Dillon, Colorado

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Dillon, Colorado

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High Points

Dillon strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Colorado):

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Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Dillon Well-Paid Single Men
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Dillon College Educated Adults
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Dillon Public Transportation Use
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Dillon Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Dillon People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Dillon Well-Paid Single Women
Short Commute Times
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Top 14% Dillon Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Dillon, Colorado

Comparing Dillon to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Colorado (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Racial Diversity 8 6
Age of the Population 5 7
Senior Citizens 2 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 2 2
Average Household Size 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 9
Median Family Income 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
People Above Poverty 8 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 9
Public Transportation Use 10 8
Short Commute Times 9 7
Walking and Biking to Work 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
Housing Recently Built 9 7
People Living Alone 7 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 2
Affordability of Rents 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 7 8
Low Property Crime 1 1

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Dillon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 48 miles SW of Boulder, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 56 miles W of Denver, Colorado
County Summit
Standard Zip Codes 80435
Phone Area Codes 970
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.63
Longitude -106.042

Dillon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station DILLON 1 E
Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 31 F
Apr Temp 18 to 46 F
Jul Temp 39 to 73 F
Oct Temp 22 to 54 F
Annual Precip 14 inches
Station VAIL
Distance 17.4 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 26 F
Apr Temp 22 to 47 F
Jul Temp 40 to 75 F
Oct Temp 23 to 53 F
Annual Precip 20.4 inches
Distance 18.1 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 22 F
Apr Temp 14 to 37 F
Jul Temp 39 to 61 F
Oct Temp 21 to 42 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
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Dillon Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 802 100%
Male 443 55.2%
Female 359 44.8%
Under 18 124 15.5%
18+ 678 84.5%
65+ 72 9%
Median Age 36.7
Average Family Size 2.62
White 767 95.6%
African-American 7 0.9%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 1%
Other 15 1.9%
Mixed Race 4 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 83 10.3%

Estimated Dillon Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 774
Growth -28
Growth % -3.5%

Dillon Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.4%
German 18.2%
Irish 13%
English 9.9%
Italian 6%
US/American 4.4%
Polish 4.2%
Swiss 2.3%
Scottish 2.1%
Czech 2.1%
Scotch-Irish 2%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
Norwegian 1.3%
Swedish 1.3%
Russian 1.1%
European 0.7%
Hungarian 0.6%
Welsh 0.6%
Slovak 0.6%
African 0.6%
Australian 0.4%
French Canadian 0.3%
Dutch 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
British 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Dillon 802 $59,107
Breckenridge 2,408 $52,212
Frisco 2,443 $70,556
Georgetown 1,088 $53,333
Silver Plume 203 $41,667
Silverthorne 3,196 $61,715
Vail 4,531 $66,389

Starbucks in Dillon

(As of 2005)
Dillon Ridge Market Place
324 US Hwy 6
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