De Kalb, Mississippi Population 2020

1,006

De Kalb is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 1,006, it is the 153rd largest city in Mississippi and the 10276th largest city in the United States. De Kalb is currently declining at a rate of -0.69% annually and its population has decreased by -13.57% 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 303 people per square mile.

The average household income in De Kalb is $46,915 with a poverty rate of 20.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $464 per month, and the median house value is $67,300. The median age in De Kalb is 46.8 years, 47 years for males, and 46.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.1 males.

De Kalb Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 72.30%
  • White: 26.92%
  • Two or more races: 0.78%
  • 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 1,006, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,020.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,164.

De Kalb, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American92472.30%
White34426.92%
Two or More Races100.78%

De Kalb Population Pyramid 2020

De Kalb Median Age

46.8


Total

47


Male

46.7


Female

De Kalb Adults

There are 991 adults, (355 of whom are seniors) in De Kalb.

De Kalb Age Dependency

100.9

Age Dependency Ratio

55.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.1

Child Dependency Ratio

De Kalb Sex Ratio

Female

655

51.25%

Male

623

48.75%

De Kalb Households and Families

De Kalb Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

De Kalb Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married81.9%18.1%
All67.9%32.1%
Female51%49%
Non Family46.8%53.2%

67.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4702.667.9
Married1883.6681.9
Non Family1731.1146.8
Male582.69100
Female513.6151

3.4

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

De Kalb Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade475.22%
9th to 12th Grade10111.21%
High School Graduate36340.29%
Some College20222.42%
Associates Degree535.88%
Bachelors Degree839.21%
Graduate Degree525.77%

De Kalb Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black60948272
White28626557
Multiple Races666

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

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

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,250$38,333$24,449
Less Than High School$31,250$31,250$
High School Grad$21,406$$23,272
Some College$26,250$53,226$21,518
Bachelors Degree$38,828$$38,664
Graduate Degree$49,231$113,333$39,500

$26,250

Average Earnings

$38,333

Average Male

$24,449

Average Female

De Kalb Language

De Kalb Language by Age

De Kalb Language

99.18% of De Kalb residents speak only English, while 0.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.82% of the population.

De Kalb Poverty

De Kalb Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black91324526.83%
White298113.69%

20.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.50%

Male Poverty Rate

27.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in De Kalb

The race most likely to be in poverty in De Kalb is Black, with 26.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in De Kalb is White, with 3.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.38%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.46%
Some College18.03%
High School16.72%
Bachelors or Greater2.22%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed3.89%
Male Employed0.00%

De Kalb Income

De Kalb Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,764$46,915
Families$42,083$54,038
Married Families$63,333-
Non Families$23,365$31,723

De Kalb Marital Status

De Kalb Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.9%

Male Marriage Rate

36.3%

Female Marriage Rate

De Kalb Married by Age and Sex

De Kalb Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

De Kalb Marital Status by Race

De Kalb Veterans

76

Number of Veterans

76

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam45
First Gulf War9
World War II
Korea
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7445
35 to 5421
55 to 6410
75+
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
Black487.14%
White288.95%

$De Kalb Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

65.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

De Kalb Employment Status

39.4%

Labor Force Participation

38.1%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

De Kalb 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

88.26%

Born in Mississippi

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of De Kalb residents were born in the United States, with 88.26% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,006-7-0.69%
20191,013-7-0.69%
20181,020-14-1.35%
20171,034-7-0.67%
20161,041-12-1.14%
20151,053-26-2.41%
20141,079-15-1.37%
20131,094-10-0.91%
20121,104-1-0.09%
20111,105-30-2.64%
20101,1350.00%