DeKalb County, Indiana Population 2018

DeKalb County, Indiana's estimated population is 42,836 with a growth rate of 0.82% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. DeKalb County, Indiana is the 35th largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201742,8363470.82%
201642,489-131-0.31%
201642,6201680.40%
201542,452650.15%
201442,387620.15%
201342,325410.10%
201242,284-166-0.39%
201142,4501530.36%
201042,2976,97319.74%
199035,3241,7185.11%
198033,6062,7698.98%
197030,8372,5669.08%
196028,2712,2488.64%
195026,0231,2675.12%
194024,756-155-0.62%
193024,911-689-2.69%
192025,6005462.18%
191025,054-657-2.56%
190025,7111,4045.78%
189024,3074,08220.18%
188020,2253,05817.81%
187017,1673,28723.68%
186013,8805,62968.22%
18508,2516,283319.26%
18401,9680.00%

DeKalb County, Indiana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White41,184
Two or More Races695
Some Other Race266
Asian155
Black or African American153
American Indian and Alaska Native36

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

DeKalb County, Indiana 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, Indiana Median Age

38.9


Total

38.2


Male

39.6


Female

DeKalb County, Indiana Adults

There are 31,824 adults, (6,246 of which are seniors) in DeKalb County, Indiana.

DeKalb County, Indiana Age Dependency

66.2

Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

DeKalb County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

21,347

50.24%

Male

21,142

49.76%

DeKalb County, Indiana Households and Families

DeKalb County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

DeKalb County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90%10%
All76.5%23.5%
Male66.6%33.4%
Female65.6%34.4%
Non Family58.5%41.5%

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

DeKalb County, Indiana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,2212.5976.5
Married8,6783.1790
Non Family5,0851.1758.5
Female1,7223.565.6
Male7363.3866.6

3.15

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

DeKalb County, Indiana Households

DeKalb County, Indiana Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7872.78%
9th to 12th Grade2,1177.49%
High School Graduate11,84541.89%
Some College5,99321.20%
Associates Degree2,6219.27%
Bachelors Degree3,27211.57%
Graduate Degree1,6395.80%

DeKalb County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White27,30924,5634,700
Hispanic587523174
Multiple Races23718827
Other Race14113653
Asian1068420
Black655030
Native American22143

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 96.45%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 46.15%.

DeKalb County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,410$41,762$25,301
Less Than High School$27,788$35,543$21,563
High School Grad$30,611$37,500$21,752
Some College$33,659$44,447$25,244
Bachelors Degree$41,173$57,352$30,508
Graduate Degree$58,912$61,652$47,426

$32,410

Average Earnings

$41,762

Average Male

$25,301

Average Female

DeKalb County, Indiana Language

DeKalb County, Indiana Language by Age

DeKalb County, Indiana Language

96.88% of DeKalb County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 3.12% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.70% of the population.

DeKalb County, Indiana Poverty

DeKalb County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White40,0095,06812.67%
Hispanic1,12912811.34%
Multiple6789413.86%
Black1467047.95%
Asian1553120.00%
Other2572610.12%
Native36822.22%

12.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.20%

Male Poverty Rate

14.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in DeKalb County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in DeKalb County, Indiana is Black, with 47.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in DeKalb County, Indiana is Other, with 10.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.60%.

DeKalb County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.74%
High School10.08%
Some College9.16%
Bachelors or Greater3.32%

DeKalb County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.66%
Male Unemployed20.83%
Female Employed7.62%
Male Employed3.92%

DeKalb County, Indiana Income

DeKalb County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,398$63,924
Families$61,966$74,989
Married Families$70,731$
Non Families$28,211$36,473

DeKalb County, Indiana Marital Status

DeKalb County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.6%

Male Marriage Rate

51.4%

Female Marriage Rate

DeKalb County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

DeKalb County, Indiana 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 35To44.

DeKalb County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

DeKalb County, Indiana Veterans

DeKalb County, Indiana Veterans by War

2,813

Number of Veterans

2,674

Male Veterans

139

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,065
Second Gulf War360
First Gulf War318
Korea273
World War II112

DeKalb County, Indiana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74800
75+637
35 to 54608
55 to 64524
18 to 34244

DeKalb County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,7608.87%
Hispanic629.32%
Black2327.71%
2 or More215.77%
Other96.21%

DeKalb County, Indiana Veterans by Education

7.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

DeKalb County, Indiana Employment Status

DeKalb County, Indiana Employment by Age

65.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

DeKalb County, Indiana Employment by Race

DeKalb County, Indiana Employment by Education

Population of Cities in DeKalb County, Indiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Auburn12806130522461.92%
Garrett63106360500.79%
Butler26802703230.86%
Waterloo22332248150.67%
Hamilton 1526153040.26%
Ashley 97097110.10%
St. Joe46246420.43%
Corunna25425510.39%
Altona19319410.52%
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