Dixon is a very small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 1,499 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Dixon is the 285th largest community in Missouri.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Dixon is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dixon is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dixon who work in office and administrative support (12.76%), teaching (10.02%), and management occupations (9.11%).
There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Dixon, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.
In Dixon, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.27 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small city, Dixon doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of people in Dixon with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.00% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Dixon in 2010 was $14,970, which is low income relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $59,880 for a family of four.
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. Important ancestries of people in Dixon include German, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Dixon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.