Why Dayton

BIG CITY AMENITIES, REGIONAL ASSETS, SMALL MIDWESTERN FEEL.

Strategically located at the Crossroads of America, the Dayton region is the ideal place to start, relocate, or grow a business. From affordable commercial space to a mature and healthy infrastructure to a thriving array of colleges and universities, we offer all of the advantages a business needs to grow: location, logistics, and an unlimited workforce pipeline. Moreover, our big-city amenities and livable communities make it easy to attract high-value employees to the region.

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Dayton region residents pack the Dayton Dragons stadium throughtout the spring, summer and fall. The Dayton region hosts a number of professional and collegiate sports teams.

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Some of what makes Dayton Great

Access to world-class amenities make the Dayton region a top destination to work, live, and play. From fine arts to sports to outdoor recreation, the region’s assets are a draw for individuals and families, contributing to the recruitment and retention of top talent.

See Why Dayton is Growing

A growing business climate in one of the most affordable regions in the country means that it is easy to strike a healthy work/life balance here. Spend less time commuting or struggling with high mortgages or rent and more with your family and friends. Here in the Dayton region it is more than possible.

POPULATION GROWTH
BUSINESS CLIMATES
BUDGET SURPLUS
DAYTON REGION UNIVERSITIES RANKED IN TOP 10 IN OHIO
REAL ESTATE IN DAYTON IS VERY AFFORDABLE

The area’s real estate market is one of the great assets of living and working in region. From business facilities to residential real estate, our business owners and citizens enjoy more “bang for their buck,” better commute times, and greater diversity of lifestyle than many large metropolitan markets. Residential and commercial real estate in the Dayton region are less expensive than comparable markets across the nation.

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High Profit Industries

Ohio has a large number of diverse industries which are constantly evolving and expanding to respond to rapid changes in technology and information. While we highlight 5 major industries, you should not overlook other prominent local industries like: healthcare, agriculture, retail, finance, customer service, automotive, petrochemical & more.

OTHER INDUSTRIES

HEALTHCARE
AGRICULTURE
FINANCIAL
SERVICES
AUTOMOTIVE
PETROCHEMICAL
RETAIL & CUSTOMER SERVICE
& MORE

Centrally Located

With easy access to air, rail, water, and highways, the Dayton region is a gateway to national and international markets. The region’s location at the intersection of I-70 and I-75 and established infrastructure put our businesses within 600 miles of 53 percent of the U.S. population. Vendors, suppliers, and customers are within convenient reach, and commute times are exceptionally low.

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Skilled Citizenry

With nationally recognized colleges and universities and academically competitive public and private K-12 schools, the Dayton region offers a deep pool of skilled and educated professionals at competitive wages. The proximity to so many institutes of higher education also offers outstanding access to numerous centers of excellence and specialized research institutions.

Take advantage of the nearly 2,000 students who graduate every year with an aerospace or STEM related degree.

LevelNumber of ProgramsDegrees Attained
Doctorate1765
Masters38597
Bachelors60763
Associates/Techncial67523
A FEW OF THE 27 COLLEGES & UNIVERITIES IN THE DAYTON REGION