Dakota, Illinois

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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

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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Dakota Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 499 100%
Male 245 49.1%
Female 254 50.9%
Under 18 123 24.6%
18+ 376 75.4%
65+ 69 13.8%
Median Age 37.8
Average Family Size 3.03
White 489 98%
African-American 4 0.8%
Asian 2 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.4%
Other 2 0.4%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.4%

Estimated Dakota Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 489
Growth -10
Growth % -2%

Dakota Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 56.1%
US/American 10.1%
English 9.4%
Norwegian 3.9%
European 3.9%
Irish 2.6%
Polish 2.6%
Hungarian 2.3%
Swiss 1.8%
Italian 1.3%
Swedish 1.3%
Dutch 1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1%
Russian 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.5%
Scottish 0.3%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
Arab/Arabic 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Dakota 499 $50,357
Cedarville 719 $49,821
Davis 662 $51,538
Freeport 26,443 $43,787
Orangeville 751 $45,000
Ridott 159 $46,042
Rock City 313 $51,750
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Student/teacher ratio: 14.8

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