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Dayton is in Lyon County.

The community was named for John Day, surveyor

The latitude of Dayton is 39.237N. The longitude is -119.591W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,396 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,907.


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Median household income
Local
$43,599
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Dayton demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Chinatown
· Clinton
· Gold Creek Station
· Hall Station
· McMarlins Station
· Mineral Rapids
· Nevada City
· Ponderers Rest
· Hall's Station
· McMarlin's Station
· Ponderer's Rest
Established as a resting point for travelers bound for California. Gold was discovered here in 1849

Many of the structures from the mining days have been preserved. A former saloon is now a restaurant; a mining company building now houses county offices

Filming location for:
· 1961 movie, "The Misfits"
· 1982 movie, "Honkytonk Man"
Nearby parks & recreation: Dayton State Park
Historic sites and museums: Dayton Historic Society Museum

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16% of Dayton residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dayton ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dayton was $18,417, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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15% of Dayton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Dayton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $636.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,044.


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Libraries in Dayton include Dayton Valley Branch Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Dayton include Fernley Leader-Dayton Courier

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Lyon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dayton political report.

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The average commute time for Dayton workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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