De Witt County Information

De Witt in Illinois occupies 405 square miles and has a 2006 population of 16,768, a change from a 2000 population of 16,798 and 16,516 in 1990. 12.3% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 12.1% percent is 25-35, and 14.2% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were acts of violent crime reported in De Witt in 2004, a change from reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 367 people: 4.3% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 5.5%.

Read more about De Witt, Illinois in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyDe Witt 
StateIllinois 
Land Area405 sq. milesRanked 2,572 of 3,140
Population 200616,768Ranked 1,987 of 3,140
Population 200516,658 
Population 200016,798Ranked 1,972 of 3,140
Population 199016,516Ranked 1,891 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion98.2% 
African American.7% 
Asian American.3% 
Native American.2% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56.2% 
Population 5 to 1413.2% 
Population 15 to 2412.3% 
Population 25 to 3412.1% 
Population 35 to 4414.2% 
Population 45 to 5415.3% 
Population 55 to 6410.9% 
Population 65 to 747.9% 
Population 75 and up7.9% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes  
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes  
Robberies  
Aggravated Assaults  
Total Property Crimes  
Burglaries  
Larceny Thefts  
Motor Vehicle Thefts  
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population8,4629,161
Unemployed Population367505
Unemployment Rate4.3%5.5%

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