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See what Dolton, IL has to offer.

Who Lives Here

Dolton Demographics

Education

High School

24%

Associate's

27%

Bachelor's

8%

Master's

4%

Doctorate

37%

Family Size

2 people

44%

3 people

26%

4 people

14%

5 people

7%

6+ people

8%

Household Income

0-50k

53%

50-100k

29%

100-150k

12%

150-200k

4%

200k+

1%

Age

0-10

13%

10-20

16%

20-45

31%

45-65

27%

65+

13%

Getting Around Dolton

Dolton Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

10%

15-30 Mins

24%

30-40 Mins

19%

40-60 Mins

19%

60+ Mins

27%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 4646

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 13 of 21 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 15 of 21 renters

Percentage: 4848

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

No

Say 12 of 21 renters

Top Scores: Grocery, Restaurant, Nightlife

Things To Do In Dolton

Top Score

Grocery Stores

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The food shops around here are few and far between.

  1. A high number of grocery stores per resident
  2. 38% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. Significantly more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Dolton serves up a dining scene that's only lukewarm.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 61% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 28% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll need to stock up the mini-bar. Dolton is running dry.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. 40% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. Significantly more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Honk if you see a gas station.

  1. A high number of gas stations per resident
  2. 49% fewer gas stations than average
  3. 54% more gas stations than areas of a similar size

Coffee

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Stock up on your home beans, because this place is out of brew.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 100% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. 100% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Parks

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Room for improvement. More parks please.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 100% fewer parks than average
  3. 100% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This place is great for recovering shopaholics - a low retail score.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 52% fewer shops than average
  3. A standard number of shops compared to areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Do you even lift, bro? Dolton is weak on fitness.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 100% fewer gyms than average
  3. 100% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We're not mutts about Dolton.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 100% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. 100% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An all around mediocre performance for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 100% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. 100% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The lack of medical care round here is a little hard to swallow

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 100% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. 100% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Dolton Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 18 of 21 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 15 of 21 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 15 of 21 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 14 of 21 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 13 of 21 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 13 of 21 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 12 of 21 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 12 of 21 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 11 of 21 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

No

Say 11 of 21 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 12 of 21 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 13 of 21 renters

Safe For Families

No

Say 13 of 21 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 13 of 21 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 15 of 21 renters

Pet Friendly

No

Say 15 of 21 renters

Quiet Area

No

Say 15 of 21 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 16 of 21 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 16 of 21 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 20 of 21 renters

Dolton Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Dolton

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What You Need to Know

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All About

Living in Dolton, IL

A small city located in Illinois, Dolton has just over 23,000 residents. The city's residents, with an average age of just over 37, are younger than most cities in Illinois. The majority of Dolton residents own their homes, and 35% of residents rent. With an average rent of $1,251 a month, exceeding the state average by $199 a month, relatively high rent costs may be a contributing factor in the higher levels of ownership.

With an average commute time of about 43 minutes, slower than most cities in the state, Dolton residents have found that it takes some patience getting to work. Driving is the most common way to get to work, opted for by 30% of workers, while public transit is used by just 6% of the population. Walking isn't a common means of commuting to work.

Among Dolton residents over the age of 25, 11% have earned a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree. Many Dolton residents work in one of three industries: healthcare, retail, and warehousing. Combined, these industries account for 19% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the city's residents work in sales, making it the top profession in the city. Dolton workers earn an average annual income of just over $54K, less than the average Illinois resident. Dolton's average income also trails the national average of $73,345.