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. 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
De Pue is a blue-collar town, with 50.06% 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 (14.97%), farm management occupations (14.19%) and maintenance occupations (6.58%).
Another important characteristic of De Pue is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in 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.