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Dayton is a town in Waupaca County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Dayton. For links to other places called Dayton, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Dayton is 44.290N. The longitude is -89.164W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 892 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,734.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Dayton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Waupaca 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 54981 ZIP code.
38% of Dayton residents report German ancestry, and 8% 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 $21,728, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% 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 $480. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,005.
Waupaca 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 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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