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Dix is a township in Ford County, in the Champaign-Urbana metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Dix. For links to other places called Dix, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Dix is 40.466N. The longitude is -88.291W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 768 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 686.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Dix demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ford 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 60933 ZIP code.
30% of Dix residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dix ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dix was $18,693, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Dix residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Dix, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $289. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $717.
Ford County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dix political report.
The average commute time for Dix workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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