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DeWitt, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of DeWitt is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Clinton County at latitude 42.8359 and longitude -84.5756. Clinton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 837 feet.

The formal official name is the City of DeWitt, but most people and references simply refer to it as DeWitt, Michigan.

The P1 Census Class Code for DeWitt indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of DeWitt (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for DeWitt: De Witt.

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DeWitt, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 4,686
Population in Households 4,676
Population in Familes 4,151
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 1,640
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 1,835
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 1,421
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,891 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,449 (76.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 386 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 ( 3.0%)
Median Home Value $198,800
Average Home Value $216,017


Median Household Income $81,469
Average Household Income $95,801
Per Capita Income $36,901
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.92% 1.02%
Households 1.37% 1.17%
Families 1.86% 1.13%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
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.


DeWitt, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares DeWitt to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 181 74th
Population Density1 # 179 74th
Diversity Index2 # 274 61st
Median Household Income # 21 97th
Per Capita Income # 41 94th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.