Dakota, IL 61018 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 61018: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dakota, IL 61018

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 22
  • Single Family Addresses: 329
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Stephenson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.405, Longitude -89.549
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Dakota, IL 61018 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,117
Daytime Population: Workers 364
Daytime Population: Residents 556
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 920
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 1,117
Population in Familes 979
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 33
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $51,602
Average Household Income $60,540
Per Capita Income $23,577


Total Housing Units 474 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 339 (71.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 96 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $117,975
Average Home Value $149,853


Total Households 435
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 336
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.06% -0.38%
Households 0.1% -0.28%
Families 0.0% -0.36%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

Dakota, IL 61018 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 61018 to the other 1,377 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 890 35th
Population Density # 852 38th
Diversity Index # 902 35th
Median Household Income # 822 40th
Per Capita Income # 1085 21st

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