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Dixon is a city in Solano County, in the Vallejo-Fairfield metro area.

The community was named after Thomas Dickson, founder

The latitude of Dixon is 38.445N. The longitude is -121.822W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 62 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 16,210.


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Median household income
Local
$54,472
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Dixon demographic reports
Dixon is in the Sacramento Valley
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 44. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.7 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • May Fair - May 10-13, 2007
Dates often change. Check Dixon web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Dixon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Solano County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Vallejo area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 95620 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

11% of Dixon residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dixon ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dixon was $20,139, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

19% of Dixon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Dixon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $651.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,441.


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Libraries in Dixon include Dixon Public Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Solano County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dixon political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Dixon workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Dixon between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Dixon include Best Western, Microtel Inn and Suites, Super 8.

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