DeWitt, MI

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Living in DeWitt

DeWitt is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 4,756 people and four constituent neighborhoods, DeWitt is the 216th largest community in Michigan.

DeWitt real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although DeWitt house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, DeWitt is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, DeWitt is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in DeWitt who work in management occupations (11.96%), office and administrative support (11.70%), and sales jobs (10.46%).

Also of interest is that DeWitt has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

DeWitt is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, DeWitt’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The citizens of DeWitt are among the most well-educated in the nation: 44.09% of adults in DeWitt have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in DeWitt in 2010 was $41,797, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $167,188 for a family of four.

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 German, Irish, English, Polish, and French.

The most common language spoken in DeWitt is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.