Dwight, Illinois Population 2021

4,183
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Dwight is a city located in Livingston County Illinois. Dwight has a 2020 population of 4,183. Dwight is currently declining at a rate of -0.21% annually and its population has decreased by -6.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,482 in 2010. Dwight reached it's highest population of 4,482 in 2010.

The average household income in Dwight is $70,037 with a poverty rate of 15.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $704 per month, and the median house value is $123,200. The median age in Dwight is 43.9 years, 41.9 years for males, and 45.7 years for females.

Dwight Demographics

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

  • White: 98.17%
  • Two or more races: 1.25%
  • Black or African American: 0.33%
  • Other race: 0.26%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Dwight, Illinois is 4,183 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,210.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,482.

Dwight, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,17398.17%
Two or More Races531.25%
Black or African American140.33%
Some Other Race110.26%
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Dwight Population by Race

Dwight Population Pyramid $2021

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Dwight Median Age

43.9


Total

41.9


Male

45.7


Female

Dwight Adults

There are 3,436 adults, (851 of whom are seniors) in Dwight.

Dwight Age Dependency

64.4

Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Dwight Sex Ratio

Female

2,122

49.92%

Male

2,129

50.08%

Dwight Population by Age

Dwight Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dwight Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
All67.8%32.2%
Non Family54.2%45.8%
Female47.7%52.3%
Male35%65%

67.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dwight Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7992.2467.8
Married8243.1286.3
Non Family6951.0754.2
Female2602.5747.7
Male202.335

2.92

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Dwight Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade662.19%
9th to 12th Grade2157.13%
High School Graduate1,33944.40%
Some College57719.13%
Associates Degree2478.19%
Bachelors Degree32510.78%
Graduate Degree2478.19%
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Dwight Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dwight Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,9202,653572
Hispanic6363
2+ Races1919
Black14
Other Race1111

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.59%.

Dwight Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,430$48,125$26,250
Less Than 9th Grade$25,694$$
High School Graduate$32,591$39,400$14,350
Some College$47,404$63,125$31,667
Bachelors Degree$43,571$50,208$41,250
Graduate Degree$59,444$76,875$55,357

$39,430

Average Earnings

$48,125

Average Male

$26,250

Average Female

Dwight Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dwight Language by Age

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Dwight Language

99.45% of Dwight residents speak only English, while 0.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.35% of the population.

Dwight Language

Dwight Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,96757214.42%
Hispanic1395942.45%
Multiple531426.42%
Black1414100.00%

15.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.23%

Male Poverty Rate

16.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dwight

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dwight is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dwight is White, with 14.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.87%.

Dwight Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.56%
High School15.24%
Some College10.26%
Bachelors or Greater4.13%

Dwight Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed80.60%
Female Employed11.94%
Male Employed6.97%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Dwight Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dwight Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,162$70,037
Families$79,250$85,637
Married Families$93,973-
Non Families$31,322$44,451
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Income by Household Type

Dwight Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Dwight Married by Age and Sex

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Dwight 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 35-44.

Dwight Marital Status by Race

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Dwight Marital Status

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257

Number of Veterans

241

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam118
First Gulf War44
Korea22
Second Gulf War22
World War II8

Dwight Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7489
75+59
35 to 5458
55 to 6451
18 to 34

Dwight Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2577.61%
Hispanic910.98%

Dwight Veterans by Race

Dwight Veterans by Education

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5.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dwight Veterans by Education

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58.2%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Dwight Employment by Age

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Dwight Employment by Race

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Dwight 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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86.59%

Born in Dwight

99.84%

Native Born

0.16%

Foreign Born

0.16%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.84% of Dwight residents were born in the United States, with 86.59% having been born in Illinois. 0.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Dwight Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,183-9-0.21%
20204,192-9-0.21%
20194,201-9-0.21%
20184,210-57-1.34%
20174,2670.00%
20164,267-23-0.54%
20154,290-41-0.95%
20144,331-60-1.37%
20134,391-49-1.10%
20124,440-37-0.83%
20114,477-5-0.11%
20104,4820.00%

Dwight Population by Year