|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Dillon is 6,282. Dillon, South Carolina is the 4,221st largest city in the US.
Dillon is located entirely in Dillon County.
The peak population of Dillon was in 1990, when its population was 7,059. In 1990, Dillon was the 3,226th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,221st largest city in the US. Dillon is currently 11.0% smaller than it was in 1990.
Dillon has shrunk 3.4% since the year 2000. Dillon, South Carolina's growth is extremely below average. 83% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Dillon has a population density of 1,299.1 people per square mile.
|4217||Prospect Park, New Jersey||6,285||8.7%|
|4218||DeFuniak Springs, Florida||6,283|
|4221||Dillon, South Carolina||6,282||-3.4%|
|4224||Paulsboro, New Jersey||6,276||1.9%|
The total voting age population of Dillon, South Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,380. The voting age population is 45.6% male and 54.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.9% of the residents of Dillon are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Dillon are 53.1% Black, 45.6% White, 1.1% American Indian and 0.2% Two or more races. Additionally, 1.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Dillon, 29.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 47.2%. On a per-household basis, 22.4% of families are below the poverty line in Dillon.
Among those aged 16 and older, 57.4% of Dillon residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 76.0% of Dillon residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 13.7% have a bachelor's degree and 6.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Dillon residents aged 5 and older, 4.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Dillon is 6.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Dillon, 21.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Dillon is $40,360.
In Dillon, 51.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 48.2% of housing units in Dillon.
Of all the housing units in Dillon, 8.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Dillon, 8.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 210 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Dillon is $618.
In Dillon, 61.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.