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Dayton

Dayton, Nevada

  •   State: 
    Nevada
      County: 
    Lyon County
      City: 
    Dayton
      County all: 
    Lyon | Storey
      County FIPS: 
    32019 | 32029
      Coordinates: 
    39°15′6″N 119°33′43″W
      Area total: 
    34.91 sq mi (90.42 km²)
      Area land: 
    34.90 sq mi (90.39 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.01 sq mi (0.03 km²)
      Elevation: 
    4,397 ft (1,340 m)
  •   Latitude: 
    39,2677
      Longitude: 
    -119,564
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Fernley, NV
      Timezone: 
    Pacific Standard Time (PST) UTC-8:00; Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) UTC-7:00
      ZIP codes: 
    89403
      GMAP: 

    Dayton, Lyon County, Nevada, United States

  •   Population: 
    1,085
      Population density: 
    434.18 residents per square mile of area (167.64/km²)
      Household income: 
    $55,104
      Households: 
    4,207
      Unemployment rate: 
    15.20%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    6.50%

Dayton is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Lyon County, Nevada, United States. In 1961, Dayton won fame as a setting for John Huston's film, The Misfits, the last movie appearances of Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe. Dayton claims the designation of Nevada's oldest settlement, a title disputed by the residents of Genoa. The population was 15,153 at the 2020 census. Dayton is the first Nevada settlement and home to the oldest hotel in Nevada. In 1849, Abner Blackburn, while heading for California, discovered a gold nugget in nearby Gold Creek, a tributary of the Carson River. In 1861, the town officially adopted the name "Dayton", after John Day, a local surveyor who was later elected Surveyor General of Nevada in 1868, 1870, and 1874. The historic part of Dayton is within the Comstock Historic District, featuring a small but impressive main street, the monumental Odeon Hall, and a charming local museum located in an 1865 schoolhousethe oldest in Nevada in its original location. It is located in western Lyon County at 39°N 119°W (3939-2517 -561943). It is bordered to the northwest by Silver City and about 12 miles to the east of Carson City, the state capital. The U.S. Route 50 passes through the community and passes through 50 care through the state of Nevada.

History

Dayton is at the western end of the Twenty-Six Mile Desert at a bend in the Carson River. Immigrants stopping there for water would decide whether to follow the river south or continue west, giving the location its first name, Ponderers Rest. In 1849, Abner Blackburn, while heading for California, discovered a gold nugget in nearby Gold Creek. In 1861, the town officially adopted the name "Dayton", after John Day, a local surveyor who was later elected Surveyor General of Nevada in 1868, 1870, and 1874. In 1961, Dayton won fame as a setting for John Huston's film, The Misfits, the last movie appearances of Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe. The historic part of Dayton is within the Comstock Historic District, featuring a small but impressive main street, the monumental Odeon Hall, and a charming local museum located in an 1865 schoolhousethe oldest in Nevada in its original location. Today's residents of Genoa point to the region's first post office and several other aspects of town government, and claim their community deserves the title of "Nevada's first town", a claim that is disputed by Dayton residents. The town is listed as Nevada Marker 7 on the U.S. Geological Survey's map of the state, and is located in the historic district of Carson River Canyon. It is located at the mouth of Gold Cañon, a working sand bar deposited over the millennia along the path of the creek. By 1860 the town was primarily occupied by Chinese miners and it was called "China Town".

