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
  • 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).

  • Businesses Addresses: 845
  • PO Box Addresses: 161
  • Residential Addresses: 9,520
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 713
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,807

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Dixon, IL 61021 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 23,833
Daytime Population: Workers 11,898
Daytime Population: Residents 11,377
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 23,275
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 21,009
Population in Familes 16,444
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,824
Population Density2 155
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $48,226
Average Household Income $66,320
Per Capita Income $26,603


Total Housing Units 10,092 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,421 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,690 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 981 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $119,062
Average Home Value $149,844


Total Households 9,111
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 5,774
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 -0.02% -0.45%
Households 0.0% -0.42%
Families -0.18% -0.55%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   2.67%

Dixon, IL 61021 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 61021 to the other 1,377 ZIP Codes 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 # 206 85th
Population Density # 533 61st
Diversity Index # 396 71st
Median Household Income # 973 29th
Per Capita Income # 774 44th

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