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DeKalb County, Indiana (IN)

County population in 2016: 42,987 (58% urban, 42% rural); it was 40,285 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,759
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,792
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 12,341
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,400 (it was 2,793 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

30%

Land area: 363 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 118 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in DeKalb County: 77.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (17.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (16.7%), Educational, health and social services (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 49%
  • Government: 12%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 35%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
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  • Races in DeKalb County, IN (2017)
    • 40,425100.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,2293.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 7071.8%Two or more races
    • 1750.4%Asian alone
    • 960.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 270.07%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

39.2 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years
Males: 21,407  (49.8%)
Females: 21,580  (50.2%)
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Average household size:
DeKalb County:

2.0 people
Indiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,143 ($44,909 in 1999)
This county:

$54,143
Indiana:

$54,181

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $551 (lower quartile is $433, upper quartile is $662)
This county:

$551
State:

$633


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $133,168 (it was $87,300 in 2000)
DeKalb:

$133,168
Indiana:

$141,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $89,034 - $198,196

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $164,126
Here:

$164,126
State:

$182,292

Townhouses or other attached units: $161,946
Here:

$161,946
State:

$170,402

In 2-unit structures: $137,300
Here:

$137,300
State:

$127,306

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $81,095
Here:

$81,095
State:

$146,180

Mobile homes: $96,080
Here:

$96,080
State:

$85,614

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $961
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $348

Institutionalized population: 378
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 204 buildings, average cost: $120,300
  • 1998: 228 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 1999: 221 buildings, average cost: $128,700
  • 2000: 190 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 2001: 198 buildings, average cost: $128,200
  • 2002: 188 buildings, average cost: $130,200
  • 2003: 238 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2004: 205 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 2005: 196 buildings, average cost: $156,000
  • 2006: 153 buildings, average cost: $163,700
  • 2007: 100 buildings, average cost: $177,600
  • 2008: 74 buildings, average cost: $167,000
  • 2009: 51 buildings, average cost: $172,000
  • 2010: 70 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2011: 50 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2012: 64 buildings, average cost: $187,900
  • 2013: 79 buildings, average cost: $189,300
  • 2014: 94 buildings, average cost: $200,700
  • 2015: 90 buildings, average cost: $204,000
  • 2016: 151 buildings, average cost: $206,900
  • 2017: 146 buildings, average cost: $195,800
Number of permits per 10,000 DeKalb, IN residents
Average permit cost in DeKalb, IN
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $978 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $824 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in DeKalb, IN in 2017
Distribution of house value in DeKalb, IN in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in DeKalb, IN in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.5%
DeKalb County:

11.5%
Indiana:

13.5%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.3% for Black residents, 8.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.9% for American Indian residents, 7.6% for other race residents, 12.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 39.2 years old
(Males: 38.6 years old, Females: 39.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39.9 years old, Black residents: 19.2 years old, American Indian residents: 45.4 years old, Asian residents: 34.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.6 years old, Other race residents: 31.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in DeKalb County is $444 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $564 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $776 a month.

Cities in this county include: Auburn, Garrett, Butler, Waterloo, St. Joe, Corunna, Altona.

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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Neighboring counties: Barnstable County, Massachusetts , Newport County, Rhode Island , Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania , Trinity County, California , Mercer County, Illinois .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.1%
Indiana:

3.9%

Unemployment by year in DeKalb, IN

Current college students: 1,537
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 603 (47.9% naturalized citizens)

DeKalb County:

1.4%
Whole state:

5.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 352010 or later
  • 1622000 to 2009
  • 1311990 to 1999
  • 831980 to 1989
  • 541970 to 1979
  • 54Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 67.0%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,666
  • One, attached: 200
  • Two: 830
  • 3 or 4: 579
  • 5 to 9: 463
  • 10 to 19: 275
  • 20 to 49: 353
  • 50 or more: 195
  • Mobile homes: 1,417

Housing units in DeKalb County with a mortgage: 8,164 (154 second mortgage, 723 home equity loan, 71 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,522

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

65.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for DeKalb County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,31348
Catholic5,2953
Mainline Protestant3,55624
Other11
None25,058-
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: 8
DeKalb County:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
DeKalb County:

4.79 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 32
This county:

7.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
DeKalb County:

9.2%
Indiana:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
DeKalb County:

30.1%
State:

29.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.6%
State:

14.3%

Agriculture in DeKalb County:

Average size of farms: 179 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $42,338
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $198.67
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.49%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 41.84%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $42,092
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 69.19%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.76%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $61,446
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.20%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.06
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 20.56%
Corn for grain: 41016 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 7146 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 68197 harvested acres
Vegetables: 13 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 30 acres

