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Witt, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Witt had a population of 853 as of July 1, 2017. Witt ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Witt is located at latitude 39.2545 and longitude -89.3492 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the City of Witt (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 663 feet.

The City of Witt (GNIS ID: 2397356) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Witt is located within Township of Witt, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Witt population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Witt, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 853
Daytime Population: Workers 101
Daytime Population: Residents 528
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 629
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 853
Population in Familes 650
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 609
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $50,077
Average Household Income $60,437
Per Capita Income $27,497


Total Housing Units 471 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 303 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 88 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $66,102
Average Home Value $109,786


Total Households 392
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 230
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.78% -0.86%
Households -0.65% -0.78%
Families -0.35% -0.89%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   2.86%

Witt, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Witt to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 756 45th
Population Density # 1009 26th
Diversity Index # 1293 6th
Median Household Income # 839 39th
Per Capita Income # 619 55th

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