Dolton, IL Population

Population: 25,614. Estimated population in July 2020: 24,504 (-4.3% change)
Males: 11,891 (46.4%), Females: 13,723 (53.6%)

Cook County

Zip code: 60419

Median resident age: 33.3 years
Median household income: $48,020
Median house value: $92,800

Races in Dolton:

  • Black (82.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (13.2%)
  • Hispanic (3.1%)
  • Other race (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)

Ancestries: German (3.7%), Polish (2.6%), Subsaharan African (2.6%), Irish (2.4%), Italian (1.4%), Swedish (1.3%).

Elevation: 605 feet

Land area: 4.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Dolton

  • High school or higher: 82.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 39.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dolton village

  • Never married: 33.4%
  • Now married: 44.8%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

3.7% Foreign born (1.9% Latin America, 0.8% Africa, 0.7% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,631 (+6.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Dolton:

  • INGALLS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; HARVEY, IL)
  • ROSELAND COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; CHICAGO, IL)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL & HEALTH CENTER (about 7 miles; BLUE ISLAND, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dolton:

  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 14 miles; GARY, IN; Abbreviation: GYY)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 15 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 32 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Dolton:

  • LANSING MUNI (about 9 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: IGQ)
  • TINLEY PARK HELISTOP (about 15 miles; CHICAGO/TINLEY PARK, IL; Abbreviation: TF8)
  • MERRILL C MEIGS (about 16 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: CGX)
Amtrak stations near Dolton:

  • 7 miles: HOMEWOOD (181 1ST ST. & PARK AVE.). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: HAMMOND-WHITING (HAMMOND, 1135 CALUMET AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 11 miles: DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dolton:

  • SOUTH SUBURBAN COLLEGE (about 3 miles; SOUTH HOLLAND, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,599)
  • CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,836)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-OLIVE-HARVEY COLLEGE (about 5 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,004)
  • PRAIRIE STATE COLLEGE (about 9 miles; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,523)
  • SAINT XAVIER UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,161)
  • PURDUE UNIVERSITY-CALUMET CAMPUS (about 11 miles; HAMMOND, IN; Full-time enrollment: 6,312)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,188)
Public high school in Dolton:

  • THORNRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,800; Location: 15000 COTTAGE GROVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Dolton:

  • DIEKMAN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 530; Location: 15121 DORCHESTER AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 461; Location: 14151 LINCOLN AVE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • ROOSEVELT JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 458; Location: 111 WEST 146TH ST; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • BERGER-VANDENBERG ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 406; Location: 14833 AVALON AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • HARRIET TUBMAN SCHOOL (Students: 392; Location: 333 EAST 142ND ST; Grades: KG – 06)
  • ROOSEVELT ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 374; Location: 111 WEST 146TH ST; Grades: KG – 06)
  • LINCOLN JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 323; Location: 14151 LINCOLN AVE; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • FRANKLIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 311; Location: 14701 CHICAGO RD; Grades: KG – 06)
  • EARLY CHLDHD CNTR AT H TUBMAN SCH (Students: 54; Location: 333 EAST 142ND ST; Grades: PK – KG)
Private primary/middle schools in Dolton:

  • ST PAUL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 152; Location: 233 E 138TH STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • BIG BEAR DAY CARE (Students: 67; Location: 1630 E 154TH ST; Grades: PK – KG)
  • KIDDY KORNER DAY NURSERY (Students: 60; Location: 14226 GRANT ST; Grades: PK – KG)
  • DISCOVERY CHILD CARE INC (Students: 35; Location: 1515 E 154TH ST; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Dolton:

  • DOLTON P.L.D. (Operating income: $1,006,612; Location: 14037 LINCOLN AVE.; 104,925 books; 4,371 audio materials; 2,999 video materials; 225 serial subscriptions)

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