Dallas City, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Dallas City, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Dallas City had a population of 981 as of July 1, 2018. Dallas City ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dallas City is located at latitude 40.6353 and longitude -91.1643 in Hancock County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dallas City (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.9 sq. miles. Hancock County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 545 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Dallas City are located in Hancock County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Henderson County.

The City of Dallas City (GNIS ID: 2393708) 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 City of Dallas City is located within Township of Dallas City, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hancock County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dallas City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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Dallas City, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 981
Population in Households 972
Population in Familes 788
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 413
Diversity Index2 12


Median Household Income $42,470
Average Household Income $57,456
Per Capita Income $25,329


Total Housing Units 505 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 361 (71.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 92 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $90,000
Average Home Value $142,014


Total Households 452
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 301
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.45% -0.02%
Households 0.64% 0.13%
Families 1.19% 0.0%
Median Household Income   4.29%
Per Capita Income   4.08%

Dallas City, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dallas City to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 716 48th
Population Density # 1133 17th
Diversity Index # 714 48th
Median Household Income # 1137 17th
Per Capita Income # 903 34th

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