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Dayton is a city in Montgomery County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Jonathan Dayton, a founder.
The latitude of Dayton is 39.758N. The longitude is -84.191W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 738 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 161,696.
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16% of Dayton residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dayton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dayton was $15,547, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Dayton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Dayton include Dayton View Historic District, Huffman Historic District, McPherson Town Historic District, Oregon Historic District, Saint Anne's Hill Historic District, South Park Historic District, Steele's Hill - Grafton Hill Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Dayton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $359. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $771.
Libraries in Dayton include Belmont Branch Library, Burkhardt Avenue Branch Library, Dayton & Montgomery County Public Library, Dayton View Branch Library, East Branch Library, Electra C. Doren Branch Library, Fort McKinley Branch Library, Huber Heights Branch Library, Madden Hills Branch Library, Miami Township Branch ... View libraries
Newspapers in Dayton include Dayton Daily News
TV stations in Dayton include WDTN, WHIO, WKEF, WPTD, WRGT.
Montgomery County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dayton political report.
The average commute time for Dayton workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 44 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Dayton between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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