Earthquake activity:

DeKalb County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 67.9 miles away from DeKalb County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 253.8 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) earthquake occurred 227.5 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 200.4 miles away from the county center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 239.7 miles away from DeKalb County center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 233.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 08, 2009 to March 14, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1832: April 22, 2009, FEMA Id: 1832, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 07, 2008 to March 14, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1740: January 30, 2008, FEMA Id: 1740, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Snow, Incident Period: February 12, 2007 to February 14, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3274: March 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3274, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Indiana Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3238: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3238, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Indiana Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 01, 2005 to February 11, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1573: January 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 1573, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2004 to June 25, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1520: June 03, 2004, FEMA Id: 1520, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 11, 2000 to December 31, 2000, Emergency Declared EM-3162: January 24, 2001, FEMA Id: 3162, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Indiana Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 01, 1999 to January 15, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3135: January 15, 1999, FEMA Id: 3135, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Indiana Flooding, Incident Period: April 28, 1996 to May 25, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1125: July 03, 1996, FEMA Id: 1125, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Indiana Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 16, 1992 to July 23, 1992, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-962: September 18, 1992, FEMA Id: 962, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in DeKalb County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 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: 18,666 (85.3%)
  • Carpooled: 1,986 (9.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 38 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 212 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 54 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 253 (1.2%)
  • Worked at home: 623 (2.8%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

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


  • Production occupations (23%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (36%)
  • Poland (9%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Guyana (6%)
  • Pakistan (4%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)
  • Philippines (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in DeKalb County


  • German (31%)
  • American (19%)
  • European (16%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

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

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

  • 273 people in nursing homes
  • 70 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 62 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 23 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 19 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 302 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 108 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 76 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 39 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 33 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 30 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 27 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $56,996.

6.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,440 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
Indiana average:

6.06%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.62% relocated from other counties in Indiana ($35,624 average AGI)
1.49% relocated from other states ($9,815 average AGI)
DeKalb County:

1.49%
Indiana average:

2.21%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Allen County, IN  2.02% ($59,828 average AGI)
from Steuben County, IN  0.94% ($40,056)
from Noble County, IN  0.88% ($34,785)
from Williams County, OH  0.15% ($37,760)
from LaGrange County, IN  0.14% ($38,500)
from Defiance County, OH  0.12% ($25,095)


6.45% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,068 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
Indiana average:

6.25%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.80% relocated to other counties in Indiana ($27,867 average AGI)
1.65% relocated to other states ($10,201 average AGI)
DeKalb County:

1.65%
Indiana average:

2.40%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Allen County, IN  1.95% ($39,437 average AGI)
to Steuben County, IN  1.03% ($33,415)
to Noble County, IN  0.91% ($31,545)
to Whitley County, IN  0.13% ($62,000)
to Williams County, OH  0.12% ($40,810)
to LaGrange County, IN  0.12% ($22,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.9

Births per 1000 population in DeKalb County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.0

Deaths per 1000 population in DeKalb County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in DeKalb County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.4%
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: 6,169 (5,103 aged, 1,066 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 823 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (481)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (368)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (346)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (293)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (265)
  • Unspecified dementia (169)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (141)
  • Congestive heart failure (134)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (123)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (117)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.41
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,838
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 108
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 37,682

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,315
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 867
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 38
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 65

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 132.7. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 80.3
  • Other - 52.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 42,987
  • In family households: 36,231 (5,961 male householders, 5,203 female householders)
    8,689 spouses, 13,106 children (12,096 natural, 301 adopted, 711 stepchildren), 1,089 grandchildren, 162 brothers or sisters, 374 parents, 566 other relatives, 1,011 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,233 (2,745 male householders (2,334 living alone)), 2,569 female householders (2,346 living alone)), 913 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 485

Size of family households: 5,402 2-persons, 2,114 3-persons, 2,201 4-persons, 923 5-persons, 321 6-persons, 215 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,674 1-person, 486 2-persons, 108 3-persons, 8 4-persons, 14 5-persons, 9 6-persons.

6,673 married couples with children.
2,669 single-parent households (625 men, 2,044 women).

