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Dwight, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Dwight had a population of 4,019 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Dwight is located at latitude 41.0983 and longitude -88.4249 in Livingston County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Dwight (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Livingston County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 630 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Village of Dwight are located in Livingston County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Grundy County.

The Village of Dwight (GNIS ID: 2398764) 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 Dwight is located within Township of Dwight, a minor civil division (MCD) of Livingston County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dwight population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dwight: Western New York.

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


Total Population 4,019
Daytime Population: Workers 2,456
Daytime Population: Residents 2,163
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,619
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.15
Population in Households 3,855
Population in Familes 3,058
Population in Group Qrtrs 164
Population Density2 1,249
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $56,074
Average Household Income $68,424
Per Capita Income $28,059


Total Housing Units 1,867 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,140 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 482 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 245 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $136,111
Average Home Value $158,450


Total Households 1,622
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 1,035
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 -0.8% -0.84%
Households -0.5% -0.76%
Families -0.69% -0.91%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

Dwight, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dwight to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 380 72nd
Population Density # 608 55th
Diversity Index # 612 55th
Median Household Income # 570 58th
Per Capita Income # 570 58th

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