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. 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
De Pue is a blue-collar town, with 50.38% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 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 (15.51%), farm management occupations (15.26%) and maintenance occupations (6.67%).
You will also find that a lot of people in De Pue work in agricultural jobs - much more than in the average community in America. This will be quite apparent if you drive around town, as much of the landscape is dedicated to farms.
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.