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DeKalb County, Georgia (GA)


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County population in 2012: 707,089 (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: 2610 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in DeKalb County: 95.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (40.7%), Educational,health and social services (11.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 23%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in DeKalb County, Georgia:


Median resident age:  34.0 years
Georgia median age:  35.0 years

Males: 331,355  (46.7%)
Females: 360,538  (53.3%)

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DeKalb County,GA real estate house value trend



Average household size:
DeKalb County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $50,165 ($49,117 in 1999)
This county:

$50165
Georgia:

$47589

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $763 (lower quartile is $614, upper quartile is $955)
This county:

$763
State:

$637


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $188,000 (it was $133,500 in 2000)
DeKalb County:

$188,000
Georgia:

$162,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $130,800 - $316,700

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $269,912
Here:

$269,912
State:

$224,856

Townhouses or other attached units: $219,152
Here:

$219,152
State:

$183,253

In 2-unit structures: $117,775
Here:

$117,775
State:

$162,731

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $233,523
Here:

$233,523
State:

$178,500

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $170,854
Here:

$170,854
State:

$202,248

Mobile homes: $78,564
Here:

$78,564
State:

$44,353
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,514
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $486

Institutionalized population: 6,795

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


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 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is about average.
79.0% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
36.6% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is less than average.
87.7% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
75.7% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 191 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 175 pounds. This is more than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $2,068 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $1,609 (0.8%)


DeKalb County household income distribution in 2009 DeKalb County home values distribution


DeKalb County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 16.7%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.8% for Black residents, 33.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 16.7%
DeKalb County:

16.7%
Georgia:

16.5%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.8% for Black residents, 33.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Median age of residents in 2010: 34 years old
(Males: 32 years old, Females: 35 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39 years old, Black residents: 33 years old, American Indian residents: 28 years old, Asian residents: 31 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27 years old, Other race residents: 26 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

2005 air pollution in DeKalb County:

Carbon Monoxide: 2 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Lead: 0.10 µg/m3 (standard limit: 1.5 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.014 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.116 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.087 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 24 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 53 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 15.8 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 33 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.


Local government website: www.co.dekalb.ga.us

Click to draw/clear DeKalb County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in DeKalb County: Northeast Atlanta Industrial Park (A), Snapfinger Woods Industrial Park (B), Snapfinger Woods Golf Course (C), Fairington Golf Course (D), Sugar Creek Golf Course (E), Stone Mountain Interchange Industrial Park (F), Clifton Springs Golf Course (G), Bowman Industrial Park (H), Atlanta Tucker Commercial Industrial Park (I), Mystery Valley Golf Course (J), Atlanta Prison Farm (K), Atlanta International Industrial Park (L), Perimeter McCall Business Park (M), Southland Country Club (N), Stone Mountain Golf Club (O), Indian Creek Station (P), Kensington Station (Q), Dekalb County Sewage Plant (R), Lithonia Country Club (S), Starlight Six Drive-In (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Evanswood Shopping Center (1), Tiburon Shopping Center (2), Five Points Shopping Center (3), Chapel Hall Shopping Center (4), Williamsburg Village Shopping Center (5), Vista Grove Plaza Shopping Center (6), Shallowford Plaza Shopping Center (7), Outlet Square-Atlanta Shopping Center (8), Northlake Mall Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in DeKalb County include: Bethel Church (A), County Line Church (B), Fairfield Church (C), Flat Rock Church (D), Fork Creek Church (E), Hopewell Church (F), Indian Creek Church (G), Kelleys Chapel (H), Macedonia Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Indian Creek Cemetery (1), Sheppard Cemetery (2), Wade Cemetery (3), Hillandale Cemetery (4), Anderson Cemetery (5), Chestnut Hill Cemetery (6), Chupp Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Rock Bridge Lake (A), Howell Lake (B), Venable Lake (C), Durham Lake (D), Lake Michele (E), Greenwood Lakes (F), Constitution Lake (G), Stone Mountain Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wesley Branch (A), Swift Creek (B), Sugar Creek (C), Stone Mountain Creek (D), Stephenson Creek (E), Snapfinger Creek (F), Shoal Creek (G), Pole Bridge Creek (H), Pine Mountain Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in DeKalb County include: Rock Chapel Park (1), Fisher Trail Park (2), Silver Hill Park (3), Brownsmill Park (4), Lithonia Community Park (5), Chapel Park (6), County Line Park (7), Klondike Park (8), Miller Grove Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Clayton County , Fulton County , Gwinnett County , Henry County , Rockdale County .


