Dix, Illinois

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Dix Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 73 miles E of St. Louis, Missouri
County Jefferson
Standard Zip Codes 62830
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.441
Longitude -88.937

Dix Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MT VERNON 3 NE
Distance 7.9 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 42.1 inches
Station SALEM
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 37 F
Apr Temp 44 to 65 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.5 inches
Distance 26.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
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Dix Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 494 100%
Male 216 43.7%
Female 278 56.3%
Under 18 91 18.4%
18+ 403 81.6%
65+ 159 32.2%
Median Age 49.7
Average Family Size 2.73
White 486 98.4%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 4 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 2 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.4%

Estimated Dix Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 504
Growth 10
Growth % 2%

Dix 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
US/American 28.3%
German 24.9%
English 16.7%
Irish 14.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.1%
Scotch-Irish 2.8%
Norwegian 1.7%
Swedish 1.7%
Italian 1.4%
Polish 1.4%
Scottish 1.1%
Swiss 0.8%
Russian 0.8%
European 0.6%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Dix, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Boyd (62830)

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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Dix 494 $37,321
Centralia 14,136 $39,123
Irvington 736 $51,250
Kell 231 $41,719
Mount Vernon 16,269 $36,660
Wamac 1,378 $28,490
Woodlawn 630 $46,250
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