Dixon, Illinois Population 2022

14,833
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Dixon is a city located in Lee County Illinois. Dixon has a 2020 population of 14,833. It is also the county seat of Lee County. Dixon is currently declining at a rate of -0.63% annually and its population has decreased by -5.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,742 in 2010.

The average household income in Dixon is $60,400 with a poverty rate of 14.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $660 per month, and the median house value is $90,700. 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: 83.86%
  • Black or African American: 11.22%
  • Two or more races: 2.64%
  • Other race: 1.57%
  • Asian: 0.52%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%
  • Native American: 0.08%
The current population of Dixon, Illinois is 14,833 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,833.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,742.

Dixon, Illinois Population 2022

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

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202133,696-200-0.59%
202033,896-200-0.59%
201934,096-200-0.59%
201834,296-244-0.71%
201734,540460.13%
201634,494-27-0.08%
201534,521-389-1.13%
201434,910-211-0.60%
201335,121-95-0.27%
201235,216-393-1.12%
201135,609-374-1.05%
201035,9830.00%

Dixon Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,94283.86%
Black or African American1,73111.22%
Two or More Races4082.64%
Some Other Race2421.57%
Asian810.52%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.08%
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Dixon Population by Race

Dixon Population Pyramid $2022

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Dixon Median Age

40.6


Total

39.5


Male

42.9


Female

Dixon Adults

There are 12,504 adults, (2,523 of whom are seniors) in Dixon.

Dixon Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Dixon Sex Ratio

Female

6,861

44.46%

Male

8,572

55.54%

Dixon Population by Age

Dixon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dixon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male44.3%55.7%
Non Family48%52%
Female54.3%45.7%
All63.3%36.7%
Married85.1%14.9%

63.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dixon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,6992.1863.3
Non Family2,7231.2148
Married2,2403.0985.1
Female6392.9154.3
Male973.4744.3

2.96

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

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Dixon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3312.92%
9th to 12th Grade1,51913.41%
High School Graduate3,18428.10%
Some College3,17428.02%
Associates Degree1,1109.80%
Bachelors Degree1,21810.75%
Graduate Degree7937.00%
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Dixon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dixon Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,6887,8461,786
Black1,43489186
Hispanic99558292
Other Race16944
2+ Races16612744
Asian747323
Islander171717
Native American12

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Dixon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,300$39,828$29,901
Less Than 9th Grade$16,857$16,321$
High School Graduate$31,891$35,650$25,012
Some College$32,888$45,724$28,406
Bachelors Degree$42,143$44,893$37,375
Graduate Degree$64,609$95,000$57,639

$35,300

Average Earnings

$39,828

Average Male

$29,901

Average Female

Dixon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dixon Language by Age

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Dixon Language

93.10% of Dixon residents speak only English, while 6.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.68% of the population.

Dixon Language

Dixon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,8191,56414.46%
Hispanic94011111.81%
Black40110626.43%
Other87NaN%
Multiple315299.21%

14.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.73%

Male Poverty Rate

16.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dixon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dixon is Black, with 26.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dixon is Multiple, with 9.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.21%.

Dixon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.55%
Some College17.42%
High School11.62%
Bachelors or Greater3.05%

Dixon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed52.17%
Male Unemployed36.07%
Female Employed10.60%
Male Employed5.33%

Dixon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dixon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,171$60,400
Families$67,446$79,405
Married Families$81,938-
Non Families$27,314$36,780
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Income by Household Type

Dixon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.9%

Male Marriage Rate

41.6%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Dixon Marital Status by Race

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Dixon Marital Status

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852

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam252
First Gulf War124
Korea111
Second Gulf War95
World War II7

Dixon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+249
35 to 54230
55 to 64165
65 to 74143
18 to 3465

Dixon Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7807.50%
Black493.13%
Islander17100.00%
Hispanic100.89%
2+ Races62.51%

Dixon Veterans by Race

Dixon Veterans by Education

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10.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dixon Veterans by Education

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50.8%

Labor Force Participation

49.2%

Employment Rate

3.3%

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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78.70%

Born in Dixon

96.60%

Native Born

3.40%

Foreign Born

1.92%

Non Citizen

1.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.60% of Dixon residents were born in the United States, with 78.70% having been born in Illinois. 1.92% 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
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202214,833-94-0.63%
202114,927-94-0.63%
202015,021-94-0.62%
201915,115-94-0.62%
201815,209-106-0.69%
201715,315220.14%
201615,293510.33%
201515,242-195-1.26%
201415,437-127-0.82%
201315,564530.34%
201215,511-102-0.65%
201115,613-129-0.82%
201015,742-199-0.13%
200015,9417970.51%
199015,144-566-0.37%
198015,710-2,437-1.43%
197018,147-1,418-0.75%
196019,5658,0425.44%
195011,5238520.77%
194010,6717630.74%
19309,9081,7171.92%
19208,1919751.28%
19107,216-701-0.92%
19007,9172,7564.37%
18905,1611,5033.50%
18803,658-397-1.03%
18704,0550.00%

Dixon Population by Year