The Town of Dillon, Colorado is a small mountain community that is big on fun. Located in the heart of Summit County along the shores of beautiful Dillon Reservoir,(commonly referred to as Lake Dillon) and home to multiple, breathtaking outdoor amenities. The town is known for the having the highest deep-water Marina in North America, the Dillon Amphitheater and for it's events line-up including free weekend concerts as well as for hosting the best Farmers Market in Summit County.

data source: US Census, ACS 5-yr estmimates, 2014

People and Housing

Population 926
High School Diploma or More (% Adults age 25+) 94.5%
Bachelor's Degree or More (% Adults age 25+) 57.6%
Households 482
Total Housing Units 1,505
% Total Units Vacant for Seasonal/Recreational Use 59.6%

Employment and Income

Labor Force 589
Unemployment Rate (2014) 3.2%
Median Household Income $58,182
Median Family Income $87,700
Poverty Rate 7.2%
Mean Travel Time to Work (minutes) 13.4

Population by Age

  Dillon % of Total
Total Population 926 100%
Preschool (0-4) 58 6.3%
School Age (5-17) 96 10.4%
College Age (18-24) 25 2.7%
Young Adult (25-44) 360 38.9%
Adult (45-64) 248 26.8%
Older Adult (65+) 139 15%
Median Age 42.1  

Population by Race and Hispanic Origin

  Dillon % of Total
Total Population 926 100%
American Indian or Alaskan native alone 0 0%
Asian alone 5 0.5%
Black alone 0 0%
Native Hawaiian and other Pac. Isl. alone 0 0%
White alone 794 85.7%
Two or more races 31 3.3%
Hispanic or Latino    
Total Hispanic or Latino 199 21.5%
Mexican 152 16.4%
Cuban 0 0%
Puerto Rican 28 3.0%
Other 19 2.1%

Educational Attainment

  Dillon % of Total
Total Pop. Age 25+ 747 100%
Less than 9th grade 26 3.5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 15 2.0%
High School Graduate (incl. equiv) 87 11.6%
Some College, no degree 82 11%
Associates Degree 107 14.3%
Bachelor's Degree 307 41.1%
Graduate or Professional Degree 123 16.5%

Households

  Dillon % of Total
Total Households 482 100%
Family Households 264 54.8%
Married with Children 72 14.9%
Married without Children 153 31.7%
Single Parents 28 5.8%
Other 11 2.3%
Non-family households 218 45.2%
Living alone 157 32.6%
Average Household size 1.9  
Average Family Household size 2.4  

Housing Units

  Dillon % of Total
Total Housing Units 1,505 100%
Owner occupied 231 15.3%
Renter occupied 251 16.7%
Vacant for Seasonal/Recreational Use 897 59.6%
1-Unit (attached or detached) 191 12.7%
2-9 Units 35 2.3%
10-19 Units 103 6.8%
20 or more units 151 10%
Built Prior to 1940 13 0.9%

Labor Force

Total Labor Force (2014) 589
Employed 570
Unemployed 19
Unemployment Rate 3.2%


Commuting to Work

  Dillon % of Total
Workers age 16 yrs + 570 100%
Car, truck or van - drove alone 378 66.3%
Car, truck or van - carpooled 40 7.0%
Public transportation 10 1.8%
Walked 25 4.4%
Other means 19 3.3%
Worked at home 90 15.8%
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 13  

Resident Occupations

  Dillon % of Total
Employed Civilian Pop. 16 years + 589 100%
Management, professional and related 243 41.3%
Service 115 19.5%
Sales and Office 116 19.7%
Farming, fishing and forestry 12 2.0%
Construction, extraction and maintenance 49 8.3%
Production, transportation and material moving 35 5.9%

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