DeKalb is a city located in Illinois. DeKalb has a 2020 population of 39,576. DeKalb is currently declining at a rate of -0.89% annually and its population has decreased by -1.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 40,290 in 2010.
The average household income in DeKalb is $63,151 with a poverty rate of 26.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $889 per month, and the median house value is $165,500. The median age in DeKalb is 25 years, 25 years for males, and 24.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of DeKalbwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 97.62%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 90.00%.
81.99% of DeKalb residents speak only English, while 18.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.98% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in DeKalb is Asian, with 65.47% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in DeKalb is Multiple, with 14.75% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.92%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in DeKalb
90.82% of DeKalb residents were born in the United States, with 71.89% having been born in Illinois. 6.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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