Dixon, IL

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Population

34,670

0.138% decline

Poverty Rate

11.8%


Median Age

42.7


Median Household Income

$58,319

5.91% growth

Number of Employees

15,386

0.124% growth

Median Property Value

$116,500

1.48% growth

About

In 2017, Dixon, IL had a population of 34.7k people with a median age of 42.7 and a median household income of $58,319. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Dixon, IL declined from 34,718 to 34,670, a -0.138% decrease and its median household income grew from $55,067 to $58,319, a 5.91% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Dixon, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (86.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.17%), White (Hispanic) (4.1%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.09%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (1.08%). N/A% of the people in Dixon, IL speak a non-English language, and 98.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Dixon, IL are Sauk Valley Community College (666 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Dixon, IL is $116,500, and the homeownership rate is 73.8%. Most people in Dixon, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Dixon, IL is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Dixon, IL employs 15.4k people. The largest industries in Dixon, IL are Manufacturing (2,546 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,442 people), and Retail Trade (1,790 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($82,500), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($71,389), and Public Administration ($56,131).

Median household income in Dixon, IL is $58,319. Males in Dixon, IL have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,403. The income inequality in Dixon, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$58,319

2017 value

± $3,414

5.91%

1 Year Growth

± 6.97%

Households in Dixon, IL have a median annual income of $58,319, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $55,067 in 2016, which represents a 5.91% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$71,579

Average Male Salary

± $1,160

$52,403

Average Female Salary

± $852

In 2017, full-time male employees in Illinois made 1.37 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Illinois by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $65,613 ± $3,132

  2. White

    $56,297 ± $776

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $46,947 ± $14,340

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Illinois workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.17 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Dixon, IL is from Illinois.

0.483

2017 Wage GINI

0.481

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.483 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.351% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Illinois was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Illinois across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Dixon, IL was DuPage County, IL with a value of $93,750, followed by Kendall County, IL and Lake County, IL, with respective values of $89,862 and $87,133.

The following map shows all of the counties in Dixon, IL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Dixon, IL (3.7k out of 31.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 25 - 34.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    3,354 ± 338

  2. Hispanic

    218 ± 113

  3. Other

    121 ± 114

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Dixon, IL is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

15.4k

2017 Value

± 691

0.124%

1 Year growth

± 6.29%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Dixon, IL grew at a rate of 0.124%, from 15.4k employees to 15.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Dixon, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,992 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,528 people), and Production Occupations (1,514 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Dixon, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Dixon, IL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,992 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,528 people), and Production Occupations (1,514 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Dixon, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (1.7 times higher than expected), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.56 times), and Health Technologists & Technicians (1.4 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Dixon, IL, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($75,750), Management Occupations ($67,925), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($67,159).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

15.4k

2017 Value

± 691

0.124%

1 Year growth

± 6.29%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Dixon, IL grew at a rate of 0.124%, from 15.4k employees to 15.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Dixon, IL, are Manufacturing (2,546 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,442 people), and Retail Trade (1,790 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Dixon, IL, though some of these residents may live in Dixon, IL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Dixon, IL, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (2,546 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,442 people), and Retail Trade (1,790 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Dixon, IL has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.35 times higher than expected), Utilities (1.94 times), and Manufacturing (1.63 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Dixon, IL, by median earnings, are Utilities ($82,500), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($71,389), and Public Administration ($56,131).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $82.9B

  2. $78.3B

  3. $75B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $82.9B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($78.3B) and Gasoline ($75B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Illinois products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$952B

2020 Value

$1.31T

Projected 2045 Value

37.7% growth

In 2020, total outbound Illinois trade was $952B. This is expected to increase 37.7% to $1.31T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Illinois trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $69.2B

  2. $54.7B

  3. $36.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $69.2B, followed by Wisconsin with $54.7B and Michigan and $36.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Illinois shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

93.9% of the population of Dixon, IL has health coverage, with 50.4% on employee plans, 14.8% on Medicaid, 15.3% on Medicare, 12.2% on non-group plans, and 1.26% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the msa of Dixon, IL was $8,262 in 2014. This is a 4.44% increase from the previous year ($7,911).

