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Dwight, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Dwight had a population of 4,043 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Dwight is located at latitude 41.0945 and longitude -88.4251 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dwight: Western New York.

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


Total Population 4,043
Population in Households 3,872
Population in Familes 3,083
Population in Group Qrtrs 171
Population Density2 1,257
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $59,752
Average Household Income $69,232
Per Capita Income $28,458


Total Housing Units 1,862 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,121 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 514 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 227 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $136,602
Average Home Value $166,272


Total Households 1,635
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 1,041
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.63% -0.68%
Households -0.34% -0.58%
Families -0.53% -0.72%
Median Household Income   4.18%
Per Capita Income   2.98%

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, 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 # 378 72nd
Population Density # 595 57th
Diversity Index # 604 56th
Median Household Income # 495 64th
Per Capita Income # 623 55th

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