De Kalb, Mississippi Population 2022

962
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De Kalb is a city located in Kemper County Mississippi. De Kalb has a 2020 population of 962. It is also the county seat of Kemper County. De Kalb is currently declining at a rate of -1.54% annually and its population has decreased by -15.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,135 in 2010.

The average household income in De Kalb is $40,429 with a poverty rate of 30.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $485 per month, and the median house value is $59,800. The median age in De Kalb is 44.7 years, 40.4 years for males, and 47.5 years for females.

De Kalb Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of De Kalbwas:

  • Black or African American: 68.89%
  • White: 30.26%
  • Two or more races: 0.85%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of De Kalb, Mississippi is 962 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 962.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,135.

De Kalb, Mississippi Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28630.26%
Black or African American65168.89%
Two or More Races80.85%
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De Kalb Population by Race

De Kalb Population Pyramid 2022

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De Kalb Median Age

44.2


Total

40.6


Male

47.5


Female

De Kalb Adults

There are 713 adults, (254 of whom are seniors) in De Kalb.

De Kalb Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

55.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.5

Child Dependency Ratio

De Kalb Sex Ratio

Female

483

51.11%

Male

462

48.89%

De Kalb Population by Age

De Kalb Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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De Kalb Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married78.6%21.4%
All72.1%27.9%
Female70.1%29.9%
Non Family60.3%39.7%

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

De Kalb Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3652.4372.1
Married1173.4478.6
Male351.74100
Female773.6870.1
Non Family1361.0360.3

3.26

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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De Kalb Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade457.01%
9th to 12th Grade8312.93%
High School Graduate20531.93%
Some College14622.74%
Associates Degree396.07%
Bachelors Degree8012.46%
Graduate Degree446.85%
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De Kalb Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

De Kalb Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races555
White23922877
Black39828142

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

De Kalb Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,971$$23,659
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$12,112$$15,625
Some College$24,228$$24,417
Bachelors Degree$34,453$37,656$33,571
Graduate Degree$45,000$$37,708

$23,971

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$23,659

Average Female

De Kalb Earnings by Educational Attainment

De Kalb Language by Age

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De Kalb Language

99.11% of De Kalb residents speak only English, while 0.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.89% of the population.

De Kalb Language

De Kalb Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black62826241.72%
White25193.59%
OtherNaN%

30.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.84%

Male Poverty Rate

31.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in De Kalb

The race most likely to be in poverty in De Kalb is Black, with 41.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in De Kalb is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.94%.

De Kalb Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.79%
High School22.22%
Some College17.34%
Bachelors or Greater10.48%

De Kalb Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed11.25%
Female Unemployed100.00%

De Kalb Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

De Kalb Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$29,950$45,088
Families$43,594$48,888
Married Families$63,527-
Non Families$23,804$38,691
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Income by Household Type

De Kalb Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.5%

Male Marriage Rate

29.5%

Female Marriage Rate

De Kalb Married by Age and Sex

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De Kalb 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.

De Kalb Marital Status by Race

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De Kalb Marital Status

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70

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War15
First Gulf War
Vietnam26
Korea6
World War II

De Kalb Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5421
55 to 649
65 to 7434
75+6

De Kalb Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White249.56%
Black4610.07%

De Kalb Veterans by Race

De Kalb Veterans by Education

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21.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

64.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

De Kalb Veterans by Education

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37.9%

Labor Force Participation

35.3%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

De Kalb Employment by Age

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De Kalb Employment by Race

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De Kalb Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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90.37%

Born in De Kalb

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of De Kalb residents were born in the United States, with 90.37% having been born in Mississippi. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

De Kalb Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,1350.00%
20111,103-32-2.82%
20121,102-1-0.09%
20131,090-12-1.09%
20141,077-13-1.19%
20151,051-26-2.41%
20161,042-9-0.86%
20171,031-11-1.06%
20181,022-9-0.87%
20191,007-15-1.47%
2020992-15-1.49%
2021977-15-1.51%
2022962-15-1.54%

De Kalb Population by Year