De Kalb, Mississippi Population 2021

977
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De Kalb is a city located in Kemper County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Kemper County. With a 2020 population of 977, it is the 154th largest city in Mississippi and the 10389th largest city in the United States . De Kalb is currently declining at a rate of -1.51% annually and its population has decreased by -16.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,164 in 2010. De Kalb reached it's highest population of 1,135 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, De Kalb has a population density of 294 people per square mile.

The average household income in De Kalb is $40,429 with a poverty rate of 25.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $482 per month, and the median house value is $65,700. 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 Kalb was:

  • Black or African American: 75.63%
  • White: 23.97%
  • Two or more races: 0.39%
  • 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 977 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,022.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,164.

De Kalb, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American95975.63%
White30423.97%
Two or More Races50.39%
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De Kalb Population by Race

De Kalb Population Pyramid $2021

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De Kalb Median Age

44.7


Total

40.4


Male

47.5


Female

De Kalb Adults

There are 992 adults, (359 of whom are seniors) in De Kalb.

De Kalb Age Dependency

100.3

Age Dependency Ratio

56.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Child Dependency Ratio

De Kalb Sex Ratio

Female

663

52.29%

Male

605

47.71%

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%
Married77.8%22.2%
All69%31%
Female64.1%35.9%
Non Family53.2%46.8%

69.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

De Kalb Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4802.5269
Non Family1881.0953.2
Married1713.7577.8
Female643.9564.1
Male571.95100

3.39

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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De Kalb Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade799.13%
9th to 12th Grade12514.45%
High School Graduate31936.88%
Some College18921.85%
Associates Degree536.13%
Bachelors Degree455.20%
Graduate Degree556.36%
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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
Black61943732
White24422266
2+ Races222

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$23,690$23,879$23,529
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$$17,344
Some College$23,643$$22,159
Bachelors Degree$37,969$34,643$38,750
Graduate Degree$51,875$103,750$48,250

$23,690

Average Earnings

$23,879

Average Male

$23,529

Average Female

De Kalb Earnings by Educational Attainment

De Kalb Language by Age

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De Kalb Language

99.58% of De Kalb residents speak only English, while 0.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.42% of the population.

De Kalb Language

De Kalb Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black93628630.56%
White269176.32%

25.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.58%

Male Poverty Rate

26.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in De Kalb

The race most likely to be in poverty in De Kalb is Black, with 30.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in De Kalb is White, with 6.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.38%.

De Kalb Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.82%
Some College19.91%
High School15.90%
Bachelors or Greater4.00%

De Kalb Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed6.47%
Male Employed0.00%

De Kalb Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

De Kalb Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,875$40,429
Families$42,708$48,042
Married Families$63,036-
Non Families$13,190$25,077
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Income by Household Type

De Kalb Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.7%

Male Marriage Rate

32.6%

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 55-64.

De Kalb Marital Status by Race

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De Kalb Marital Status

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62

Number of Veterans

62

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam35
First Gulf War7
World War II
Korea
Second Gulf War

De Kalb Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7437
35 to 5416
55 to 649
75+
18 to 34

De Kalb Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black486.50%
White145.58%

De Kalb Veterans by Race

De Kalb Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

79.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

De Kalb Veterans by Education

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37.5%

Labor Force Participation

34.7%

Employment Rate

7.3%

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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92.90%

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 92.90% 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

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

De Kalb Population by Year