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Dillon, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Dillon had a population of 6,674 as of July 1, 2015. Dillon ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dillon is located at latitude 34.4226 and longitude -79.3722 in Dillon County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dillon (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Dillon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 112 feet.

The City of Dillon (GNIS ID: 2404230) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dillon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Dillon, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 6,674
Population in Households 6,463
Population in Familes 5,386
Population in Group Qrtrs 211
Population Density1 1,277
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 2,556
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 1,717
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,926 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,374 (47.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,182 (40.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 370 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $104,940
Average Home Value $123,251


Median Household Income $23,791
Average Household Income $39,557
Per Capita Income $15,244
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.32% -0.4%
Households -0.27% -0.42%
Families -0.1% -0.52%
Median Household Income   3.18%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Dillon, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dillon to the other 395 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 79 80th
Population Density1 # 83 79th
Diversity Index2 # 89 78th
Median Household Income # 385 3rd
Per Capita Income # 344 13th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.