Dixon is a city located in Lee County Illinois. It is also the county seat of Lee County. With a 2020 population of 14,927, it is the 162nd largest city in Illinois and the 2324th largest city in the United States . Dixon is currently declining at a rate of -0.63% annually and its population has decreased by -5.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,733 in 2010. Dixon reached it's highest population of 19,565 in 1960. Spanning over 8 miles, Dixon has a population density of 1,926 people per square mile.
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.