Dayton, WY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 678. Estimated population in July 2005: 717 (+5.8% change)
Males: 334 (49.3%), Females: 344 (50.7%)

Sheridan County

Zip code: 82836

Median resident age: 40.9 years
Median household income: $36,597 (year 2000)
Median house value: $93,800 (year 2000)

Races in Dayton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.1%)
  • American Indian (4.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)

Ancestries: German (32.4%), English (15.0%), Irish (12.1%), Norwegian (6.3%), United States (5.5%), Swedish (5.2%).

Land area: 0.5 square miles

Map of Dayton, WY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Dayton

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dayton town

  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 65.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +107 (+18.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Dayton:

  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF SHERIDAN COUNTY (about 22 miles; SHERIDAN, WY)
  • JOHNSON CO MEMORIAL HOSP (about 57 miles; BUFFALO, WY)
  • SOUTH BIG HORN COUNTY HOSPITAL-CAH (about 59 miles; GREYBULL, WY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dayton:

Other public-use airports nearest to Dayton:

  • JOHNSON COUNTY (about 52 miles; BUFFALO, WY; ID: BYG)
  • FORT SMITH LANDING STRIP (about 55 miles; FORT SMITH, MT; ID: 5U7)
  • SOUTH BIG HORN COUNTY (about 62 miles; GREYBULL, WY; ID: GEY)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dayton:

  • MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BILLINGS (about 104 miles; BILLINGS, MT; Full-time enrollment: 3,105)
  • CASPER COLLEGE (about 152 miles; CASPER, WY; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 237 miles; SPEARFISH, SD; FT enrollment: 3,190)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING (about 240 miles; LARAMIE, WY; FT enrollment: 9,665)
  • MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BOZEMAN (about 257 miles; BOZEMAN, MT; FT enrollment: 10,380)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MINES AND TECHNOLOGY (about 286 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; FT enrollment: 2,002)
  • RICKS COLLEGE (about 316 miles; REXBURG, ID; FT enrollment: 8,670)

Schools

Public high school in Dayton:

  • TONGUE RIVER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 160; Location: 1100 US HWY 14; Grades: 09 – 12)