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Dakota is a township in Stephenson County, in the Freeport metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Dakota. For links to other places called Dakota, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Dakota is 42.415N. The longitude is -89.546W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 919 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 841.


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Median household income
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$39,375
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Dakota demographic reports

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51% of Dakota residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dakota ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dakota was $18,830, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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7% of Dakota residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Dakota, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $335.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $789.


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Stephenson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dakota political report.

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The average commute time for Dakota workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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