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. 50.06% 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 (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
The overall crime rate in De Pue is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Being a small village, De Pue does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.