27 W. Stephenson Street Freeport, IL 61032
Phone: 815-233-1356 Fax: 815-235-4038
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Dakota, IL

Population: 506
President: Jason Knox, 815-449-2218
School: Dakota Community Unit School District #201
View: ESRI Summary Report

Utilities

Water: Village of Dakota

  • Storage Capacity: 50,000 gallons
  • Treatment Capacity: 800,000 gallons per day
  • Average Daily Demand: 40,000 gallons per day
  • Peak Daily Demand: 96,000 gallons per day
  • Excess Capacity: 704,000 gallons per day

Sewer: Village of Dakota

  • Treatment Capacity: 120,000
  • Peak Daily Demand: 40,000
  • Excess Capacity: 80,000

Electric Distributor: ComEd
Natural Gas: Nicor
Telecommunications: Mediacom, Frontier, T6 Broadband, Aero Inc.

Community Details

As of the census of 2000, there were 499 people, 197 households, and 141 families residing in the village.

Population Density

  • 1,731.9 people per square mile (664.4/km2)
  • 203 housing units at an average density of 704.6 per square mile (270.3/km2)

Racial Makeup

  • 98.00% White
  • 0.80% African American
  • 0.40% Native American
  • 0.40% Asian
  • 0.40% Hispanic or Latino
  • 0.40% from other races

Household Demographics

  • 197 households out of which 32.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.9% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.4% were non-families
  • 27.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older
  • The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.03

Population

  • 24.6% of the village population was under the age of 18
  • 9.2% from 18 to 24
  • 30.1% from 25 to 44
  • 22.2% from 45 to 64
  • 13.8% who were 65 years of age or older
  • The median age was 38 years
  • For every 100 females there were 96.5 males
  • For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.8 males

Income

  • The median income for a household in the village was $43,942
  • The median income for a family was $50,357
  • Males had a median income of $35,263 versus $25,000 for females
  • The per capita income for the village was $18,440
  • About 1.4% of families and 3.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.6% of those under age 18 and 8.8% of those aged 65 or over

Businesses and Industries
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Contact Us

27 W. Stephenson Street
Freeport, IL 61032
Phone: 815-233-1356
Fax: 815-235-4038
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