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Dalton, Ohio - Basic Facts

Dalton is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Dalton.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Wayne County at latitude 40.7989 and longitude -81.6954. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,099 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Dalton (see map) encompass a land area of 1.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dalton: Dover, Middletown, Moscow, Sharon.

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Dalton, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,032
Population in Households 2,012
Population in Familes 1,712
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density1 1,350
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 827
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 584
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 850 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 634 (74.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 194 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 ( 2.7%)
Median Home Value $124,398
Average Home Value $149,132


Median Household Income $54,187
Average Household Income $71,704
Per Capita Income $28,392
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.49% 1.42%
Households 2.85% 1.57%
Families 4.22% 1.33%
Median Household Income   3.82%
Per Capita Income   2.55%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Dalton, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dalton to the other 1,204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 482 60th
Population Density1 # 549 55th
Diversity Index2 # 544 55th
Median Household Income # 381 68th
Per Capita Income # 248 79th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.