For population 25 years and over in De Kalb:
For population 15 years and over in De Kalb city:
42 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $950 (1.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Longview, TX (69.5 miles , pop. 73,344).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (87.1 miles , pop. 200,145).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (134.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Avery, TX (3.2 miles ), New Boston, TX (3.5 miles ), Dalby Springs-Simms, TX (3.5 miles) , Annona, TX (4.2 miles ), Foreman, AR (4.4 miles ), Hooks, TX (4.4 miles ), Southeast McCurtain, OK (4.4 miles) , Maud, TX (4.5 miles ).
Latitude: 33.51 N, Longitude: 94.62 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 903
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in De Kalb detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -286 (-13.9%).
Work and jobs in De Kalb: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in De Kalb, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
De Kalb-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 191% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/12/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the De Kalb city center killed one person and injured 5 people.
On 4/2/1982, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.1 miles away from the city center injured 29 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:De Kalb-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1997 at 03:26:41, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 81.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/16/1997 at 19:07:27, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.4 miles away from De Kalb center
On 10/20/2002 at 02:18:13, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/22/2005 at 05:17:04, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 57.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2001 at 01:13:25, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.1 miles away from De Kalb center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Bowie County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 8
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Fires: 4, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Local government website: www.cityofdekalb.com
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to De Kalb:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 31.1%
(13.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.6% for Black residents, 67.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 46.8% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
90 people in nursing homes in 2000
De Kalb compared to Texas 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 city (based on Bowie County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.63%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 15
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.82% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,057 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($446 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.10% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,341 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($344 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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De Kalb fatal accident list:
Apr 28, 2005 10:48 PM, Us-82, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 23, 2003 02:38 AM, Fm1701, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 21, 1995 00:20 AM, 82, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 15, 1984 07:35 PM, Fm992, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 29, 1982 05:50 AM, 82, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in De Kalb)
FAA Registered Aircraft:9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in De Kalb)
Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0116.00
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in De Kalb, TX