Dakota, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 499. Estimated population in 2021: 489 (-2.0% change)
Males: 245 (49.1%), Females: 254 (50.9%)

Stephenson County

Zip code: 61018

Median resident age: 37.8 years
Median household income: $43,942
Median house value: $76,700

Races in Dakota:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.0%)
  • Black (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (46.3%), Irish (9.0%), English (8.2%), United States (7.8%), Swiss (5.2%), Norwegian (4.4%).

Elevation: 940 feet

Land area: 0.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Dakota

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dakota village

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 56.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

0.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -51 (-9.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Dakota:

  • FREEPORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; FREEPORT, IL)
  • MONROE CLINIC INC THE (about 17 miles; MONROE, WI)
  • H DOUGLAS SINGER MENTAL HLTH CTR (about 32 miles; ROCKFORD, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dakota:

  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 34 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: RFD)
  • ROCK CO (about 38 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: JVL)
  • WHITESIDE CO ARPT-JOS H BITTORF FLD (about 47 miles; STERLING/ROCKFALLS, IL; Abbreviation: SQI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Dakota:

  • FREEPORT/DORNINK (about 3 miles; FREEPORT, IL; Abbreviation: C86)
  • ALBERTUS (about 12 miles; FREEPORT, IL; Abbreviation: FEP)
  • MONROE MUNI (about 16 miles; MONROE, WI; Abbreviation: EFT)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dakota:

  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 37 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,200)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 48 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,737)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 48 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 37,607)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 52 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,914)
  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 55 miles; MALTA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,289)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 63 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,493)
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; DeKalb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,477)
Public high school in Dakota:

  • DAKOTA JR SR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 472; Location: 300 CAMPUS DR; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Dakota:

  • DAKOTA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 463; Location: 400 CAMPUS DR; Grades: PK – 06)

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