De Pue is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 1,760 people and just one neighborhood, De Pue is the 507th largest community in Illinois. Much of the housing stock in De Pue was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in De Pue, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 50.38% of De Pue’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. 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 (15.51%), farm management occupations (15.26%) and maintenance occupations (6.67%).
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
De Pue’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
As is often the case in a small village, De Pue doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.