Homes for Sale in Dixon, IL

Houses Listed for Sale in Dixon, IL

Houses Listed for Sale in Dixon, IL

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David Flannery & Debbie Flannery

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Serving The Whiteside County IL, Lee County IL, Carroll County IL, & Ogle County Area


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Why Move to Dixon, IL?

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Dixon is a small town in Lee County, east of Rock Falls. It is a thriving community of about 16,000 people that will give you that hometown feeling you crave. Dixon is about 100 miles west of downtown Chicago, so the city is never too far away, even if you miss it.

The town was founded in February 1839 by Henry Lee II. It is steeped in history and is dotted with dedications to our military.

Before Abraham Lincoln marched through, “Father” John Dixon arrived and bought the land from Joseph Ogee, who first settled here.

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Dixon is also famous for raising our 40th president, Ronald Reagan.

Homes for Sale in Dixon, IL

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Home prices in the Dixon area are relatively low, but homes have increased 9.1% in the last 10 years. In the last year alone, home prices have increased 5%. The average price of a home in Dixon is $120,440. The average effective property tax rate for Lee County is 2.13%.

Employment in Dixon

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Dixon has a well-educated workforce and a stable local industry. The major industries in Dixon are agriculture, retail trade, health care, government, and manufacturing. According to the data, the major public sector employers include government and local schools. Raynor Manufacturing and KSB Hospital are the major private employers.


Dixon is in the center of four major highways and one interstate highway, I-88. The Mendota train station is a short 30-minute drive on Route 52. There is also a Greyhound Bus Station. Dixon has its own airport, the Charles R. Walgreen Field. Whiteside County Airport in Rock Falls is a 15-minute drive from Dixon. O’Hare International Airport is only a 1½-hour drive away.

Cost of Living


Because Dixon is a small town, the cost of living is relatively low. This is reflected in housing and rental prices. The cost of living in Dixon is 25.1% lower than the US average.


Dixon Online

No matter where you live, Internet access is important. In Dixon, 85% of the population has access to the Internet. Residential customers have a choice of eight companies: Xfinity, Century Link, Rise Broadband, Viasat, HughesNet, NextLink,, and Leaf River Telephone Company.


Having adequate medical care nearby is important if you are considering a move. Dixon has a broad provider network that covers social services, mental health, outpatient dialysis, counseling, outpatient treatment and more. KSB Hospital is an 80-bed acute care hospital and is also a teaching hospital.

Popular Events in Dixon, IL

There are a variety of events to entertain you and your family throughout the year such as:

  • Homes for Sale in Dixon IL - Dixon IL Petunia FestivalPetunia Festival
  • Venetian Night on the Riverfront
  • Blues-Brews-and BBQ
  • Reagan Trail Days
  • Gardenstock Arts & Music Fest
  • Scarecrow Festival

Sterling is just a short 15-minute drive west of Dixon and also holds many events.

Schools in Dixon IL

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Each year, the Dixon Metro Area spends $11,714 per student. The US average is $12,383. 29.8% of households have children under 18. So you can see that education is important in Dixon.

Dixon has 8 schools–five public and 3 private. Teacher-to-student ratios are an important factor when considering a move to a new area. There are 15 students to every teacher in Dixon, which means your children will have more time to receive quality instruction.

Preschools and Elementary Schools

Washington Elementary School

Jefferson Elementary School

Madison School

Middle Schools

Reagan Middle School

High Schools

Dixon High School

Private Schools

Lovett Child Development Center

St. Anne Elementary School

St. Mary Elementary & Jr. High School


Dixon has more than 1,100 acres of land set aside for parks. The Meadows alone includes 500 acres for various recreational activities, including a golf driving range, multi-use trails, bow hunting, soccer fields, football fields and more.

Veterans Memorial Park honors all military veterans and houses war equipment such as a howitzer, M-60 tank and Cobra helicopter. The 9/11 Memorial and Legacy Stone Walkway is dedicated to local area veterans.


There are a variety of restaurants in Dixon that will satisfy even the most discriminating palate. In the surrounding area, there are specialty shops, boutiques, antique stores, bars and hotels. For golf enthusiasts, there are two golf courses in Dixon and four golf courses in neighboring Sterling.

Fun Facts About Dixon

Ronald Reagan: Dixon was the boyhood home of Ronald Reagan. He was born in Tampico but moved to Dixon when he was 9 years old.

Abraham Lincoln: joined the Illinois militia in 1832 at Fort Dixon. Dixon is also the site of the Lincoln Monument State Memorial. It is the only known statue of Lincoln in military uniform.

In Conclusion

Dixon is a very friendly and proud community. It’s a town where everyone knows your name, yet it’s big enough to house large retail stores.

If you care about your children’s education, the 1:15 teacher to student ratio offers better opportunities for your children. It’s a wonderful place to live and work. If you are looking for small-town living, Dixon will feel like home.



Team Flannery | Debbie & David Flannery

David Flannery & Debbie Flannery
eXp Realty LLC
Team Flannery

(815) 973-0533

Serving The Whiteside County IL, Lee County IL, Carroll County IL, & Ogle County Area


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