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DeKalb County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2017: 753,253 (100% urban, 0% rural); it was 665,865 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 128,353
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 26,294
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 145,821
Renter-occupied apartments: 117,162 (it was 103,518 in 2000)
% of renters here:

42%
State:

34%

Land area: 268 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 2808 people per square mile   (very high).

March 2019 cost of living index in DeKalb County: 96.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (26.0%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (16.0%), Educational, health and social services (13.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 76%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 22%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in DeKalb County, GA (2017)
    • 395,53759.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 217,79132.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 65,0709.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 44,7656.7%Asian alone
    • 25,3003.8%Two or more races
    • 2,4800.4%Some other race alone
    • 1,3420.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 9680.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

35.9 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years
Males: 355,639  (47.2%)
Females: 397,614  (52.8%)
Average household size:
DeKalb County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $61,827 ($49,117 in 1999)
This county:

$61,827
Georgia:

$56,183

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $945 (lower quartile is $760, upper quartile is $1,212)
This county:

$945
State:

$782


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $199,800 (it was $133,500 in 2000)
DeKalb:

$199,800
Georgia:

$173,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $126,000 - $381,900

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $290,575
Here:

$290,575
State:

$247,096

Townhouses or other attached units: $253,051
Here:

$253,051
State:

$231,660

In 2-unit structures: $1,562,219
Here:

$1,562,219
State:

$549,562

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $132,629
Here:

$132,629
State:

$173,266

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $196,621
Here:

$196,621
State:

$281,869

Mobile homes: $62,117
Here:

$62,117
State:

$69,080

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,486
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $518

Institutionalized population: 6,795

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 0
  • Auto thefts: 0
DeKalb County, GA map from a distance

Health of residents in DeKalb County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is better than average.
77.9% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
37.0% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is less than average.
79.4% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is about average.
76.2% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 191 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 170 pounds. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2698 buildings, average cost: $127,900
  • 1998: 3895 buildings, average cost: $138,400
  • 1999: 4376 buildings, average cost: $145,500
  • 2000: 4266 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2001: 4719 buildings, average cost: $166,000
  • 2002: 4134 buildings, average cost: $158,800
  • 2003: 3931 buildings, average cost: $196,000
  • 2004: 3761 buildings, average cost: $174,900
  • 2005: 3347 buildings, average cost: $177,100
  • 2006: 2867 buildings, average cost: $196,900
  • 2007: 2122 buildings, average cost: $233,000
  • 2008: 768 buildings, average cost: $267,300
  • 2009: 295 buildings, average cost: $301,000
  • 2010: 354 buildings, average cost: $252,700
  • 2011: 295 buildings, average cost: $199,200
  • 2012: 208 buildings, average cost: $322,100
  • 2013: 336 buildings, average cost: $249,800
  • 2014: 485 buildings, average cost: $261,900
  • 2015: 900 buildings, average cost: $265,000
  • 2016: 1425 buildings, average cost: $256,900
  • 2017: 1796 buildings, average cost: $322,900
Number of permits per 10,000 DeKalb, GA residents
Average permit cost in DeKalb, GA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,358 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,766 (0.9%)

Distribution of median household income in DeKalb, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in DeKalb, GA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in DeKalb, GA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.8%
DeKalb County:

14.8%
Georgia:

14.9%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.3% for Black residents, 25.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.7% for American Indian residents, 1.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 32.3% for other race residents, 26.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 35.9 years old
(Males: 34.6 years old, Females: 37.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.6 years old, Black residents: 35.8 years old, American Indian residents: 25.9 years old, Asian residents: 33.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.2 years old, Other race residents: 25.9 years old)

Area name: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in DeKalb County is $686 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $763 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $929 a month.

Cities in this county include: North Atlanta, Redan, Dunwoody, Candler-McAfee, Tucker, Belvedere Park, North Druid Hills, Decatur, North Decatur, Druid Hills.

