Dillon, SC


Highest Appreciating Dillon Neighborhoods Since 2000

Dillon, SC Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Dillon Housing Market Information

With a population of 6,677, 2,438 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $111,213, house prices in Dillon are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Dillon, accounting for 76.76% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Dillon include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 11.16%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 7.79%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 4.04%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Dillon are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 49.05% owning and 50.95% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Dillon built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Dillon built between 1940-1969 ( 43.07%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 5.44%). There's also some housing in Dillon built between 2000 and later ( 4.88%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Dillon. Fully 14.43% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Dillon homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Dillon real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Dillon Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Dillon have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 5.38%, which ranks in the top 40% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Dillon house appreciation rate of 0.53%.

Over the last year, Dillon appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Dillon's appreciation rate has been 1.01%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Dillon were at 1.10%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 4.47%.

Relative to South Carolina, our data show that Dillon's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 60% of the other cities and towns in South Carolina.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,089,000 0.0
$816,001 - $1,089,000 0.0
$545,001 - $816,000 0.0
$435,001 - $545,000 0.0
$326,001 - $435,000 2.9
$218,001 - $326,000 5.9
$109,001 - $218,000 24.4
$54,001 - $109,000 39.4
$0 - $54,000 27.4

Average for SC
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
70.6551037149889 51.6728624535316

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Dillon Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
44.75% 2.17% 8 5
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$637 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 49.05
Renters 50.95
Vacant 14.43

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 4.9
1970 - 1999 46.6
1940 - 1969 43.1
1939 or Older 5.4

Types of Homes

Single-Family 76.8
Townhomes 0.2
Small Apt. Buildings 11.2
Apt. Complexes 7.8
Mobile Homes 4.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.86
1 Bedroom 9.23
2 Bedrooms 25.66
3 Bedrooms 55.07
4 Bedrooms 7.30
5 or more bedrooms 0.88

Zip Codes in Dillon, SC