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DeKalb County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2016: 12,775 (38% urban, 62% rural); it was 11,597 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,694
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,049
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,591
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,096 (it was 937 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

31%

Land area: 424 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 30 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in DeKalb County: 77.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (26.2%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (23.0%), Construction (21.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 22%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 76%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in DeKalb County, Missouri:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (81.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (10.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.9%)
  • Two or more races (3.2%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (1.2%)
Median resident age:  40.5 years
Missouri median age:  38.4 years
Males: 8,072  (63.2%)
Females: 4,703  (36.8%)
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Average household size:
DeKalb County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $45,428 ($31,654 in 1999)

This county:

$45,428
Missouri:

$51,746

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $393 (lower quartile is $278, upper quartile is $561)
This county:

$393
State:

$606


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $112,156 (it was $70,400 in 2000)
DeKalb:

$112,156
Missouri:

$151,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,460 - $181,514
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,084
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $393

Institutionalized population: 3,533
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $135,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $165,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,237 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $877 (1.0%)

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 2016: 13.0%
DeKalb County:

13.0%
Missouri:

14.0%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.0% for Black residents, 61.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.0% for American Indian residents, 58.3% for other race residents, 14.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 40.5 years old
(Males: 39.0 years old, Females: 44.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.4 years old, Black residents: 36.0 years old, American Indian residents: 44.8 years old, Asian residents: 36.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.8 years old, Other race residents: 47.4 years old)

Area name: St. Joseph, MO-KS MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in DeKalb County is $412 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $512 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $645 a month.

Cities in this county include: Maysville, Stewartsville, Union Star, Clarksdale, Weatherby, Amity.

DeKalb County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in DeKalb County: Star Store (A), Northwestern (B), Dodd (C), Union Hall (D), Macon Rural Fire Department (E), Sue City Community Hall (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in DeKalb County include: Enon Church (A), Valley Chapel (B), Chariton Church (C), White Oak Church (D), Friendship Church (E), Plainview Church (F), Graves Chapel (G), Hebron Church (H), Helton Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Dodson Cemetery (1), Dowell Cemetery (2), Hopewell Cemetery (3), Hardgrove Cemetery (4), Ewing Cemetery (5), Hull Cemetery (6), Hayner Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Taylor Hole (A), Agee Lake (B), Duck Hunters Lake (C), Fish Lake (D), Round Lake (E), Bone Yard Lake (F), Swan Lake (G), Speno Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Elam Creek (A), Dutch Creek (B), Duck Creek (C), Sweezer Creek (D), Ward Branch (E), Cottonwood Creek (F), Clear Creek (G), Claybank Creek (H), Long Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in DeKalb County include: Redman State Wildlife Area (1), Griffith State Wildlife Area (2), Atlanta State Wildlife Area (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Arapahoe County, Colorado , Arapahoe County, Colorado , Carroll County , Jefferson County, Nebraska , Livingston County , Macon County , Randolph County, Indiana .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Current college students: 280
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 163 (54.6% naturalized citizens)

DeKalb County:

1.3%
Whole state:

4.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 22
  • 2000 to 2009: 16
  • 1990 to 1999: 42
  • 1980 to 1989: 38
  • 1970 to 1979: 17
  • Before 1970: 28
Note: State values scaled to DeKalb County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 43.7%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,902
  • One, attached: 57
  • Two: 148
  • 3 or 4: 324
  • 5 to 9: 80
  • 10 to 19: 97
  • 20 or more: 114
  • Mobile homes: 624

Housing units in DeKalb County with a mortgage: 1,252 (53 second mortgage, 55 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,108

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

61.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for DeKalb County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,02714
Mainline Protestant96410
Other5463
Catholic1461
None9,209-
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: 3
DeKalb County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
DeKalb County:

4.09 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
DeKalb County:

7.9%
Missouri:

8.8%

Adult obesity rate:
DeKalb County:

30.7%
State:

29.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.0%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in DeKalb County:

