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Eaton is a city in Preble County, in the Dayton metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Gen. William Eaton.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Ohio named Eaton. For links to other places called Eaton, OH, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Eaton is 39.743N. The longitude is -84.636W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,040 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,170.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Eaton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Preble County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 45320 ZIP code.
34% of Eaton residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Eaton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Eaton was $16,771, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Eaton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Eaton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $367. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $771.
Libraries in Eaton include Brooke-Gould Memorial Branch ... View libraries
Newspapers in Eaton include Preble County Register-Herald
Preble County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Eaton political report.
The average commute time for Eaton workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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