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Dayton, OH

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Dayton, Ohio is the 6th largest city in the state of Ohio, and as of the 2010 census, it had a population of 141,527. Dayton has a long history of being a manufacturing and industrial hub, along with being a center for technological advances and improvements. It’s well known as the birthplace of aviation, and the city has significant roots in aviation to this day. Dayton has a robust economy based in a wide variety of different industries, which has helped the city survive throughout the country’s economic downturn, when other Midwestern cities have faltered.

Dayton Apartments

$540-$1045

Hidden Lakes
Beds: Studio-3
Baths: 1-2

$513-$786

Mad River Apartments
Beds: Studio-2
Baths: 1-2

$409-$599

Millburn Court
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1

$495-$550

Wyoming Hills
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-1.5

$489-$639

Ketwood
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1

$329-$669

Stillwater Landing
Beds: Studio-2
Baths: 1-2

Key City Stats

The average age of Dayton, OH is
25 to 29
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 6.99%
  • 6.26%
  • 6.14%
  • Female
  • 7.06%
  • 5.83%
  • 5.62%
$629
is average rent in Dayton, OH
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 7.5%
  • 6.24%
  • 4.56%
27.45%
of units are available for rent in Dayton
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 4428
  • 347
  • 8587
Getting Around in Dayton, OH

The city of Dayton has a significant public transit presence that is lacking in other Midwestern cities. The Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority is in charge of public buses throughout the city, and it also operates some electric trolley bus routes. Trolleybuses come from the 1930s, and Dayton has one of the last five in the country that are still running today. Because of its industrial presence, Dayton has two freight railroads that run through the city. Dayton is also known for its bicycling, as there are numerous paths designated for just that. The League of American Bicyclists named Dayton to be one of only 2 cities in the entire state that were considered “bicycle-friendly”.

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"Somewhat Walkable"
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The average commuter time in Dayton is:
15 to 19 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 6.15%
  • 8.09%
  • 1.7%

Cheer on the Small Teams!

<p>Dayton has quite a few different sports teams which keep residents busy throughout the year. The University of Dayton and Wright State University are both division one, and host major events in the Dayton Arena. Both teams have experienced a degree of success in men's basketball, with each receiving invites to the NCAA National Tournament in March in recent years. Dayton is also home to minor league teams in both Baseball and Hockey. The Dayton Dragons are the minor league baseball team, and are they are especially popular because they are affiliated with the regional major league team, the Cincinnati Reds.</p>