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Dwight is a village in Livingston County, in the Pontiac metro area. (The community straddles Livingston and Grundy counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.) [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Dwight. For links to other places called Dwight, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Dwight is 41.094N. The longitude is -88.425W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 630 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,388.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Dwight demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Livingston County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60420 ZIP code.
28% of Dwight residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dwight ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dwight was $20,928, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Dwight residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Dwight, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $409. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $970.
Libraries in Dwight include Prairie Creek Public Library ... View libraries
Livingston County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dwight political report.
The average commute time for Dwight workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Dwight include Super 8.
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