Dixon, IL 61021 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 61021: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dixon, IL 61021

Acceptable Alternative
Nelson, IL 61021

Not Acceptable, USPS
Grand Detour, IL 61021
Prairieville, IL 61021
Walton, IL 61021

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 855
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,766
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 706
  • County: Lee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.839, Longitude -89.493
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 61021 has segments in 2 Counties (Lee, Ogle).

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Dixon, IL 61021 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 23,765
Population in Households 21,105
Population in Familes 16,506
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,660
Population Density1 162
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 9,168
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 5,811
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,090 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,478 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,690 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 922 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $117,070
Average Home Value $151,486


Median Household Income $46,505
Average Household Income $63,890
Per Capita Income $25,828
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.06% -0.18%
Households 0.23% -0.09%
Families 0.06% -0.21%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   1.52%
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.

Dixon, IL 61021 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 61021 to the other 1,378 ZIP Codes 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 # 204 85th
Population Density1 # 529 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 345 75th
Median Household Income # 967 30th
Per Capita Income # 753 45th

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