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Population in 2014: 486 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.6%
 
Males: 238  (49.0%)
Females: 248  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  37.8 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 61018.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $37,653 (it was $43,942 in 2000)
Dakota:

$37,653
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,102 (it was $18,440 in 2000)

Dakota village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $99,118 (it was $78,800 in 2000)
Dakota:

$99,118
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $104,845; Detached houses: $105,489

Median gross rent in 2016: $604.

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  • Races in Dakota, IL (2010)

    Dakota races chart
    • 48696.0%White alone
    • 122.4%Hispanic
    • 71.4%Two or more races
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

Races in Dakota detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Dakota: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (38.5%), American (17.3%), Dutch (3.0%), English (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/11/1869

Elevation: 940 feet

Land area: 0.29 square miles.

Population density: 1,687 people per square mile   (low).

Dakota,IL real estate house value index trend

Dakota, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Dakota:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dakota village:

  • Never married: 26.8%
  • Now married: 47.0%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 21.8%

10 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America).

This village:

2.0%
Illinois:

13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Dakota, Illinois as of November 18, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Dakota to the number of sex offenders is 496 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,247 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,313 (2.1%)

Dakota satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rockford, IL (24.6 miles , pop. 150,115).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (47.9 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (101.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Rock City, IL (1.8 miles ), Cedarville, IL (2.4 miles ), Davis, IL (2.5 miles ), Ridott, IL (2.6 miles) , Lake Summerset, IL (2.8 miles ), Orangeville, IL (2.9 miles ), Freeport, IL (2.9 miles ), Pecatonica, IL (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $90,300
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $108,200
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $122,900
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $122,900
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $122,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.39 N, Longitude: 89.52 W

Area code: 815

Dakota household income distribution Dakota home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.8%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -51 (-9.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (45%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (38%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (31%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Dakota: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Dakota, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Dakota-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 54% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 46.5 miles away from the Dakota village center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.0 miles away from the village center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dakota-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 285.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 71.8 miles away from Dakota center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 261.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 318.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 284.6 miles away from Dakota center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 273.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Stephenson County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dakota topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Dakota:

  • PROVENA ST JOSEPH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FREEPORT, IL)
  • FHN HOME HEALTHCARE AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; FREEPORT, IL)
  • FHN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; FREEPORT, IL)
  • MANOR COURT OF FREEPORT (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FREEPORT, IL)
  • FREEPORT REHAB AND HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; FREEPORT, IL)
  • STEPHENSON NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; FREEPORT, IL)
  • MEDINA NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; DURAND, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dakota:

  • Rock Valley College (about 28 miles; Rockford, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,269)
  • Kishwaukee College (about 46 miles; Malta, IL; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Edgewood College (about 47 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 48 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 48 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • Northern Illinois University (about 50 miles; Dekalb, IL; FT enrollment: 18,126)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 51 miles; Whitewater, WI; FT enrollment: 11,124)

Public high school in Dakota:

Public elementary/middle school in Dakota:

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Notable location: Dakota Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Dakota: Dakota United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Stephenson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 55.6. This is better than average.

City:

55.6
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 35.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.15. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.15
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.3%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 40.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 39.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  73.4%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.0%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Illinois average:

12.1

Dakota travel time to work - commute Dakota mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Dakota village (based on Stephenson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,64043
Mainline Protestant8,03331
Catholic5,2515
Black Protestant1,3669
Other2753
Orthodox151
None15,131-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 11
Stephenson County:

2.36 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Stephenson County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Stephenson County:

3.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
Here:

7.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.5%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Stephenson County:

28.3%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.0%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

34.9%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.7%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

31.1
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

39.1%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

20.8%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

75.0%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Dakota:

49.4%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

85.7%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dakota, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$238
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$1,257
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,600$43,2000$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$600
Sewerage 1$3,264$39,1680$0
Water Supply 1$3,600$43,2000$0
Totals for Government 3$10,464$41,85611$2,095

Dakota government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $31,000 ($63.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $25,000 ($51.44)
    Central Staff Services: $19,000 ($39.09)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($32.92)
    Water Utilities: $13,000 ($26.75)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($10.29)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($10.29)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($8.23)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($8.23)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $22,000 ($45.27)

Dakota government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $48,000 ($98.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $25,000 ($51.44)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($22.63)
    General Revenue, NEC: $9,000 ($18.52)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $19,000 ($39.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $59,000 ($121.40)
    Highways: $14,000 ($28.81)
  • Tax - Property: $8,000 ($16.46)

Dakota government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $547,000 ($1125.51)

3.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,122 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.77%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Winnebago County, IL  0.71% ($32,187 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.27% ($36,269)
from Jo Daviess County, IL  0.27% ($26,538)


4.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,871 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.51%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Winnebago County, IL  0.74% ($30,683 average AGI)
to Ogle County, IL  0.29% ($35,339)
to Jo Daviess County, IL  0.25% ($35,128)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dakota:

  • WFRL (1570 AM; 5 kW; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: MAYFAIR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTJK (1380 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BELOIT, IL; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WROK (1440 AM; 5 kW; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WEKZ (1260 AM; 1 kW; MONROE, WI; Owner: RONALD M. SPIELMAN & SCOTT THOMPSON)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dakota:

