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Dixon, California - Basic Facts

The City of Dixon had a population of 19,296 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Dixon is located at latitude 38.4475 and longitude -121.8242 in Solano County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dixon (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Solano County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 62 feet.

The City of Dixon (GNIS ID: 2410343) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Dixon is located within Dixon CCD of Solano County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dixon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dixon: Dickson.

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Dixon, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 19,296
Population in Households 19,295
Population in Familes 17,048
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 2,707
Diversity Index2 76


Total Households 6,194
Average Household Size 3.12
Family Households 4,930
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,435 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,010 (62.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,184 (33.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 241 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $342,386
Average Home Value $364,854


Median Household Income $68,710
Average Household Income $85,790
Per Capita Income $27,591
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.76% 1.1%
Households 0.86% 1.16%
Families 0.81% 1.15%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Dixon, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dixon to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 351 77th
Population Density1 # 506 67th
Diversity Index2 # 496 67th
Median Household Income # 448 71st
Per Capita Income # 762 50th

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