Dixon, Illinois Population 2022

15,182
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Dixon is a city located in Lee County Illinois. It is also the county seat of Lee County. With a 2020 population of 15,182, it is the 161st largest city in Illinois and the 2922nd largest city in the United States. Dixon is currently declining at a rate of -0.30% annually and its population has decreased by -2.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,544 in 2020. Spanning over 8 miles, Dixon has a population density of 1,958 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dixon is $60,400 with a poverty rate of 14.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $641 per month, and the median house value is $93,500. The median age in Dixon is 40.6 years, 39.5 years for males, and 42.9 years for females.

Dixon Demographics

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

  • White: 84.03%
  • Black or African American: 10.62%
  • Two or more races: 3.08%
  • Other race: 1.51%
  • Asian: 0.65%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Dixon, Illinois is 15,182 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 15,544.

Dixon, Illinois Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Dixon Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Dixon Population by Race

Dixon Population Pyramid 2022

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Dixon Median Age

41.6


Total

40.7


Male

43.8


Female

Dixon Adults

There are 12,579 adults, (2,701 of whom are seniors) in Dixon.

Dixon Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Dixon Sex Ratio

Female

6,917

44.50%

Male

8,627

55.50%

Dixon Population by Age

Dixon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dixon Household Types

60.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dixon Households and Families

3.03

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

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Dixon Households by Type

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Dixon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dixon Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 31.03%.

Dixon Educational Attainment by Race

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$37,457

Average Earnings

$44,580

Average Male

$32,853

Average Female

Dixon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dixon Language by Age

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Dixon Language

94.07% of Dixon residents speak only English, while 5.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.69% of the population.

Dixon Language

Dixon Poverty by Race

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14.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.23%

Male Poverty Rate

14.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dixon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dixon is Black, with 19.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dixon is Multiple, with 7.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.87%.

Dixon Poverty

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Dixon Poverty Rate by Education

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Dixon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dixon Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Dixon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.9%

Male Marriage Rate

39.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Dixon Married by Age and Sex

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Dixon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Dixon Marital Status by Race

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Dixon Marital Status

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862

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Dixon Veterans by War

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Dixon Veterans by Age

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Dixon Veterans by Race

Dixon Veterans by Education

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11.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dixon Veterans by Education

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49.3%

Labor Force Participation

47.9%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Dixon Employment by Age

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Dixon Employment by Race

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Dixon 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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78.98%

Born in Dixon

96.41%

Native Born

3.59%

Foreign Born

2.08%

Non Citizen

1.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.41% of Dixon residents were born in the United States, with 78.98% having been born in Illinois. 2.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dixon Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Dixon Population by Year