DeKalb, IL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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DeKalb, Illinois Info Snack

Population
42,908
Unemployment
9.5%
Poverty
28.5%
Median Home
$157,900
Median Income
$45,020
Median Rent
$903

Dekalb SnackAbility

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

Dekalb, IL Crime Report

1,529
Total Crimes
3,603.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
45.51%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
DeKalb
/ 100k People
Illinois
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,529 3,603.8 2,253.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 245 577.4 406.9 366.7
Murder 1 2.4 6.6 5.0
Robbery 33 77.8 98.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 170 400.7 254.0 250.2
Property Crime 1,284 3,026.3 1,846.5 2,109.9
Burglary 162 381.8 271.7 340.5
Larceny 1,081 2,547.8 1,426.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 41 96.6 148.2 219.9

Dekalb, IL Cost Of Living

93
Dekalb's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense DeKalb Illinois National Average
Overall 93 98 100
Services 96 98 100
Groceries 94 97 100
Health 105 100 100
Housing 84 95 100
Transportation 109 112 100
Utilities 90 97 100

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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
2019 42,908 0.2%
2018 42,839 -0.7%
2017 43,141 -0.3%
2016 43,269 -0.5%
2015 43,483 -1.4%
2014 44,092 -0.4%
2013 44,281 -0.1%
2012 44,340 0.2%
2011 44,273 0.6%
2010 43,995 -

Race / Ethnicity in DeKalb

White
64.7% (27,774)
African American
14.0% (6,012)
American Indian
0.1% (34)
Asian
4.3% (1,866)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.8% (1,188)
Hispanic
14.1% (6,034)
Race DeKalb IL USA
White 64.7% 61.3% 60.7%
African American 14.0% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 4.3% 5.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.8% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 14.1% 17.1% 18.0%

Gender in DeKalb

Female
50.7% (21,764)
Male
49.3% (21,144)
Gender DeKalb IL USA
Female 50.7% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 49.3% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in DeKalb for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (1,716)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (2,145)
High School / GED
21.0% (9,010)
Some College
22.0% (9,439)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (4,290)
Bachelor's Degree
22.0% (9,439)
Master's Degree
12.0% (5,148)
Professional Degree
2.0% (858)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (858)
Education DeKalb IL USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 21.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 22.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 12.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For DeKalb, Illinois

Less than $10,000
14.0% (600,750)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.7% (246,667)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.1% (478,109)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.8% (463,713)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.4% (488,629)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.9% (725,607)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.6% (413,050)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.7% (546,489)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.5% (148,111)
$200,000 or more
4.2% (179,671)
Income DeKalb IL USA
Less than $10,000 14.0% 6.3% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.7% 3.8% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.1% 8.6% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.8% 8.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.4% 11.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.9% 16.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.6% 12.8% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.7% 16.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.5% 7.4% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 4.2% 8.3% 7.7%

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