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Dalton City, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Dalton City had a population of 569 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Dalton City is located at latitude 39.7168 and longitude -88.8084 in Moultrie County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Dalton City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Moultrie County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 682 feet.

The Village of Dalton City (GNIS ID: 2398673) 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 Dalton City is located within Township of Dora, a minor civil division (MCD) of Moultrie County.

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

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


Total Population 569
Daytime Population: Workers 77
Daytime Population: Residents 234
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 311
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.55
Population in Households 569
Population in Familes 495
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 937
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $58,860
Average Household Income $72,353
Per Capita Income $28,072


Total Housing Units 229 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 168 (73.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $96,386
Average Home Value $131,250


Total Households 213
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 166
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 0.62% 0.49%
Households 0.67% 0.47%
Families 0.68% 0.48%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   2.62%

Dalton City, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dalton City 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 # 890 35th
Population Density # 787 43rd
Diversity Index # 791 43rd
Median Household Income # 470 66th
Per Capita Income # 567 59th

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