Dolton Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Dolton, IL

General Dolton Information

State: Illinois

County: Cook County

Close cities: Hazel Crest, IL, Lansing, IL, Dixmoor, IL, Merrionette Park, IL, South Chicago Heights, IL, Essex, IL, Posen, IL, Hometown, IL, Greenwood, IL, Chatham, IL, Park Forest, IL, Oak Forest, IL, Ford Heights, IL, Markham, IL, University Park, IL, Flossmoor, IL, Chicago Heights, IL, Country Club Hills, IL, Blue Island, IL, Calumet Park, IL, Cornell, IL, Homewood, IL, Calumet City, IL, Alsip, IL, Harvey, IL, Burnham, IL, Thornton, IL, Glenwood, IL, Midlothian, IL, East Hazel Crest, IL, Robbins, IL, South Holland, IL, Olympia Fields, IL, Crestwood, IL, Lynwood, IL, Matteson, IL, Phoenix, IL, Riverdale, IL, Burnside, IL, Woodlawn, IL

Dolton Population (census data)
Total 24,032 (-5.5% since 2000)
Male 11,156 (46.4%)
Female 12,876 (53.6%)

Population Density: 5,280 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 101.0 (US Avg is 100)

Dolton Elevation: 605 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1893

Land Area: 4.55 square miles

Median Household Income: $54,965

Zip Codes: 60419.

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Dolton Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Black (82.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (13.2%)
  • Hispanic (3.1%)
  • Other race (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (3.7%)
  • Polish (2.6%)
  • Subsaharan African (2.6%)
  • Irish (2.4%)
  • Italian (1.4%)
  • Swedish (1.3%)
Foriegn Born: 958 people (4.0%)
  • Latin America (55.9%)
  • Africa (23.5%)
  • Asia (20.6%)

Local Dolton Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox
NFL Football: Chicago Bears, Indianapolis Colts
NBA Basketball: Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: Chicago Blackhawks
NCAA Sports: Chicago State University, University of Illinois, DePaul University

Dolton School Information

High Schools
Lincoln Junior High School (14151 Lincoln Avenue, Dolton, IL, 60419 - Dolton School District 148 District)
Roosevelt Junior High School (111 W 146th Street, Dolton, IL, 60419 - Dolton School District 148 District)
Thornridge High School (15000 Cottage Grove, Dolton, IL, 60419 - Thornton Township High School District 205 District)
Elementary Schools
Berger-Vandenberg Elementary School (14833 Avalon Avenue, Dolton, IL, 60419 - Dolton School District 149 District)
Diekman Elementary School (15121 Dorchester Avenue, Dolton, IL, 60419 - Dolton School District 149 District)
Franklin Elementary School (14701 Chicago Road, Dolton, IL, 60419 - Dolton School District 148 District)
Lincoln Elementary School (14151 Lincoln Avenue, Dolton, IL, 60419 - Dolton School District 148 District)
Roosevelt Elementary School (111 W 146th Street, Dolton, IL, 60419 - Dolton School District 148 District)
Other/Private Schools
Harriet Tubman School (333 E 142nd Street, Dolton, IL, 60419 - Dolton School District 148 District)

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