Dixon

A charming small town located in Solano County, with a population of just over 20,000 people.

Welcome to Dixon

Dixon is a charming small town located in Solano County, with a population of just over 20,000 people. Despite its size, Dixon has a lot to offer, including a rich history, a vibrant community, and a variety of outdoor activities.
 

History

Dixon has a rich history dating back to the mid-1800s, when it was founded as a stop along the California Pacific Railroad. Today, the city has a number of historic landmarks, including the Dixon Carnegie Library and the Dixon City Hall, both of which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
 

Economy

Dixon is known for its agricultural roots and is home to many farms and orchards. The city is also home to a number of small businesses, including restaurants, cafes, and boutique shops. Major employers in the area include the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and the Dixon Unified School District.
 

School Zones and Ratings

Dixon is served by the Dixon Unified School District, which includes four elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. Many of the schools in the district have earned high ratings on GreatSchools.org, with scores of 7 or above.
 

Fun Things to Do

Dixon is home to a variety of outdoor activities, including the Dixon May Fair, which is held every May and features carnival rides, live entertainment, and agricultural exhibits. The city is also home to the Hall Memorial Park, which features a public swimming pool, tennis courts, and picnic areas. In addition, Dixon is located near a number of scenic parks and recreation areas, including the Lake Solano Park and Putah Creek Wildlife Area.
 

Median Home Price

The median home price in Dixon is around $470,000, which is relatively affordable compared to other cities in the Bay Area. The housing market in Dixon is competitive, with many properties selling quickly due to high demand.

Overall, Dixon, California is a small town with a big heart. With its rich history, vibrant community, and variety of outdoor activities, it's no wonder why many people choose to call Dixon home.

Overview for Dixon, CA

19,038 people live in Dixon, where the median age is 34.2 and the average individual income is $35,375. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

19,038

Total Population

34.2 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$35,375

Average individual Income

Around Dixon, CA

There's plenty to do around Dixon, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

68
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
50
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Franjuans, Dixon Pure h2O, and Ramtown Karate.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.12 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.09 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.25 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.99 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 0.76 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 0.24 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Dixon, CA

Dixon has 6,464 households, with an average household size of 2.94. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Dixon do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 19,038 people call Dixon home. The population density is 2,681.28 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

19,038

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

34.2

Median Age

51.28 / 48.72%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
6,464

Total Households

2.94

Average Household Size

$35,375

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Dixon, CA

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Middle Schools ()
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The following schools are within or nearby Dixon. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Neighborhood Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Anderson (Linford L.) Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Gretchen Higgins Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Maine Prairie High (Continuation)
PUBLIC
10th - 12th
No rating available
Dixon Community Day
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
No rating available
Dixon Montessori Charter
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
John Knight Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
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