Dixon is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 19,390 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Dixon is the 323rd largest community in California.
Housing costs in Dixon are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.
Dixon is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Dixon is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Dixon who work in office and administrative support (14.15%), sales jobs (8.45%), and management occupations (7.65%).
The citizens of Dixon are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.76% of adults in Dixon having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Dixon in 2010 was $26,380, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $105,520 for a family of four. However, Dixon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Dixon is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Dixon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dixon residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Dixon also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 39.87% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Dixon include Irish, European, English, and Italian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Dixon's cultural character, accounting for 19.30% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Dixon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.