Richest Neighborhoods In Dayton, OH For 2020


We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in Dayton are home to the 1%.

Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2020. This is our fifth time ranking the richest neighborhoods to live in Dayton.
Richest Neighborhoods In Dayton

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Dayton has to offer. Where houses go for over 0.95x the national median and household incomes are 1.42x the national median.

But where exactly in Dayton do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Pheasant Hill where the median income is a cool $78,333.

Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Dayton out of 65 for 2020.

What’s the richest neighborhood to live in Dayton for 2020? According to the most recent census data, Pheasant Hill looks to be the richest Dayton neighborhood to live in.

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $569,324. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky. Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Dayton. Once you’re done, you can look at the bottom of the story for a complete chart of every neighborhood we looked at from richest to poorest.

For more Dayton reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Dayton and the worst neighborhoods in Dayton. Or, for living around Dayton, out the best Dayton suburbs and the worst Dayton suburbs.

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How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Dayton For 2020

Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live. And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

Using census and extrapolated BLS data, we ranked every neighborhood based on income levels.

We ranked every neighborhood in Dayton by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Pheasant Hill, was named the richest neighborhood in Dayton.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Macfarlane.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Dayton ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Dayton For 2020

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income<
1 Pheasant Hill $78,333
2 Forest Ridge-Quail Hollow $76,586
3 Gateway $67,218
4 Patterson Park $65,515
5 Shroyer Park $49,965
6 Eastmont $48,437
7 Princeton Heights $48,250
8 Hearthstone $46,116
9 Dayton View Triangle $44,876
10 University Park $44,028
11 Fairlane $43,509
12 University Row $41,071
13 Deweese $41,068
14 Linden Heights $40,758
15 Kittyhawk $40,654
16 Mcpherson $40,202
17 Germantown Meadows $39,874
18 Northridge Estates $38,384
19 Historic Inner East $37,476
20 Eastern Hills $35,794
21 College Hill $35,170
22 Belmont $34,948
23 Springfield $34,497
24 Walnut Hills $33,424
25 Northern Hills $33,292
26 Old Dayton View $31,540
27 Five Oaks $30,806
28 Wright View $30,502
29 Southern Dayton View $30,431
30 Carillon $30,000
31 Hillcrest $29,992
32 Old North Dayton $29,395
33 Philadelphia Woods $29,390
34 South Park $28,116
35 Little Richmond $27,813
36 Fairview $27,606
37 Madden Hills $26,487
38 Webster Station $26,157
39 Downtown $26,157
40 Mount Vernon $25,312
41 Arlington Heights $25,000
42 Grafton Hill $24,966
43 Mccook Field $24,773
44 Greenwich Village $24,679
45 Santa Clara $23,958
46 Cornell Heights $23,864
47 West Wood $23,023
48 Edgemont $22,528
49 Burkhardt $22,256
50 Residence Park $21,562
51 Pineview $21,512
52 Midtown $21,164
53 North Riverdale $20,826
54 Twin Towers $19,908
55 Wesleyan Hill $19,481
56 Riverdale $19,321
57 Miami Chapel $18,528
58 Five Points $18,190
59 Wolf Creek $18,190
60 Highview Hills $17,984
61 Stoney Ridge $17,984
62 Oregon $17,019
63 Roosevelt $17,014
64 Lakeview $16,990
65 Macfarlane $13,611

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

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