Dayton, OH Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 77,337 housing units in Dayton. This represents a 3.8% decline from 80,370 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 77,147 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 190 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Dayton is about 52.7%. Dayton's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 12.8%. Average household size is 2.3 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Dayton were built after 1949.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.20%
One Bedroom17.60%
Two Bedrooms32.90%
Three Bedrooms37.10%
Four Bedrooms8.80%
Five Bedrooms or more1.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.4
Median year structure was built1945
Median Value of occupied units$67,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$55,400

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.19
Median year structure was built1955
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$368

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage8.90%
Home Equity Loan8.10%
Simple Mortgage53.30%
Debt Free29.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.2%