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Demographics

People

Total Population4,168
Male Share of the Population49.4%
Female Share of the Population50.6%
Senior Citizens20.3%
Employed Population 16+1,810
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married52.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20.3%
Median Earnings25+$43,459
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$34,491

Wealth

Median Family Income$69,125
% Above Poverty Level86.4%
% Below Poverty Level13.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.4%
% Using Public Transportation1.3%

Housing

People Living Alone35.6%
Median Gross Rent$681
Median House Value$131,000

Ancestry

German31%
Irish16.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)9.6%
Italian9.5%
English9.1%
Danishn8.8%
Polish6.8%
Czech5.7%
French Except Basque3.7%
Norwegian2.2%
Scottish1.7%
Slovak1.2%
Swedish1.2%
Dutch1.2%
Welsh1%
Swiss0.9%
Greek0.7%
African0.6%
Russian0.4%
Hungarian0.3%
Croatian0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Albanian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
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Dwight Almanac

CategoryValue
County Livingston County
Standard Zip Codes60420
Phone Area Codes815
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.09
Approximate Longitude-88.42

Dwight Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationDWIGHT
Distance0.9 miles
Jan Temp12 to 29 F
Apr Temp38 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp40 to 64 F
Annual Precip34.4 inches
StationGEBHARD WOODS STATE PARK
Distance17.7 miles
Jan Temp13 to 30 F
Apr Temp39 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip35.7 inches
StationKANKAKEE METRO WASTWTR
Distance28.4 miles
Jan Temp12 to 31 F
Apr Temp38 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp40 to 65 F
Annual Precip38.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Campus129$0
Emington75$53,750
Gardner1,242$84,464
Kinsman85$0
Odell951$62,000
Reddick328$65,625

Dwight Public Libraries

Prairie Creek Public Library District
501 CARRIAGE HOUSE LANE
Dwight, Illinois
(815) 584-3061

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Dwight Public Schools

Dwight Common School
801 S Columbia St
ZIP: 60420
(815) 584-6221
Primary
Total Enrollment 565
Dwight High School
801 S Franklin St
ZIP: 60420
(815) 584-6201
High
Total Enrollment 299

Dwight Private Schools

Dwight Baptist Academy
401 N Clinton St
ZIP: 60420
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 25
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Historic Dwight

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The Oughton residence between 1900 and 1905

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The Oughton residence between 1900 and 1905

Station at Dwight between 1900 and 1905

Water tower between 1900 and 1905

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