Dillon, South Carolina

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Population in 2017: 6,444 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.0%
 
Males: 3,043  (47.2%)
Females: 3,401  (52.8%)
Median resident age:

37.4 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 29536.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,750 (it was $25,267 in 2000)
Dillon:

$39,750
SC:

$50,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,393 (it was $15,075 in 2000)

Dillon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $114,654 (it was $66,900 in 2000)
Dillon:

$114,654
SC:

$161,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $117,018; detached houses: $119,472; mobile homes: $27,114

Median gross rent in 2017: $524.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dillon: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 35.1%
(19.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.9% for Black residents, 58.8% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Dillon, SC (2010)
    • 3,58652.8%Black alone
    • 2,88042.4%White alone
    • 1001.5%American Indian alone
    • 841.2%Hispanic
    • 751.1%Two or more races
    • 440.6%Asian alone
    • 180.3%Other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Dillon detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 47 registered sex offenders living in Dillon, South Carolina as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dillon is 146 to 1.


Crime rates in Dillon by year

Type

2005

2009

2010

2011

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(30.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(30.0)
2
(30.2)
8
(120.3)
2
(30.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(61.3)
8
(126.0)
4
(61.8)
2
(29.1)
17
(256.5)
3
(45.0)
10
(151.1)
2
(30.1)
3
(45.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
26
(398.5)
34
(535.4)
21
(324.7)
30
(436.9)
15
(226.3)
16
(239.8)
24
(362.6)
22
(330.9)
14
(213.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
151
(2,315)
155
(2,441)
90
(1,391)
103
(1,500)
75
(1,132)
73
(1,094)
101
(1,526)
95
(1,429)
136
(2,071)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
174
(2,667)
250
(3,937)
223
(3,448)
149
(2,170)
162
(2,445)
141
(2,114)
181
(2,735)
119
(1,790)
153
(2,329)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
413
(6,330)
567
(8,929)
523
(8,086)
456
(6,640)
651
(9,823)
537
(8,050)
615
(9,293)
584
(8,785)
458
(6,973)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
35
(536.5)
33
(519.7)
16
(247.4)
31
(451.4)
31
(467.8)
11
(164.9)
15
(226.7)
22
(330.9)
21
(319.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(15.3)
2
(31.5)
4
(61.8)
2
(29.1)
4
(60.4)
4
(60.0)
2
(30.2)
1
(15.0)
3
(45.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)1114.31423.91071.6908.01101.0869.91176.61153.01043.1

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City-data.com crime index in Dillon, SC

Crime rate in Dillon detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 28 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.91
South Carolina average:

2.48
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Ancestries: American (6.1%), Irish (5.7%), Scotch-Irish (4.2%), Scottish (2.6%), English (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 113 feet

Land area: 4.82 square miles.

Population density: 1,337 people per square mile   (low).

Dillon, South Carolina map

291 residents are foreign born (2.2% Africa, 2.1% Latin America).

This city:

4.3%
South Carolina:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $668 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $571 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (51.7 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (99.3 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (450.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Hamer, SC (1.9 miles ),
Latta, SC (2.6 miles ),
Little Rock, SC (2.7 miles ),
Rowland, NC (3.0 miles ),
Sellers, SC (3.3 miles ),
Lake View, SC (3.6 miles ),
McDonald, NC (3.8 miles),
Marietta, NC (3.8 miles)

Latitude: 34.42 N, Longitude: 79.37 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,175 (+32.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 921 (41.8%)

Area code: 843

Distribution of median household income in Dillon, SC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Dillon, SC in 2017
Dillon satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $66,900
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $63,300
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $104,300
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $115,500
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $142,900
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $146,500
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $145,800
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $146,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $146,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $142,300
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $101,300
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $101,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Dillon, SC residents
Average permit cost in Dillon, SC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.7%
South Carolina:

3.3%
Historical population in Dillon, SC
Historical housing units in Dillon, SC
Most common industries in Dillon, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Food (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.9%)
  • Health care (9.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (7.2%)
  • Food (5.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.9%)
  • Health care (13.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Dillon, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Cashiers (4.9%)
  • Registered nurses (4.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.1%)

Average climate in Dillon, South Carolina

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Dillon, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 47.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

