DeWitt, Arkansas Population 2024

2,862

DeWitt is a city located in Arkansas County Arkansas. DeWitt has a 2024 population of 2,862. DeWitt is currently declining at a rate of -1.24% annually and its population has decreased by -5.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,043 in 2020.

The average household income in DeWitt is $57,733 with a poverty rate of 25.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in DeWitt is 42.2 years, 41 years for males, and 45.4 years for females.

DeWitt Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of DeWitt was:

  • White: 80.41%
  • Black or African American: 16.47%
  • Two or more races: 2.06%
  • Other race: 1.06%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
956.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.95% (-181)
The current population of DeWitt, Arkansas is 2,862 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,043.

DeWitt, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,42680.41%
Black or African American49716.47%
Two or more races622.06%
Other race321.06%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

DeWitt Population by Race

DeWitt Population Pyramid 2024

DeWitt Median Age

42.2

Total

41

Male

45.4

Female

DeWitt Adults

There are 2,277 adults, (567 of whom are seniors) in DeWitt.

DeWitt Age Dependency

76.4

Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

DeWitt Sex Ratio

Female1,57152.07%
Male1,44647.93%

DeWitt Population by Age

DeWitt Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0352.7562.937.1
Non Family4351.6151.348.7
Married3953.2983.316.7
Female1764.145.554.5
Male294.3165.534.5
showing: 5 rows

3.48

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

62.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

DeWitt Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

DeWitt Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

DeWitt Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 97.06%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.91%.

DeWitt Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,842

Average Earnings

$47,064

Average Male

$23,944

Average Female

DeWitt Earnings by Educational Attainment

DeWitt Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

DeWitt Language

97.95% of DeWitt residents speak only English, while 2.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.02% of the population.

DeWitt Language

DeWitt Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,07237918.29%
Black45634675.88%
Multiple55814.55%
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25.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.78%

Male Poverty Rate

30.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in DeWitt

The race most likely to be in poverty in DeWitt is Black, with 75.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in DeWitt is Multiple, with 14.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.3%.

DeWitt Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.74%
High School31.64%
Some College15.74%
Bachelors or Greater5.98%
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DeWitt Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed86.76%
Male Employed8.6%
Female Employed7.61%
Male Unemployed
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DeWitt Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

DeWitt Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

DeWitt Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

32.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.2%

Male Marriage Rate

28.2%

Female Marriage Rate

DeWitt Married by Age and Sex

male

female

DeWitt Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

DeWitt Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

DeWitt Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

152

Number of Veterans

147

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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DeWitt Veterans by War

count

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DeWitt Veterans by Age

count

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DeWitt Veterans by Race

DeWitt Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

65.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

DeWitt Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.1%

Labor Force Participation

48.2%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

DeWitt Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

DeWitt Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

DeWitt Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

75.97%

Born in DeWitt

97.45%

Native Born

2.55%

Foreign Born

2.55%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.45% of DeWitt residents were born in the United States, with 75.97% having been born in Arkansas. 2.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

DeWitt Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,682-36-1.32%
20282,718-36-1.31%
20272,754-36-1.29%
20262,790-36-1.27%
20252,826-36-1.26%
20242,862-36-1.24%
20232,898-36-1.23%
20222,934-36-1.21%
20212,970-73-2.4%
20203,043471.57%
20192,996-48-1.58%
20183,044-29-0.94%
20173,073-51-1.63%
20163,124-32-1.01%
20153,156-31-0.97%
20143,187-49-1.51%
20133,236-32-0.98%
20123,268110.34%
20113,257-19-0.58%
20103,276-276-7.77%
20003,552-1-0.03%
19903,553-375-9.55%
19803,9282005.36%
19703,72870923.48%
19603,0191766.19%
19502,843
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DeWitt Population by Year