Geography

Dayton is located in western Lyon County at 39°156N 119°3343W (39.251707, -119.561943). It is bordered to the northwest by Silver City and about 12 miles to the east of Carson City, the state capital. U.S. Route 50 passes through the community, leading east 50 miles (80 km) to Fallon and west 12 miles (19km) to Carson City.According to the United States Census Bureau, the Dayton CDP has a total area of 31.5 square miles (81.6 km²), of which 0.01 square miles of that area is water. The CDP is home to a population of 1,816. It is located on the eastern edge of the Great Salt Lake National Park, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The community is located near the town of Fallon, Nevada, where the National Park Service has a base of operations. The town is also home to the Fallon Airport, which serves as a hub for the Fallon-Carson City International Airport. The airport is one of the busiest in the state, with an average daily passenger traffic of about 2,000. It also has the largest airport in Nevada, with a daily traffic capacity of about 1,200. It has a small population of about 300. The U.N. World Health Organization has a center of operations in Dayton, where it has a mission to improve the quality of life for its residents.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 5,907 people, 2,198 households, and 1,674 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 186.3 people per square mile (71.9/km²). There were 2,322 housing units at an average density of 73.2 per squaremile (28.3/km 2) The racial makeup of the CPD was 91.4% White, 0.4%. The median income for a household in theCDP was $43,599, and the median income. for a family was $46,859. The per capita income was $18,417. About 5.3% of families and 6.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.2% of those under age 18 and 5.5% ofThose age 65 or over. The CDP is home to the New York Mets, New York Yankees, and New York Knicks. The New York City Marathon passes through the area on its way to the World Series of Poker, the Super Bowl, the Olympics, and other major events. It is also the site of the New Jersey Turnpike, which runs from New Jersey to New Jersey. It has a population of 1.7 million, making it one of the largest cities in New Jersey, along with New Jersey and Philadelphia. The city's population is expected to grow to 1.9 million by the end of the year.

Economy

The retail trade industry provided $56,637,000 in sales, shipments, receipts or revenue in 2012. The manufacturing industry had a value of $10,562,000. The accommodation and food service industry with 138 employees and manufacturing with 56 employees. The greatest number of workers in Dayton (168) were employed in the retail tradeindustry. The city's unemployment rate is 3.7%. The unemployment rate in 2012 was 3.8%. The poverty rate in the city was 2.9%. The city had the highest rate of unemployment in the U.S. in 2012, at 4.1%. The highest rate was 4.7% in 2011. The highest unemployment rate was 5.8% in 2010. The lowest rate was 1.9% in 2008. The unemployment rates in 2012 were 3.6% and 4.0% in 2009. The average age of a Dayton resident is 44.7 years old. It is the highest in the United States for a city of that age. It was the highest for the same age for the state of Ohio in 2009 and 2010. It has the highest percentage of women in the workforce than any other city in the country. It had the lowest percentage of men in the state in 2010 and 2011. In 2012, the unemployment rate for Dayton was 3%. It was 3% for the city of Dayton in 2008 and 2010 and 3% in 2007. The rate for the year of 2011 and 2008 was 4% and 3%.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Dayton, Lyon County, Nevada = 90.8. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 37. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 19. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Dayton = 5.3 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 1,085 individuals with a median age of 36.2 age the population grows by 93.90% in Dayton, Lyon County, Nevada population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 434.18 residents per square mile of area (167.64/km²). There are average 2.72 people per household in the 4,207 households with an average household income of $55,104 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 15.20% of the available work force and has dropped -0.35% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 24.10%. The number of physicians in Dayton per 100,000 population = 22.7.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Dayton = 12.7 inches and the annual snowfall = 56.8 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 48. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 255. 83 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 24.3 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 74, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Dayton, Lyon County, Nevada which are owned by the occupant = 72.16%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 9 years with median home cost = $163,840 and home appreciation of -19.87%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $7.84 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $4,451 per student. There are 17.4 students for each teacher in the school, 610 students for each Librarian and 538 students for each Counselor. 8.77% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 11.16% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 3.88% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Dayton's population in Lyon County, Nevada of 1,119 residents in 1930 has dropped 0,97-fold to 1,085 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 49.27% female residents and 50.73% male residents live in Dayton, Lyon County, Nevada.

    As of 2020 in Dayton, Lyon County, Nevada are married and the remaining 34.50% are single population.

  • 27 minutes is the average time that residents in Dayton require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    84.82% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 13.22% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool and 2.12% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Dayton, Lyon County, Nevada, 72.16% are owner-occupied homes, another 25.07% are rented apartments, and the remaining 2.77% are vacant.

  • The 22.28% of the population in Dayton, Lyon County, Nevada who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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