|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Dixon is 15,380. Dixon, Illinois is the 2,311th largest city in the US.
Dixon is located entirely in Lee County.
The peak population of Dixon was in 2000, when its population was 16,008. In 2000, Dixon was the 1,889th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,311th largest city in the US. Dixon is currently 3.9% smaller than it was in 2000.
Dixon has shrunk 3.9% since the year 2000. Dixon, Illinois's growth is below average. 80% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Dixon has a population density of 2,117.2 people per square mile.
|2210||Country Club Hills||16,407||1.3%|
|2305||Mount Clemens, Michigan||15,473||-10.6%|
|2306||Yankton, South Dakota||15,453||14.4%|
|2310||La Palma, California||15,413||-0.3%|
|2313||Red Oak, Texas||15,364||169.1%|
|2314||Eden, North Carolina||15,319||-3.3%|
|2315||Franklin Park, Pennsylvania||15,319||34.0%|
|2317||Phillipsburg, New Jersey||15,291||0.8%|
The total voting age population of Dixon, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 12,207. The voting age population is 56.3% male and 43.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.3% of the residents of Dixon are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Dixon are 83.9% White, 11.2% Black, 2.6% Two or more races, 1.6% Other, 0.5% Asian, 0.1% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 9.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Dixon, 14.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 12.9%. On a per-household basis, 7.8% of families are below the poverty line in Dixon.
Among those aged 16 and older, 50.8% of Dixon residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 83.7% of Dixon residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 17.8% have a bachelor's degree and 7.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Dixon residents aged 5 and older, 6.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 5.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Dixon is 3.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Dixon, 17.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Dixon is $47,171.
In Dixon, 63.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 36.7% of housing units in Dixon.
Of all the housing units in Dixon, 35.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Dixon, 4.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 270 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Dixon is $660.
In Dixon, 79.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.