Dayton Metro Area Guide

From history to high-tech this city has a lot going on, but there are plenty of opportunities to kick back and relax in Dayton. This Ohio city is a business and cultural center in the Miami River Valley. If you want to live in a city that is on the forefront of innovation, then renting an apartment in Dayton might be for you.

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Dayton is a critical location for supply chain management; the city is within 500 miles of 60% of the U.S. and Canadian population and within 500 miles of 60% of all manufacturing facilities in the U.S. This has led Dayton to consistently being ranked as one of the best and one of the most important economies in America. Aviation and healthcare are also large industries in the Dayton area. The city that was home of the Wright Brothers and the birthplace of aviation continues to be a center for aviation and other high-tech innovation. The healthcare systems in Dayton are known for their excellence and are often ranked as some of the best hospitals in the U.S.

The arts scene in Dayton is vibrant and there are several popular museums available. One of the most popular performing arts venues in the city is The Benjamin and Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center which is home to the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, the Dayton Opera and the Dayton Ballet. Travelling Broadway performances also take place at the Schuster Center and at the historic Victoria Theatre.

If sports are your idea of entertainment then you can check out one of the many minor league sports teams in Dayton, like the Dayton Dragons baseball team. There are also two universities in Dayton with Division I sports. The University of Dayton’s Flyers compete in baseball, basketball, football and soccer. Wright State University, is home of the Raiders who compete in both men’s and women’s basketball, soccer, baseball and softball.

Along with theaters, performing arts centers, colleges and their sports teams, there are also tons of beautiful Dayton apartments available as well. Whether you are eager to live in a booming metropolis or relax in a quaint suburb, Dayton has something for everyone. If you haven’t narrowed down your apartment search to a specific city or neighborhood within the greater Dayton area our Area Guides and Neighborhood Reviews will certainly point you in the right direction. Choose from the cities below to learn about their living style, demographics and neighborhoods. Once you find the right area to suit your needs, finding an apartment will be easy.

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Here is the average rent in the Dayton Metro area for a Studio, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom, and 3 bedroom apartment.