47.1
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.7
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00334. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00334
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Dillon-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 12% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.5 miles away from the Dillon city center killed 7 people and injured 100 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 19.8 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 395 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dillon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 114.1 miles away from Dillon center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 182.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 103.9 miles away from Dillon center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 143.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 64.0 miles away from Dillon center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 36.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dillon County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dillon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Dillon:

  • COMMUNITY HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (805 NORTH 8TH AVENUE)
  • DILLON COMM. RES. (506 SOUTH 14TH AVENUE)
  • HAVEN HOSPICE OF ST EUGENE COM HOSP (301 E JACKSON ST)
  • MCLEOD MEDICAL CENTER - DILLON (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 301 E JACKSON ST)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE CENTER AT THE PINES (413 LAKESIDE COURT)
  • ST EUGENE COMM HOSP SK MED REHAB UNIT (301 E JACKSON STREET P O BOX 1328)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE DILLON (1304 HIGHWAY 301 SOUTH)

Airports located in Dillon:

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Amtrak station:

DILLON (100 N. RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dillon:

  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 21 miles; Pembroke, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,548)
  • Francis Marion University (about 23 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,624)
  • Robeson Community College (about 26 miles; Lumberton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,322)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 29 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 4,468)
  • Richmond Community College (about 39 miles; Hamlet, NC; FT enrollment: 2,106)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 48 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 8,881)
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 48 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 5,772)

Public high schools in Dillon:

Private high school in Dillon:

  • DILLON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 294, Location: 1325 COMMERCE DR, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Dillon:

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Library in Dillon:

  • DILLON COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $445,854; Location: 600 EAST MAIN STREET; 110,246 books; 200 e-books; 1,685 audio materials; 635 video materials; 35 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 291 print serial subscriptions; 14 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Dillon: Dillon Little PeeDee Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Dillon County Courthouse (B), Dunbar Memorial Public Library (C), Dillon County Development Board (D), Dillon City Fire Department (E), Dillon County Fire Department (F), Dillon City Fire Department (G), Dillon County Disaster Preparedness Agency (H), Dillon Police Department (I), Dillon County Sheriff's Office (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Dillon Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Dillon include: Dillon Church of God (A), East Dillon Baptist Church (B), Fellowship Baptist Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), First Presbyterian Church (E), Main Street United Methodist Church (F), Manning Baptist Church (G), Marshall Bible Way Holiness Church (H), Mount Hermon Church of god (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Old Hamilton Cemetery (1), Mount Holly Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Dillon: Harmon Field (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: J W Dillion House Museum (Historical Places & Services; 1108 West Main Street).

Hotels: Best Value Inn (904 Radford Boulevard), Heart of Dillon Motel (811 Highway 301 North), Hampton Inn Dillon (817 Radford Boulevard), Econo Lodge Dillon (1223 Radford Boulevard), Econo Travel Motel (1223 Radford Boulevard), Comfort Inn Dillon (810 Radford Boulevard), Dixie Dream Motel (2337 Highway 301 North), Dillon-Days Inn (818 Radford Blvd), Palmer Motel (2318 Highway 301 North).

Courts: Dillon County - S C Circuit Court Judge (301 East Main Street), Dillon County - Clerk of Court (301 East Main Street), Dillon County - Family Court Judge (301 East Main Street), Dillon City - City Municipal Court (401 West Main Street).

Birthplace of: Derrick Hamilton - 2005 NFL player (San Francisco 49ers, born: Nov 30, 1981), Jack C. Stultz - General, John Chavis (American football) - Football player and coach, Kevin Steele - Football player and coach, Rufus R. Jones - Professional wrestler, Willie Jones (baseball) - Baseball player, Jim Whittington - Television evangelist.

Dillon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dillon and their reported violations in the past:

TRICO WATER COMPANY (1720001) (Population served: 14,798, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-26-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-26-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2011)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dillon that have no violations reported:

  • DILLON CITY OF (1710001) (Population served: 7,715, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.6%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.9%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Dillon in 2010:

  • 171 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 81 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Dillon in 2000:

  • 82 people in nursing homes
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Dillon (2011 data):

