DeKalb County, Alabama Population 2018

DeKalb County, Alabama's estimated population is 71,617 with a growth rate of 0.96% 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
201771,6176800.96%
201670,937-279-0.39%
201671,216180.03%
201571,1981640.23%
201471,0341290.18%
201370,905-39-0.05%
201270,944-409-0.57%
201171,3531840.26%
201071,16916,51830.22%
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
White61,858
Some Other Race4,713
Two or More Races1,594
Black or African American1,082
American Indian and Alaska Native979
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander497
Asian214

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

DeKalb County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

DeKalb County, Alabama Median Age

39.3


Total

38.5


Male

39.8


Female

DeKalb County, Alabama Adults

There are 53,416 adults, (10,995 of which are seniors) in DeKalb County, Alabama.

DeKalb County, Alabama Age Dependency

67.4

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

DeKalb County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

35,803

50.47%

Male

35,134

49.53%

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%
All72.3%27.7%
Male67.1%32.9%
Non Family59.5%40.5%
Female55.9%44.1%

72.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

DeKalb County, Alabama Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,8112.8272.3
Married13,4433.3683.2
Non Family7,3161.1759.5
Female2,8173.9755.9
Male1,2354.1767.1

3.42

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

DeKalb County, Alabama Households

DeKalb County, Alabama Education

DeKalb County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,83312.30%
9th to 12th Grade7,14815.07%
High School Graduate16,25934.27%
Some College8,44417.80%
Associates Degree4,3649.20%
Bachelors Degree3,1546.65%
Graduate Degree2,2384.72%

DeKalb County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White40,77131,6964,881
Hispanic4,386917102
Other Race2,12038977
Multiple Races79756595
Black73749733
Native American707675165
Islander2233131
Asian15113193

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 95.47%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 61.59%.

DeKalb County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,062$31,883$21,666
Less Than High School$19,460$22,747$14,408
High School Grad$26,487$31,784$20,868
Some College$29,440$36,636$24,242
Bachelors Degree$40,692$45,350$36,429
Graduate Degree$51,753$62,104$48,406

$27,062

Average Earnings

$31,883

Average Male

$21,666

Average Female

DeKalb County, Alabama Language

DeKalb County, Alabama Language by Age

DeKalb County, Alabama Language

88.19% of DeKalb County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 11.81% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.52% of the population.

DeKalb County, Alabama Poverty

DeKalb County, Alabama Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White56,7089,13116.10%
Hispanic9,9233,91139.41%
Other4,7132,47552.51%
Multiple1,59464340.34%
Black1,03023923.20%
Native9799810.01%
Islander4977014.08%
Asian214146.54%

19.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.55%

Male Poverty Rate

21.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in DeKalb County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in DeKalb County, Alabama is Other, with 52.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in DeKalb County, Alabama is Asian, with 6.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.39%.

DeKalb County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.47%
High School14.55%
Some College11.24%
Bachelors or Greater7.91%

DeKalb County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.12%
Male Unemployed29.73%
Female Employed10.66%
Male Employed6.59%

DeKalb County, Alabama Income

DeKalb County, Alabama Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,248$49,257
Families$45,846$56,397
Married Families$51,765$62,927
Non Families$17,888$29,403

DeKalb County, Alabama Marital Status

DeKalb County, Alabama Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

DeKalb County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

DeKalb County, Alabama Veterans

DeKalb County, Alabama Veterans by War

3,762

Number of Veterans

3,472

Male Veterans

290

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,610
First Gulf War600
Second Gulf War587
Korea436
World War II132

DeKalb County, Alabama Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,129
75+827
35 to 54757
55 to 64715
18 to 34334

DeKalb County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,5477.40%
Indian10113.93%
2 or More726.95%
Hispanic611.11%
Black384.63%
Asian42.13%

DeKalb County, Alabama Veterans by Education

8.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

DeKalb County, Alabama Employment Status

DeKalb County, Alabama Employment by Age

53.8%

Labor Force Participation

50.4%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

DeKalb County, Alabama Employment by Race

DeKalb County, Alabama Employment by Education

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%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990