DeWitt, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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DeWitt, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of DeWitt had a population of 4,953 as of July 1, 2017. DeWitt ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for DeWitt is located at latitude 42.8359 and longitude -84.5756 in Clinton County. 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. Clinton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 837 feet.

The City of DeWitt (GNIS ID: 1626182) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with DeWitt population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for DeWitt: De Witt.

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DeWitt, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,953
Population in Households 4,943
Population in Familes 4,376
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 1,733
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 1,918
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 1,479
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,002 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,504 (75.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 414 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $235,425
Average Home Value $253,807


Median Household Income $79,334
Average Household Income $99,644
Per Capita Income $37,899
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.31% 1.06%
Households 1.42% 1.11%
Families 1.64% 1.07%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   2.22%
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, 2017 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 # 177 75th
Population Density1 # 170 76th
Diversity Index2 # 275 60th
Median Household Income # 29 96th
Per Capita Income # 59 92nd

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