Dixon, IL

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2020 Population
34,204
0.538% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
43.5
0.694% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
12%
3.79% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$59,986
3.08% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$122,600
2.25% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
15,058
2.46% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Dixon, IL had a population of 34.2k people with a median age of 43.5 and a median household income of $59,986. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Dixon, IL declined from 34,389 to 34,204, a −0.538% decrease and its median household income grew from $58,194 to $59,986, a 3.08% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Dixon, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.32%), White (Hispanic) (3.87%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.51%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.39%).

None of the households in Dixon, IL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.6% of the residents in Dixon, IL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Dixon, IL are Sauk Valley Community College (651 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Dixon, IL was $122,600, and the homeownership rate was 69.6%.

Most people in Dixon, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Dixon, IL was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Dixon, IL is home to a population of 34.2k people, from which 98.6% are citizens. As of 2020, 2.78% of Dixon, IL residents were born outside of the country (950 people).

In 2020, there were 16.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (29.4k people) in Dixon, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.82k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.32k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.6%
2020 Citizenship
98.8%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.6% of Dixon, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Dixon, IL was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Dixon, IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    29.4k ± 40
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.82k ± 128
  3. White (Hispanic)
    1.32k ± 175
6.41%
Hispanic Population
2.19k people

In 2020, there were 16.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (29.4k people) in Dixon, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.82k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.32k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.41% of the people in Dixon, IL are hispanic (2.19k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Dixon, IL as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    628,401 ± 18,975 people
  2. India
    158,225 ± 9,705 people
  3. Poland
    127,303 ± 8,716 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Illinois was Mexico, the natal country of 628,401 Illinois residents, followed by India with 158,225 and Poland with 127,303.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.78%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
950 people
2.51%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
864 people

As of 2020, 2.78% of Dixon, IL residents (950 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Dixon, IL was 2.51%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    710 ± 173
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    245 ± 102
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    215 ± 108

Dixon, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.9 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Dixon, IL employs 15.1k people. The largest industries in Dixon, IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,610 people), Manufacturing (2,385 people), and Retail Trade (1,452 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($79,444), Public Administration ($54,337), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($52,500).

Males in Illinois have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,880. The income inequality in Illinois (measured using the Gini index) is 0.479, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

15.1k
2020 Value
± 770
−2.46%
1 Year decline
± 7.05%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Dixon, IL declined at a rate of −2.46%, from 15.4k employees to 15.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Dixon, IL, are Management Occupations (1,616 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,584 people), and Production Occupations (1,364 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Dixon, IL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

15.1k
2020 Value
± 770
−2.46%
1 Year decline
± 7.05%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Dixon, IL declined at a rate of −2.46%, from 15.4k employees to 15.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Dixon, IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,610 people), Manufacturing (2,385 people), and Retail Trade (1,452 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Dixon, IL, though some of these residents may live in Dixon, IL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$48,849
Median earning men ± $2,956
$28,934
Median earning women ± $2,827

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($67,321), Information ($64,732), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($64,423).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Construction ($58,281), Public Administration ($51,418), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($44,643).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Illinois. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Illinois.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 199
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 199
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 159
    Manufacturing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $576k
    Manufacturing
  2. $137k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. $52.6k
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The chart shows the total annual payroll and the average annual payroll by industry.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $138B
  2. $87.2B
  3. $79.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Illinois product (by dollars) was Electronics with $138B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($87.2B) and Mixed freight ($79.8B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Illinois products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.03T
2020 Value in Illinois
$1.94T
Projected 2050 Value in Illinois
88.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound Illinois trade was $1.03T. This is expected to increase 88.6% to $1.94T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Illinois trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $77.4B
  2. $56.8B
  3. $46.1B

In 2020, the top outbound Illinois domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $77.4B, followed by Wisconsin with $56.8B and California and $46.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Illinois shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing the state of Illinois. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Illinois is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Illinois

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Dick Durbin
Senator from Illinois2
Assumed office on January 3, 1997
Tammy Duckworth
Senator from Illinois3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing Illinois.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Illinois over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Illinois

Illinois is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Illinois have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Dixon, IL awarded 651 degrees. The student population of Dixon, IL in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 518 male students and 868 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Dixon, IL are White (494 and 75.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (104 and 16%), Unknown (22 and 3.38%), and Asian (12 and 1.84%).

The largest universities in Dixon, IL by number of degrees awarded are Sauk Valley Community College (651 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Dixon, IL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (214 and 32.9%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (139 and 21.4%), and Registered Nursing (46 and 7.07%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 1,386 students enrolled in Dixon, IL, 37.4% men and 62.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,068 records, of which 63.5% were women and 36.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 100 degree-majors awarded
  2. 46 degree-majors awarded
  3. 42 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Dixon, IL was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 100 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Dixon, IL according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
651 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Sauk Valley Community College with 651 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 219 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Dixon, IL, which is 0.507 times less than the 432 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 494 degrees mean that there were 4.75 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 104 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($11,588) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($780) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,440) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.879% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.877% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (2.59M), Some college (2.22M), and Bachelors Degree (2.03M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Dixon, IL was $122,600 in 2020, which is 0.534 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $119,900 to $122,600, a 2.25% increase. The homeownership rate in Dixon, IL is 69.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Dixon, IL have an average commute time of 24.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Dixon, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Dixon, IL is $59,986. In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Dixon, IL was Kendall County, IL with a value of $96,854, followed by DuPage County, IL and Lake County, IL, with respective values of $94,930 and $92,654.

Property

$122,600
Median Property Value 2020
±$6,104
$9,485
Median Property Taxes
±$589

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Dixon, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Dixon, IL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

69.6%
Homeownership
2020
61.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 69.6% of the housing units in Dixon, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72.3%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Dixon, IL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Dixon, IL was Kendall County, IL with a value of $96,854, followed by DuPage County, IL and Lake County, IL, with respective values of $94,930 and $92,654.

The following map shows all of the counties in Dixon, IL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$59,986
Median Household Income
± $3,816
13.6k
Number of Households
± 743

In 2020, the median household income of the 13.6k households in Dixon, IL grew to $59,986 from the previous year's value of $58,194.

The following chart displays the households in Dixon, IL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Dixon, IL is from Illinois.
0.479
2020 Wage GINI in Illinois
0.482
2019 Wage GINI in Illinois

In 2020, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.479 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.707% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Illinois was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Illinois across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (83.9%)
  2. Carpooled (8.87%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.16%)

In 2020, 83.9% of workers in Dixon, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.87%) and those who worked at home (4.16%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

24.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Dixon, IL have a shorter commute time (24.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.51% of the workforce in Dixon, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Dixon, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Dixon, IL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Dixon, IL (3.71k out of 30.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Dixon, IL is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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96.4% of the population of Dixon, IL has health coverage, with 52.2% on employee plans, 16.3% on Medicaid, 16.6% on Medicare, 10.3% on non-group plans, and 1.1% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Illinois was $8,262 in 2014. This is a 4.44% increase from the previous year ($7,911).

Primary care physicians in Illinois see 1241 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.72% decrease from the previous year (1250 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1242 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 408 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Illinois, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,241 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Illinois

Primary care physicians in Illinois see an average of 1,241 patients per year. This represents a 0.72% decrease from the previous year (1,250 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Illinois in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Illinois across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.8% under 18 years, 17.7% between 18 and 34 years, 40.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

3.64%
Uninsured
52.2%
Employer Coverage
16.3%
Medicaid
16.6%
Medicare
10.3%
Non-Group
1.1%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Dixon, IL grew by 0.748% from 3.62% to 3.64%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Dixon, IL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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