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DeKalb County

Population in 2012: 43,842 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +12.4%
 

Males: 22,050  (50.3%)
Females: 21,792  (49.7%)

Median resident age:  23.6 years
Illinois median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 60115.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $37,718 (it was $35,153 in 2000)
DeKalb:

$37,718
Illinois:

$53,234
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $17,351

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $158,283 (it was $126,400 in 2000)
DeKalb:

$158,283
Illinois:

$178,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $199,022; Detached houses: $205,261; Townhouses or other attached units: $226,177; In 2-unit structures: $158,958; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $194,115; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $194,115; Mobile homes: $82,664

Median gross rent in 2011: $785.

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  • White alone - 30,370 (68.6%)
  • Hispanic - 5,786 (13.1%)
  • Black alone - 5,416 (12.2%)
  • Asian alone - 1,896 (4.3%)
  • Two or more races - 721 (1.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 36 (0.08%)
  • Other race alone - 28 (0.06%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 20 (0.05%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in DeKalb: 103.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (19.9%), Irish (12.9%), Polish (6.5%), English (5.9%), Italian (5.0%), Swedish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/20/1873

Elevation: 880 feet

Land area: 12.6 square miles.

Population density: 3476 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in DeKalb:

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.4%
  • Unemployed: 12.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in DeKalb city:

  • Never married: 58.1%
  • Now married: 31.0%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

4,457 residents are foreign born (5.3% Latin America, 2.6% Asia, 1.4% Europe).

This city:  10.1%
Illinois:  13.5%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 32 registered sex offenders living in DeKalb, Illinois as of April 17, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in DeKalb to the number of sex offenders is 1,429 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $4,623 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $4,127 (2.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Elgin, IL (24.9 miles , pop. 94,487).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (55.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Cortland, IL (1.7 miles ), Sycamore, IL (2.2 miles ), Malta, IL (2.4 miles ), Maple Park, IL (2.8 miles ), Creston, IL (3.3 miles ), Waterman, IL (3.3 miles ), Virgil, IL (3.4 miles ), Kingston, IL (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 116 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 1999: 135 buildings, average cost: $107,200
  • 2000: 43 buildings, average cost: $148,100
  • 2001: 80 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2002: 152 buildings, average cost: $112,900
  • 2003: 166 buildings, average cost: $128,900
  • 2004: 165 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2005: 332 buildings, average cost: $131,900
  • 2006: 213 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2007: 111 buildings, average cost: $132,900
  • 2008: 30 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 2009: 21 buildings, average cost: $148,300
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $220,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 41.93 N, Longitude: 88.75 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Barbed Wire Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +433 (+1.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 11,321 (55.2%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 815

DeKalb household income distribution DeKalb home values distribution

Crime rates in DeKalb (2010):

  • 2 murders (4.4 per 100,000)
  • 28 rapes (60.9 per 100,000)
  • 107 robberies (232.8 per 100,000)
  • 25 assaults (54.4 per 100,000)
  • 205 burglaries (446.0 per 100,000)
  • 1,021 thefts (2221.5 per 100,000)
  • 26 auto thefts (56.6 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 255.7 (higher means more crime, US average = 266.4)

Crime rates in DeKalb (2011):

  • 2 murders (4.5 per 100,000)
  • 35 rapes (79.6 per 100,000)
  • 134 robberies (304.6 per 100,000)
  • 35 assaults (79.6 per 100,000)
  • 206 burglaries (468.2 per 100,000)
  • 1,177 thefts (2675.4 per 100,000)
  • 20 auto thefts (45.5 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 314.7 (higher means more crime, US average = 259.9)

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DeKalb, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.3%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +2,833 (+7.8%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Postsecondary teachers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Computer specialists (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

DeKalb-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 119% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.0 miles away from the DeKalb city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.8 miles away from the city center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

DeKalb-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 33.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 38.1 miles away from DeKalb center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in DeKalb County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Richard Jenkins - Film actor, Barbara Hale - Actor, Brad Bradley - Professional wrestler, Cindy Crawford - (born 1966), model, W. Willard Wirtz - Secretary of Labor, Rich Eychaner - Entertainment industry businessman, A. J. Bramlett - Basketball player, Charles W. Nash - (1864-1948), auto entrepreneur, Evar Swanson - Baseball player, Jason Wright - College basketball player (Eastern Illinois Panthers).


