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 an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
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%).
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.
As is often the case in a small village, De Pue doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.