Livability Score

81
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities B-

There are some amenities close to this location.
Coffee (0) F
Entertainment (5) A+
The Dixon: Historic Theatre
Theatre Arts
The Next Picture Show
Art Gallery
Northwest Territory Historic Center
Museum
Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home Visitor Center
Museum
Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home
Museum
Food and Drink (18) D-
McDonald's
Fast Food
Subway
Fast Food
Hardee's
Fast Food
Wendy's
Fast Food
Dunkin'
Fast Food
KFC
Fast Food
Little Caesars
Fast Food
Jimmy John's
Fast Food
Domino's
Fast Food
Panda Express
Fast Food
Arthur's Deli
Fast Food
Arby's
Fast Food
moose
Bar
Burger King
Fast Food
Dairy Queen
Fast Food
Last Stop
Bar
Subway
Fast Food
Culver's
Fast Food
Taco Bell
Fast Food
Fitness (3) A+
Rhuomai Studio
Gym
Gymnastics Divine
Gym
Dixon Senior Center
Community Centre
Groceries (3) F
Baker Street
Bakery
Walmart Supercenter
Grocery Store
ALDI
Grocery Store
Parks (24) A+
Reagan Peace Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Howell Park
Park
Heritage Crossing
Park
Dement Park
Park
President's Park
Park
Haymarket Square
Park
Ballou Park
Park
Kiwanis Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
John Dixon Park
Park
E.C. Smith Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Washington Field
Park
Grace K Johnson Park
Park
John C Roe Park
Park
Page Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Veterans Memorial Park
Park
Reynolds Field
Park
Vaile Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Meadows Park
Park
Shops (8) F
Trein's Jewelry Inc.
Fashion
The Asterisk Boutique
Clothing
Snyders
Convenience Store
Citgo
Convenience Store
Ace Hardware
Home Improvement
Dollar Tree
Discount Store
Road Ranger
Convenience Store
Mobil Mart
Convenience Store
Granny Rose Animal Shelter
Pets
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commute F

Of all people who commute, 0.9% take public transportation in Dixon.
Public Transit Stops (0)
Stops & Stations
F
Workers Taking Public Transit
0.9%
F
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cost of living A+

The cost of living in Dixon is 82/100 - which is 15% lower than Illinois.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
A+
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
D+
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crime A+

Dixon crime rates are 701 per 100k, which is 64% lower than Illinois
Property Crime
585 crimes per 100k
A+
Violent Crime
117 crimes per 100k
A+
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employment C

The median income in Dixon is $46,479 - which is 21% lower than Illinois.
Med. Household Income
$46,479
F
Unemployment Rate
1.3%
A+
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health A+

There are some hospitals, police and fire stations.
Health & Safety (6)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
A+
Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital
Hospital
Dr. Michael Mathewson, DDS
Dentist
Dixon Police Department
Police
Dixon Fire Department
Fire Station
Walgreens
Pharmacy
Lee County Law Enforcement Center
Police
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
B
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housing A+

Dixon home prices are $93,500 - which is 47% lower than Illinois
Home Price
$93,500
F
Home Appreciation Rate
1%
C+
Home Affordability
2x (home price to income ratio)
A+
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schools D-

The Dixon graduation rate is 79% - which is 7% lower than Illinois
School Test Scores
24%
F
High School Grad. Rates
79%
D+
Elementary Schools (7) F
Washington Elem School
Lee Cty Sped-Life Skills (2-5 Grade)
Madison School
Reagan Middle School
Jefferson Elem School
St Anne School
High Schools (4) A+
Lee Cty Sped-Transitions
Lee Cty Sped-Life Skills (9-12 Grades)
Dixon High School
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ratings A+

Dixon has an overall rating of 97% from 4 reviews.
User Reviews (1)
From AreaVibes
A+
User Surveys (3)
From AreaVibes
A+
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Dixon, Illinois, My Home! 5 rating By Anonymous ( May 16, 2018) I love living in Dixon, Illinois and think it's a great place to raise a family! There's a lot of rich history in this town and plenty to do no matter what day of the week it may be and regardless of the time of year!

Some of the awesome attractions that we have here are the R
...Read More onald Reagan boyhood home where our 40th president spent a majority of his time growing up, the John Deere Historic Site, The Lincoln Monument in President's Park, and the Loveland Community House!

If you really want to take a step back in time check out my favorite attraction, the Franklin Creek Grist Mill and you will honestly feel like you are walking in a different century!

There are new job opportunities all the time here in Dixon, the community and involvement is great too! We have several different types of restaurants to choose from no matter what sounds good for dinner tonight! And the stores that we have give you the chance to truly find something that you won't find anywhere else! Read Less
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B- Amenities

Are there many local amenities in Dixon? Yes, there are some amenities close to this location.

Parks

Reagan Peace Park
Unknown Name
Howell Park
Heritage Crossing
Dement Park
President's Park
Haymarket Square
Ballou Park

Entertainment

The Dixon: Historic Theatre
The Next Picture Show
Northwest Territory Historic Center
Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home Visitor Center
Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home

Food & Drink

McDonald's
Subway
Hardee's
Wendy's
Dunkin'
KFC
Little Caesars
Jimmy John's

F Commute

Is public transit available in Dixon? Of all people who commute, 0.9% take public transportation in Dixon.
Drive to Work
84%

7% higher than the US average

Take Public Transit
1%

4% lower than the US average

Walk to Work
0%

2% lower than the US average

A+ Health & Safety

Is Dixon a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are many hospitals, police and fire stations.

Hospitals

Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital

Pharmacies

Walgreens

Doctors

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