  • WNIE (89.1 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WXXQ (98.5 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFPS (92.1 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: MAYFAIR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEKZ-FM (93.7 FM; MONROE, WI; Owner: RONALD M.SPIELMAN & SCOTT THOMPSON)
  • WFEN (88.3 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAITH ACADEMY, DBA WFEN)
  • WKMQ-FM (96.7 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQLF (102.1 FM; LENA, IL; Owner: LENA RADIO BROADCASTING)
  • WYHY (95.3 FM; WINNEBAGO, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGFB (103.1 FM; ROCKTON, IL; Owner: WRWC, Inc.)
  • W211AQ (90.1 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WSEY (95.7 FM; OREGON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WGSL (91.1 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE CENTER SCHOOL)
  • WKPO (105.9 FM; EVANSVILLE, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WQFL (100.9 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUEST FOR LIFE, INC.)
  • WZOK (97.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJVL (99.9 FM; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Dakota:

  • WREX-TV (Channel 13; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WREX TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WIFR (Channel 23; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVO (Channel 17; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WINNEBAGO TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WFBN-LP (Channel 33; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WISC-TV (Channel 3; MADISON, WI; Owner: TELEVISION WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WQRF-TV (Channel 39; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUORUM OF ROCKFORD LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMSN-TV (Channel 47; MADISON, WI; Owner: WMSN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKOW-TV (Channel 27; MADISON, WI; Owner: WKOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHA-TV (Channel 21; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WMTV (Channel 15; MADISON, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WQFL-CA (Channel 8; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAMILY VALUES ORGANIZATION, INC.)
  • WCFC-CA (Channel 51; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS OF CHICAGOLAND, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 2,800Total average daily traffic
  • 224Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,821Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • DAVID SEYKOTA, 6274 N. Dakota Road (Lat: 42.392667 Lon: -89.535333), Type: 78.6, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 2029553000, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW, SUITE 100
  • DAVID SEYKOTA, 6274 N. Dakota Road (Lat: 42.392667 Lon: -89.535333), Type: 78.6, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 2029553000, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW, SUITE 100

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • .3 Mi W Of N Schoney Rd E Hickory Grove Rd (Lat: 42.438889 Lon: -89.555111), Call Sign: KNDR555, Licensee ID: L00539599
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.115 MHzGrant Date: 07/04/2002, Expiration Date: 08/26/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/27/2012Registrant: Dakota, Township Of, 205 South West St., Dakota, IL 61018, Phone: (815) 449-2561, Email:
  • 3643 E Cedarville Rd (Lat: 42.373639 Lon: -89.541778), Call Sign: KNED572, Licensee ID: L00656695
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.975 MHzGrant Date: 03/20/2003, Expiration Date: 03/08/2013, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2013Registrant: William Motter, 3643 E Cedarville, Dakota, IL 61018
  • Lat: 42.395306 Lon: -89.591528, Call Sign: WQXJ996
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.915 MHzGrant Date: 03/29/2016, Expiration Date: 03/29/2026, Certifier: Lance KoesterRegistrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • DAKOTA WT, Lat: 42.388556 Lon: -89.525278, Type: Tank, Structure height: 42 m, Overall height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WQLX341
    Assigned Frequencies: 3675.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/18/2010, Expiration Date: 03/25/2020, Certifier: Bret WestwoodRegistrant: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, 1333 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 887-4524, Email:
  • DAKOTA WT, Lat: 42.388556 Lon: -89.525278, Type: Tank, Structure height: 42 m, Overall height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WQLX341
    Assigned Frequencies: 3675.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/18/2010, Expiration Date: 03/25/2020, Certifier: Bret WestwoodRegistrant: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, 1333 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 887-4524, Email:
  • DAKOTA WT, Corner Of Hwy 32 A And Oak St (Lat: 42.388556 Lon: -89.525278), Type: Tank, Structure height: 39.6 m, Overall height: 40.2 m, Call Sign: WQPE801
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHz, 11625.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11625.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz... (+34 more)Grant Date: 04/25/2012, Expiration Date: 04/25/2022, Certifier: Scott PerichRegistrant: Essex Telcom Dba T6 Broadband, 1890 Chrysler Dr, Belvidere, IL 61008, Phone: (815) 544-1168, Fax: (815) 380-6512, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB9QDA, Licensee ID: L01262890, Grant Date: 04/02/2007, Expiration Date: 04/16/2017, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2012, Certifier: George H Hoefer Jr, Registrant: George H Hoefer Jr, 301 Center St, Dakota, IL 61018
  • Call Sign: KB9RZC, Licensee ID: L01335838, Grant Date: 10/25/2007, Expiration Date: 01/23/2018, Certifier: Ervin L Kincannon, Registrant: Ervin L Kincannon, 6990 Henderson Rd, Dakota, IL 61018
  • Call Sign: KC9JKZ, Licensee ID: L01148038, Grant Date: 05/04/2006, Expiration Date: 05/04/2016, Certifier: Karen E Hoefer, Registrant: Karen E Hoefer, Dakota, IL 61018
  • Call Sign: N9WSQ, Previous Call Sign: KB9QDA, Licensee ID: L01262890, Grant Date: 05/11/2012, Expiration Date: 05/11/2022, Certifier: George H Hoefer Jr, Registrant: George H Hoefer Jr, 301 Center St, Dakota, IL 61018

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dakota that have no violations reported:

  • DAKOTA (Population served: 499, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Most common first names in Dakota, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Florence782.5 years
William777.6 years
Charles575.6 years
Mary581.6 years
Albert483.3 years
Elsie480.9 years
Helen482.5 years
Grace483.7 years
Clarence472.3 years
John480.2 years
Most common last names in Dakota, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Henze578.4 years
Wise580.4 years
Bordner469.2 years
Meier485.7 years
Mitchell482.5 years
Rupnow487.7 years
Jensen378.7 years
Keister376.0 years
Graybill379.7 years
Houser383.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (31%)

Dakota compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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