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Dalton City, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Dalton City had a population of 553 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Dalton City is located at latitude 39.7168 and longitude -88.8084 in Moultrie County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Dalton City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Moultrie County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 682 feet.

The Village of Dalton City (GNIS ID: 2398673) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Dalton City is located within Township of Dora, a minor civil division (MCD) of Moultrie County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dalton City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Dalton City, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 553
Population in Households 553
Population in Familes 479
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 911
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 208
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 161
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 225 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 163 (72.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $96,296
Average Home Value $125,152


Median Household Income $55,567
Average Household Income $65,322
Per Capita Income $25,708
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.26% 0.11%
Households 0.39% 0.1%
Families 0.3% 0.12%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Dalton City, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dalton City to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 904 34th
Population Density1 # 814 41st
Diversity Index2 # 820 40th
Median Household Income # 551 60th
Per Capita Income # 671 51st

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