Current college students: 47,609
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 36.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 101,320 (26% naturalized citizens)

DeKalb County:

15.2%
Whole state:

7.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


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:


Housing units in DeKalb County with a mortgage: 111,884 (13,029 second mortgage, 12,504 home equity loan, 409 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 23,001

Here:

82.9% with mortgage
State:

75.3% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.19%
Here35.2%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 234,299
Total congregations: 326

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA) Non-Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents78,981 (33.7%)36,223 (15.5%)34,050 (14.5%)10,571 (4.5%)10,000 (4.3%)
Congregations72 (22.1%)10 (3.1%)47 (14.4%)26 (8.0%)3 (0.9%)
NameEpiscopal ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristChurches of ChristOther
Adherents8,483 (3.6%)7,746 (3.3%)5,162 (2.2%)4,532 (1.9%)38,551 (16.5%)
Congregations9 (2.8%)6 (1.8%)6 (1.8%)9 (2.8%)138 (42.3%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in DeKalb County - North Atlanta, Redan, Dunwoody, Candler-McAfee, Tucker

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 128
This county:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
DeKalb County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 60
DeKalb County:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 259
This county:

3.53 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 520
DeKalb County:

7.09 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.6%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.4%
Georgia:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
DeKalb County:

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

Tornado activity:

DeKalb County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 3.7 times above overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 5 fatalities and 172 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/24/1975, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed 3 people and injured 152 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

DeKalb County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 98% 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 the county center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 79.1 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.7 miles away from the county center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 93.0 miles away from DeKalb County center
On 1/15/1993 at 02:02:51, a magnitude 3.2 (3.1 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 1.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.8 miles away from the county center
On 3/21/2001 at 23:35:35, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 100.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in DeKalb County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (3%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in DeKalb County (%):





DeKalb County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 240,374 (70%)
  • Carpooled: 52,594 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 17,907 (5%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 235 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 8,340 (2%)
  • Railroad: 806 (0%)
  • Taxi: 807 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 212 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 479 (0%)
  • Walked: 6,021 (2%)
  • Other means: 2,957 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 10,378 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

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


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $55,854.

12.77% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,573 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.77%
Georgia average:

10.98%


0.32% of residents moved from foreign countries ($326 average AGI)
DeKalb County:

0.32%
Georgia average:

0.39%

7.21% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($22,112 average AGI)
5.24% relocated from other states ($15,135 average AGI)
DeKalb County:

5.24%
Georgia average:

4.40%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Fulton County, GA  2.99% ($44,614 average AGI)
from Gwinnett County, GA  1.49% ($35,762)
from Cobb County, GA  0.71% ($41,593)
from Clayton County, GA  0.46% ($26,186)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.39% ($23,867)
from Rockdale County, GA  0.18% ($47,927)
from Henry County, GA  0.17% ($33,850)


12.81% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,665 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.81%
Georgia average:

9.55%


0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($406 average AGI)
DeKalb County:

0.10%
Georgia average:

0.09%

9.21% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($30,326 average AGI)
3.50% relocated to other states ($13,932 average AGI)
DeKalb County:

3.50%
Georgia average:

3.17%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Fulton County, GA  3.14% ($48,840 average AGI)
to Gwinnett County, GA  2.37% ($37,291)
to Cobb County, GA  0.80% ($44,855)
to Clayton County, GA  0.61% ($26,564)
to Rockdale County, GA  0.39% ($37,235)
to Henry County, GA  0.34% ($39,353)
to Newton County, GA  0.34% ($35,326)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 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 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 in DeKalb County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 60,877 (50,053 aged, 10,824 disabled)
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: 8320.690
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 198.010
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 20306.78

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1618.830
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 617.440
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12.54

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 41.09
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 88.5

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8.7
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1
Fitness & recreation sports centers per 100,000 population in 2005: 10334.027494

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: 678,844

Size of family households: 61,511 2-persons, 40,267 3-persons, 31,448 4-persons, 15,352 5-persons, 6,939 6-persons, 5,936 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 85,326 1-person, 19,924 2-persons, 3,183 3-persons, 1,164 4-persons, 471 5-persons, 172 6-persons, 116 7-or-more-persons.

