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Dillsboro, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Dillsboro had a population of 1,271 as of July 1, 2017. Dillsboro ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dillsboro is located at latitude 39.019 and longitude -85.0551 in Dearborn County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Dillsboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dearborn County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 869 feet.

The Town of Dillsboro (GNIS ID: 2396687) 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 Clay, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dearborn 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dillsboro: Dillsborough.

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Dillsboro, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,271
Daytime Population: Workers 626
Daytime Population: Residents 626
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,252
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 1,204
Population in Familes 979
Population in Group Qrtrs 67
Population Density2 1,031
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $53,827
Average Household Income $63,478
Per Capita Income $25,839


Total Housing Units 586 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 329 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 175 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $167,949
Average Home Value $242,197


Total Households 505
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 343
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 -0.7% -0.48%
Households -0.53% -0.44%
Families 0.79% -0.59%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

Dillsboro, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dillsboro to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana 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 # 298 56th
Population Density # 445 35th
Diversity Index # 621 9th
Median Household Income # 226 67th
Per Capita Income # 234 66th

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