De Witt County IL Information


De Witt County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 16,355
Daytime Population: Workers 6,078
Daytime Population: Residents 8,164
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,242
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 16,106
Population in Familes 13,042
Population in Group Qrtrs 249
Population Density2 41
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $50,216
Average Household Income $64,336
Per Capita Income $27,192


Total Housing Units 7,683 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,072 (66.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,698 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 913 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $99,194
Average Home Value $136,140


Total Households 6,770
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 4,538
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 -0.17% -0.34%
Households -0.08% -0.29%
Families -0.24% -0.39%
Median Household Income   0.94%
Per Capita Income   2.62%


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, 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 # 68 34th
Population Density # 60 42nd
Diversity Index # 69 33rd
Median Household Income # 45 57th
Per Capita Income # 37 65th

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