  • First Bank: Dillon Drive Through Branch at 206 East Monroe Street, branch established on 1997/12/01; Dillon Branch at 101 West Main Street, branch established on 1995/12/22. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $3,289.4 mil, Deposits: $2,759.1 mil, headquarters in Troy, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp
  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Dillon Branch at 406 U.S. Hwy 301 North, branch established on 1971/07/12. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $8,104.0 mil, Deposits: $6,880.8 mil, headquarters in Columbia, SC, positive income, 197 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Dillon Main Branch at 601 Highway 301 North, branch established on 1972/09/18. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Woodforest National Bank: Dillion Branch at 805 Enterprise Road, branch established on 2008/03/05. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)

For population 15 years and over in Dillon:

Marital status in Dillon, SC
  • Never married: 38.4%
  • Now married: 40.7%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

For population 25 years and over in Dillon:

  • High school or higher: 68.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
South Carolina average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Dillon
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Dillon, SC (based on Dillon County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,79948
Black Protestant2,64515
Mainline Protestant2,59224
Other1,155-
Catholic1281
None13,743-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
This county:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Here:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Here:

7.83 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

6.85 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.1%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Dillon County:

33.6%
State:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.3%
South Carolina:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.2%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Dillon:

41.9%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.3
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Dillon:

22.4%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.4%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.7%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Dillon:

50.9%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.9%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dillon, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 21$71,570$40,8970$0
Solid Waste Management 13$30,305$27,9740$0
Sewerage 12$33,591$33,5910$0
Parks and Recreation 11$26,354$28,75015$9,504
Other Government Administration 8$30,734$46,1010$0
Streets and Highways 7$41,549$71,2270$0
Water Supply 4$17,108$51,3240$0
Firefighters 4$13,760$41,2800$0
Financial Administration 3$12,032$48,1280$0
Judicial and Legal 2$6,793$40,7580$0
Other and Unallocable 2$5,611$33,6660$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 87$289,407$39,91815$9,504

Dillon government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,849,000 ($286.93)
    Police Protection: $1,464,000 ($227.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,316,000 ($204.22)
    Central Staff Services: $1,040,000 ($161.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $441,000 ($68.44)
    Water Utilities: $421,000 ($65.33)
    Local Fire Protection: $342,000 ($53.07)
    Financial Administration: $173,000 ($26.85)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $128,000 ($19.86)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $116,000 ($18.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $123,000 ($19.09)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,461,000 ($537.09)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $115,000 ($17.85)

Dillon government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,152,000 ($178.77)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $88,000 ($13.66)
    Rents: $17,000 ($2.64)
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000 ($0.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,543,000 ($549.81)
  • Tax - Property: $1,596,000 ($247.67)

Dillon government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,371,000 ($1143.85)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,004,000 ($931.72)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,367,000 ($212.14)

Dillon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,380,000 ($990.07)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $351,000 ($54.47)

4.23% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($19,678 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.23%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Marion County, SC  0.69% ($22,176 average AGI)
from Florence County, SC  0.66% ($27,246)
from Horry County, SC  0.38% ($25,342)


4.64% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($32,686 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.64%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Marion County, SC  0.74% ($28,757 average AGI)
to Florence County, SC  0.67% ($32,940)
to Horry County, SC  0.37% ($47,595)
Businesses in Dillon, SC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Pizza Hut1
Arby's1Quality1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
CVS1Subway1
Comfort Inn1Super 81
Days Inn1T-Mobile1
Domino's Pizza1True Value1
Econo Lodge1U-Haul3
FedEx1U.S. Cellular1
H&R Block1UPS2
Hardee's1Waffle House1
KFC1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Dillon:

  • WDSC (800 AM; 1 kW; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WJAY (1280 AM; 4 kW; MULLINS, SC; Owner: THE GREATER HWY CHURCH OF CHRIST)
  • WBSC (1550 AM; 10 kW; BENNETTSVILLE, SC; Owner: D-MITCH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEWO (1460 AM; 5 kW; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: SERVICE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WYRU (1160 AM; 5 kW; RED SPRINGS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFMO (860 AM; 1 kW; FAIRMONT, NC; Owner: PRO-MEDIA, INC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dillon:

  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WCMG (94.3 FM; LATTA, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHLZ (100.5 FM; MARION, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQSD (107.1 FM; BRIARCLIFF ACRES, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUKS (107.7 FM; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZFX (99.1 FM; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYNN-FM (106.3 FM; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHMC-FM (90.1 FM; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WSTS (100.9 FM; FAIRMONT, NC; Owner: PRO-MEDIA, INC.)
  • WJMX-FM (103.3 FM; CHERAW, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Dillon:

