Dakota is located in north Illinois. Dakota is part of Stephenson County. Dakota has 0.29 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Dakota population is 538, which has grown 7.82% since 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 3.62% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Dakota median household income is $36,912 in 2010-2014 and has has shrunk by 16.00% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 22.70% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Dakota median house value is $93,200 in 2010-2014 and has shrunk by -21.51% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 34.33% and is much lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Dakota is better than the state average in quality. The Dakota area code is 815.