DeKalb County, Missouri Population 2021

DeKalb County, Missouri's estimated population is 12,611 with a growth rate of 0.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. DeKalb County, Missouri is the 79th largest county inMissouri. The 2010 Population was 12,895 and has seen a growth of -2.20% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202112,611320.25%
202012,579320.26%
201912,547320.26%
201812,515-17-0.14%
201712,532360.29%
201612,496-44-0.35%
201512,54010.01%
201412,539-89-0.70%
201312,628-149-1.17%
201212,777-36-0.28%
201112,813-82-0.64%
201012,8952,92829.38%
19909,9671,74521.22%
19808,22291712.55%
19707,305791.09%
19607,226-821-10.20%
19508,047-1,704-17.48%
19409,751-519-5.05%
193010,270-1,424-12.18%
192011,694-837-6.68%
191012,531-1,887-13.09%
190014,418-121-0.83%
189014,5391,2059.04%
188013,3343,47635.26%
18709,8584,63488.71%
18605,2243,149151.76%
18502,0750.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.25% (32)
County Website
Founded
February 25, 1845
County Seat
2010 Population
12,895
Growth Since 2010
-2.20% (-284)
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DeKalb County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,75785.88%
Black or African American1,1228.96%
Two or More Races4183.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native1020.81%
Asian750.60%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander350.28%
Some Other Race170.14%
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DeKalb County, Missouri Population by Race

DeKalb County, Missouri Population Pyramid $2021

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DeKalb County, Missouri Median Age

40.4


Total

38.7


Male

47.2


Female

DeKalb County, Missouri Adults

There are 10,436 adults, (2,083 of whom are seniors) in DeKalb County, Missouri.

DeKalb County, Missouri Age Dependency

50

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25

Child Dependency Ratio

DeKalb County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

4,671

37.29%

Male

7,855

62.71%

DeKalb County, Missouri Population by Age

DeKalb County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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DeKalb County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family46.5%53.5%
Male51.7%48.3%
Female61.8%38.2%
All69.1%30.9%
Married87.2%12.8%

69.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

DeKalb County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,8072.469.1
Married1,9813.0887.2
Non Family1,3881.2146.5
Female3223.361.8
Male1162.7351.7

3.06

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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DeKalb County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2532.70%
9th to 12th Grade9359.97%
High School Graduate4,41847.12%
Some College1,86219.86%
Associates Degree6116.52%
Bachelors Degree95610.20%
Graduate Degree3423.65%
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DeKalb County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

DeKalb County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,7887,0181,240
Black89866327
2+ Races3422544
Hispanic20917423
Native American9877
Asian3927
Islander3566
Other Race1311

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.11%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 17.14%.

DeKalb County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,324$39,772$31,069
Less Than 9th Grade$30,945$$30,741
High School Graduate$34,688$39,679$26,406
Some College$30,666$32,326$29,408
Bachelors Degree$42,975$44,514$41,719
Graduate Degree$50,987$51,415$41,042

$35,324

Average Earnings

$39,772

Average Male

$31,069

Average Female

DeKalb County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

DeKalb County, Missouri Language by Age

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DeKalb County, Missouri Language

98.73% of DeKalb County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 1.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.50% of the population.

DeKalb County, Missouri Language

DeKalb County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,7841,07212.20%
Hispanic1242217.74%
Multiple1031615.53%
Asian701217.14%
Black39615.38%
Other6466.67%
Native6234.84%

12.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.42%

Male Poverty Rate

14.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in DeKalb County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in DeKalb County, Missouri is Other, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in DeKalb County, Missouri is Native, with 4.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.04%.

DeKalb County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.56%
Some College15.36%
High School10.80%
Bachelors or Greater2.62%

DeKalb County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed23.44%
Female Employed11.74%
Male Unemployed5.88%
Male Employed3.42%

DeKalb County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

DeKalb County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,918$63,023
Families$70,559$75,264
Married Families$74,277-
Non Families$27,315$38,733
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Income by Household Type

DeKalb County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.1%

Male Marriage Rate

54.5%

Female Marriage Rate

DeKalb County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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DeKalb County, Missouri 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 45-54.

DeKalb County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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DeKalb County, Missouri Marital Status

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1,034

Number of Veterans

969

Male Veterans

65

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam294
Second Gulf War187
First Gulf War168
Korea75
World War II13

DeKalb County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54268
65 to 74251
55 to 64214
75+182
18 to 34119

DeKalb County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White88110.05%
Black887.94%
2+ Races5414.84%
Hispanic176.20%
Native American1111.22%

DeKalb County, Missouri Veterans by Race

DeKalb County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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2.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

DeKalb County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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42%

Labor Force Participation

41.1%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

DeKalb County, Missouri Employment by Age

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DeKalb County, Missouri Employment by Race

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DeKalb County, Missouri 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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69.93%

Born in DeKalb County, Missouri

99.09%

Native Born

0.91%

Foreign Born

0.57%

Non Citizen

0.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.09% of DeKalb County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 69.93% having been born in Missouri. 0.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

DeKalb County, Missouri 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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