Livability Dayton, OH

What would a life in Dayton entail? Well, get ready to catch a glimpse of what you’ll experience in the future, because you aren’t going to want to pass up the fun, flourishing and opportunity-rich lifestyle it allows for. Dayton is one of the Midwest’s best-kept secrets, offering affordability, great jobs, standout recreation options and big-city features without the big-city hassles. Not only is it home to the largest employer in Ohio – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base – but STEM-related jobs are vast here, thanks to the area’s federal research installations, like the Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright State University and the University of Dayton. When the workday is over, rev up for part two of your day. There is fun to be had in the sun, whether you want to walk or bike the more than 340 miles of greenways in Dayton, visit one of the local parks, go canoeing or kayaking on the Great Miami Riverway, or just grab a beer and relax – we recommend Toxic Brew Company, where you can sip your drink and play a game of shuffleboard.