Dakota is a city located in Stephenson County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 498, it is the 906th largest city in Illinois and the 19164th largest city in the United States. Dakota is currently declining at a rate of -0.20% annually and its population has decreased by -0.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 500 in 2020. Spanning over 0 miles, Dakota has a population density of 2,004 people per square mile.
The average household income in Dakota is $64,814 with a poverty rate of 6.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $644 per month, and the median house value is $87,500. The median age in Dakota is 35.6 years, 33.8 years for males, and 35.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Dakotawas:
99.11% of Dakota residents speak only English, while 0.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.89% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Dakota is White, with 6.28% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Dakota is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.63%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Dakota
99.58% of Dakota residents were born in the United States, with 62.41% having been born in Illinois. 0.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.