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

2018 air pollution in DeKalb County:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.273 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.021 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 17.6 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 9.1 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.000 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hales Fork (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Newberry County, South Carolina , Columbia County , Oconee County , Wilkes County , Wichita County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Georgia:

3.7%

Unemployment by year in DeKalb, GA

Current college students: 47,609
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 42.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 121,565 (39.2% naturalized citizens)

DeKalb County:

16.1%
Whole state:

10.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 42,2372010 or later
  • 33,1752000 to 2009
  • 22,4361990 to 1999
  • 20,8671980 to 1989
  • 9,1371970 to 1979
  • 5,689Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 44.0%

DeKalb County marital status for males DeKalb County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 175,384
  • One, attached: 22,250
  • Two: 4,198
  • 3 or 4: 12,161
  • 5 to 9: 26,689
  • 10 to 19: 26,811
  • 20 to 49: 18,878
  • 50 or more: 23,828
  • Mobile homes: 1,080

Housing units in DeKalb County with a mortgage: 111,471 (3,990 second mortgage, 11,108 home equity loan, 409 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 37,678

Here:

75.0% with mortgage
State:

65.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for DeKalb County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant136,806276
Mainline Protestant69,164104
Catholic62,84411
Other31,49963
Black Protestant27,22858
Orthodox4,4588
None359,894-
DeKalb County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 128
DeKalb County:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 60
This county:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 259
DeKalb County:

3.53 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 520
This county:

7.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
DeKalb County:

9.6%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
DeKalb County:

27.4%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.5%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in DeKalb County:

Average size of farms: 29 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $23,158
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $7471.57
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 94.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.59%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $30,964
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.50%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 7.89%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $13,631
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.49%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 23.20

Earthquake activity:

DeKalb County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.3 miles away from DeKalb County center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 101.8 miles away from the county center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 139.9 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 174.7 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 305.8 miles away from DeKalb County center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 254.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Georgia Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 2014 to February 14, 2014, Emergency Declared EM-3368: February 11, 2014, FEMA Id: 3368, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Georgia Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 18, 2009 to October 08, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1858: September 24, 2009, FEMA Id: 1858, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Georgia Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to March 16, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1750: March 20, 2008, FEMA Id: 1750, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Georgia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3218: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3218, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Hurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 14, 2004 to October 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1554: September 18, 2004, FEMA Id: 1554, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 22, 2000 to February 01, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1311: January 28, 2000, FEMA Id: 1311, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Georgia Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 1998 to May 11, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1209: March 11, 1998, FEMA Id: 1209, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Georgia Hurricane Opal, Incident Period: October 04, 1995 to October 05, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1071: October 10, 1995, FEMA Id: 1071, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Severe Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3097: March 15, 1993, FEMA Id: 3097, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • Georgia Drought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3044: July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: 3044, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in DeKalb County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - DeKalb

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 243,800 (71.7%)
  • Carpooled: 36,729 (10.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 14,940 (4.4%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 271 (0.1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 2,632 (0.8%)
  • Railroad: 513 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 5,127 (1.5%)
  • Bicycle: 1,305 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 5,663 (1.7%)
  • Worked at home: 29,269 (8.6%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (13%)
  • Jamaica (8%)
  • India (8%)
  • Ethiopia (5%)
  • Guatemala (4%)
  • Burma (4%)
  • Vietnam (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in DeKalb County


  • American (5%)
  • English (3%)
  • Jamaican (2%)
  • Ethiopian (2%)
  • German (2%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • African (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in DeKalb County, Georgia in 2000:

  • 4,086 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 2,486 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2,409 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2,164 people in nursing homes
  • 695 people in state prisons
  • 429 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 344 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 306 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 146 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 110 people in other group homes
  • 98 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 96 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 89 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 78 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 71 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 71 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 51 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 35 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 23 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 17 people in religious group quarters
  • 7 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 6 people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill

People in group quarters in DeKalb County, Georgia in 2010:

  • 5,034 people in college/university student housing
  • 3,219 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 1,935 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 735 people in state prisons
  • 501 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 429 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 306 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 239 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 177 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 167 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 134 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 69 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 59 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 36 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $72,525.