96.4% of residents of DeKalb speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (36% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 60% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $144,438,000 ($3,478 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,482,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $84,076,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $31,456,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,494,000
Federal grants: $15,909,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,345,000 ($153,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,157,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $4,386,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $18,509,000
Federal Government insurance: $23,029,000

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

Births: 3,001
Here:

72 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,815
Here:

44 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +93
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +147
Here +4 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in DeKalb County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.37 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.4

Year house built in DeKalb County, Indiana
  • Year house built in DeKalb County, Indiana
  • 4962014 or later
  • 2322010 to 2013
  • 2,0342000 to 2009
  • 2,9841990 to 1999
  • 1,7811980 to 1989
  • 2,1491970 to 1979
  • 1,1691960 to 1969
  • 9101950 to 1959
  • 5861940 to 1949
  • 5,7411939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in DeKalb County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in DeKalb County, Indiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in DeKalb County, Indiana
  • 51 room
  • 132 rooms
  • 793 rooms
  • 6344 rooms
  • 2,2585 rooms
  • 2,5046 rooms
  • 2,8367 rooms
  • 1,9748 rooms
  • 2,4139+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in DeKalb County, Indiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in DeKalb County, Indiana
  • 1001 room
  • 1912 rooms
  • 6653 rooms
  • 9034 rooms
  • 8795 rooms
  • 4816 rooms
  • 1877 rooms
  • 2368 rooms
  • 2059+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in DeKalb County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in DeKalb County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in DeKalb County, Indiana
  • 9no bedroom
  • 1851 bedroom
  • 1,7072 bedrooms
  • 7,7113 bedrooms
  • 2,7034 bedrooms
  • 3925+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in DeKalb County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in DeKalb County, Indiana
  • 116no bedroom
  • 1,0561 bedroom
  • 1,3342 bedrooms
  • 1,0973 bedrooms
  • 1864 bedrooms
  • 495+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in DeKalb County, Indiana 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
  • 275no vehicle
  • 2,5931 vehicle
  • 5,6182 vehicles
  • 2,7163 vehicles
  • 1,0154 vehicles
  • 5225+ 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
  • 554no vehicle
  • 2,1101 vehicle
  • 7522 vehicles
  • 3643 vehicles
  • 614 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles

88.1% of DeKalb County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 67% lived in Indiana.

DeKalb County:

88.1%
State average:

85.5%

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

  • This state: 31,628
  • Other state: 10,432
  • Northeast: 901
  • Midwest: 6,124
  • South: 2,544
  • West: 886
Year householders moved into unit in DeKalb County, IN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in DeKalb County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 54.9%Utility gas
  • 19.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.6%Electricity
  • 3.1%Wood
  • 2.4%Other fuel
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 47.5%Electricity
  • 43.4%Utility gas
  • 6.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 602
Here:

13.0%
Indiana:

12.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 409
Here:

16.3%
Indiana:

11.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 211
Here:

13.4%
Indiana:

21.9%

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: $2,754,000
  • Charges - Other: $427,000
    Air Transportation: $219,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $657,000
    Regular Highways: $455,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,803,000
    General - Other: $3,088,000
    Police Protection: $2,640,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,559,000
    Financial Administration: $966,000
    Air Transportation: $624,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $476,000
    Health - Other: $376,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $332,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $307,000
    Correctional Institutions: $148,000
    Corrections - Other: $145,000
    Sewerage: $52,000
    Local Fire Protection: $32,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $22,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $444,000
    Benefit Payments: $222,000
    Corporate Bonds: $172,000
    From Other Governments: $76,000
    Total Other Securities: $64,000
    Withdrawals: $0
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $415,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $103,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $4,042,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $795,000
    Other - Libraries: $552,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $86,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $384,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,955,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,768,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $187,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,772,000
    Interest Earnings: $204,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $197,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $281,000
    Regular Highways: $114,000
    Health - Other: $49,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,649,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $103,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,835,000
    Other: $2,323,000
    General Local Government Support: $966,000
    Health and Hospitals: $16,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,360,000
    Individual Income: $8,539,000
    Other License: $72,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,483,000

DeKalb County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,754,000
  • Charges - Other: $427,000
    Air Transportation: $219,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $657,000
    Regular Highways: $455,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,803,000
    General - Other: $3,088,000
    Police Protection: $2,640,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,559,000
    Financial Administration: $966,000
    Air Transportation: $624,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $476,000
    Health - Other: $376,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $332,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $307,000
    Correctional Institutions: $148,000
    Corrections - Other: $145,000
    Sewerage: $52,000
    Local Fire Protection: $32,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $22,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $444,000
    Benefit Payments: $222,000
    Corporate Bonds: $172,000
    From Other Governments: $76,000
    Total Other Securities: $64,000
    Withdrawals: $0
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $415,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $103,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $4,042,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $795,000
    Other - Libraries: $552,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $86,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $384,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,955,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,768,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $187,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,772,000
    Interest Earnings: $204,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $197,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $281,000
    Regular Highways: $114,000
    Health - Other: $49,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,649,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $103,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,835,000
    Other: $2,323,000
    General Local Government Support: $966,000
    Health and Hospitals: $16,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,360,000
    Individual Income: $8,539,000
    Other License: $72,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,483,000

