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Dillon is a city in Dillon County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for J.W. Dillon, settler

The latitude of Dillon is 34.416N. The longitude is -79.371W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 112 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,362.


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Median household income
Local
$25,267
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Dillon demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 131. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 20.6 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Little Pee Dee State Park
Historic sites and museums: Dillon House Museum
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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Ancestry & family history

3% of Dillon residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dillon ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dillon was $15,075, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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15% of Dillon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Dillon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $201.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $690.


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Libraries in Dillon include Dillon County Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Dillon workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Dillon include Best Value Inn Dillon, Comfort Inn, Econo Lodge Dillon, Super 8.

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