Dixon Illinois Population & Market Data

Supplied by the Lee County Industrial Development Association (LCIDA)
Data Sources: U.S. Bureau of the Census | ESRI

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As of the census of 2000, there were:

  • 15,941 people
  • 5,681 households
  • 3,488 families residing in the city
  • The population density was 2,519.8 people per square mile.
  • There were 6,138 housing units at an average density of 970.3/sq mi.

There were 5,681 households out of which:

  • 29.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them
  • 45.7% were married couples living together
  • 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present
  • 38.6% were non-families
  • 32.6% of all households were made up of individuals
  • 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.
The average household size:
  • was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the city the population was spread out with:

  • 20.9% under the age of 18
  • 8.9% from 18 to 24
  • 34.6% from 25 to 44
  • 20.7% from 45 to 64
  • 14.9% who were 65 years of age or older.
  • The median age was 37 years.
  • For every 100 females there were 110.5 males.
  • For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 112.6 male

Income Distribution.

  • The median income for a household in the city was $35,720,
  • The median income for a family was $45,088.
  • Males had a median income of $32,511
  • Females had a median income of $21,777
  • The per capita income for the city was $16,630.
  • About 5.7% of families and 10.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.7% of those under age 18 and 12.0% of those age 65 or over.

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Population
2000 Population 29,146 75,287 163,613
2005 Population 29,202 75,025 162,781
2010 Population 29,293 74,458 161,348

Households
2000 Households 10,890 29,000 62,205
2005 Households 11,150 29,333 62,556
2010 Households 11,253 29,273 62,288

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2000 Housing Units
Total
11,811 30,982 66,232
Owner Occupied Housing Units
66.8%
67.0%
69.8%
Renter Occupied Housing Units
25.6%
26.6%
24.0%
Vacant Housing Units
7.6%
6.4%
6.2%

2005 Housing Units
Total 12,360 32,013 68,533
Owner Occupied Housing Units 68.2%
68.6%
70.7%
Renter Occupied Housing Units 22.0%
23.0%
20.6%
Vacant Housing Units 9.8%
8.4%
8.7%

2010 Housing Units
Total 12,684 32,516 69,714
Owner Occupied Housing Units 68.0% 68.2% 70.0%
Renter Occupied Housing Units 20.8% 21.8% 19.4%
Vacant Housing Units 11.3% 10.0% 10.7%

Median Home Value
2000 $84,563 $78,521 $86,374
2005 $121,992 $114,637 $123,618
2010 $154,409 $145,389 $157,373

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Median Household Income
2000
$41,402
$39,691 $43,032
2005
$46,169
$44,481 $46,893
2010
$50,973
$49,327 $51,937

Per Capita Income
2000
$19,564
$19,090 $19,515
2005
$23,363
$22,204 $22,553
2010
$26,844
$25,609 $25,951

2005 Households by Income
Household Income Base 11,150 29,333 62,557
< $15,000 11.0% 12.1% 10.8%
$15,000 – $24,999 12.9% 12.9% 11.7%
$25,000 – $34,999 12.3% 13.0% 12.4%
$35,000 – $49,999 18.1% 18.7% 18.6%
$50,000 – $74,999 22.0% 22.3% 23.0%
$75,000 – $99,999 11.0% 10.4% 11.5%
$100,000 – $149,999 09.0% 07.8% 08.7%
$150,000 – $199,999 01.8% 01.3% 01.5%
$200,000 + 01.9% 01.5% 01.6%
Average Household Income $58,072 $54,964 $57,497

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Median Age
2000
38.7 
38.2 37.9
2005
40.1 
39.4 39.2
2010
41.1
40.4 40.2

2005 Population by Age
Total
29,203
75,022 162,782
0 – 4  
05.3% 06.2% 06.4%
5 – 9  
05.1% 05.8% 06.2%
10 – 14 06.1% 06.6% 07.2%
15 – 24 13.6% 13.6% 13.4%
25 – 34 12.4% 12.1% 11.4%
35 – 44 15.6% 14.4% 14.6%
45 – 54 16.3% 15.2% 15.2%
55 – 64 10.7% 10.5% 10.7%
65 – 74 07.2% 07.5% 07.3%
75 – 84 05.2% 05.7% 05.4%
85+ 02.4% 02.4% 02.3%
18+ 79.4% 77.4% 75.9%

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2005 Civilian Population
Over Age 16 in Labor Force



Civilian Employed
94.5%
93.2% 93.9%
Civilian Unemployed
5.5%
6.8% 6.1%

2005 Employed Population
Over Age 16 by Occupation



Total
13,761 34,265 75,362
White Collar
50.7% 48.7% 49.8%
Management/Business/Financial 
9.9% 9.9% 11.3%
Professional
18.2% 16.4% 16.3%
Sales
9.3% 9.7% 9.2%
Administrative Support
13.4% 12.7% 13.0%
Services
17.0% 17.8% 16.0%
Blue Collar
32.3% 33.5% 34.2%
Farming/Forestry/Fishing
0.3% 0.7% 0.4%
Construction/Extraction
7.6% 6.6% 7.1%
Installation/Maintenance/Repair
4.9% 4.9% 5.4%
Production
12.0% 13.3% 12.4%
Transportation/Material Moving 7.4% 8.2% 8.5%

2000 Travel Time to Work
Workers Over Age 16
Total 
12,978 34,207 76,704
Did Not Work at Home
96.7% 96.9% 95.9%
Less than 5 minutes 6.2% 6.9% 8.0%
5 – 9 minutes 20.4% 21.5% 18.5%
10 – 19 minutes 36.8% 35.3% 29.1%
20 – 24 minutes 13.1% 11.5% 12.1%
25 – 34 minutes 9.4% 10.1% 13.9%
35 – 44 minutes 2.3% 2.6% 4.3%
45 – 59 minutes 2.6% 3.5% 4.4%
60 – 89 minutes 3.4% 3.2% 3.3%
90 or more minutes 2.5% 2.3% 2.4%
Worked at Home 3.3% 3.1% 4.1%
Average Travel Time to Work (in minutes) 19.2 19.1 20.8

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