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Dixon is a city in Lee County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after John Dixon, settler
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Dixon. For links to other places called Dixon, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Dixon is 41.838N. The longitude is -89.479W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 682 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 15,429.


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Median household income
Local
$35,720
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Dixon demographic reports
Dixon is on the Rock River
Once a ferry crossing

Abraham Lincoln was stationed here during his service in the Illinois militia

Well-known residents have included:
· President Ronald Reagan, who lived at 816 S. Hennepin Ave.
· Louella Parsons, newspaper columnist
Nearby parks & recreation: Lowell Park, Green River State Wildlife Area, Franklin Creek State Natural Area
Historic sites and museums: Ronald Reagan's Boyhood Home
Colleges and universities: Sauk Valley Community College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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30% of Dixon residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dixon ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dixon was $16,630, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Dixon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Dixon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $371.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $778.


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Libraries in Dixon include Dixon Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Dixon include Telegraph

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

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The average commute time for Dixon workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Dixon between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Dixon include Best Value Reagan Hotel & Suites, Dixon Comfort Inn, Quality Inn & Suites, Super 8.

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