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Dalton, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Dalton had a population of 2,082 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Dalton is located at latitude 40.7992 and longitude -81.7038 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Dalton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,099 feet.

The Village of Dalton (GNIS ID: 2398671) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Dalton is located within Township of Sugar Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wayne County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dalton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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

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Dalton, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,082
Population in Households 2,063
Population in Familes 1,758
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density1 1,383
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 855
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 603
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 864 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 647 (74.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 208 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 ( 1.0%)
Median Home Value $133,793
Average Home Value $145,356


Median Household Income $50,724
Average Household Income $65,394
Per Capita Income $26,256
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.09% 1.19%
Households 2.47% 1.39%
Families 3.38% 1.23%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   2.7%
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 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 477 61st
Population Density1 # 528 57th
Diversity Index2 # 541 56th
Median Household Income # 558 54th
Per Capita Income # 386 68th

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