Dillsboro, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Dillsboro, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Dillsboro had a population of 258 as of July 1, 2016. Dillsboro ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dillsboro is located at latitude 35.3706 and longitude -83.2526 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Dillsboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,991 feet.

The Town of Dillsboro (GNIS ID: 2406379) 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.

The Town of Dillsboro is located within Township of Dillsboro, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jackson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dillsboro 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 Dillsboro: Webster Station.

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Dillsboro, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 258
Population in Households 258
Population in Familes 196
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 540
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 130
Average Household Size 1.98
Family Households 77
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 156 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 79 (50.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $193,421
Average Home Value $241,772


Median Household Income $38,045
Average Household Income $48,718
Per Capita Income $22,113
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.71% 1.14%
Households 1.56% 1.05%
Families 4.35% 1.02%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
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.

Dillsboro, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dillsboro to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina 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 # 665 10th
Population Density1 # 433 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 607 18th
Median Household Income # 432 42nd
Per Capita Income # 346 53rd

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