DeKalb County, Tennessee's estimated population is 21,561 with a growth rate of 1.68% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. DeKalb County, Tennessee is the 66th largest county in Tennessee. The 2010 Population was 18,695 and has seen a growth of 15.33% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 24.62%.
92.86% of DeKalb County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 7.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.80% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in DeKalb County, Tennessee is Black, with 39.38% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in DeKalb County, Tennessee is Multiple, with 4.55% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.64%.
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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 County, Tennessee
94.54% of DeKalb County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 68.47% having been born in Tennessee. 4.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.