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Living In Dayton, IA

Dayton, Iowa is a small town with slightly less than 1,000 residents. It's a nice place to settle down, as retirees make up a greater percentage of the population (32%) here than they do nationally (14%), while young adults are less well-represented. Overall, the town's population, at an average age of just over 47, skews decidedly older than most cities in Iowa. Just 32% of residents rent in Dayton, as most own their homes. Renting remains an affordable option, though, as the town boasts a relatively low average rent of $533 per month. Over the course of a year, renters in Dayton will save around $3,300 compared to the state average.

Many Dayton residents work in one of three industries: healthcare, retail, and manufacturing. Combined, these industries account for 22% of the workforce in the town. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many residents work in sales, making it the top career path in the town. Dayton workers bring in an average annual income of just over $51K, less than the average Iowa resident. Dayton's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345). Compared to the national average (5%), Dayton has a large percentage of residents older than 25 who possess an Associate's degree (12%). Further, 10% possess a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree.

Dayton residents have an average commute of about 23 minutes. Many residents (34%) commute to work by car or truck, while public transportation is not used. Not many residents (5%) commute to work on foot, though the number far surpasses the national average.

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