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Dixon, California - Basic Facts

The City of Dixon had a population of 19,902 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dixon: Dickson.

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Dixon, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 19,902
Daytime Population: Workers 4,539
Daytime Population: Residents 10,162
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,701
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 19,901
Population in Familes 17,571
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 2,792
Diversity Index3 76


Median Household Income $72,746
Average Household Income $90,711
Per Capita Income $29,077


Total Housing Units 6,540 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,119 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,248 (34.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 172 ( 2.6%)
Median Home Value $365,901
Average Home Value $395,448


Total Households 6,368
Average Household Size 3.13
Family Households 5,063
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.09% 1.08%
Households 1.12% 1.08%
Families 1.07% 1.06%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.81%

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, 2017 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 # 349 77th
Population Density # 500 67th
Diversity Index # 494 67th
Median Household Income # 441 71st
Per Capita Income # 755 50th

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