  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W66DE (Channel 50; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJPM-TV (Channel 33; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WLPS-LP (Channel 7; LUMBERTON/PEMBROKE, NC; Owner: BILLY RAY LOCKLEAR)
  • WFXB (Channel 43; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • W67DU (Channel 67; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFPX (Channel 62; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WHMC (Channel 23; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WPEM-LP (Channel 47; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: GERALD LOCKLEAR)
  • W19CA (Channel 19; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: PACIFIC MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WPDF-LP (Channel 56; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
Dillon fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Dillon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 42Number of bridges
  • 472ft / 144mTotal length
  • $8,618,000Total costs
  • 430,375Total average daily traffic
  • 67,304Total average daily truck traffic
  • 347,827Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Dillon, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 261960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Dillon, SC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dillon)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

110 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Dillon, SC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dillon)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: SCHWEIZER AIRCRAFT CORP G-164B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 36303 , Serial Number: 761B, Year manufactured: 1984, Airworthiness Date: 10/17/1985, Certificate Issue Date: 09/29/1987
    Registrant (Individual): Janet M Sherman, 4435 Sherman Ct, Dillon, SC 29536
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN ACFT ENG COR-SCHWEIZER G-164B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6679Q , Serial Number: 200B, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 02/28/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 09/30/1980
    Registrant (Individual): Janet Sherman, 4435 Sherman Ct, Dillon, SC 29536
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-25-235 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8552L , Serial Number: 25-5423, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 10/29/1971, Certificate Issue Date: 04/21/1976
    Registrant (Individual): John H Jr Whittington, 330 Johnson Dr, Dillon, SC 29536
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN ACFT ENG COR-SCHWEIZER G-164A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9630 , Serial Number: 1194, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 01/07/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 08/30/2001
    Registrant (Corporation): Minturn Spraying Co Inc, 4435 Sherman Ct, Dillon, SC 29536
  • Aircraft: BOEING A75N1(PT17) (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR W670 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 46571 , Serial Number: 751799, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 12/12/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 02/13/1975
    Registrant (Individual): James C Price, 1085 Airport Rd, Dillon, SC 29536
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/23/2018
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 85404 , Serial Number: 7AC-4144, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 05/06/1988, Certificate Issue Date: 02/05/1998
    Registrant (Individual): James W Price, 2380 Highway 9 W, Dillon, SC 29536
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/26/2018
  • Aircraft: CAUSEY STEVE F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 191C , Serial Number: 826A, Certificate Issue Date: 03/03/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Steve Causey, 533 Bermuda Rd, Dillon, SC 29536

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 14. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 115 took place in 2007, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Dillon, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (63.7%), and Structure Fires (23.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Dillon, SC
    • 13063.7%Outside Fires
    • 4723.0%Structure Fires
    • 2110.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 62.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dillon, SC

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Dillon, South Carolina:

  • Americas Best Value Inn, 904 Radford Blvd, Dillon, South Carolina 29536 , Phone: (843) 774-5111
  • Hampton Inn Dillon, 817 Radford Blvd, Dillon, South Carolina 29536 , Phone: (843) 774-0222, Fax: (843) 774-6711
  • Days Inn Of Dillon, 823 Radford Blvd, Dillon, South Carolina 29536 , Phone: (843) 841-0110
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Dillon, South Carolina
Most common first names in Dillon, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James16068.2 years
John13171.5 years
Mary12974.1 years
Willie7967.9 years
William7768.4 years
Annie7276.6 years
Robert6766.5 years
Henry4673.2 years
Charles4264.2 years
David4265.9 years
Most common last names in Dillon, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bethea16672.9 years
Jackson7672.0 years
Hayes7070.6 years
Hyatt6573.3 years
Johnson6573.0 years
Page6069.3 years
Moody6075.6 years
Smith5973.3 years
Herring5672.9 years
Rogers5168.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dillon, SC
  • 70.9%Electricity
  • 23.9%Utility gas
  • 2.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dillon, SC
  • 84.2%Electricity
  • 5.6%Utility gas
  • 4.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 1.1%Wood


Dillon compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Dillon on our top lists:

  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest city-data.com crime index, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 5,000+"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of robberies per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
There are 8 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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