|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Dwight is 3,998. Dwight, Illinois is the 5,432nd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Dwight was in 2000, when its population was 4,377. In 2000, Dwight was the 4,773rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,432nd largest city in the US. Dwight is currently 8.7% smaller than it was in 2000.
Dwight has shrunk 8.6% since the year 2000. Dwight, Illinois's growth is extremely below average. 83% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|5423||Indian Head Park||4,008||8.8%|
|5478||South Chicago Heights||3,924||-1.0%|
|5426||Cayuga Heights, New York||4,004||7.3%|
|5427||Stanley, North Carolina||4,004||30.7%|
|5428||Trent Woods, North Carolina||4,004||-5.2%|
|5435||Mary Esther, Florida||3,994||-1.6%|
|5438||Capitol Heights, Maryland||3,991||-3.0%|
The total voting age population of Dwight, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,267. The voting age population is 48.9% male and 51.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 20.0% of the residents of Dwight are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Dwight are 96.8% White, 1.3% Asian, 1.3% Two or more races, 0.3% Black and 0.3% Other. Additionally, 3.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Dwight, 17.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 24.7%. On a per-household basis, 14.4% of families are below the poverty line in Dwight.
Among those aged 16 and older, 57.2% of Dwight residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 90.4% of Dwight residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 18.4% have a bachelor's degree and 7.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Dwight residents aged 5 and older, 0.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Dwight is 5.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Dwight, 11.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Dwight is $49,375.
In Dwight, 67.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 32.6% of housing units in Dwight.
Of all the housing units in Dwight, 34.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Dwight, 9.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 180 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Dwight is $704.
In Dwight, 77.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.