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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    B
De Witt County is located in Illinois with a population of 16,176. Living in De Witt County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In De Witt County there are a lot of bars. Many families and retirees live in De Witt County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in De Witt County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$98,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$562
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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De Witt County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    98.2
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    196.4
    40.7
  • Robbery
    14
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    869.8
    500.1
  • Theft
    785.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    14
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%

Working in De Witt County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$55,411
National
$55,322

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