DeKalb County, Indiana Population 2019

DeKalb County, Indiana's estimated population is 42,822 with a growth rate of 0.49% 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
201843,2264040.94%
201742,8222100.49%
201642,6121520.36%
201542,460620.15%
201442,398590.14%
201342,339420.10%
201242,297-165-0.39%
201142,4621530.36%
201042,3096,98519.77%
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%

How Many People Live in DeKalb County, Indiana?

42,822

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41,35497.25%
Two or More Races7461.75%
Some Other Race1460.34%
Asian1290.30%
Black or African American1260.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native230.05%

DeKalb County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2019

DeKalb County, Indiana Median Age

39.1


Total

38.3


Male

40


Female

DeKalb County, Indiana Adults

There are 31,990 adults, (6,421 of whom are seniors) in DeKalb County, Indiana.

DeKalb County, Indiana Age Dependency

66.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

DeKalb County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

21,363

50.24%

Male

21,161

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
Married90.8%9.2%
All76.5%23.5%
Male64.9%35.1%
Non Family61.2%38.8%
Female60.7%39.3%

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,3172.5876.5
Married8,3683.1390.8
Non Family5,2291.1861.2
Female1,8433.5860.7
Male8773.4564.9

3.12

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

8.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

DeKalb County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7352.59%
9th to 12th Grade2,2047.75%
High School Graduate11,53840.58%
Some College6,04021.24%
Associates Degree2,84710.01%
Bachelors Degree3,50312.32%
Graduate Degree1,5645.50%

DeKalb County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White27,40524,6234,876
Hispanic620541142
Multiple Races28322632
Asian1029726
Other Race90839
Black574428
Native American1293

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 95.10%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 49.12%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,046$42,374$25,994
Less Than High School$30,360$38,468$21,442
High School Grad$31,413$40,134$24,118
Some College$34,505$43,314$25,415
Bachelors Degree$38,769$57,143$31,317
Graduate Degree$60,557$64,241$48,526

$34,046

Average Earnings

$42,374

Average Male

$25,994

Average Female

DeKalb County, Indiana Language

DeKalb County, Indiana Language by Age

DeKalb County, Indiana Language

97.08% of DeKalb County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 2.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.62% of the population.

DeKalb County, Indiana Poverty

DeKalb County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White39,9534,92312.32%
Multiple72815321.02%
Hispanic1,15814612.61%
Black1195042.02%
Other1363223.53%
Native23313.04%

12.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.18%

Male Poverty Rate

13.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in DeKalb County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in DeKalb County, Indiana is Black, with 42.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in DeKalb County, Indiana is White, with 12.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.81%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.08%
Some College9.98%
High School9.28%
Bachelors or Greater5.04%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.39%
Male Unemployed15.24%
Female Employed7.36%
Male Employed3.86%

DeKalb County, Indiana Income

DeKalb County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,374$65,907
Families$62,675$76,780
Married Families$73,314-
Non Families$30,533$38,316

DeKalb County, Indiana Marital Status

DeKalb County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

DeKalb County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

DeKalb County, Indiana Veterans

2,680

Number of Veterans

2,550

Male Veterans

130

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam984
Second Gulf War437
First Gulf War335
Korea207
World War II94

DeKalb County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,6338.41%
Hispanic557.77%
Black2230.99%
2 or More184.44%
Other77.37%

DeKalb County, Indiana Veterans by Education

8.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

DeKalb County, Indiana Employment Status

66.3%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

DeKalb County, Indiana 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

74.89%

Born in Indiana

98.63%

Native Born

1.37%

Foreign Born

0.64%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.63% of DeKalb County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 74.89% having been born in Indiana. 0.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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%
  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