For population 25 years and over in De Kalb:
For population 15 years and over in De Kalb town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $464 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (12.7 miles , pop. 73,990).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (40.6 miles , pop. 441,545).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (410.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Rushville, MO (2.3 miles ), Lewis and Clark Village, MO (2.7 miles) , Iatan, MO (2.9 miles) , Dearborn, MO (3.1 miles ), Agency, MO (3.2 miles ), Atchison, KS (3.3 miles ), Elwood, KS (3.4 miles ), Wathena, KS (3.5 miles ).
Latitude: 39.59 N, Longitude: 94.93 W
Area code: 816
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +35 (+15.8%).
Work and jobs in De Kalb: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in De Kalb, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
De Kalb-area historical tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 206% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/8/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.6 miles away from the De Kalb town center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/7/1961, a category F4 tornado 28.9 miles away from the town center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:De Kalb-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 79.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 23.8 miles away from De Kalb center
On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 35.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.4 miles away from De Kalb center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Buchanan County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near De Kalb:
Amtrak station near De Kalb:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to De Kalb:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 2.42. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 28.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 9.50. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 29.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in De Kalb and their reported violations in the past:DEKALB (Population served: 256, Purch_groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.9%
(0.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
De Kalb compared to Missouri state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for De Kalb town (based on Buchanan County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.64%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 13
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
Number of full-service restaurants: 60
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
De Kalb government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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De Kalb government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):
De Kalb government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
6.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,554 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($112 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.50% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,016 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($105 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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De Kalb fatal accident list:
May 22, 1980 04:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:1