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People

Total Population 6,705
Male Share of the Population 47.6%
Female Share of the Population 52.4%
Senior Citizens 16.1%
Employed Population 16+ 2,161
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 44.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $35,970
% Above Poverty Level 57.9%
% Below Poverty Level 42.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.9%
% Using Public Transportation 3.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 32.6%
Median Gross Rent $497
Median House Value $97,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 62.4%
US/American 0%
English 7%
Irish 5.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Dillon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 52 miles SW of Fayetteville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 100 miles SE of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Dillon
Standard Zip Codes 29536
Phone Area Codes 843
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.416
Longitude -79.371

Dillon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station DILLON
Distance 0.7 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 53 F
Apr Temp 47 to 73 F
Jul Temp 70 to 89 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 47 inches
Station MARION
Distance 17.4 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 54 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 75 F
Annual Precip 48.9 inches
Station LAURINBURG
Distance 23.7 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 53 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 74 F
Annual Precip 48.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clio 665 $46,250
Lake View 818 $35,938
Latta 1,242 $45,000
Marion 6,793 $36,521
Mullins 4,560 $38,627
Sellers 191 $0

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Dillon Public Libraries

Library
Dillon County Library
600 EAST MAIN STREET
Dillon, South Carolina
(843) 774-0330
Library Web Site

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Dillon Hospitals

MCLEOD MEDICAL CENTER - DILLON
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
301 E JACKSON ST
(843) 774-4111
Emergency Service: Yes

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Dillon High Schools

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DILLON HIGH SCHOOL
1730 HWY 301 NORTH
843-774-1230
Serves 1,007 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.7

DILLON COUNTY APPLIED TECH CTR
1630 EAST MAIN STREET
843-774-5143
A Vocational School

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