Dayton Fast Facts
Dayton is located in the center of the U.S. population and is central to the major United States markets. Our strategic location enables us to reach over 50% of the U. S. population and 55% of the purchasing power within 90-minutes by air.
Total Land Area
The Dayton Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) is 461.68 square miles.
The Dayton MSA population was 841,502 in 2010.
The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 3.04.
The household incomes in the Dayton area are above the Ohio and national median average. The median effective buying income is $31,811.
Average cost of Living Index
In December 2011 it was 93.1.
More than 900 churches of all denominations are represented.
26 institutions of higher learning within Dayton including medical, law and engineering schools.
Dayton International Airport has over 100 daily arrivals and departures servicing all the major airlines. Additionally Dayton/Montgomery County offers (2) The Dayton-Wright Brothers Airport and Moraine AirPark, smaller airports for private aircraft use.
Dayton Dragons - Cincinnati Reds (A) affiliate Baseball
Dayton Dutch Lions FC- United Soccer League
Dayton Demolition - Federal Hockey League
Dayton Daily News and more than 20 suburban newspapers
Six major networks and cable systems and community access channels.
17 radio stations with various formats.
Ten hospitals in the region received 5-star ratings for areas of specialty. 15 Medical Facilities in the Dayton Region (including hospitals)
Just a few of the Inventors from throughout Dayton history
Vincent C. Apple - Isolated home/farm electric lighting system
John Balsley - Stepladder
Rufus Currier Bossard -Photoelectric cell- the black light
John Birden and Kenneth Jordan - Radioisotopic thermoelectric generator for spacecraft
Frank Caldwell - Controller pitch propeller
Carl Carlson - Microfiche
Dr. William Hale Church - Cellophane tape
E.R. Churchwell - Collapsible portable crib
Leland Clark - Human heart-lung machine
Luzern Custer - Motorized wheelchair
Tom Edwards - Walker attachment for wheelchairs
E.T. Fraze - Pull tab and pop top beverage cans
Arthur Frei - Ice cube tray with ejector mechanism
Harvey Dunn Geyer - Automotive and refrigeration equipment
Lt. Colonel Roger Gounard Smart fan- operates based on change in temperature
Barret Green - Micro-Encapsulation
Wayne Hardy - Goniometer measures location of thalamus for surgery
Max Issacson - Manually Operated External Heart Machine and Expiratory Valve
John Janning - Liquid crystal alignment methodology
C. Francis Jenkins - Movie projector, movie camera, movie film and movie theater
Charles F. Kettering - Automobile self starter and over 300 patents
F.D. Klein - 100 octane aviation fuel
Fred Kohnle - Price tag affixing machine
Geoggrey Kruesi -Directional compass with dual radio beam triangulation system
Maurice Krug - Space food
Sidney Lambden -Flexible radiator hoses and wire impregnated sweeper hoses
William Lear - Learmatic electrostatic gyroscope
George Leland - Lighted scoreboard, Leland refractor, rotary and linear solenoid
E.F. McDonald - Incentive stamps
William McHose -Steel furnace
Alfred Mellowes -Self contained refrigerator
Thomas Midgely -Ethyl leaded gasoline
John Morton - Parking meters
Dr. Sanford Moss - Airplane supercharger
Tom Payne - Official building mail chutes
Dr. Jerrold Petrofsky - Electrically stimulated ambulatory motion
James Ritty - Cash register
Daniel Webster Schaeffer - Gas masks
Henry Seeler - Portable breathing resuscitator
Albert Smith - Parachute
John P. Tytus - Process of continuous rolling of wide strip steel manufacturing
Orville and Wilbur Wright - Airplane, controls for rudder, elevator, wing lift shape
Other inventions from Dayton history; Airplane ejection seats, artificial heart and kidney, automobile air bags, bionic organs, blind solo flight, carbonless paper, chrome plating, computerized aircraft loading system, computing scale for butchers and grocers, continuous rolling of wide-strip steel manufacturing process, electric cash register, filter cigarettes, frost proof freezer, fuzz buster, glass photographic negatives, ice cream cone, instant blood-glucose level testing, lighting system, mood rings, night serial photography, nuclear powered pacemaker, parachute, quick process malleable iron, room air conditioner, solenoid, double glass windows, laser weapons, liberty engine and fixed-focus headlights.
WEATHER INFORMATION FOR THE DAYTON METROPOLITAN AREA
|Average High||33.7 F||Average High||38.2 F|
|Average Low||19.0 F||Average Low||22.4 F|
|Average Precipitation||2.60 inches||Average Precipitation||2.29 inches|
|Average High||49.3 F||Average High||60.7 F|
|Average Low||31.2 F||Average Low||40.4 F|
|Average Precipitation||3.29 inches||Average Precipitation||4.03 inches|
|Average High||71.2 F||Average High||80.1 F|
|Average Low||51.1 F||Average Low||60.2 F|
|Average Precipitation||4.17 inches||Average Precipitation||4.21 inches|
|Average High||84.2 F||Average High||82.3 F|
|Average Low||64.4 F||Average Low||62.2 F|
|Average Precipitation||3.75 inches||Average Precipitation||3.49 inches|
|Average High||75.6 F||Average High||63.5 F|
|Average Low||54.6 F||Average Low||43.5 F|
|Average Precipitation||2.65 inches||Average Precipitation||2.72 inches|
|Average High||50.1 F||Average High||38.5 F|
|Average Low||34.3 F||Average Low||24.4 F|
|Average Precipitation||3.30 inches||Average Precipitation||3.08 inches|