Dwight, IL Population

Population: 4,363. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,360 (-0.1% change)
Males: 2,042 (46.8%), Females: 2,321 (53.2%)

Livingston County

Zip code: 60420

Median resident age: 36.6 years
Median household income: $40,071
Median house value: $94,100

Races in Dwight:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.4%)
  • Hispanic (2.8%)
  • Other race (1.2%)
  • Black (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (30.9%), Irish (19.5%), United States (8.3%), Danish (7.2%), English (6.8%), Italian (4.5%).

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 2.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Dwight

  • High school or higher: 80.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 11.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dwight village

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

1.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +106 (+2.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Dwight:

  • MORRIS HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; MORRIS, IL)
  • SAINT JAMES HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; PONTIAC, IL)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL (about 29 miles; STREATOR, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dwight:

  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 55 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; Abbreviation: BMI)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 67 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 71 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Dwight:

  • DWIGHT (about 2 miles; DWIGHT, IL; Abbreviation: DTG)
  • PONTIAC MUNICIPAL (about 18 miles; PONTIAC, IL; Abbreviation: PNT)
  • MORRIS MUNI – JAMES R. WASHBURN FIELD (about 23 miles; MORRIS, IL; Abbreviation: C09)
Amtrak station:
DWIGHT (119 W. MAIN ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dwight:

  • JOLIET JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 34 miles; JOLIET, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,075)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST FRANCIS (about 38 miles; JOLIET, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,361)
  • OLIVET NAZARENE UNIVERSITY (about 39 miles; BOURBONNAIS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,207)
  • LEWIS UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; ROMEOVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,974)
  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; OGLESBY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 48 miles; SUGAR GROVE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,834)
  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)
Public high schools in Dwight:

  • DWIGHT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 310; Location: 801 S FRANKLIN ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • DWIGHT CORRECTIONAL CENTER (Students: 220; Location: P O BOX 5001; Grades: 12 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Dwight:

  • DWIGHT COMMON SCHOOL (Students: 739; Location: 801 S COLUMBIA ST; Grades: PK – 08)

Libraries

Library in Dwight:

  • PRAIRIE CREEK P.L.D. (Operating income: $363,156; Location: 501 CARRIAGE HOUSE LANE; 21,749 books; 874 audio materials; 2,057 video materials; 83 serial subscriptions)

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