De Witt County, Illinois Population 2019

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%

De Witt County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White14,604
Two or More Races1,225
Some Other Race196
Black or African American76
American Indian and Alaska Native29
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander27
Asian19

De Witt County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2019

De Witt County, Illinois Median Age

42.8


Total

41.4


Male

44.4


Female

De Witt County, Illinois Adults

There are 12,630 adults, (2,927 of whom are seniors) in De Witt County, Illinois.

De Witt County, Illinois Age Dependency

66.7

Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

De Witt County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

8,091

50.02%

Male

8,085

49.98%

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
Married87.7%12.3%
All77.9%22.1%
Non Family69.3%30.7%
Female64.2%35.8%
Male54.4%45.6%

77.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,7042.3777.9
Married3,5322.9987.7
Non Family2,2591.1369.3
Female6173.0864.2
Male2963.0554.4

2.93

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

De Witt County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3483.04%
9th to 12th Grade6135.35%
High School Graduate4,26937.24%
Some College2,88425.16%
Associates Degree1,0238.92%
Bachelors Degree1,71714.98%
Graduate Degree6095.31%

De Witt County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,3979,6322,176
Multiple Races736687113
Hispanic2261057
Other Race136836
Black4317
Native American29298
Asian18189
Islander141413

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 92.86%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,694$42,473$28,626
Less Than High School$20,096$21,683$15,486
High School Grad$34,355$40,986$26,545
Some College$36,220$42,559$26,461
Bachelors Degree$45,594$61,102$39,665
Graduate Degree$54,091$56,458$53,295

$36,694

Average Earnings

$42,473

Average Male

$28,626

Average Female

De Witt County, Illinois Language

De Witt County, Illinois Language by Age

De Witt County, Illinois Language

96.82% of De Witt County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 3.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.57% of the population.

De Witt County, Illinois Poverty

De Witt County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,2141,64011.54%
Multiple1,22535128.65%
Hispanic40513132.35%
Other1962814.29%
Asian19210.53%
Black10220.00%

13.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.27%

Male Poverty Rate

15.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in De Witt County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in De Witt County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 32.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in De Witt County, Illinois is Asian, with 10.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.58%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.58%
Some College10.19%
High School9.98%
Bachelors or Greater1.82%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed56.05%
Male Unemployed37.92%
Female Employed7.50%
Male Employed6.74%

De Witt County, Illinois Income

De Witt County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,411$66,483
Families$68,337$77,839
Married Families$78,507-
Non Families$33,821$42,285

De Witt County, Illinois Marital Status

De Witt County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

56.0%

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

1,203

Number of Veterans

1,147

Male Veterans

56

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam460
First Gulf War241
Korea119
Second Gulf War91
World War II88

De Witt County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0979.50%
2 or More10613.45%

De Witt County, Illinois Veterans by Education

4.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

De Witt County, Illinois Employment Status

66.6%

Labor Force Participation

62%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

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