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Dayton is a town in Sheridan County, in the Sheridan metro area.
The community was named after Joseph Dayton Thorn, banker
The latitude of Dayton is 44.875N. The longitude is -107.261W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,921 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 703.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Dayton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Sheridan County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 82836 ZIP code.
28% of Dayton residents report German ancestry, and 11% 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 $16,389, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Dayton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Dayton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $366. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $792.
Sheridan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dayton political report.
The average commute time for Dayton workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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