Dillon is a very small city located in the state of Montana. With a population of 4,210 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Dillon is the 22nd largest community in Montana.
Unlike some cities, Dillon isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Dillon are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dillon is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dillon who work in maintenance occupations (10.66%), teaching (10.02%), and food service (8.09%).
Of important note, Dillon is also a city of artists. Dillon has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Dillon’s character.
In addition, Dillon is a college town. There are a lot of students in Dillon attending college, and as a result Dillon provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
Dillon’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Dillon spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 12.47 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small city, Dillon does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Dillon citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.46% of adults in Dillon have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Dillon in 2010 was $20,157, which is lower middle income relative to Montana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $80,628 for a family of four. However, Dillon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Dillon is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Dillon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dillon residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Dillon include Irish, English, Norwegian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Dillon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.