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People

Total Population 511
Male Share of the Population 49.1%
Female Share of the Population 50.9%
Senior Citizens 9.6%
Employed Population 16+ 221
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 51.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,313
% Above Poverty Level 89%
% Below Poverty Level 11%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25.7%
Median Gross Rent $574
Median House Value $94,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.8%
US/American 0%
English 6.5%
Irish 9.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Dakota Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles W of Rockford, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 93 miles SW of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Stephenson
Standard Zip Codes 61018
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.388
Longitude -89.526

Dakota Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station FREEPORT WASTE WTR PLT
Distance 7.2 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 25 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station ROCKFORD AP
Distance 25.4 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 27 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 36.6 inches
Station BELOIT
Distance 26.3 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 27 F
Apr Temp 38 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 41 to 62 F
Annual Precip 35.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cedarville 633 $64,375
Davis 790 $65,347
Freeport 24,973 $47,120

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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300 CAMPUS DR
815-449-2812
Serves 472 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.8

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