For population 25 years and over in De Kalb:
For population 15 years and over in De Kalb town:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $581 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (71.4 miles , pop. 77,906).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (118.5 miles , pop. 242,820).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (449.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Scooba, MS (3.3 miles ), Shuqualak, MS (3.9 miles ), Meridian Station, MS (3.9 miles ), Bogue Chitto, MS (4.0 miles ), Emelle, AL (4.4 miles) , Geiger, AL (4.6 miles) , Collinsville, MS (4.7 miles ), Panola-Geiger, AL (4.8 miles ).
Latitude: 32.77 N, Longitude: 88.65 W
Area code: 601
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -99 (-9.2%).
Work and jobs in De Kalb: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in De Kalb, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
De Kalb-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 189% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/12/1986, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.3 miles away from the De Kalb town center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/29/1976, a category F4 tornado 23.5 miles away from the town center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:De Kalb-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Mississippi state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 42.6 miles away from De Kalb center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 80.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 91.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 92.5 miles away from De Kalb center
On 7/16/1993 at 10:54:32, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Kemper County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Winds: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Bud Brown (American football) - Former National Football League safety, Louis Westerfield - Activist and lawyer.
Heliports located in De Kalb:
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 28.4%
(7.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.3% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
81 people in nursing homes in 2000
7 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
De Kalb compared to Mississippi state average:
Banks with branches in De Kalb (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for De Kalb (based on Kemper County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.47%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
De Kalb government finances in 2006(per resident):
5.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,593 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.14% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,933 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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De Kalb, Mississippi:See more detailed statistics of De Kalb fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 3,200
Total average daily truck traffic: 64
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 4,800
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in De Kalb)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
FAA Registered Aircraft:2