Primary care physicians in Dixon, IL see 1240 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.322% decrease from the previous year (1244 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1332 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 526 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Stephenson County and St. Clair County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.7%). Additionally, Stephenson County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (35.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,240 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Illinois see an average of 1,240 patients per year. This represents a 0.322% decrease from the previous year (1,244 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

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State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,262

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,875

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$4,959

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,116

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Illinois (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.44%, from $7,911 to $8,262.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

6.07%

Uninsured

50.4%

Employer Coverage

14.8%

Medicaid

15.3%

Medicare

12.2%

Non-Group

1.26%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Dixon, IL declined by 14.7% from 7.12% to 6.07%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Dixon, IL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.7% prevalence

  2. 12.7% prevalence

  3. 12% prevalence

Stephenson County and St. Clair County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Illinois, at 12.7%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Illinois by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Dixon, IL is home to a population of 34.7k people, from which 98.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.86% of Dixon, IL residents were born outside of the country (993 people).

In 2017, there were 16.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (30.1k people) in Dixon, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.79k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.42k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

43

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.6

44

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 4.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Dixon, IL was 42.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Dixon, IL are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Dixon, IL residents was 43.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.86%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

993 people

2.72%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

943 people

As of 2017, 2.86% of Dixon, IL residents (993 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Dixon, IL was 2.72%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    669,904 ± 19,564 people

  2. India

    147,732 ± 9,382 people

  3. Poland

    136,910 ± 9,036 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Illinois was Mexico, the natal country of 669,904 Illinois residents, followed by India with 147,732 and Poland with 136,910.

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Citizenship

98.4%

2017 Citizenship

98.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.4% of Dixon, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Dixon, IL was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Dixon, IL

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    30.1k ± 35

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    1.79k ± 108

  3. White (Hispanic)

    1.42k ± 193

In 2017, there were 16.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (30.1k people) in Dixon, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.79k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.42k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Dixon, IL as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    733 ± 125

  2. Korea

    351 ± 84

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    270 ± 94

Dixon, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.09 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Dixon, IL awarded 666 degrees. The student population of Dixon, IL is skewed towards women, with 641 male students and 1,113 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Dixon, IL are White (569 and 85.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (76 and 11.4%), Black or African American (9 and 1.35%), and Unknown (7 and 1.05%).

The largest universities in Dixon, IL by number of degrees awarded are Sauk Valley Community College (666 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Dixon, IL are Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (144 and 21.6%), Biological & Physical Sciences (89 and 13.4%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (73 and 11%).

The median tuition costs in Dixon, IL are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 144 degrees awarded

  2. 67 degrees awarded

  3. 23 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Dixon, IL was Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant with 144 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Dixon, IL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

666 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Dixon, IL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Sauk Valley Community College with 666 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

262

Degrees Awarded to Men

404

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 262 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Dixon, IL, which is 0.649 times less than the 404 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Dixon, IL by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    569 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    76 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    9 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Dixon, IL were to White students. These 569 degrees mean that there were 7.49 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 76 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Dixon, IL was $116,500 in 2017, which is 0.507 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $114,800 to $116,500, a 1.48% increase. The homeownership rate in Dixon, IL is 73.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Dixon, IL have an average commute time of 20.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Dixon, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$116,500

2017 Median

± $4,380

$114,800

2016 Median

± $5,220

In 2017, the median property value in Dixon, IL grew to to $116,500 from the previous year's value of $114,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Dixon, IL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Dixon, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$58,319

Median Household Income

± $3,414

13.4k

Number of Households

± 623

In 2017, the median household income of the 13.4k households in Dixon, IL grew to $58,319 from the previous year's value of $55,067.

The following chart displays the households in Dixon, IL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Dixon, IL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Dixon, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

73.8%

2017 Homeownership

73.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 73.8% of the housing units in Dixon, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 73.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Dixon, IL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

20.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Dixon, IL have a shorter commute time (20.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.13% of the workforce in Dixon, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.8%

  2. Carpooled

    8.48%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.18%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Dixon, IL was Drove Alone (83.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.48%) and those who Worked At Home (4.18%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Dixon, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Dixon, IL have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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