DeWitt is a very small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 3,183 people and two constituent neighborhoods, DeWitt is the 95th largest community in Arkansas.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, DeWitt is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.57% of the DeWitt workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, DeWitt is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in DeWitt who work in sales jobs (12.38%), office and administrative support (9.23%), and management occupations (6.55%).
One of the benefits of DeWitt is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 13.73 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Being a small city, DeWitt does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, the citizens of DeWitt rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.57% of adults 25 and older in DeWitt have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in DeWitt in 2010 was $17,835, which is middle income relative to Arkansas, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $71,340 for a family of four.
DeWitt is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call DeWitt home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of DeWitt residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in DeWitt include Irish, English, French , and European.
The most common language spoken in DeWitt is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.