De Witt County, Illinois Population 2018

De Witt County, Illinois's estimated population is 15,942 with a growth rate of -2.33% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. De Witt County, Illinois is the 68th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201715,942-380-2.33%
201616,3221631.01%
201616,159-28-0.17%
201516,187-31-0.19%
201416,218-158-0.96%
201316,376-117-0.71%
201216,493-56-0.34%
201116,549-44-0.27%
201016,593770.47%
199016,516-1,592-8.79%
198018,1081,1336.67%
197016,975-278-1.61%
196017,2533592.13%
195016,894-1,350-7.40%
194018,244-354-1.90%
193018,598-654-3.40%
192019,2523461.83%
191018,906-66-0.35%
190018,9721,96111.53%
189017,01110.01%
188017,0102,24215.18%
187014,7683,94836.49%
186010,8205,818116.31%
18505,0021,75554.05%
18403,2470.00%

De Witt County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White15,686
Two or More Races360
Some Other Race192
Black or African American55
American Indian and Alaska Native12
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander9
Asian8

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

De Witt County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

De Witt County, Illinois Median Age

43.3


Total

41.7


Male

44.7


Female

De Witt County, Illinois Adults

There are 12,764 adults, (2,922 of which are seniors) in De Witt County, Illinois.

De Witt County, Illinois Age Dependency

65.9

Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

De Witt County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

8,134

49.83%

Male

8,188

50.17%

De Witt County, Illinois Households and Families

De Witt County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

De Witt County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.1%11.9%
All78.5%21.5%
Female72.2%27.8%
Non Family66.8%33.2%
Male66.6%33.4%

78.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

De Witt County, Illinois Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,7212.3978.5
Married3,561388.1
Non Family2,3221.1166.8
Female5183.2472.2
Male3203.4466.6

3

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

De Witt County, Illinois Households

De Witt County, Illinois Education

De Witt County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3503.02%
9th to 12th Grade6085.25%
High School Graduate4,30737.16%
Some College2,91125.11%
Associates Degree1,0509.06%
Bachelors Degree1,69914.66%
Graduate Degree6665.75%

De Witt County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,13410,3282,318
Hispanic217996
Multiple Races19018032
Other Race123724
Black3915
Native American12123
Islander443
Asian443

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 75.00%.

De Witt County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,739$41,623$30,390
Less Than High School$21,464$25,000$11,964
High School Grad$34,179$39,323$26,408
Some College$36,536$42,255$27,367
Bachelors Degree$44,647$55,592$40,250
Graduate Degree$57,045$71,607$53,421

$36,739

Average Earnings

$41,623

Average Male

$30,390

Average Female

De Witt County, Illinois Language

De Witt County, Illinois Language by Age

De Witt County, Illinois Language

97.37% of De Witt County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 2.63% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.09% of the population.

De Witt County, Illinois Poverty

De Witt County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,3151,68310.99%
Hispanic38413334.64%
Multiple36013036.11%
Other1922613.54%
Asian8225.00%
Black8112.50%

11.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.36%

Male Poverty Rate

13.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in De Witt County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in De Witt County, Illinois is Multiple, with 36.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in De Witt County, Illinois is White, with 10.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.81%.

De Witt County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.89%
High School9.16%
Some College6.96%
Bachelors or Greater1.91%

De Witt County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.72%
Male Unemployed39.53%
Female Employed6.41%
Male Employed5.42%

De Witt County, Illinois Income

De Witt County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,510$68,022
Families$69,457$79,897
Married Families$77,405$
Non Families$30,658$43,635

De Witt County, Illinois Marital Status

De Witt County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

56.7%

Female Marriage Rate

De Witt County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

De Witt County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

De Witt County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

De Witt County, Illinois Veterans

De Witt County, Illinois Veterans by War

1,305

Number of Veterans

1,208

Male Veterans

97

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam464
First Gulf War255
Korea124
Second Gulf War106
World War II86

De Witt County, Illinois Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54341
65 to 74331
75+308
55 to 64276
18 to 3449

De Witt County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,28110.37%
2 or More2411.82%
Hispanic20.84%

De Witt County, Illinois Veterans by Education

3.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

De Witt County, Illinois Employment Status

De Witt County, Illinois Employment by Age

66.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

De Witt County, Illinois Employment by Race

De Witt County, Illinois Employment by Education

Population of Cities in De Witt County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Clinton73657147-218-2.96%
Farmer City20282005-23-1.13%
Wapella558538-20-3.58%
Waynesville428424-4-0.93%
Weldon429423-6-1.40%
Kenney324320-4-1.23%
De Witt184180-4-2.17%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990