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Dayton is a city in Hennepin and Wright counties in the U.S. state of Minnesota. The population was 4,671 at the 2010 census. Dayton is mainly located within Hennepin County, but a part of the city extends into Wright County as well. It is the northernmost city in Hennepin County. The city of Dayton, platted in 1855, is named for city founder, Lyman Dayton (1810–1865). Through his energy and finances, Lyman Dayton was instrumental in bringing the railroad into Minnesota and development of the Lake Superior and Mississippi Railroad, of which he was President until 1865. The line is now part of the Burlington Northern Railroad.


This warm abode of Dayton is a delightful place to visit in United States. A gripping city on its own right, Minneapolis also deserves a visit. Minneapolis is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Target Field, Minneapolis Institute Of Arts, Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. Also, to reach Dayton, you'll have to take a flight to Minneapolis; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Dayton*

  • Pollution Statistics in Dayton

    Know the pollution level of Dayton before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 15.48 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 24.32 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 15.54 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 13.19 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 11.25 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 8.78 (Very Low)
  • Dayton: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Dayton for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Dayton.

    • Burglary and Theft 43.65 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 44.23 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50.38 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 34.92 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 40.23 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 51.95 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 76.54 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 36.72 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 42.69 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 32.31 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 53.52 (Moderate)
  • Living in Dayton - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Dayton is 189.27 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 53.43 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 49.46 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 19.85 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 33.1 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 76.38 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 79.99 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.03 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 136.31 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Dayton

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Dayton

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.11 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 82.59 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 41.8 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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