Dayton, Tennessee

Population 7,217

Dayton is located in Rhea County, TN. The population is 7,217, making Dayton the largest city in Rhea County.

There are 4 public schools in Dayton with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Dayton is low , and there are 108 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Dayton is very high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Dayton property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Dayton include Graysville, Evensville and Sale Creek.

Dayton Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 24.9%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 62.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 12.2%

Crime Rate

5.68% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 165
  • Violent Crimes: 207
  • Robbery: 28
  • Burglary: 537
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

87.81% Higher than national avg.
  • 108 offenders in Dayton
  • 149.65 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

78 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 8
  • Superfunds: 5
  • Tanks & Spills: 65


Very High 5.0%
  • Tennessee unemployment average: 3.1%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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4 Public Schools view public schools

There are 4 K-12 public schools in Dayton, TN and 3 private schools. Homefacts rates Dayton's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.
3 Private Schools

Calvary Baptist School

Laurelbrook School

Rhea County Academy

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2 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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108 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$160,000 compared to March 2019
Median Sales Price
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Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

16 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Dayton, TN issued 16 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 16 permits, 4 were issued for single family homes and 12 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Dayton, TN issued 14 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 14 permits, 12 were issued for single family homes and 2 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $548
  • 1 Bedroom: $563
  • 2 Bedrooms: $647
  • 3 Bedrooms: $839
  • 4 Bedrooms: $953

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Environmental Hazards

78 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1230/1345)
    Dayton, TN has 91.45% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Dayton, TN is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.01 Average
    Dayton, TN is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 35.17°
  • February 39.08°
  • March 48°
  • April 57.22°
  • May 65°
  • June 72.64°
  • July 75.4°
  • August 74.36°
  • September 68.32°
  • October 56.82°
  • November 47.17°
  • December 36.9°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Dayton, TN

Dayton, TN has a low risk of earthquakes.
Dayton, TN has no risk of hurricanes.
Dayton, TN has a low risk of hail storms.
Dayton, TN has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Dayton, TN: $31,365


Unemployment in Dayton is 5.0%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 3.1% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 55.76%
White Collar - 44.24%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Bill Haslam
  • Sen. Lamar Alexander
  • Sen. Bob Corker

City Representatives

  • Scott DesJarlais

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

11 FCC Towers view all

2 Fire Stations view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

2 Police Stations view all

2 Retirement Homes view all

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