11.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($52,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.77%
Georgia average:

9.49%


0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($322 average AGI)
DeKalb County:

0.04%
Georgia average:

0.08%

7.48% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($33,047 average AGI)
4.24% relocated from other states ($18,868 average AGI)
DeKalb County:

4.24%
Georgia average:

3.60%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Fulton County, GA  3.19% ($64,809 average AGI)
from Gwinnett County, GA  1.57% ($40,909)
from Cobb County, GA  0.70% ($58,389)
from Clayton County, GA  0.43% ($26,017)
from Rockdale County, GA  0.19% ($30,211)
from Henry County, GA  0.17% ($39,630)
from Travis County, TX  0.15% ($23,697)


11.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($60,303 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.71%
Georgia average:

9.04%


0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($522 average AGI)
DeKalb County:

0.07%
Georgia average:

0.08%

8.14% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($41,210 average AGI)
3.50% relocated to other states ($18,572 average AGI)
DeKalb County:

3.50%
Georgia average:

3.12%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Fulton County, GA  3.04% ($83,044 average AGI)
to Gwinnett County, GA  1.99% ($42,034)
to Cobb County, GA  0.75% ($58,921)
to Clayton County, GA  0.55% ($24,426)
to Rockdale County, GA  0.30% ($33,556)
to Henry County, GA  0.26% ($38,210)
to Newton County, GA  0.17% ($32,644)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.9
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 15.9

Births per 1000 population in DeKalb County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 5.9

Deaths per 1000 population in DeKalb County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2013: 7.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in DeKalb County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 22.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in DeKalb County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in DeKalb County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in DeKalb County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in DeKalb County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in DeKalb County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in DeKalb County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 65,700 (53,133 aged, 12,567 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 17,978 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in DeKalb County, Georgia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (3,472)
  • Unspecified dementia (3,043)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (2,808)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (1,958)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,950)
  • Congestive heart failure (1,766)
  • Hypertensive heart disease without (congestive) heart failure (1,636)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,606)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,401)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (1,352)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.74
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,321
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 198
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 20,307

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,619
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 617
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 13

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 41
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 89

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1
Fitness & recreation sports centers per 100,000 population in 2005: 10,334

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 125.5. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 91.9
  • Cut/Pierce - 9.2
  • Other - 24.4

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 84.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 49.6
  • Suffocation - 15.8
  • Poisoning - 11.1
  • Other - 7.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 753,253
  • In family households: 589,038 (74,949 male householders, 90,292 female householders)
    102,360 spouses, 226,137 children (215,413 natural, 3,241 adopted, 7,483 stepchildren), 20,942 grandchildren, 16,411 brothers or sisters, 17,249 parents, 22,125 other relatives, 18,573 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 151,564 (50,285 male householders (37,763 living alone)), 62,723 female householders (52,332 living alone)), 38,556 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 12,651

Size of family households: 69,229 2-persons, 43,384 3-persons, 29,609 4-persons, 12,699 5-persons, 4,512 6-persons, 5,808 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 90,095 1-person, 19,008 2-persons, 2,964 3-persons, 876 4-persons, 65 5-persons.

97,693 married couples with children.
55,519 single-parent households (7,634 men, 47,885 women).

80.5% of residents of DeKalb speak English at home.
7.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 26% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
4.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (59% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
3.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (44% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
4.0% of residents speak other language at home (54% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $2,909,879,000 ($4,306 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $183,923,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $826,965,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $596,208,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,688,000
Federal grants: $463,396,000
Federal procurement contracts: $121,909,000 ($34,640,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $892,712,000 ($71,311,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $65,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $698,685,000
Federal Government insurance: $317,589,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 60,340
Here:

89 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 21,842
Here:

32 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +38,772
Here:

+57 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -64,393
Here -95 per 1000 residents
State +26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in DeKalb County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 86.72 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.2
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.7

