De Pue is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 1,769 people and just one neighborhood, De Pue is the 507th largest community in Illinois. De Pue has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, De Pue is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 50.06% of the De Pue workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, De Pue is a village of service providers, sales and office workers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in De Pue who work in office and administrative support (14.97%), farm management occupations (14.19%) and maintenance occupations (6.58%).
In addition, many people in De Pue have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, De Pue’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Being a small village, De Pue does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.