DeKalb County, Georgia Population 2022

DeKalb County, Georgia's estimated population is with a growth rate of 0.94% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. DeKalb County, Georgia is the 4th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 population was and has seen a growth of 12.57% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

DeKalb County, Georgia Population 2022

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DeKalb County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

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DeKalb County, Georgia Population by Race

DeKalb County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2022

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DeKalb County, Georgia Median Age

35.9


Total

34.7


Male

37.1


Female

DeKalb County, Georgia Adults

There are 580,353 adults, (93,634 of whom are seniors) in DeKalb County, Georgia.

DeKalb County, Georgia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

DeKalb County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

398,536

52.77%

Male

356,751

47.23%

DeKalb County, Georgia Population by Age

DeKalb County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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DeKalb County, Georgia Household Types

55.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

DeKalb County, Georgia Households and Families

3.45

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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DeKalb County, Georgia Households by Type

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DeKalb County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

DeKalb County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.91%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 71.00%.

DeKalb County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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$42,482

Average Earnings

$46,172

Average Male

$40,038

Average Female

DeKalb County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

DeKalb County, Georgia Language by Age

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DeKalb County, Georgia Language

81.05% of DeKalb County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 18.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.46% of the population.

DeKalb County, Georgia Language

DeKalb County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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14.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.27%

Male Poverty Rate

15.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in DeKalb County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in DeKalb County, Georgia is Islander, with 32.60% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.59%.

DeKalb County, Georgia Poverty

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DeKalb County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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DeKalb County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

DeKalb County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

DeKalb County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.5%

Male Marriage Rate

35.6%

Female Marriage Rate

DeKalb County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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DeKalb County, Georgia 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, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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DeKalb County, Georgia Marital Status

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36,193

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

DeKalb County, Georgia Veterans by War

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DeKalb County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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DeKalb County, Georgia Veterans by Race

DeKalb County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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8.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

DeKalb County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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69%

Labor Force Participation

64.4%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

DeKalb County, Georgia Employment by Age

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DeKalb County, Georgia Employment by Race

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DeKalb County, Georgia 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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45.95%

Born in DeKalb County, Georgia

84.05%

Native Born

15.95%

Foreign Born

9.02%

Non Citizen

6.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.05% of DeKalb County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 45.95% having been born in Georgia. 9.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

DeKalb County, Georgia Place of Birth

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