Dwight, Illinois Population 2024

3,964

Dwight is a city located in Grundy County and Livingston County Illinois. Dwight has a 2024 population of 3,964. Dwight is currently declining at a rate of -0.45% annually and its population has decreased by -1.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,023 in 2020.

The average household income in Dwight is $85,659 with a poverty rate of 14.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dwight is 36.7 years, 36 years for males, and 39.5 years for females.

Dwight Demographics

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

  • White: 90.09%
  • Other race: 5.06%
  • Two or more races: 3.75%
  • Black or African American: 1.1%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,263.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.47% (-59)
The current population of Dwight, Illinois is 3,964 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,023.

Dwight, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,43690.09%
Other race1935.06%
Two or more races1433.75%
Black or African American421.1%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dwight Population by Race

Dwight Population Pyramid 2024

Dwight Median Age

36.7

Total

36

Male

39.5

Female

Dwight Adults

There are 2,970 adults, (685 of whom are seniors) in Dwight.

Dwight Age Dependency

66.9

Age Dependency Ratio

30

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Dwight Sex Ratio

Female1,89549.69%
Male1,91950.31%

Dwight Population by Age

Dwight Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,5422.3666.133.9
Married7372.985.914.1
Non Family4621.4454.545.5
Female2592.3843.656.4
Male842.5826.273.8
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2.69

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

66.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dwight 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

Dwight Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dwight Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.23%.

Dwight Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,538

Average Earnings

$48,925

Average Male

$38,500

Average Female

Dwight Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dwight Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dwight Language

96.79% of Dwight residents speak only English, while 3.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.36% of the population.

Dwight Language

Dwight Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,22245414.09%
Hispanic3516618.8%
Multiple1433524.48%
Black322371.88%
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14.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.06%

Male Poverty Rate

15.2%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dwight

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dwight is Black, with 71.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dwight is White, with 14.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.2%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.31%.

Dwight Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30%
High School16.73%
Bachelors or Greater3.98%
Some College1.66%
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Dwight Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed52.17%
Female Employed13.57%
Male Employed5.83%
Female Unemployed
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Dwight Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dwight Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dwight Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Dwight Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dwight Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Dwight Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dwight Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

163

Number of Veterans

159

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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Dwight Veterans by War

count

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Dwight Veterans by Age

count

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Dwight Veterans by Race

Dwight Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dwight Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.3%

Labor Force Participation

64.3%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Dwight Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dwight Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dwight 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

82.28%

Born in Dwight

97.9%

Native Born

2.1%

Foreign Born

2.1%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.9% of Dwight residents were born in the United States, with 82.28% having been born in Illinois. 2.1% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dwight Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,874-18-0.46%
20283,892-18-0.46%
20273,910-18-0.46%
20263,928-18-0.46%
20253,946-18-0.45%
20243,964-18-0.45%
20233,982-18-0.45%
20224,000-18-0.45%
20214,018-5-0.12%
20204,023431.08%
20193,980-10-0.25%
20183,990-56-1.38%
20174,046-5-0.12%
20164,051-23-0.56%
20154,074-35-0.85%
20144,109-57-1.37%
20134,166-46-1.09%
20124,212-36-0.85%
20114,248-4-0.09%
20104,252-111-2.54%
20004,3631333.14%
19904,230842.03%
19804,1463057.94%
19703,84175524.47%
19603,0862438.55%
19502,84330912.19%
19302,534
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Dwight Population by Year