DeKalb County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,754,000
  • Charges - Other: $427,000
    Air Transportation: $219,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $657,000
    Regular Highways: $455,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,803,000
    General - Other: $3,088,000
    Police Protection: $2,640,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,559,000
    Financial Administration: $966,000
    Air Transportation: $624,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $476,000
    Health - Other: $376,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $332,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $307,000
    Correctional Institutions: $148,000
    Corrections - Other: $145,000
    Sewerage: $52,000
    Local Fire Protection: $32,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $22,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $444,000
    Benefit Payments: $222,000
    Corporate Bonds: $172,000
    From Other Governments: $76,000
    Total Other Securities: $64,000
    Withdrawals: $0
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $415,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $103,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $4,042,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $795,000
    Other - Libraries: $552,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $86,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $384,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,955,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,768,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $187,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,772,000
    Interest Earnings: $204,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $197,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $281,000
    Regular Highways: $114,000
    Health - Other: $49,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,649,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $103,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,835,000
    Other: $2,323,000
    General Local Government Support: $966,000
    Health and Hospitals: $16,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,360,000
    Individual Income: $8,539,000
    Other License: $72,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,483,000

DeKalb County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,754,000
  • Charges - Other: $427,000
    Air Transportation: $219,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $657,000
    Regular Highways: $455,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,803,000
    General - Other: $3,088,000
    Police Protection: $2,640,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,559,000
    Financial Administration: $966,000
    Air Transportation: $624,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $476,000
    Health - Other: $376,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $332,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $307,000
    Correctional Institutions: $148,000
    Corrections - Other: $145,000
    Sewerage: $52,000
    Local Fire Protection: $32,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $22,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $444,000
    Benefit Payments: $222,000
    Corporate Bonds: $172,000
    From Other Governments: $76,000
    Total Other Securities: $64,000
    Withdrawals: $0
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $415,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $103,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $4,042,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $795,000
    Other - Libraries: $552,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $86,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $384,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,955,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,768,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $187,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,772,000
    Interest Earnings: $204,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $197,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $281,000
    Regular Highways: $114,000
    Health - Other: $49,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,649,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $103,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,835,000
    Other: $2,323,000
    General Local Government Support: $966,000
    Health and Hospitals: $16,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,360,000
    Individual Income: $8,539,000
    Other License: $72,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,483,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 491
  • Number of aged recipients: 19
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 472
  • Number of recipients under 18: 119
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 341
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 31
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 150
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 223
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 8 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED106$86,245604$95,8582,185$95,26492$32,6522$1,061,500138$70,384
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$102,80044$85,250216$93,97219$43,8950$024$64,125
APPLICATIONS DENIED20$82,050152$64,684811$88,413105$21,1051$312,00033$58,667
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$89,83346$101,217497$91,9885$24,2000$014$64,143
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$80,80014$68,28683$111,2895$121,8000$05$57,400
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED144$91,590236$107,35217$63,706
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED27$100,22264$108,4693$77,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$05$129,6001$121,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$125,25013$103,0773$82,333
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Most common first names in DeKalb County, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert21571.6 years
Mary20779.8 years
John16677.2 years
Charles14373.5 years
William14377.5 years
James11770.0 years
Ruth10681.2 years
Helen10080.6 years
George9576.5 years
Harold8175.5 years
Most common last names in DeKalb County, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller11878.0 years
Smith11876.8 years
Johnson6375.8 years
Brown5875.0 years
Myers4980.9 years
Baker4372.5 years
Davis3575.4 years
Clark3378.1 years
Jones3272.1 years
King3276.5 years
Businesses in DeKalb County, IN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Kroger1
Ace Hardware2La Quinta1
Advance Auto Parts1La-Z-Boy1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Penske1
Burger King1Pizza Hut2
CVS2Quality1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Comfort Suites1Ryan's Grill1
Cracker Barrel1Sears1
Curves1Staples1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks1
Days Inn1Steak 'n Shake1
Fashion Bug1Subway1
FedEx3Super 81
Ford2T-Mobile2
GNC1Taco Bell1
Goodwill1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS8
Hilton1Vans1
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
Home Depot1Wendy's1
Jones New York1YMCA1
KFC1