DeKalb, IL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

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Updated: 2022-04-08
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DeKalb, Illinois Info Snack

Population
42,961
Unemployment
9.2%
Poverty
26.4%
Median Home
$165,500
Median Income
$44,223
Median Rent
$889

Dekalb SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
7
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
8.5

Dekalb, IL Cost Of Living

94
Dekalb's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense DeKalb Illinois National Average
Overall 94 98 100
Services 94 95 100
Groceries 93 97 100
Health 108 99 100
Housing 82 96 100
Transportation 107 105 100
Utilities 90 94 100

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Rankings for DeKalb in Illinois

Map Of DeKalb, IL

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Population over time in DeKalb

Year Population % Change
2020 42,961 0.3%
2019 42,839 -0.7%
2018 43,141 -0.3%
2017 43,269 -0.5%
2016 43,483 -1.4%
2015 44,092 -0.4%
2014 44,281 -0.1%
2013 44,340 0.2%
2012 44,273 0.6%
2011 43,995 -

Race / Ethnicity in DeKalb

White
63.0% (27,065)
African American
13.1% (5,636)
American Indian
0.1% (24)
Asian
3.7% (1,571)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (59)
Two Or More
4.7% (2,012)
Hispanic
15.3% (6,594)
Race DeKalb IL USA
White 63.0% 60.8% 60.1%
African American 13.1% 13.9% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 3.7% 5.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 4.7% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 15.3% 17.2% 18.2%

Gender in DeKalb

Female
50.6% (21,752)
Male
49.4% (21,208)
Gender DeKalb IL USA
Female 50.6% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 49.4% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in DeKalb for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (1,288)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (2,148)
High School / GED
22.0% (9,451)
Some College
21.0% (9,021)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (4,296)
Bachelor's Degree
23.0% (9,881)
Master's Degree
11.0% (4,725)
Professional Degree
2.0% (859)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (1,288)
Education DeKalb IL USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 22.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 23.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 11.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For DeKalb, Illinois

Less than $10,000
12.7% (546,268)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.9% (212,648)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.3% (484,426)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.6% (540,572)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.5% (494,462)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.7% (758,917)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.4% (361,828)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.0% (559,287)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.0% (170,878)
$200,000 or more
3.9% (166,809)
Income DeKalb IL USA
Less than $10,000 12.7% 6.1% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.9% 3.7% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.3% 8.1% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.6% 8.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.5% 11.2% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.7% 16.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.4% 12.9% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.0% 16.6% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.0% 7.8% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 3.9% 8.8% 8.3%

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