Demographics – Dillon & Summit County
Dillon and Summit County have seen significant growth in population over the last ten years with Dillon showing a 12.7% increase and Summit County showing a 18.9% increase respectively. The median age has increased over the last 10 years with Dillon’s median age reaching 41.8 years and Summit County reaching 36.4 years.
The increase in households with seniors is notable. Dillon showed an increase of 85.2% and Summit County showed an increase of 178.2%. This speaks to the ever growing population of active seniors. The state demographer’s office projects that this population will continue to grow significantly as baby-boomers retire and seek an environment that satisfies their desire for an active lifestyle. Dillon and Summit County are located in close proximity to Denver where many expanded amenities are located and the interstate freeway system makes commuting easy.
Employment in Summit County is dominated by tourism with approximately 50% of all employment tied to that industry. This sector includes arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodations and food service. Construction, healthcare, educational services, retail trade and other industry groups make up the remaining 50%.
Median household income in Dillon is $76,042 and $64,986 in Summit County. Per capita income in Dillon is $51,216 and $33,052 in Summit County.
The Source of the Regional Economic Profile is the State of Colorado:
The source of the demographic data that follows is the US Census and Northwest Colorado Council of Governments (NWCCOG).
Demographics section 2
The source of the demographic data that follows is the State of Colorado Demographer's Office 2012 Report.