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Dillon, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Dillon is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Summit County at latitude 39.6259 and longitude -106.0437. Summit County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 9,111 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Dillon, but most people and references simply refer to it as Dillon, Colorado.

The P1 Census Class Code for Dillon indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Dillon (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.86 sq. miles.

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Dillon, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 908
Population in Households 908
Population in Familes 558
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 577
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 463
Average Household Size 1.96
Family Households 222
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,290 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 234 (18.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 229 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 827 (64.1%)
Median Home Value $756,494
Average Home Value $783,226


Median Household Income $57,672
Average Household Income $78,812
Per Capita Income $40,048
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.1% 0.52%
Households 0.41% 0.72%
Families 0.54% 0.53%
Median Household Income   5.44%
Per Capita Income   3.32%
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.


Dillon, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dillon to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 222 52nd
Population Density1 # 258 44th
Diversity Index2 # 197 57th
Median Household Income # 163 65th
Per Capita Income # 91 80th

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