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De Witt township, IL map Land area: 32.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.3 sq. mi.
Population: 465 (all rural)
Males: 241  (51.8%)
Females: 224  (48.2%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 465 (392 owner occupied, 73 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

33%


Races in De Witt township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.2%
  • Black: 1.5%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.4%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • Two or more races: 0.6%

Median age of males: 39.8
Median age of females: 39.8

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Average household size: 2.60

De Witt township:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 2.94

Estimated median household income in 2009: $51,618 ($44,563 in 1999)
This township:

$51,618
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $399 (lower quartile is $370, upper quartile is $697)
Here:

$399
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $99,453 (it was $80,000 in 2000)
De Witt township:

$99,453
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $69,245 - $175,893

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $165,811
Here:

$165,811
State:

$252,233

Mobile homes: $552,257
Here:

$552,257
State:

$35,670
Population density: 14 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

1.3%
Whole state:

10.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

0.8%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: De Witt.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Church in De Witt township: Fullerton Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Barnes Cemetery (1), McCord Cemetery (2), De Witt Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in De Witt township: Clinton Lake State Recreational Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

73% of De Witt township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 54% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 82% lived in Illinois.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 412
  • Northeast: 10
  • Midwest: 29
  • South: 20
  • West: 4

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $153,100

De Witt township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 189
  • Mobile homes: 7

Median worth of mobile homes: $137,500


Housing units in De Witt township with a mortgage: 95 (2 second mortgage, 16 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 42

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 4
  • 1995 to 1998: 8
  • 1990 to 1994: 17
  • 1980 to 1989: 16
  • 1970 to 1979: 26
  • 1960 to 1969: 10
  • 1950 to 1959: 4
  • 1940 to 1949: 21
  • 1939 or earlier: 90

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in De Witt township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 4
  • 4 rooms: 6
  • 5 rooms: 53
  • 6 rooms: 38
  • 7 rooms: 18
  • 8 rooms: 19
  • 9 or more rooms: 20

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in De Witt township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 2
  • 5 rooms: 6
  • 6 rooms: 1
  • 7 rooms: 8
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in De Witt township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 8
  • 2 bedrooms: 37
  • 3 bedrooms: 83
  • 4 bedrooms: 15
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 15

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in De Witt township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 2
  • 2 bedrooms: 8
  • 3 bedrooms: 9
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in De Witt township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 29
  • 2 vehicles: 89
  • 3 vehicles: 34
  • 4 vehicles: 6
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in De Witt township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 6
  • 2 vehicles: 13
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (8%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Finance and insurance (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Food and beverage stores (14%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (6%)
  • Construction (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Engineers (9%)
  • Electricians (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (20%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Accountants and auditors (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in De Witt township:

  • English (16.5%)
  • German (14.3%)
  • United States or American (10.9%)
  • French (except Basque) (10.3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (8.4%)
  • Irish (4.7%)
  • Scottish (4.4%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 164 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 16 (8%)
  • Walked: 9 (5%)
  • Other means: 3 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 8 (4%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (45%)
  • Utility gas (40%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

99.8% of residents of De Witt township speak English at home.
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 475
  • In family households: 435 (122 male householders, 25 female householders)
    120 spouses, 147 children (134 natural, 0 adopted, 13 stepchildren), 13 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 3 other relatives, 3 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 40 (25 male householders (24 living alone)), 13 female householders (13 living alone)), 2 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 80 2-persons, 17 3-persons, 25 4-persons, 21 5-persons, 4 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 37 1-person, 1 2-persons,

88 married couples with children.
16 single-parent households (7 men, 9 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 4
Here:

5.3%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2
Here:

12.5%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2
Here:

28.6%
Illinois:

25.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in De Witt township:

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