Hospital/medical center in DeKalb:

  • KISHWAUKEE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, ONE KISH HOSPITAL DRIVE)

Political contributions by individuals in DeKalb, IL

Local government website: www.ci.de-kalb.il.us

College/University in DeKalb:

  • Northern Illinois University (Full-time enrollment: 18,548; Location: 1425 W. Lincoln Hwy.; Public; Website: www.niu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near DeKalb:

  • Kishwaukee College (about 7 miles; Malta, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,421)
  • Waubonsee Community College (about 18 miles; Sugar Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 3,890)
  • Elgin Community College (about 23 miles; Elgin, IL; FT enrollment: 4,230)
  • Aurora University (about 25 miles; Aurora, IL; FT enrollment: 2,502)
  • American InterContinental University-Online (about 29 miles; Hoffman Estates, IL; FT enrollment: 25,208)
  • Rock Valley College (about 30 miles; Rockford, IL; FT enrollment: 3,903)
  • McHenry County College (about 30 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; FT enrollment: 3,149)

Private high school in DeKalb:

  • CAMOLOT SCHOOLS-DEKALB CAMPUS (Students: 75; Location: 509 OAK ST; Grades: KG - 12)

Private elementary/middle schools in DeKalb:

  • ST MARY SCHOOL (Students: 249; Location: 210 GURLER RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF DEKALB (Students: 23; Location: 403 FISK AVE; Grades: PK - KG)

Library in DeKalb:

  • DEKALB PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,463,578; Location: 309 OAK STREET; 141,905 books; 4,965 audio materials; 4,084 video materials; 9 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 261 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • May we add our current church information to the data list of facts about DeKalb, IL! It is as follows: SSSOSO (SOZO) Bible Church Fellowship 316 E. Lincoln Highway /P O Box 942 DeKalb, IL 60115 - www.sssoso.com Thank You!

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Notable locations in DeKalb: DeKalb County Nursing Home (A), Haish Memorial Library (B), Pine Acres Rest Home (C), DeKalb Fire Department Station 3 (D), DeKalb Fire Department Station 2 (E), DeKalb Fire Department Station 1 (F), Ridge Ambulance Service (G), Adams Hall (H), Altgeld Hall (I), Anderson Hall (J), Boutell Memorial Concert Hall (K), Center for Black Studies (L), Chick Evans Field House (M), Cole Hall (N), Davis Hall (O), Dorland Building (P), Douglas Hall (Q), DuSable Hall (R), East Heating Plant (S), Faraday Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in DeKalb include: Bethlehem Lutheran Church (A), Open Bible Church (B), First Baptist Church of DeKalb (C), First Congregational United Church of Christ (D), First Lutheran Church (E), Saint Mary Catholic Church (F), Trinity Lutheran Church (G), United Methodist Church of DeKalb (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oaklawn Cemetery (1), Evergreen Cemetery (2), Fairview Park Cemetery (3), Saint Marys Catholic DeKalb Cemetery (4), Pleasant Street Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: East Lagoon (A), Lorusso Lagoon (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in DeKalb include: P A Nehring Forest Preserve (1), Huskie Stadium (2), Hopkins Park (3), Huntley Park (4), Liberty Park (5), Lions Park (6), McCormack Park (7), Shipman Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
DeKalb County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.5. This is about average.
City:

32.5
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.00. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.00
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in DeKalb and their reported violations in the past:

DE KALB (Address: 1216 MARKET ST. , Population served: 41000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between DEC-01-1998 and MAY-14-2002, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Other (SEP-17-2001), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2002)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-1995 and NOV-1998, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (20 times from SEP-29-1995 to MAY-01-1998), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2002)
  • MCL, Average - Between DEC-1994 and NOV-1998, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (20 times from SEP-29-1995 to MAY-01-1998), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between APR-01-1992 and SEP-22-1993, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-1993)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
DE KALB UNIV DVL CORP (Address: TWOMBLY RD , Population served: 1050, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-15-1998)
  • Public Education - Between JUL-1994 and AUG-1995, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-1995), Fed Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-1995)
DONNY BROOK ESTATES SUBDIVISION (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-15-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-15-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2004 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-07-2005), St Public Notif received (APR-08-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAR-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-15-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-15-1999)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between OCT-01-1993 and APR-01-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-01-1994)
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in DeKalb that have no violations reported:

  • TEMPO RESTAURANT (Population served: 140, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SYCAMORE BASEBALL COMPLEX (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • INDIAN OAKS COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SANNAUK FOREST PRESERVE (Population served: 42, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SULLIVAN FOOD STORE (143016) (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)
  • WAL-MART SUPERCENTER 0786 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)
  • KNUTE OLSON FOREST PRESERVE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 28.6%
(22.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 54.6% for Black residents, 36.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 73.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 47.5% for other race residents, 36.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  48.8%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.3%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in DeKalb, IL

People in group quarters in DeKalb in 2010:

  • 5,844 people in college/university student housing
  • 363 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 67 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 3 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in DeKalb in 2000:

  • 6,889 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 380 people in nursing homes
  • 91 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

