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De Pue, Illinois

De Pue is a village in Bureau County, Illinois, United States. The population was 1,842 at the 2000 census. It is part of the OttawaStreator Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

De Pue is located at (41.326112, -89.301184).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 3.0 square miles (7.7 km²), of which, 2.7 square miles (7.0 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.7 km²) of it (8.75%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,842 people, 658 households, and 452 families residing in the village. The population density was 679.4 people per square mile (262.4/km²). There were 721 housing units at an average density of 265.9/sq mi (102.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 82.36% White, 0.11% African American, 0.49% Native American, 2.06% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 11.51% from other races, and 3.37% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 45.77% of the population.

There were 658 households out of which 33.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.4% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.2% were non-families. 27.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.42.

In the village the population was spread out with 29.0% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 18.5% from 45 to 64, and 17.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 109.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.6 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $32,500, and the median income for a family was $36,985. Males had a median income of $26,094 versus $19,643 for females. The per capita income for the village was $15,273. About 12.3% of families and 13.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.5% of those under age 18 and 6.8% of those age 65 or over.

Lake De Pue

The lake and adjacent park feature wildlife and recreation. The American Power Boat Association (APBA) along with the De Pue Men's Club (a social and volunteer organization) host a weekend of boat racing on Lake De Pue. The event draws spectators from across the country and brings entertainment and food vendors to the lakeside park.

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