DeKalb County, Alabama Population 2022

DeKalb County, Alabama's estimated population is 71,831 with a growth rate of 0.15% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. DeKalb County, Alabama is the 20th largest county in Alabama. The 2010 Population was 71,163 and has seen a growth of 0.94% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18405,9290.00%
18508,2452,31639.06%
186010,7052,46029.84%
18707,126-3,579-33.43%
188012,6755,54977.87%
189021,1068,43166.52%
190023,5582,45211.62%
191028,2614,70319.96%
192034,4266,16521.81%
193040,1045,67816.49%
194043,0752,9717.41%
195045,0481,9734.58%
196041,417-3,631-8.06%
197041,9815641.36%
198053,65811,67727.81%
199054,6519931.85%
201071,16316,51230.21%
201171,3652020.28%
201270,944-421-0.59%
201370,912-32-0.05%
201470,993810.11%
201571,087940.13%
201671,104170.02%
201771,4373330.47%
201871,407-30-0.04%
201971,5131060.15%
202071,6191060.15%
202171,7251060.15%
202271,8311060.15%
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DeKalb County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White60,55484.77%
Black or African American1,0931.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native8501.19%
Asian760.11%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander920.13%
Some Other Race6,2568.76%
Two or More Races2,5093.51%
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DeKalb County, Alabama Population by Race

DeKalb County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2022

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DeKalb County, Alabama Median Age

39.6


Total

38.9


Male

40


Female

DeKalb County, Alabama Adults

There are 54,064 adults, (12,124 of whom are seniors) in DeKalb County, Alabama.

DeKalb County, Alabama Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

DeKalb County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

36,123

50.57%

Male

35,307

49.43%

DeKalb County, Alabama Population by Age

DeKalb County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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DeKalb County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.1%15.9%
All73.1%26.9%
Male62.5%37.5%
Non Family58.9%41.1%
Female55.1%44.9%

73.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

DeKalb County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All26,3652.6773.1
Married15,1533.2184.1
Male1,2053.6662.5
Female2,9603.1855.1
Non Family7,0471.1358.9

3.17

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

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DeKalb County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,28610.94%
9th to 12th Grade5,32911.03%
High School Graduate15,80932.73%
Some College10,06520.84%
Associates Degree5,06410.48%
Bachelors Degree4,1668.62%
Graduate Degree2,5875.36%
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DeKalb County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

DeKalb County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander262626
Asian704825
Native American617571123
Black757593144
White41,32133,6486,170
2+ Races1,3601,112175
Hispanic4,6351,974120
Other Race2,9341,08472

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

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

DeKalb County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,534$37,543$24,091
Less Than 9th Grade$25,358$27,386$15,857
High School Graduate$29,328$36,531$21,383
Some College$33,207$42,292$24,381
Bachelors Degree$42,830$47,390$30,047
Graduate Degree$52,882$57,888$51,678

$31,534

Average Earnings

$37,543

Average Male

$24,091

Average Female

DeKalb County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

DeKalb County, Alabama Language by Age

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DeKalb County, Alabama Language

86.97% of DeKalb County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 13.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.62% of the population.

DeKalb County, Alabama Language

DeKalb County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic10,5304,89246.46%
Islander922628.26%
Native85020924.59%
Multiple2,50848819.46%
White56,5049,07116.05%
Black95514014.66%
Other3,451NaN%

20.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.17%

Male Poverty Rate

22.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in DeKalb County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in DeKalb County, Alabama is Hispanic, with 46.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in DeKalb County, Alabama is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.99%.

DeKalb County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.57%
High School16.52%
Some College12.62%
Bachelors or Greater5.82%

DeKalb County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed10.88%
Male Unemployed23.93%
Female Employed10.48%
Female Unemployed24.65%

DeKalb County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

DeKalb County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,267$58,198
Families$51,363$66,453
Married Families$59,462$74,440
Non Families$21,406$33,224
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Income by Household Type

DeKalb County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.7%

Male Marriage Rate

54.9%

Female Marriage Rate

DeKalb County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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DeKalb County, Alabama 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 35-44.

DeKalb County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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DeKalb County, Alabama Marital Status

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3,535

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War417
First Gulf War625
Vietnam1,500
Korea233
World War II18

DeKalb County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34143
35 to 54547
55 to 64833
65 to 741,095
75+917

DeKalb County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,3297.05%
Black323.76%
Native American60.91%
2+ Races16810.50%
Hispanic430.73%

DeKalb County, Alabama Veterans by Race

DeKalb County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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10.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

DeKalb County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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56.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.6%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

DeKalb County, Alabama Employment by Age

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DeKalb County, Alabama Employment by Race

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DeKalb County, Alabama 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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66.47%

Born in DeKalb County, Alabama

92.83%

Native Born

7.17%

Foreign Born

6.19%

Non Citizen

0.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.83% of DeKalb County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 66.47% having been born in Alabama. 6.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

DeKalb County, Alabama Place of Birth

  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

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