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De Witt, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of DeWitt had a population of 3,268 as of July 1, 2016. De Witt ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for De Witt is located at latitude 34.2874 and longitude -91.3383 in Arkansas County. The formal boundaries for the City of DeWitt (see map below) encompass a land area of 3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Arkansas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 190 feet.

The City of DeWitt (GNIS ID: 2404205) 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 DeWitt is located within Township of La Grue, a minor civil division (MCD) of Arkansas 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.

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


Total Population 3,268
Population in Households 3,128
Population in Familes 2,501
Population in Group Qrtrs 140
Population Density1 1,090
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 1,338
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 859
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,567 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 788 (50.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 550 (35.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 229 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $76,721
Average Home Value $99,112


Median Household Income $30,067
Average Household Income $44,753
Per Capita Income $19,120
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.12% -0.24%
Households -0.33% -0.36%
Families -0.33% -0.57%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
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, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares De Witt to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas 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 # 96 82nd
Population Density1 # 55 90th
Diversity Index2 # 214 61st
Median Household Income # 439 19th
Per Capita Income # 329 39th

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