82.6% of residents of DeKalb County speak English at home.
8.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (32% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 30% speak English not well, 21% don't speak English at all).
4.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (61% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
2.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (35% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 27% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak other language at home (60% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $2,909,879,000 ($4306 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:

6.8
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.2

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in DeKalb County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 76
  • 2 rooms: 990
  • 3 rooms: 4,950
  • 4 rooms: 6,262
  • 5 rooms: 20,773
  • 6 rooms: 31,284
  • 7 rooms: 27,907
  • 8 rooms: 25,280
  • 9+ rooms: 28,299
  • 1 room: 4,816
  • 2 rooms: 13,643
  • 3 rooms: 20,233
  • 4 rooms: 26,554
  • 5 rooms: 21,293
  • 6 rooms: 9,774
  • 7 rooms: 4,015
  • 8 rooms: 1,838
  • 9+ rooms: 1,352
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in DeKalb County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 618
  • 1 bedroom: 2,733
  • 2 bedrooms: 23,094
  • 3 bedrooms: 68,290
  • 4 bedrooms: 40,973
  • 5+ bedrooms: 10,113
  • no bedroom: 5,802
  • 1 bedroom: 32,831
  • 2 bedrooms: 44,072
  • 3 bedrooms: 17,045
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,197
  • 5+ bedrooms: 571
Cars and other vehicles available in DeKalb County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 5,511
  • 1 vehicle: 43,916
  • 2 vehicles: 66,251
  • 3 vehicles: 22,695
  • 4 vehicles: 5,713
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,735
  • no vehicle: 17,252
  • 1 vehicle: 53,205
  • 2 vehicles: 26,678
  • 3 vehicles: 5,084
  • 4 vehicles: 870
  • 5+ vehicles: 429

47% of DeKalb County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 43% lived in Georgia.

DeKalb County:

46.9%
State average:

50.8%


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


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $133,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in DeKalb County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (83.3%)
  • Electricity (15.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.0%)
  • Utility gas (49.4%)
  • Electricity (48.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.5%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 8,086
Here:

10.9%
Georgia:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3,319
Here:

9.3%
Georgia:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 13,420
Here:

38.3%
Georgia:

22.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


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Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



DeKalb County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

DeKalb County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
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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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - 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
ALDO1Lane Furniture5
AT&T7LensCrafters3
Abercrombie & Fitch1Little Caesars Pizza6
Ace Hardware5Long John Silver's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Lowe's1
Ann Taylor1Macy's4
Apple Store1Marriott6
Applebee's2Marshalls1
Arby's6McDonald's21
AutoZone8Men's Wearhouse1
Avenue2Motel 61
BMW1Motherhood Maternity5
Bakers2New Balance8
Banana Republic1New York & Co1
Baskin-Robbins2Nike28
Bath & Body Works2Nordstrom1
Bebe1Office Depot4
Bed Bath & Beyond1OfficeMax2
Blockbuster7Old Navy1
Brooks Brothers1Olive Garden1
Brookstone1Outback2
Budget Car Rental2Outback Steakhouse2
Buffalo Wild Wings1Panda Express1
Burger King10Panera Bread3
CVS17Papa John's Pizza4
Cache1Payless7
CarMax1Penske6
Caribou Coffee1PetSmart1
Catherines1Pier 1 Imports1
Charlotte Russe1Pizza Hut10
Chick-Fil-A13Popeyes6
Chico's1Publix Super Markets10
Chipotle2Quality1
Church's Chicken5Quiznos5
Clarks1RadioShack4
Cold Stone Creamery1Red Roof Inn1
Costco1Rite Aid5
Curves3Rooms To Go2
DHL6Ruby Tuesday1
Dairy Queen9Ryan's Grill1
Discount Tire1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Domino's Pizza3SAS Shoes1
Dunkin Donuts7SONIC Drive-In2
Econo Lodge1Sam's Club1
Express1Sephora1
Extended Stay America1Soma Intimates1
Extended Stay Deluxe1Sprint Nextel2
FedEx103Starbucks14
Firestone Complete Auto Care6Steak 'n Shake1
Foot Locker4Suburban1
Forever 211Subway17
GNC10Super 82
GameStop3T-Mobile13
Gap1T.J.Maxx2
Goodwill2Taco Bell9
Gymboree1Target2
H&R Block14The Athlete's Foot3
Haagen-Dazs1The Cheesecake Factory1
Havertys Furniture1The Limited1
Hobby Lobby1The Room Place1
Holiday Inn7Toys"R"Us4
Home Depot3True Value1
IHOP2U-Haul30
J. Jill1UPS91
J.Crew1Urban Outfitters1
Jimmy John's16Verizon Wireless2
JoS. A. Bank3Victoria's Secret1
Jones New York7Waffle House19
KFC8Walgreens13
Kincaid1Walmart2
Kmart1Wendy's10
Kroger16Whole Foods Market1
LA Fitness3YMCA4
La-Z-Boy1
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