Year house built in DeKalb County, Georgia
  • Year house built in DeKalb County, Georgia
  • 6,2522014 or later
  • 7,5122010 to 2013
  • 50,4762000 to 2009
  • 44,3401990 to 1999
  • 47,4251980 to 1989
  • 60,3541970 to 1979
  • 43,6901960 to 1969
  • 30,4141950 to 1959
  • 10,9081940 to 1949
  • 9,9081939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in DeKalb County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in DeKalb County, Georgia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in DeKalb County, Georgia
  • 4751 room
  • 7482 rooms
  • 2,0883 rooms
  • 7,6774 rooms
  • 19,5975 rooms
  • 27,7406 rooms
  • 24,2897 rooms
  • 26,2258 rooms
  • 40,3109+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in DeKalb County, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in DeKalb County, Georgia
  • 3,6651 room
  • 3,8052 rooms
  • 23,1923 rooms
  • 32,7234 rooms
  • 32,2185 rooms
  • 16,8206 rooms
  • 7,8717 rooms
  • 4,6918 rooms
  • 4,1159+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in DeKalb County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in DeKalb County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in DeKalb County, Georgia
  • 606no bedroom
  • 2,1751 bedroom
  • 16,7662 bedrooms
  • 65,8093 bedrooms
  • 47,1074 bedrooms
  • 16,6865+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in DeKalb County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in DeKalb County, Georgia
  • 3,795no bedroom
  • 31,7911 bedroom
  • 52,1452 bedrooms
  • 31,5913 bedrooms
  • 7,3834 bedrooms
  • 2,3955+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in DeKalb County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in DeKalb County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in DeKalb County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 3,131no vehicle
  • 46,1241 vehicle
  • 67,3942 vehicles
  • 24,7313 vehicles
  • 4,6584 vehicles
  • 3,1115+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in DeKalb County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in DeKalb County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 19,833no vehicle
  • 63,3521 vehicle
  • 37,0602 vehicles
  • 5,9033 vehicles
  • 2,3354 vehicles
  • 6175+ vehicles

83.9% of DeKalb County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 67% lived in Georgia.

DeKalb County:

83.9%
State average:

85.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 357,430
  • Other state: 265,633
  • Northeast: 59,912
  • Midwest: 52,746
  • South: 134,005
  • West: 18,970
Year householders moved into unit in DeKalb County, GA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in DeKalb County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 77.1%Utility gas
  • 21.6%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 57.2%Electricity
  • 41.5%Utility gas
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 8,331
Here:

10.8%
Georgia:

8.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4,701
Here:

12.5%
Georgia:

9.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 18,185
Here:

46.7%
Georgia:

18.8%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

DeKalb County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $356,078,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $108,120,000
    Solid Waste Management: $61,484,000
    Other: $30,602,000
    Air Transportation: $7,094,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,570,000
    Parking Facilities: $266,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $56,300,000
    Sewerage: $37,534,000
    Regular Highways: $10,486,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,247,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,684,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,684,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,585,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,246,000
    Air Transportation: $696,000
    Police Protection: $412,000
    General - Other: $136,000
    Libraries: $41,000
    Central Staff Services: $14,000
    Health - Other: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $117,193,000
    Water Utilities: $109,324,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $73,320,000
    Sewerage: $72,883,000
    Central Staff Services: $58,249,000
    Correctional Institutions: $57,401,000
    Solid Waste Management: $46,722,000
    Local Fire Protection: $45,367,000
    General - Other: $42,684,000
    Health - Other: $37,128,000
    Financial Administration: $20,363,000
    Regular Highways: $20,262,000
    Parks and Recreation: $16,395,000
    General Public Buildings: $16,366,000
    Libraries: $13,670,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $12,480,000
    Housing and Community Development: $11,720,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $10,023,000
    Air Transportation: $2,150,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $883,182,000
    Corporate Bonds: $135,981,000
    Benefit Payments: $124,472,000
    Total Federal Securities: $108,426,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $61,436,000
    Other Investments - Other: $36,880,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $23,138,000
    Total Other Securities: $12,723,000
    Withdrawals: $4,576,000
    From Other Governments: $1,115,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-21,909,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $18,771,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,545,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $750,000
    General Local Government Support: $82,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,097,740,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,043,585,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $124,645,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $76,875,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $74,375,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,490,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $63,445,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $60,945,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $30,184,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $22,438,000
    General Revenue - Other: $12,314,000
    Sale of Property: $5,382,000
    Special Assessments: $4,999,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $30,995,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,944,000
    General - Other: $6,544,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,934,000
    Water Utilities: $4,449,000
    Sewerage: $2,966,000
    General Public Building: $1,939,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,107,000
    Police Protection: $627,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $624,000
    Financial Administration: $168,000
    Health - Other: $110,000
    Libraries: $63,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $24,000
    Housing and Community Development: $14,000
    Correctional Institutions: $14,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $220,003,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $162,179,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $97,998,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,777,000
    Other: $3,593,000
  • Tax - Property: $348,492,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $93,138,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $26,450,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $19,872,000
    Other License: $7,580,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $4,006,000
    Other: $889,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $110,000
    Other Selective Sales: $16,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $575,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $43,642,000

