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Population (year 2000): 15,941. Estimated population in July 2005: 15,372 (-3.6% change)
Males: 8,367 (52.5%), Females: 7,574 (47.5%)

Lee County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 37.0 years
Median household income: $35,720 (year 2000)
Median house value: $75,100 (year 2000)

Dixon, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Dixon:

  • White Non-Hispanic (83.4%)
  • Black (10.5%)
  • Hispanic (4.3%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (27.3%), Irish (15.7%), English (8.7%), United States (5.8%), Dutch (3.3%), Swedish (3.2%).Illinois

Elevation: 659 feet

Land area: 6.3 square miles

Dixon,

For population 25 years and over in Dixon

  • High school or higher: 73.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dixon city

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 53.1%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

2.6% Foreign born (1.0% Asia, 0.8% Europe, 0.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +419 (+2.7%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL Rockford, (40.9 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WI Madison, (85.2 miles pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (124.1 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Nelson, IL (8.9 miles) , Harmon, IL (9.9 miles) , IL (11.6 miles Polo, Grove, IL Franklin (12.7 miles IL Amboy, (13.9 miles Morris, IL (14.4 miles Mount IL Sterling, (14.7 miles Falls, IL (15.0 miles Rock


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 14 buildings, average cost: $70,100
  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 1998: 28 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $56,900
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $181,400
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $173,100
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $180,400

Latitude: 41.85 N, Longitude: 89.49 W

Area code: 815

Dixon, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (22.9%), Educational,health and social services (19.2%), Retail trade (12.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,387 (+15.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,911 (60.1%)

Crime in Dixon by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 6.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 8 15 14 13 14 11
    per 100,000 50.2 94.1 87.8 81.6 87.8 69.0
Robberies 5 3 3 6 3 7
    per 100,000 31.4 18.8 18.8 37.6 18.8 43.9
Assaults 23 16 15 10 15 24
    per 100,000 144.3 100.4 94.1 62.7 94.1 150.6
Burglaries 103 102 84 88 84 66
    per 100,000 646.1 639.9 526.9 552.0 526.9 414.0
Thefts 528 485 465 483 465 401
    per 100,000 3312.2 3042.5 2917.0 3029.9 2917.0 2515.5
Auto thefts 11 19 21 15 21 12
    per 100,000 69.0 119.2 131.7 94.1 131.7 75.3
241.6 245.7 223.7 223.8 223.7 206.5

Average climate in Dixon, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Dixon,

Dixon-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 51% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1981, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.9 miles away from the Dixon city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/5/1979, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.3 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Dixon:
  • KATHERINE SHAW BETHEA HOSPITAL (403 E 1ST ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Dixon:
  • CGH MEDICAL CENTER (about 16 miles; STERLING, IL)
  • ROCHELLE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 30 miles; ROCHELLE, IL)
  • ROCHELLE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 30 miles; ROCHELLE, IL)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dixon:
  • WHITESIDE CO ARPT-JOS H BITTORF FLD (about 15 miles; STERLING/ROCKFALLS, IL; ID: SQI)
  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 37 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; ID: RFD)
  • CLINTON MUNI (about 58 miles; CLINTON, IA; ID: CWI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Dixon:
  • DIXON MUNI-CHARLES R. WALGREEN FIELD (about 4 miles; DIXON, IL; ID: C73)
  • BARNETT MEMORIAL (about 15 miles; MOUNT MORRIS, IL; ID: C55)
  • ALBERTUS (about 28 miles; FREEPORT, IL; ID: FEP)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police - Other 3 $6,826 $27,304 1 $673
Firefighters 16 $61,317 $45,987 0 $0
Streets and Highways 9 $20,646 $27,528 0 $0
Airports 1 $1,789 $21,468 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 1 $1,813 $21,756 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 26 $92,063 $42,490 0 $0
Water Supply 14 $28,888 $24,761 1 $412
Local Libraries 18 $28,233 $18,822 6 $1,656
Other and Unallocable 3 $7,497 $29,988 2 $1,373
Other Government Administration 9 $18,456 $24,608 0 $0
Financial Administration 2 $7,977 $47,862 0 $0
Sewerage 5 $14,114 $33,873 0 $0
Totals for Government 107 $289,618 $32,480 10 $4,115
College/University in Dixon:
  • SAUK VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,441; Location: 173 ILLINOIS RT 2; Public; Website: www.svcc.edu)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dixon:
  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 43 miles; MALTA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,289)
  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; FT enrollment: 4,200)
  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; OGLESBY, IL; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; DeKalb, IL; FT enrollment: 19,477)
  • WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 72 miles; SUGAR GROVE, IL; FT enrollment: 3,834)
  • BLACK HAWK COLLEGE (about 75 miles; MOLINE, IL; FT enrollment: 3,891)
  • ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 78 miles; EAST PEORIA, IL; FT enrollment: 6,404)
Public high schools in Dixon:
  • DIXON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 984; Location: LINCOLN STATUE DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • DIXON CORRECTIONAL CENTER (Students: 537; Location: PO BOX 1200; Grades: 12 - 12)
Private high school in Dixon:
  • FAITH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 183; Location: 7571 S. RIDGE RD; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Dixon:
  • REAGAN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 966; Location: 620 DIVISION ST; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • WASHINGTON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 418; Location: 703 E MORGAN ST; Grades: PK - 04)
  • LINCOLN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 380; Location: 501 S LINCOLN AVE; Grades: KG - 04)
  • JEFFERSON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 244; Location: 800 4TH AVE; Grades: PK - 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Dixon:
  • ST MARY ELEM & JHS (Students: 256; Location: 704 PEORIA AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST ANNE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 157; Location: 1112 NORTH BRINTON AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Dixon:
  • DIXON P.L. (Operating income: $334,234; Location: 221 HENNEPIN AVENUE; 98,838 books; 5,459 audio materials; 2,475 video materials; 201 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Dixon: Dixon Airport Industrial Park (A), Loveland Community House (B), Dixon Public Library (C), Dixon Correctional Center (D), Dixon City Hall (E), Lee County Courthouse (F).

Shopping Center: Plaza North Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Dixon include: Second Baptist Church (A), Saint Paul Lutheran Church (B), Saint Patricks Catholic Church (C), Saint Lukes Episcopal Church (D), First Church of the Open Bible (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), First United Methodist Church (G), Foursquare Gospel Church (H).

Cemeteries: Dixon State School Cemetery (1), Oakwood Cemetery (2).

Reservoir: Rock River (A).

Creek: Plum Creek (A).

Parks in Dixon include: E C Smith Park (1), John Dixon Park (2), John C Roe Park (3), Dement Park (4), Page Park (5), Reagan Boyhood Home (6), Reynolds Field (7), Borden Field (8), Howell Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Dixon compared to Illinois state average:
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Dixon:
  • WIXN (1460 AM; 1 kW; DIXON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSDR (1240 AM; 1 kW; STERLING, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFRL (1570 AM; 5 kW; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: MAYFAIR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WROK (1440 AM; 5 kW; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
Strongest FM radio stations in Dixon:
  • WRCV (101.7 FM; DIXON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WLLT (107.7 FM; POLO, IL; Owner: SAUK VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNIQ (91.5 FM; STERLING, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WSEY (95.7 FM; OREGON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WSSQ (94.3 FM; STERLING, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WMKB (102.9 FM; EARLVILLE, IL; Owner: KM RADIO OF EARLVILLE, L.L.C.)
TV broadcast stations around Dixon:
  • W52BI (Channel 52; STERLING/DIXON, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W48CK (Channel 48; STERLING, IL; Owner: BLACK HAWK COLLEGE)

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