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Dillon is a town in Summit County, in the Silverthorne metro area.

The community was named for Tom Dillon, prospector

The latitude of Dillon is 39.630N. The longitude is -106.042W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 9,111 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 796.


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Median household income
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$49,821
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Dillon demographic reports
The community has moved three times - first to be closer to the railroad, then to a central location between the Blue, Ten Mile and Snake Rivers. The third move was prompted by the Denver Water Board, which created a reservoir on the townsite. Dillon is now located on the shore of the reservoir
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Dillon Reservoir

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19% of Dillon residents report German ancestry, and 15% 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 $32,727, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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50% 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 $736.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,612.


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Summit 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 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Dillon include Americana Resort Properties, Best Western Ptarmigan Lodge, Comfort Suites Dillon, Resortquest Lake Dillon Properties, Super 8.

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