DeKalb County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $356,078,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $108,120,000
    Solid Waste Management: $61,484,000
    Other: $30,602,000
    Air Transportation: $7,094,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,570,000
    Parking Facilities: $266,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $56,300,000
    Sewerage: $37,534,000
    Regular Highways: $10,486,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,247,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,684,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,684,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,585,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,246,000
    Air Transportation: $696,000
    Police Protection: $412,000
    General - Other: $136,000
    Libraries: $41,000
    Central Staff Services: $14,000
    Health - Other: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $117,193,000
    Water Utilities: $109,324,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $73,320,000
    Sewerage: $72,883,000
    Central Staff Services: $58,249,000
    Correctional Institutions: $57,401,000
    Solid Waste Management: $46,722,000
    Local Fire Protection: $45,367,000
    General - Other: $42,684,000
    Health - Other: $37,128,000
    Financial Administration: $20,363,000
    Regular Highways: $20,262,000
    Parks and Recreation: $16,395,000
    General Public Buildings: $16,366,000
    Libraries: $13,670,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $12,480,000
    Housing and Community Development: $11,720,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $10,023,000
    Air Transportation: $2,150,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $883,182,000
    Corporate Bonds: $135,981,000
    Benefit Payments: $124,472,000
    Total Federal Securities: $108,426,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $61,436,000
    Other Investments - Other: $36,880,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $23,138,000
    Total Other Securities: $12,723,000
    Withdrawals: $4,576,000
    From Other Governments: $1,115,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-21,909,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $18,771,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,545,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $750,000
    General Local Government Support: $82,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,097,740,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,043,585,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $124,645,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $76,875,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $74,375,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,490,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $63,445,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $60,945,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $30,184,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $22,438,000
    General Revenue - Other: $12,314,000
    Sale of Property: $5,382,000
    Special Assessments: $4,999,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $30,995,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,944,000
    General - Other: $6,544,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,934,000
    Water Utilities: $4,449,000
    Sewerage: $2,966,000
    General Public Building: $1,939,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,107,000
    Police Protection: $627,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $624,000
    Financial Administration: $168,000
    Health - Other: $110,000
    Libraries: $63,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $24,000
    Housing and Community Development: $14,000
    Correctional Institutions: $14,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $220,003,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $162,179,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $97,998,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,777,000
    Other: $3,593,000
  • Tax - Property: $348,492,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $93,138,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $26,450,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $19,872,000
    Other License: $7,580,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $4,006,000
    Other: $889,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $110,000
    Other Selective Sales: $16,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $575,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $43,642,000

DeKalb County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $356,078,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $108,120,000
    Solid Waste Management: $61,484,000
    Other: $30,602,000
    Air Transportation: $7,094,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,570,000
    Parking Facilities: $266,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $56,300,000
    Sewerage: $37,534,000
    Regular Highways: $10,486,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,247,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,684,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,684,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,585,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,246,000
    Air Transportation: $696,000
    Police Protection: $412,000
    General - Other: $136,000
    Libraries: $41,000
    Central Staff Services: $14,000
    Health - Other: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $117,193,000
    Water Utilities: $109,324,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $73,320,000
    Sewerage: $72,883,000
    Central Staff Services: $58,249,000
    Correctional Institutions: $57,401,000
    Solid Waste Management: $46,722,000
    Local Fire Protection: $45,367,000
    General - Other: $42,684,000
    Health - Other: $37,128,000
    Financial Administration: $20,363,000
    Regular Highways: $20,262,000
    Parks and Recreation: $16,395,000
    General Public Buildings: $16,366,000
    Libraries: $13,670,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $12,480,000
    Housing and Community Development: $11,720,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $10,023,000
    Air Transportation: $2,150,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $883,182,000
    Corporate Bonds: $135,981,000
    Benefit Payments: $124,472,000
    Total Federal Securities: $108,426,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $61,436,000
    Other Investments - Other: $36,880,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $23,138,000
    Total Other Securities: $12,723,000
    Withdrawals: $4,576,000
    From Other Governments: $1,115,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-21,909,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $18,771,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,545,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $750,000
    General Local Government Support: $82,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,097,740,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,043,585,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $124,645,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $76,875,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $74,375,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,490,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $63,445,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $60,945,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $30,184,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $22,438,000
    General Revenue - Other: $12,314,000
    Sale of Property: $5,382,000
    Special Assessments: $4,999,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $30,995,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,944,000
    General - Other: $6,544,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,934,000
    Water Utilities: $4,449,000
    Sewerage: $2,966,000
    General Public Building: $1,939,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,107,000
    Police Protection: $627,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $624,000
    Financial Administration: $168,000
    Health - Other: $110,000
    Libraries: $63,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $24,000
    Housing and Community Development: $14,000
    Correctional Institutions: $14,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $220,003,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $162,179,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $97,998,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,777,000
    Other: $3,593,000
  • Tax - Property: $348,492,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $93,138,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $26,450,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $19,872,000
    Other License: $7,580,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $4,006,000
    Other: $889,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $110,000
    Other Selective Sales: $16,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $575,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $43,642,000