DeKalb compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Arena or stadium:
  • Convocation Center (Northern Illinois University). Northern Illinois University.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in DeKalb, Illinois:

  • Harbor Inn , 2675 Sycamore Rd, Dekalb, IL 60115 , Phone: (815) 756-3552, Fax: (815) 756-8257
  • Baymont Inn & Suites Dekalb , 1314 W Lincoln Hwy, Dekalb, IL 60115 , Phone: (815) 748-4800, Fax: (815) 756-5047
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in DeKalb, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


DeKalb travel time to work - commute


DeKalb mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for DeKalb (based on DeKalb County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.58%
Here48.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristLutheran Church
Adherents39.5%13.3%11.5%7.1%6.8%
Congregations7.8%10.0%15.6%8.9%4.4%
NameAssemblies of GodAmerican Baptist Churches in the USANew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.4%2.3%1.9%1.7%13.4%
Congregations3.3%3.3%3.3%4.4%38.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Here:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
DeKalb County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
This county:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 67
DeKalb County:

6.37 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
DeKalb County:

7.0%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.1%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2006)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10$39,028$46,8340$0
Water Supply 16$78,037$58,5281$682
Other and Unallocable 2$8,094$48,5641$498
Housing and Community Development(Local) 16$76,562$57,4222$2,725
Airports 2$9,826$58,9561$1,355
Police - Other 12$56,687$56,68725$15,684
Police Protection - Officers 60$371,522$74,3040$0
Judicial and Legal 4$21,403$64,2091$244
Other Government Administration 16$93,530$70,1489$6,726
Firefighters 58$428,245$88,6020$0
Fire - Other 2$9,199$55,1940$0
Streets and Highways 26$131,102$60,5092$1,187
Totals for Government 224$1,323,237$70,88842$29,101

DeKalb government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $796,000 ($18.16)
    Water Utilities: $113,000 ($2.58)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,343,000 ($121.87)
    Fire Protection: $5,219,000 ($119.04)
    Regular Highways: $4,891,000 ($111.56)
    Water Utilities: $1,997,000 ($45.55)
    Central Staff Services: $1,318,000 ($30.06)
    Financial Administration: $1,220,000 ($27.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,132,000 ($25.82)
    Libraries: $1,014,000 ($23.13)
    Air Transportation: $666,000 ($15.19)
    Parks & Recreation: $557,000 ($12.70)
    General - Other: $546,000 ($12.45)
    Housing & Community Development: $416,000 ($9.49)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $374,000 ($8.53)
    Transit Utilities: $262,000 ($5.98)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $13,592,000 ($310.02)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $2,318,000 ($52.87)
    Benefit Payments: $1,889,000 ($43.09)
    Withdrawals: $2,000 ($0.05)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,557,000 ($35.51)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $6,610,000 ($150.77)
    Police Protection: $410,000 ($9.35)
    Central Staff: $40,000 ($0.91)
    General - Other: $24,000 ($0.55)
    Libraries: $14,000 ($0.32)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,584,000 ($241.41)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $390,000 ($8.90)

DeKalb government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,182,000 ($26.96)
    All Other: $1,009,000 ($23.01)
    Parks & Recreation: $0 ($0.00)
  • Employee Retirement - From Local Government: $811,000 ($18.50)
    Local Employee Contribution: $546,000 ($12.45)
    Interest Revenue: $417,000 ($9.51)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $416,000 ($9.49)
    Transit Utilities: $358,000 ($8.17)
    All Other: $118,000 ($2.69)
    General Support: $2,000 ($0.05)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $814,000 ($18.57)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $926,000 ($21.12)
    General Revenue, NEC: $808,000 ($18.43)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,028,000 ($91.88)
    Transit Utilities: $262,000 ($5.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $7,606,000 ($173.49)
    Highways: $1,789,000 ($40.81)
    Transit Utilities: $13,000 ($0.30)
  • Tax - Property: $6,253,000 ($142.63)
    Public Utilities: $2,804,000 ($63.96)
    Total General Sales: $1,936,000 ($44.16)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,492,000 ($34.03)
    NEC: $316,000 ($7.21)

DeKalb government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $6,505,000 ($148.37)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $26,762,000 ($610.42)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $255,000 ($5.82)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $18,277,000 ($416.88)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $5,995,000 ($136.74)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $6,933,000 ($158.14)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,807,000 ($41.22)
    Water Utilities: $510,000 ($11.63)

DeKalb government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $151,000 ($3.44)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $8,892,000 ($202.82)
    Total Other Securities: $3,117,000 ($71.10)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $10,540,000 ($240.41)

10.87% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,321 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.87%
Illinois average:

5.66%

0.42% of residents moved from foreign countries ($209 average AGI)
DeKalb County:

