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De Witt, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of De Witt had a population of 5,435 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for De Witt is located at latitude 41.8224 and longitude -90.5439 in Clinton County. The formal boundaries for the City of De Witt (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clinton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 709 feet.

The City of De Witt (GNIS ID: 2394476) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of De Witt is located within Township of De Witt, a minor civil division (MCD) of Clinton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with De Witt population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for De Witt: DeWitt, Vandenburg, Vanderburg.

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De Witt, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,435
Population in Households 5,340
Population in Familes 4,329
Population in Group Qrtrs 95
Population Density1 908
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 2,269
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 1,462
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,367 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,589 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 680 (28.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 98 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $148,031
Average Home Value $175,598


Median Household Income $57,663
Average Household Income $66,544
Per Capita Income $27,845
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.34% -0.06%
Households 0.44% 0.02%
Families 0.52% -0.05%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

De Witt, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares De Witt to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 70 93rd
Population Density1 # 355 65th
Diversity Index2 # 377 63rd
Median Household Income # 282 72nd
Per Capita Income # 414 59th

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