Dillon is a somewhat small city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 6,677 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Dillon is the 66th largest community in South Carolina.
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 sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dillon who work in office and administrative support (15.98%), sales jobs (9.65%), and management occupations (9.44%).
In Dillon, just 8.70% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Dillon in 2010 was $15,232, which is lower middle income relative to South Carolina, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $60,928 for a family of four. However, Dillon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Dillon also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 39.17% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Dillon is an extremely 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 Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Dillon include Irish, German, African, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Dillon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.