0.42%
Illinois average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Kane County, IL  2.34% ($47,235 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  1.62% ($30,182)
from DuPage County, IL  1.15% ($45,098)


9.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,440 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.32%
Illinois average:

5.99%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($109 average AGI)
DeKalb County:

0.06%
Illinois average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cook County, IL  1.20% ($28,277 average AGI)
to Kane County, IL  1.08% ($42,221)
to DuPage County, IL  0.73% ($35,773)

Strongest AM radio stations in DeKalb:

  • WLBK (1360 AM; 1 kW; DEKALB, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WROK (1440 AM; 5 kW; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in DeKalb:

  • WDEK (92.5 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WDKB (94.9 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: DEKALB COUNTY RADIO, LIMITED)
  • WYCH (106.3 FM; GENOA, IL; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WNIU (89.5 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WNIJ (90.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WSPY-FM (107.1 FM; PLANO, IL; Owner: NELSON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WMKB (102.9 FM; EARLVILLE, IL; Owner: KM RADIO OF EARLVILLE, L.L.C.)
  • WERV-FM (95.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WZSR (105.5 FM; WOODSTOCK, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WGSL (91.1 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE CENTER SCHOOL)
  • WQFL (100.9 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUEST FOR LIFE, INC.)
  • WZCH (103.9 FM; DUNDEE, IL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WZOK (97.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRHL-FM (102.3 FM; ROCHELLE, IL; Owner: ROCHELLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around DeKalb:

  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WSPY-LP (Channel 30; PLANO, IL; Owner: WSPY-TV, INC.)
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WIFR (Channel 23; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVO (Channel 17; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WINNEBAGO TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WFBN-LP (Channel 33; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • WQRF-TV (Channel 39; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUORUM OF ROCKFORD LICENSE, LLC)
  • WQFL-CA (Channel 8; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAMILY VALUES ORGANIZATION, INC.)
  • W54BE (Channel 54; SUGAR GROVE, IL; Owner: WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 27
Total length: 129 meters (423ft)
Total costs: $976,000
Total average daily traffic: 289,000
Total average daily truck traffic: 36,872

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 3
  • 1970-1979: 17
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 4
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for DeKalb, IL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in DeKalb)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 86 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in DeKalb, IL)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in DeKalb)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 23 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in DeKalb)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED52$147,50457$132,332439$147,56717$70,4725$572,82653$132,7908$51,713
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$133,1033$170,01742$142,1941$26,4800$03$149,8170$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$129,3344$87,618117$168,7187$43,2091$192,95010$99,0630$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$118,2026$121,10376$165,3901$51,2300$06$121,2080$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$299,6002$260,54019$161,3660$00$02$237,7200$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0008.00 , 0009.00, 0010.00, 0011.00, 0012.00, 0013.00, 0014.00, 0015.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$139,74912$165,223
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$250,8105$166,310
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$159,6202$195,735
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$151,0852$127,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0008.00 , 0009.00, 0010.00, 0011.00, 0012.00, 0013.00, 0014.00, 0015.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 168
  • Hazardous Condition: 96
  • Service Call: 20
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - DeKalb


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for DeKalb, IL

Most common first names in DeKalb, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John15575.8 years
Mary14980.5 years
William12176.8 years
Robert10673.1 years
Helen10382.1 years
Ruth10284.0 years
James9574.3 years
Dorothy7881.7 years
Margaret7781.3 years
Charles7576.2 years
Most common last names in DeKalb, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson12480.8 years
Smith6780.8 years
Nelson5379.7 years
Anderson5277.2 years
Miller4880.7 years
Carlson3880.8 years
Swanson3182.7 years
Peterson3179.7 years
Olson2776.1 years
Davis2674.2 years
Businesses in DeKalb, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1MasterBrand Cabinets4
AT&T1Maurices1
Applebee's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Nike4
Bath & Body Works1OfficeMax1
Baymont Inn1Old Navy1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Panda Express3
Best Western1Panera Bread1
Blockbuster1Papa John's Pizza1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Payless1
Caribou Coffee1Penske1
Carson Pirie Scott1PetSmart1
Chipotle1Pier 1 Imports1
Cricket Wireless2Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
Famous Footwear1Ruby Tuesday1
FedEx6Rue211
GNC1Sears1
GameStop2Sprint Nextel1
Goodwill2Starbucks4
H&R Block1Steak 'n Shake1
Hobby Lobby1Subway5
IHOP1Super 81
Jewel-Osco1T-Mobile1
Jimmy John's1T.J.Maxx1
Jones New York1Taco Bell1
KFC1Target1
Kohl's1UPS17
La-Z-Boy1Verizon Wireless1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
Long John Silver's1White Castle1
Lowe's1
Browse common businesses in DeKalb, IL


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  • #66 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 5,000+)"
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  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
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