De Witt County, Illinois Population 2020

De Witt County, Illinois's estimated population is 15,909 with a growth rate of -1.39% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. De Witt County, Illinois is the 67th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201815,769-140-0.88%
201715,909-224-1.39%
201616,133-48-0.30%
201516,181-35-0.22%
201416,216-157-0.96%
201316,373-117-0.71%
201216,490-56-0.34%
201116,546-44-0.27%
201016,590740.45%
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%

How Many People Live in De Witt County, Illinois?

15,909

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,42596.15%
Two or More Races3181.98%
Some Other Race1961.22%
Black or African American760.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.08%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander100.06%
Asian40.02%

De Witt County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2020

De Witt County, Illinois Median Age

43.1


Total

41.7


Male

44.5


Female

De Witt County, Illinois Adults

There are 12,544 adults, (2,943 of whom are seniors) in De Witt County, Illinois.

De Witt County, Illinois Age Dependency

67.1

Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

De Witt County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

8,027

50.04%

Male

8,015

49.96%

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
Married88.5%11.5%
All79.4%20.6%
Male75.4%24.6%
Non Family69.7%30.3%
Female63.3%36.7%

79.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6632.3779.4
Married3,5372.9888.5
Non Family2,2651.1569.7
Female5803.0463.3
Male2813.1275.4

2.93

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

De Witt County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3062.68%
9th to 12th Grade7136.25%
High School Graduate4,21036.92%
Some College2,70323.70%
Associates Degree1,0429.14%
Bachelors Degree1,85816.29%
Graduate Degree5725.02%

De Witt County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,95010,1152,389
Hispanic240978
Multiple Races15714224
Other Race106677
Black3812
Native American13133
Islander554
Asian442

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 islander people with a rate of 80.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,851$44,427$28,483
Less Than High School$22,083$25,813$18,594
High School Grad$34,779$42,608$25,599
Some College$36,389$42,577$25,572
Bachelors Degree$48,043$65,875$40,143
Graduate Degree$57,143$65,625$55,476

$37,851

Average Earnings

$44,427

Average Male

$28,483

Average Female

De Witt County, Illinois Language

De Witt County, Illinois Language by Age

De Witt County, Illinois Language

96.86% of De Witt County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 3.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.77% of the population.

De Witt County, Illinois Poverty

De Witt County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,0061,52210.14%
Hispanic41314033.90%
Multiple3187322.96%
Black5360.00%
Asian4125.00%

11.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.17%

Male Poverty Rate

12.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in De Witt County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in De Witt County, Illinois is Black, with 60.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in De Witt County, Illinois is White, with 10.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.18%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.61%
Some College8.53%
High School6.78%
Bachelors or Greater1.28%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.70%
Male Unemployed21.97%
Female Employed7.44%
Male Employed4.97%

De Witt County, Illinois Income

De Witt County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,591$69,216
Families$69,240$80,673
Married Families$75,508-
Non Families$34,006$44,787

De Witt County, Illinois Marital Status

De Witt County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

55.5%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

De Witt County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

De Witt County, Illinois Veterans

1,134

Number of Veterans

1,075

Male Veterans

59

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam438
First Gulf War229
Korea130
Second Gulf War119
World War II62

De Witt County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1069.11%
2 or More2815.38%

De Witt County, Illinois Veterans by Education

2.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

De Witt County, Illinois Employment Status

66.1%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

De Witt County, Illinois Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

84.95%

Born in Illinois

98.44%

Native Born

1.56%

Foreign Born

1.15%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.44% of De Witt County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 84.95% having been born in Illinois. 1.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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%
  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