DeKalb County, Indiana Population 2020

DeKalb County, Indiana's estimated population is 42,822 with a growth rate of 0.49% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. DeKalb County, Indiana is the 35th largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201843,2264040.94%
201742,8222100.49%
201642,6121520.36%
201542,460620.15%
201442,398590.14%
201342,339420.10%
201242,297-165-0.39%
201142,4621530.36%
201042,3096,98519.77%
199035,3241,7185.11%
198033,6062,7698.98%
197030,8372,5669.08%
196028,2712,2488.64%
195026,0231,2675.12%
194024,756-155-0.62%
193024,911-689-2.69%
192025,6005462.18%
191025,054-657-2.56%
190025,7111,4045.78%
189024,3074,08220.18%
188020,2253,05817.81%
187017,1673,28723.68%
186013,8805,62968.22%
18508,2516,283319.26%
18401,9680.00%

DeKalb County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41,54197.28%
Two or More Races7421.74%
Asian1410.33%
Some Other Race1310.31%
Black or African American1140.27%
American Indian and Alaska Native350.08%

DeKalb County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2020

DeKalb County, Indiana Median Age

39.1


Total

37.9


Male

39.9


Female

DeKalb County, Indiana Adults

There are 32,218 adults, (6,612 of whom are seniors) in DeKalb County, Indiana.

DeKalb County, Indiana Age Dependency

66.8

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

DeKalb County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

21,397

50.11%

Male

21,307

49.89%

DeKalb County, Indiana Households and Families

DeKalb County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

DeKalb County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.5%8.5%
All76.6%23.4%
Male66.9%33.1%
Female62.4%37.6%
Non Family59.5%40.5%

76.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,7892.5276.6
Married8,5603.191.5
Non Family5,3581.1859.5
Female1,7913.1562.4
Male1,0803.4566.9

3.02

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

8.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

DeKalb County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6082.12%
9th to 12th Grade2,1927.64%
High School Graduate12,00241.81%
Some College5,91620.61%
Associates Degree2,90510.12%
Bachelors Degree3,48112.13%
Graduate Degree1,6015.58%

DeKalb County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White27,59524,9574,847
Hispanic685597157
Multiple Races29223845
Asian11811149
Other Race6962
Black534333
Native American22194

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 94.07%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 62.26%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,523$44,315$26,921
Less Than High School$33,724$42,520$17,390
High School Grad$31,840$41,325$26,040
Some College$35,445$46,387$26,011
Bachelors Degree$39,485$54,327$30,615
Graduate Degree$62,996$66,500$51,709

$35,523

Average Earnings

$44,315

Average Male

$26,921

Average Female

DeKalb County, Indiana Language

DeKalb County, Indiana Language by Age

DeKalb County, Indiana Language

97.07% of DeKalb County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 2.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.43% of the population.

DeKalb County, Indiana Poverty

DeKalb County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White40,0804,17410.41%
Multiple72618425.34%
Hispanic1,17214312.20%
Other1194840.34%
Black1074642.99%
Native35617.14%
Asian14110.71%

10.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.66%

Male Poverty Rate

12.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in DeKalb County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in DeKalb County, Indiana is Black, with 42.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in DeKalb County, Indiana is Asian, with 0.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.36%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.38%
High School9.60%
Some College8.42%
Bachelors or Greater5.19%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed26.78%
Male Unemployed9.50%
Female Employed7.58%
Male Employed4.10%

DeKalb County, Indiana Income

DeKalb County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,808$67,411
Families$64,954$77,276
Married Families$75,797$89,189
Non Families$30,497$41,324

DeKalb County, Indiana Marital Status

DeKalb County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.9%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

DeKalb County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

DeKalb County, Indiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

DeKalb County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

DeKalb County, Indiana Veterans

2,472

Number of Veterans

2,364

Male Veterans

108

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam999
Second Gulf War440
First Gulf War306
Korea214
World War II29
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,4217.68%
Hispanic557.46%
2 or More276.78%
Black1723.94%
Other78.86%

$DeKalb County, Indiana Veterans by Education

5.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

DeKalb County, Indiana Employment Status

66.7%

Labor Force Participation

63.6%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

DeKalb County, Indiana 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

75.19%

Born in Indiana

98.62%

Native Born

1.38%

Foreign Born

0.59%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.62% of DeKalb County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 75.19% having been born in Indiana. 0.59% 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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