Dixon, Kentucky

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Dixon, Kentucky

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Dixon strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Kentucky):

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Dixon Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Dixon, Kentucky

Comparing Dixon to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kentucky (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 8 8
Racial Diversity 7 6
Senior Citizens 5 4
Age of the Population 4 4
Female Share of the Population 1 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 8
Average Household Size 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 8
People in Middle Class or Better 6 7
Median Family Income 5 6
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 9
Short Commute Times 3 2
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 8
People Living Alone 7 6
Affordability of Rents 6 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Housing Recently Built 2 1

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Dixon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 32 miles S of Evansville, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 106 miles NW of Nashville, Tennessee
County Webster
Standard Zip Codes 42409
Phone Area Codes 270
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.517
Longitude -87.69

Dixon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.2 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 41 F
Apr Temp 43 to 69 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 43.6 inches
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 42 F
Apr Temp 45 to 69 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
Distance 37.8 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 40 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 44.2 inches
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Dixon Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 632 100%
Male 328 51.9%
Female 304 48.1%
Under 18 129 20.4%
18+ 503 79.6%
65+ 89 14.1%
Median Age 36.5
Average Family Size 2.89
White 600 94.9%
African-American 18 2.8%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 6 0.9%
Mixed Race 7 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 1.3%

Estimated Dixon Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 611
Growth -21
Growth % -3.3%

Dixon 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 53.2%
English 28.4%
Irish 5.2%
German 4.1%
Scottish 4.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.5%
African 0.8%
French Canadian 0.6%
British 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Dixon 632 $40,000
Clay 1,179 $42,500
Nebo 220 $36,250
Providence 3,611 $31,125
Sebree 1,558 $35,221
Slaughters 238 $47,917
Wheatcroft 173 $29,583

Dixon Public Libraries

Webster County Public Library
Dixon, Kentucky
(270) 639-9171

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Dixon High Schools (2004)

(Sorted by Number of Students)

Serves 601 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.8

1922 U.S. HWY. 41A
A Non-traditional School
Serves 7 students.

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