DeKalb County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $356,078,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $108,120,000
    Solid Waste Management: $61,484,000
    Other: $30,602,000
    Air Transportation: $7,094,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,570,000
    Parking Facilities: $266,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $56,300,000
    Sewerage: $37,534,000
    Regular Highways: $10,486,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,247,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,684,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,684,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,585,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,246,000
    Air Transportation: $696,000
    Police Protection: $412,000
    General - Other: $136,000
    Libraries: $41,000
    Central Staff Services: $14,000
    Health - Other: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $117,193,000
    Water Utilities: $109,324,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $73,320,000
    Sewerage: $72,883,000
    Central Staff Services: $58,249,000
    Correctional Institutions: $57,401,000
    Solid Waste Management: $46,722,000
    Local Fire Protection: $45,367,000
    General - Other: $42,684,000
    Health - Other: $37,128,000
    Financial Administration: $20,363,000
    Regular Highways: $20,262,000
    Parks and Recreation: $16,395,000
    General Public Buildings: $16,366,000
    Libraries: $13,670,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $12,480,000
    Housing and Community Development: $11,720,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $10,023,000
    Air Transportation: $2,150,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $883,182,000
    Corporate Bonds: $135,981,000
    Benefit Payments: $124,472,000
    Total Federal Securities: $108,426,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $61,436,000
    Other Investments - Other: $36,880,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $23,138,000
    Total Other Securities: $12,723,000
    Withdrawals: $4,576,000
    From Other Governments: $1,115,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-21,909,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $18,771,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,545,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $750,000
    General Local Government Support: $82,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,097,740,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,043,585,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $124,645,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $76,875,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $74,375,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,490,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $63,445,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $60,945,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $30,184,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $22,438,000
    General Revenue - Other: $12,314,000
    Sale of Property: $5,382,000
    Special Assessments: $4,999,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $30,995,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,944,000
    General - Other: $6,544,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,934,000
    Water Utilities: $4,449,000
    Sewerage: $2,966,000
    General Public Building: $1,939,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,107,000
    Police Protection: $627,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $624,000
    Financial Administration: $168,000
    Health - Other: $110,000
    Libraries: $63,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $24,000
    Housing and Community Development: $14,000
    Correctional Institutions: $14,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $220,003,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $162,179,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $97,998,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,777,000
    Other: $3,593,000
  • Tax - Property: $348,492,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $93,138,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $26,450,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $19,872,000
    Other License: $7,580,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $4,006,000
    Other: $889,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $110,000
    Other Selective Sales: $16,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $575,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $43,642,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 13,175
