL (about 27 miles; WALLA WALLA, WA; Abbreviation: ALW)
  • PULLMAN/MOSCOW REGIONAL (about 68 miles; PULLMAN/MOSCOW,ID, WA; Abbreviation: PUW)
  • LEWISTON-NEZ PERCE COUNTY (about 68 miles; LEWISTON, ID; Abbreviation: LWS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Dayton:

  • LITTLE GOOSE LOCK AND DAM (about 18 miles; STARBUCK, WA; Abbreviation: 16W)
  • MARTIN FIELD (about 37 miles; COLLEGE PLACE, WA; Abbreviation: S95)
  • LOWER MONUMENTAL STATE (about 42 miles; KAHLOTUS, WA; Abbreviation: W09)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dayton:

  • WALLA WALLA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 31 miles; WALLA WALLA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,812)
  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 43 miles; PULLMAN, WA; Full-time enrollment: 18,110)
  • EASTERN OREGON UNIVERSITY (about 69 miles; LA GRANDE, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,192)
  • LEWIS-CLARK STATE COLLEGE (about 69 miles; LEWISTON, ID; Full-time enrollment: 2,213)
  • COLUMBIA BASIN COLLEGE (about 78 miles; PASCO, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)
  • EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 83 miles; CHENEY, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,852)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO (about 97 miles; MOSCOW, ID; Full-time enrollment: 9,823)

Schools

Public high school in Dayton:

  • DAYTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 189; Location: 614 S THIRD STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Dayton:

  • DAYTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 312; Location: 302 E PARK; Grades: KG – 06)
  • DAYTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 96; Location: 609 S SECOND STREET; Grades: 07 – 08)
Private primary/middle school in Dayton:

  • BLUE MT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 36; Location: PO BOX 135 614 S SECOND; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Dayton:

  • DAYTON MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $52,223; Location: 111 S 3RD ST; 16,996 books; 1,109 audio materials; 58 serial subscriptions)