|Male Share of the Population||49.5%|
|Female Share of the Population||50.5%|
|Employed Population 16+||1,861|
|Age of the Population||43|
|% of people married||53.6%|
|Average household size||2|
|Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher||18.4%|
|Median Earnings Without High School Qualification||$0|
|Median Earnings With High School Degree||$0|
|Median Family Income||$63,822|
|% Above Poverty Level||86.4%|
|% Below Poverty Level||13.6%|
|Average Commute Time||26 minutes|
|% Working from Home||2.7%|
|% Walking and Biking to Work||1.7%|
|% Using Public Transportation||0.6%|
|People Living Alone||31.7%|
|Median Gross Rent||$700|
|Median House Value||$131,800|
|Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)||7.5%|
Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.
|Nearest Medium City||34 miles SW of Joliet, Illinois (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||66 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois|
|Standard Zip Codes||60420|
|Phone Area Codes||815|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather Stations
|Jan Temp||12 to 29 F|
|Apr Temp||38 to 60 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 84 F|
|Oct Temp||40 to 64 F|
|Annual Precip||34.4 inches|
|Station||GEBHARD WOODS STATE PARK|
|Jan Temp||13 to 30 F|
|Apr Temp||39 to 61 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 85 F|
|Oct Temp||41 to 64 F|
|Annual Precip||35.7 inches|
|Station||KANKAKEE METRO WASTWTR|
|Jan Temp||12 to 31 F|
|Apr Temp||38 to 61 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 86 F|
|Oct Temp||40 to 65 F|
|Annual Precip||38.5 inches|
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(Sorted by Number of Students)
DWIGHT HIGH SCHOOL
801 S FRANKLIN ST
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 310 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.9
DWIGHT CORRECTIONAL CENTER
P O BOX 5001
A Non-traditional School
Serves 220 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 27.5
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