DeKalb, Illinois Population 2019

Dekalb Il Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Dekalb Il was:

  • White: 73.17%
  • Black or African American: 14.04%
  • Other race: 4.86%
  • Asian: 4.57%
  • Two or more races: 3.27%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201842,611-101-0.24%
201742,712-4-0.01%
201642,716-230-0.54%
201542,946-293-0.68%
201443,239-10-0.02%
201343,249-251-0.58%
201243,500-203-0.46%
201143,703-400-0.91%
201044,1035,0851.23%
200039,0184,0931.11%
199034,9251,7680.52%
198033,1572080.06%
197032,94914,4635.95%
196018,4866,7784.67%
195011,7082,5622.50%
19409,1466010.68%
19308,5456740.82%
19207,871-231-0.29%
19108,1022,1983.22%
19005,9043,3258.63%
18902,5790.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White31,566
Black or African American6,058
Some Other Race2,098
Asian1,973
Two or More Races1,410
American Indian and Alaska Native36

Dekalb Il Population Pyramid 2019

Dekalb Il Median Age

24.7


Total

25.1


Male

24.3


Female

Dekalb Il Adults

There are 34,968 adults, (3,755 of whom are seniors) in Dekalb Il.

Dekalb Il Age Dependency

38.2

Age Dependency Ratio

12

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Dekalb Il Sex Ratio

Female

22,491

52.13%

Male

20,650

47.87%

Dekalb Il Households and Families

Dekalb Il Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Dekalb Il Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.9%30.1%
All37.6%62.4%
Male29%71%
Non Family22.1%77.9%
Female15.7%84.3%

37.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,0462.5637.6
Non Family7,2981.7622.1
Married5,0933.2969.9
Female2,1483.2715.7
Male5073.7529

3.17

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

8.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dekalb Il Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5552.61%
9th to 12th Grade9324.38%
High School Graduate4,58821.56%
Some College5,06323.80%
Associates Degree2,22610.46%
Bachelors Degree4,62521.74%
Graduate Degree3,28715.45%

Dekalb Il Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,89415,0516,095
Black2,0741,867625
Hispanic1,9401,524339
Asian1,2531,232782
Other Race79350150
Multiple Races20820882
Native American191917

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 89.47%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,815$36,301$25,305
Less Than High School$25,159$26,683$15,268
High School Grad$27,290$34,935$22,682
Some College$27,349$35,830$20,144
Bachelors Degree$36,471$39,531$34,464
Graduate Degree$54,958$56,908$53,750

$30,815

Average Earnings

$36,301

Average Male

$25,305

Average Female

Dekalb Il Language

Dekalb Il Language by Age

Dekalb Il Language

83.17% of Dekalb Il residents speak only English, while 16.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.30% of the population.

Dekalb Il Poverty

Dekalb Il Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White26,3336,02122.86%
Black4,8392,54352.55%
Hispanic4,8672,17344.65%
Asian1,7221,00558.36%
Other1,98589945.29%
Multiple1,11929926.72%
Native191157.89%

30.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.91%

Male Poverty Rate

33.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dekalb Il

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dekalb Il is Asian, with 58.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dekalb Il is White, with 22.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 49.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.80%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.78%
High School16.96%
Some College16.52%
Bachelors or Greater15.82%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed71.18%
Male Unemployed61.41%
Female Employed27.14%
Male Employed20.22%

Dekalb Il Income

Dekalb Il Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,009$56,912
Families$61,328$73,698
Married Families$82,321-
Non Families$27,008$36,471

Dekalb Il Marital Status

Dekalb Il Marital Status

Marriage Rates

30.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.3%

Male Marriage Rate

30.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Dekalb Il Married by Age and Sex

Dekalb Il Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Dekalb Il Marital Status by Race

Dekalb Il Veterans

1,571

Number of Veterans

1,472

Male Veterans

99

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam431
Second Gulf War352
Korea218
First Gulf War211
World War II90

Dekalb Il Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4505.53%
Hispanic952.56%
Black681.52%
Other533.60%

Dekalb Il Veterans by Education

13.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dekalb Il Employment Status

66.5%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

12%

Unemployment Rate

Dekalb Il Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

72.18%

Born in Illinois

90.19%

Native Born

9.81%

Foreign Born

7.13%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.19% of Dekalb Il residents were born in the United States, with 72.18% having been born in Illinois. 7.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.