Dixon, Illinois Population 2024

14,921

Dixon is a city located in Lee County Illinois. Dixon has a 2024 population of 14,921. It is also the county seat of Lee County.Dixon is currently declining at a rate of -0.85% annually and its population has decreased by -2.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,254 in 2020.

The average household income in Dixon is $66,671 with a poverty rate of 18.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dixon is 41.2 years, 39.1 years for males, and 44.2 years for females.

Dixon Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Dixon was:

  • White: 82.51%
  • Black or African American: 10.16%
  • Two or more races: 5.39%
  • Other race: 1.08%
  • Asian: 0.8%
  • Native American: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
7.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,924.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.18% (-333)
The current population of Dixon, Illinois is 14,921 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 15,254.

Dixon, Illinois Population 2024

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Dixon Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White12,84982.51%
Black or African American1,58210.16%
Two or more races8405.39%
Other race1681.08%
Asian1250.8%
Native American90.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dixon Population by Race

Dixon Population Pyramid 2024

Dixon Median Age

41.2

Total

39.1

Male

44.2

Female

Dixon Adults

There are 12,535 adults, (2,818 of whom are seniors) in Dixon.

Dixon Age Dependency

60.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Dixon Sex Ratio

Female6,76143.41%
Male8,81256.59%

Dixon Population by Age

Dixon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,0642.1360.839.2
Non Family2,8941.1447.852.2
Married2,0693.0180.619.4
Female8672.9961.538.5
Male2343.5545.354.7
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2.9

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

60.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dixon Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Dixon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dixon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.87%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 29.63%.

Dixon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,468

Average Earnings

$48,514

Average Male

$35,754

Average Female

Dixon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dixon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dixon Language

95.38% of Dixon residents speak only English, while 4.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.87% of the population.

Dixon Language

Dixon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White11,2352,15619.19%
Black54720236.93%
Hispanic914535.8%
Multiple595213.53%
Other163159.2%
Native99100%
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18.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.34%

Male Poverty Rate

19.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dixon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dixon is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dixon is Multiple, with 3.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.76%.

Dixon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.54%
Some College19.72%
High School19.01%
Bachelors or Greater4.64%
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Dixon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed58.21%
Female Unemployed25.21%
Female Employed10.31%
Male Employed4.06%
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Dixon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dixon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dixon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

34.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.8%

Male Marriage Rate

35.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Dixon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dixon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

797

Number of Veterans

767

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

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Dixon Veterans by War

count

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Dixon Veterans by Age

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Dixon Veterans by Race

Dixon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.5%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dixon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50%

Labor Force Participation

48.6%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Dixon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dixon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dixon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

81.61%

Born in Dixon

96.91%

Native Born

3.09%

Foreign Born

2.17%

Non Citizen

0.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.91% of Dixon residents were born in the United States, with 81.61% having been born in Illinois. 2.17% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202914,281-128-0.89%
202814,409-128-0.88%
202714,537-128-0.87%
202614,665-128-0.87%
202514,793-128-0.86%
202414,921-128-0.85%
202315,049-128-0.84%
202215,177-128-0.84%
202115,305510.33%
202015,2541641.09%
201915,090-100-0.66%
201815,190-110-0.72%
201715,300170.11%
201615,283540.35%
201515,229-198-1.28%
201415,427-128-0.82%
201315,555550.35%
201215,500-103-0.66%
201115,603-124-0.79%
201015,727-214-1.34%
200015,9417975.26%
199015,144-566-3.6%
198015,710-2,437-13.43%
197018,147-1,418-7.25%
196019,5658,04269.79%
195011,5238527.98%
194010,6717637.7%
19309,9081,71720.96%
19208,19197513.51%
19107,216-701-8.85%
19007,9172,75653.4%
18905,1611,50341.09%
18803,658-397-9.79%
18704,055
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Dixon Population by Year