Dakota, Illinois Population 2021

464
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Dakota is a city located in Stephenson County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 464, it is the 900th largest city in Illinois and the 13633rd largest city in the United States . Dakota is currently declining at a rate of -0.43% annually and its population has decreased by -8.30% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 506 in 2010. Dakota reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 0 miles, Dakota has a population density of 1,867 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dakota is $64,814 with a poverty rate of 9.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $675 per month, and the median house value is $94,300. The median age in Dakota is 35.6 years, 33.8 years for males, and 35.9 years for females.

Dakota Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Dakotawas:

  • White: 98.58%
  • Two or more races: 1.42%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Dakota, Illinois is 464 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 468.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 506.

Dakota, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White55498.58%
Two or More Races81.42%
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Dakota Population by Race

Dakota Population Pyramid $2021

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Dakota Median Age

35.6


Total

33.8


Male

35.9


Female

Dakota Adults

There are 407 adults, (72 of whom are seniors) in Dakota.

Dakota Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

21.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

283

50.36%

Male

279

49.64%

Dakota Population by Age

Dakota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female47.2%52.8%
Male62.5%37.5%
Non Family65.4%34.6%
All71.1%28.9%
Married90%10%

71.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dakota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2112.6671.1
Married902.9790
Female533.1547.2
Non Family521.165.4
Male164.4462.5

2.98

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

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Dakota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade51.47%
9th to 12th Grade247.06%
High School Graduate15946.76%
Some College7120.88%
Associates Degree329.41%
Bachelors Degree3510.29%
Graduate Degree144.12%
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Dakota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White33130247
Hispanic772
2+ Races22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 28.57%.

Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,250$42,250$24,063
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$31,429$38,000$25,750
Some College$33,594$44,250$26,250
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$61,250$$

$32,250

Average Earnings

$42,250

Average Male

$24,063

Average Female

Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dakota Language by Age

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Dakota Language

98.26% of Dakota residents speak only English, while 1.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.35% of the population.

Dakota Language

Dakota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White535529.72%
Hispanic17211.76%

9.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.94%

Male Poverty Rate

11.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dakota is Hispanic, with 11.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dakota is White, with 9.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.56%.

Dakota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.69%
High School8.81%
Some College4.85%
Bachelors or Greater4.08%

Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed11.28%
Male Employed4.00%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Dakota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dakota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,679$64,814
Families$56,875$66,264
Married Families$69,773-
Non Families$31,500$45,833
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Income by Household Type

Dakota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Dakota Married by Age and Sex

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Dakota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Dakota Marital Status by Race

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Dakota Marital Status

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16

Number of Veterans

16

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam9
Second Gulf War2
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War

Dakota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 749
35 to 545
75+2
55 to 64
18 to 34

Dakota Veterans by Age

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Dakota Veterans by Race

Dakota Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dakota Veterans by Education

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64.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Dakota Employment by Age

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Dakota Employment by Race

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Dakota Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.71%

Born in Dakota

98.75%

Native Born

1.25%

Foreign Born

1.25%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.75% of Dakota residents were born in the United States, with 71.71% having been born in Illinois. 1.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dakota Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021464-2-0.43%
2020466-2-0.43%
2019468-2-0.43%
2018470-4-0.84%
2017474-5-1.04%
2016479-4-0.83%
2015483-5-1.02%
2014488-7-1.41%
2013495-2-0.40%
2012497-6-1.19%
2011503-3-0.59%
20105060.00%

Dakota Population by Year