DeWitt County is located in central Illinois. The County Seat is Clinton and the largest city is Clinton. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.dewittcountyill.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 16,284 and the 2010 census population was 16,561. The land area is 397.51 square miles and there are 41.7 persons per square mile.
97.3% of the population is White, 0.8% is Black or African American, 2.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 92.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $107,100, there are 6,802 households, an average of 2.38 persons per household. The per capita income is $26,704, the median household income is $51,051, and 14% of the persons in DeWitt County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,165. Retail sales (in $1000) were $188,199, and sales per capita were $11,527. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 0%.
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