Dillon, SC Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 6,316. Estimated population in 2021: 6,366 (+0.8% change)
Males: 2,815 (44.6%), Females: 3,501 (55.4%)

Dillon County

Zip code: 29536

Median resident age: 37.8 years
Median household income: $25,267
Median house value: $68,300

Races in Dillon:

  • White Non-Hispanic (53.4%)
  • Black (43.4%)
  • American Indian (1.5%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (11.9%), English (8.6%), Irish (3.9%), Scottish (2.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%), German (2.2%).

Elevation: 113 feet

Land area: 4.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Dillon

  • High school or higher: 61.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dillon city

  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 42.3%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

0.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -738 (-10.5%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Dillon:

  • ST EUGENE MEDICAL CENTER (301 E JACKSON ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Dillon:

  • MARION COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (about 18 miles; MARION, SC)
  • SCOTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; LAURINBURG, NC)
  • SOUTHEASTERN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 28 miles; LUMBERTON, NC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dillon:

  • FLORENCE REGIONAL (about 30 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Abbreviation: FLO)
  • FAYETTEVILLE REGIONAL/GRANNIS FIELD (about 53 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Abbreviation: FAY)
  • MOORE COUNTY (about 57 miles; PINEHURST/SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Abbreviation: SOP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Dillon:

  • DILLON COUNTY (about 2 miles; DILLON, SC; Abbreviation: DLC)
  • CLIO CROP CARE (about 15 miles; CLIO, SC; Abbreviation: 9W9)
  • MARION COUNTY (about 18 miles; MARION, SC; Abbreviation: MAO)
Amtrak station:
DILLON (100 N. RAILROAD AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dillon:

  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT PEMBROKE (about 23 miles; PEMBROKE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,806)
  • FRANCIS MARION UNIVERSITY (about 29 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,922)
  • FLORENCE DARLINGTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 35 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,619)
  • HORRY-GEORGETOWN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 46 miles; CONWAY, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,315)
  • COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 46 miles; CONWAY, SC; Full-time enrollment: 4,067)
  • FAYETTEVILLE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 55 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 4,815)
  • FAYETTEVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 57 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,506)

Schools

Public high schools in Dillon:

  • DILLON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,007; Location: 1730 HWY 301 NORTH; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • DILLON COUNTY APPLIED TECH CTR (Location: 1630 EAST MAIN STREET; Grades: 10 – 12)
Private high school in Dillon:

  • AVALON ACADEMY (Students: 206; Location: P O BOX 1246; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Dillon:

  • GORDON ELEMENTARY (Students: 853; Location: 926 PERRY AVENUE; Grades: 04 – 06)
  • J. V. MARTIN JR. HIGH (Students: 599; Location: 301 MARTIN LUTHER KING BLVD; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • EAST ELEMENTARY (Students: 563; Location: 901 EAST HARRISON STREET; Grades: KG – 03)
  • STEWART HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY (Students: 449; Location: 1001 WEST CALHOUN STREET; Grades: PK – 03)
  • SOUTH ELEMENTARY (Students: 370; Location: 900 PATRIOT STREET; Grades: PK – 03)
Private primary/middle school in Dillon:

  • DILLON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 309; Location: P.O. BOX 151; Grades: KG – 11)

Libraries

Library in Dillon:

  • DILLON COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $407,929; Location: 600 EAST MAIN STREET; 69,354 books; 864 audio materials; 665 video materials; 296 serial subscriptions)

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