DeKalb County, Alabama Population 2019

DeKalb County, Alabama's estimated population is 71,404 with a growth rate of 0.43% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. DeKalb County, Alabama is the 20th largest county in Alabama.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201871,385-19-0.03%
201771,4043030.43%
201671,101-11-0.02%
201571,1121130.16%
201470,999880.12%
201370,911-26-0.04%
201270,937-415-0.58%
201171,3521930.27%
201071,15916,50830.21%
199054,6519931.85%
198053,65811,67727.81%
197041,9815641.36%
196041,417-3,631-8.06%
195045,0481,9734.58%
194043,0752,9717.41%
193040,1045,67816.49%
192034,4266,16521.81%
191028,2614,70319.96%
190023,5582,45211.62%
189021,1068,43166.52%
188012,6755,54977.87%
18707,126-3,579-33.43%
186010,7052,46029.84%
18508,2452,31639.06%
18405,9290.00%

DeKalb County, Alabama Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White61,415
Some Other Race5,198
Two or More Races1,730
Black or African American1,040
American Indian and Alaska Native963
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander640
Asian208

DeKalb County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2019

DeKalb County, Alabama Median Age

39


Total

38.2


Male

39.7


Female

DeKalb County, Alabama Adults

There are 53,650 adults, (11,415 of whom are seniors) in DeKalb County, Alabama.

DeKalb County, Alabama Age Dependency

68.6

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

DeKalb County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

35,866

50.38%

Male

35,328

49.62%

DeKalb County, Alabama Households and Families

DeKalb County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

DeKalb County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.2%16.8%
All71.2%28.8%
Male66.8%33.2%
Non Family57.1%42.9%
Female54.6%45.4%

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,4822.7671.2
Married13,5683.3183.2
Non Family7,4901.1557.1
Female2,9633.7554.6
Male1,4613.866.8

3.34

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

DeKalb County, Alabama Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,55111.64%
9th to 12th Grade7,02014.72%
High School Graduate16,21133.99%
Some College8,45517.73%
Associates Degree4,2558.92%
Bachelors Degree3,6387.63%
Graduate Degree2,5645.38%

DeKalb County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White40,95632,0435,524
Hispanic4,4511,224156
Other Race2,468675107
Multiple Races873639175
Black76250756
Native American649628194
Islander2803737
Asian155137109

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 96.76%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 70.32%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,096$32,498$22,271
Less Than High School$19,739$24,440$15,349
High School Grad$26,593$32,071$20,982
Some College$30,612$39,000$24,596
Bachelors Degree$41,004$46,111$39,068
Graduate Degree$52,045$62,121$50,250

$28,096

Average Earnings

$32,498

Average Male

$22,271

Average Female

DeKalb County, Alabama Language

DeKalb County, Alabama Language by Age

DeKalb County, Alabama Language

87.62% of DeKalb County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 12.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.05% of the population.

DeKalb County, Alabama Poverty

DeKalb County, Alabama Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White56,70710,22318.03%
Hispanic10,1574,09240.29%
Other5,1982,73252.56%
Multiple1,72966138.23%
Black97016416.91%
Native96311211.63%
Islander6408312.97%
Asian208125.77%

21.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.82%

Male Poverty Rate

24.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in DeKalb County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in DeKalb County, Alabama is Other, with 52.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in DeKalb County, Alabama is Asian, with 5.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.59%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.76%
High School16.85%
Some College12.56%
Bachelors or Greater7.68%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.15%
Male Unemployed29.52%
Female Employed11.54%
Male Employed7.92%

DeKalb County, Alabama Income

DeKalb County, Alabama Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,842$52,462
Families$46,975$58,976
Married Families$52,226$66,387
Non Families$19,248$33,685

DeKalb County, Alabama Marital Status

DeKalb County, Alabama Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

DeKalb County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

DeKalb County, Alabama Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

DeKalb County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

DeKalb County, Alabama Veterans

3,812

Number of Veterans

3,472

Male Veterans

340

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,517
First Gulf War790
Second Gulf War732
Korea382
World War II87

DeKalb County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,5347.42%
2 or More12010.58%
Indian11517.32%
Hispanic1061.90%
Black384.66%
Asian52.46%

DeKalb County, Alabama Veterans by Education

9.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

DeKalb County, Alabama Employment Status

53.8%

Labor Force Participation

51%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in DeKalb County, Alabama

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Fort Payne1410114099-2-0.01%
Rainsville49485015671.35%
Henagar23442339-5-0.21%
Collinsville 19831963-20-1.01%
Sylvania18591850-9-0.48%
Crossville18621841-21-1.13%
Fyffe10181017-1-0.10%
Powell955954-1-0.10%
Geraldine899898-1-0.11%
Ider723711-12-1.66%
Sand Rock 560555-5-0.89%
Valley Head557550-7-1.26%
Hammondville488485-3-0.61%
Mentone36136651.39%
Pine Ridge28228200.00%
Shiloh27427400.00%
Lakeview14314300.00%
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