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Dalton, Ohio
Village
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Location of Dalton, Ohio
Location of Dalton, Ohio
Location of Dalton in Wayne County
Location of Dalton in Wayne County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Wayne
Area
 • Total 1.51 sq mi (3.91 km2)
 • Land 1.51 sq mi (3.91 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,102 ft (336 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,830
 • Estimate (2012) 1,833
 • Density 1,211.9/sq mi (467.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44618
Area code(s) 330
FIPS code 39-19974
GNIS feature ID 1064503

Dalton is a village in Wayne County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census indicated a population of 1,830.

History

Dalton had its start in 1855 with the merging of three neighboring rival villages in Sugar Creek Township named Dover (est. 1817), Middletown (est. 1828), and Sharon (est. c. 1817-28).

Geography

Dalton is located at 40°47′57″N 81°41′49″W / 40.79917°N 81.69694°W / 40.79917; -81.69694 (40.799295, -81.697030).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.51 square miles (3.91 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 412
1880 486 18.0%
1890 610 25.5%
1900 666 9.2%
1910 599 −10.1%
1920 611 2.0%
1930 656 7.4%
1940 774 18.0%
1950 938 21.2%
1960 1,067 13.8%
1970 1,177 10.3%
1980 1,357 15.3%
1990 1,377 1.5%
2000 1,605 16.6%
2010 1,830 14.0%
Est. 2015 1,850 1.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,605 people, 605 households, and 456 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,313.9 people per square mile (507.9/km²). There were 628 housing units at an average density of 514.1 per square mile (198.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.32% White, 0.12% African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 0.37% from other races, and 0.56% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.31% of the population.

There were 605 households out of which 38.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.8% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.5% were non-families. 21.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the village, the population was spread out with 29.0% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 31.5% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 10.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 95.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.7 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $45,078, and the median income for a family was $51,838. Males had a median income of $67,045 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,355. About 2.7% of families and 4.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.4% of those under age 18 and 4.4% of those age 65 or over.

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,830 people, 734 households, and 490 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,211.9 inhabitants per square mile (467.9/km2). There were 788 housing units at an average density of 521.9 per square mile (201.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.7% White, 0.3% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.9% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.1% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.5% of the population.

There were 734 households of which 32.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.0% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.2% were non-families. 30.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.99.

The median age in the village was 43.4 years. 23.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.6% were from 25 to 44; 28.8% were from 45 to 64; and 19.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.3% male and 52.7% female.

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