De Witt County IL Information


De Witt County Subdivisions

De Witt County IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,751
Population in Households 16,502
Population in Familes 13,366
Population in Group Qrtrs 249
Population Density1 42
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 6,935
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 4,655
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,716 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,217 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,718 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 781 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $98,688
Average Home Value $132,739


Median Household Income $49,117
Average Household Income $61,687
Per Capita Income $26,086
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.18% -0.01%
Households 0.29% 0.06%
Families 0.13% -0.04%
Median Household Income   -0.33%
Per Capita Income   1.24%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


De Witt County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares De Witt County to the other 102 counties and county equivalents in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 67 35th
Population Density1 # 61 41st
Diversity Index2 # 68 34th
Median Household Income # 40 62nd
Per Capita Income # 38 64th

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