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Demographics

People

Total Population498
Male Share of the Population49%
Female Share of the Population51%
Senior Citizens12.4%
Employed Population 16+212
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married47.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.2%
Median Earnings25+$26,313
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,781
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,000

Wealth

Median Family Income$36,875
% Above Poverty Level89.7%
% Below Poverty Level10.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone27.5%
Median Gross Rent$589
Median House Value$92,900

Ancestry

German45.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18.7%
Irish11.2%
Swedish7.2%
English6%
Dutch4.6%
Norwegian4.2%
Italian3.6%
Swiss3.2%
French Except Basque2.4%
Welsh1.8%
Scottish1.4%
Polish1.4%
Czech0.8%
Brazilian0.2%
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Dakota Almanac

CategoryValue
County Stephenson County
Standard Zip Codes61018
Phone Area Codes815
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude42.38
Approximate Longitude-89.52

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)

StationFREEPORT WASTE WTR PLT
Distance7.2 miles
Jan Temp9 to 25 F
Apr Temp36 to 57 F
Jul Temp62 to 82 F
Oct Temp39 to 61 F
Annual Precip34.7 inches
StationROCKFORD AP
Distance25.4 miles
Jan Temp11 to 27 F
Apr Temp37 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 83 F
Oct Temp40 to 62 F
Annual Precip36.6 inches
StationBELOIT
Distance26.3 miles
Jan Temp12 to 27 F
Apr Temp38 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp41 to 62 F
Annual Precip35.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cedarville613$53,750
Davis688$62,500
Freeport24,784$47,968
Orangeville895$53,438
Ridott173$38,958

Dakota Public Schools

Dakota Elementary School
400 Campus Dr
ZIP: 61018
(815) 449-2852
Primary
Total Enrollment 454
Dakota Jr Sr High School
300 Campus Dr
ZIP: 61018
(815) 449-2812
High
Total Enrollment 384
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