  • Number of aged recipients: 2,060
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 11,115
  • Number of recipients under 18: 2,571
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 7,323
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 3,281
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 3,907
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 6,291
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 115 full 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 ORIGINATED3,108$153,6302,714$225,34811,279$220,426330$112,11819$8,224,0001,002$129,9081$235,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED206$131,238239$244,1671,178$202,89698$38,4081$176,000112$101,7320$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED858$126,531689$161,2025,795$181,709651$46,0494$3,950,000694$101,5758$56,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN660$140,921552$195,9043,490$186,352140$79,7362$14,828,000275$112,5093$127,333
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS169$135,627122$184,393794$196,45848$94,1670$067$114,1041$154,000
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Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 112 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED615$237,735366$258,89922$163,818
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED236$208,148197$238,56936$110,750
APPLICATIONS DENIED101$225,78285$236,1656$159,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN35$220,91443$224,4193$103,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS32$242,43818$235,7787$169,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in DeKalb, GA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in DeKalb, GA - Value
Most common first names in DeKalb County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2,62970.1 years
Mary2,59478.0 years
William2,41472.4 years
John2,27072.4 years
Robert1,71168.4 years
Charles1,25970.0 years
Willie1,19670.9 years
George1,01272.7 years
Annie93978.9 years
Thomas88871.4 years
Most common last names in DeKalb County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1,57472.7 years
Johnson93672.2 years
Williams88470.5 years
Jones86671.3 years
Brown82972.2 years
Davis71673.0 years
Jackson57670.7 years
Harris50071.7 years
White45273.0 years
Thomas44970.7 years
Businesses in DeKalb County, GA
NameCountNameCount
ALDO1LensCrafters3
AT&T6Little Caesars Pizza8
Abercrombie & Fitch1Long John Silver's1
Ace Hardware5Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts12Macy's4
American Eagle Outfitters1Marriott6
Ann Taylor1Marshalls1
Apple Store1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Applebee's4Mazda1
Arby's6McDonald's23
Audi1Men's Wearhouse1
AutoZone11Motel 63
Avenue2Motherhood Maternity5
BMW1New Balance8
Bakers2New York & Co1
Bally Total Fitness1Nike30
Banana Republic1Nissan2
Barnes & Noble1Nordstrom1
Baskin-Robbins3Office Depot4
Bath & Body Works2OfficeMax2
Bebe1Old Navy1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Olive Garden1
Blockbuster7Outback2
Brooks Brothers1Outback Steakhouse2
Brookstone1Panda Express1
Budget Car Rental2Panera Bread3
Buffalo Wild Wings1Papa John's Pizza5
Burger King13Payless9
CVS18Penske6
Cache1PetSmart2
CarMax1Pier 1 Imports1
Caribou Coffee1Pizza Hut14
Catherines2Plato's Closet1
Charlotte Russe1Popeyes9
Chevrolet2Publix Super Markets10
Chick-Fil-A14Quality1
Chico's1Quiznos7
Chipotle2RadioShack4
Church's Chicken7Red Lobster2
Circle K2Red Roof Inn1
Clarks1Rite Aid6
Cold Stone Creamery1Rooms To Go2
Comfort Suites1Ruby Tuesday1
Curves4Ryan's Grill1
DHL6Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing2
Dairy Queen10SAS Shoes2
Discount Tire1SONIC Drive-In4
Domino's Pizza4Sam's Club2
Dunkin Donuts8Sears2
Econo Lodge2Sephora1
Express1Skechers USA1
Extended Stay America1Soma Intimates1
FedEx112Sprint Nextel3
Firestone Complete Auto Care7Staples1
Foot Locker4Starbucks14
Ford2Steak 'n Shake1
Forever 211Studio 61
GNC12Subaru2
GameStop4Suburban1
Gap1Subway21
Goodwill3Super 83
Gymboree1T-Mobile15
H&R Block20T.J.Maxx2
Haagen-Dazs1Taco Bell11
Havertys Furniture1Target3
Hilton4The Athlete's Foot6
Hobby Lobby1The Cheesecake Factory1
Holiday Inn7The Limited1
Home Depot3The Room Place1
Honda1Toyota1
Hyundai1Toys"R"Us5
IHOP3True Value1
J. Jill1U-Haul41
J.Crew1UPS101
Jimmy John's16Urban Outfitters1
JoS. A. Bank2Verizon Wireless3
Jones New York8Victoria's Secret1
KFC9Volkswagen1
Kincaid1Waffle House23
Kmart1Walgreens14
Knights Inn1Walmart4
Kroger17Wendy's14
LA Fitness3Whole Foods Market1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA3
Lane Furniture6Z Gallerie1

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