Dalton, OH Profile: Facts & Data


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Dalton, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Dalton had a population of 1,874 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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

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Dalton, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,874
Population in Households 1,853
Population in Familes 1,582
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density2 1,245
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $55,027
Average Household Income $74,959
Per Capita Income $29,806


Total Housing Units 792 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 554 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 201 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $147,963
Average Home Value $158,273


Total Households 755
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 531
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.29% 0.18%
Households 0.34% 0.34%
Families 0.98% 0.19%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   3.56%

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, 2018 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 # 497 59th
Population Density # 601 51st
Diversity Index # 517 57th
Median Household Income # 521 57th
Per Capita Income # 335 73rd

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