Average size of farms: 271 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $33,062
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $114.91
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 60.89%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $32,373
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 41.60%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $41,800
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.28%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 15.03
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.91%
Corn for grain: 22927 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1514 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 39695 harvested acres
Vegetables: 8 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 4 acres

Tornado activity:

DeKalb County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 1139643.2 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 fatalities and 12 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/23/1975, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

DeKalb County-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 363.2 miles away from DeKalb County center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 323.5 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 338.5 miles away from the 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 356.3 miles away from the county center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 79.7 miles away from DeKalb County center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 368.6 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:

  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 15, 2015 to July 27, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4238: August 07, 2015, FEMA Id: 4238, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1961: March 23, 2011, FEMA Id: 1961, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3317: February 03, 2011, FEMA Id: 3317, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 12, 2010 to July 31, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1934: August 17, 2010, FEMA Id: 1934, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3303: January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: 3303, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 08, 2007 to December 15, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3281: December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3281, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 15, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1736: December 27, 2007, FEMA Id: 1736, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 05, 2007 to May 18, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1708: June 11, 2007, FEMA Id: 1708, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Missouri Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3232: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3232, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 18, 2004 to May 31, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1524: June 11, 2004, FEMA Id: 1524, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 10 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in DeKalb County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

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

  • Germany (15%)
  • Philippines (15%)
  • England (9%)
  • Dominican Republic (9%)
  • Italy (8%)
  • Mexico (8%)
  • El Salvador (6%)

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

  • American (24%)
  • German (16%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • European (3%)
  • African (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

DeKalb County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,199 (79.3%)
  • Carpooled: 535 (13.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 20 (0.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 32 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 16 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 24 (0.6%)
  • Worked at home: 203 (5.0%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 2,626 people in state prisons
  • 130 people in nursing homes
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 3,386 people in state prisons
  • 147 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 19 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,383.

7.29% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,371 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.29%
Missouri average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.69% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($24,402 average AGI)
1.60% relocated from other states ($6,972 average AGI)
DeKalb County:

1.60%
Missouri average:

2.54%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Buchanan County, MO  1.45% ($31,580 average AGI)
from Clinton County, MO  0.87% ($21,767)
from Clay County, MO  0.55% ($60,789)
from Andrew County, MO  0.44% ($32,267)
from Daviess County, MO  0.44% ($31,533)
from Caldwell County, MO  0.41% ($25,929)


7.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,776 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.61%
Missouri average:

6.91%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.02% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($24,532 average AGI)
1.59% relocated to other states ($8,247 average AGI)
DeKalb County:

1.59%
Missouri average:

2.76%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Buchanan County, MO  2.00% ($30,638 average AGI)
to Clinton County, MO  0.93% ($31,656)
to Clay County, MO  0.55% ($36,158)
to Caldwell County, MO  0.41% ($31,286)
to Jackson County, MO  0.32% ($20,455)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.9

Births per 1000 population in DeKalb County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.2

Deaths per 1000 population in DeKalb County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 2.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in DeKalb County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in DeKalb County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in DeKalb County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,906 (1,662 aged, 244 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 251 (11%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (269)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (121)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (105)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (85)
  • Unspecified renal failure (66)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (62)
  • Unspecified dementia (56)
  • Congestive heart failure (53)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (48)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (33)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 932
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,037

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 9
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 32

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,775
  • In family households: 7,727 (1,327 male householders, 1,157 female householders)
    2,093 spouses, 2,678 children (2,452 natural, 14 adopted, 209 stepchildren), 189 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 74 parents, 74 other relatives, 113 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,497 (468 male householders (399 living alone)), 818 female householders (717 living alone)), 207 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,542

Size of family households: 1,276 2-persons, 486 3-persons, 416 4-persons, 189 5-persons, 63 6-persons, 55 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,116 1-person, 155 2-persons, 2 3-persons, 8 4-persons.

1,514 married couples with children.
354 single-parent households (86 men, 268 women).

97.6% of residents of DeKalb speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (80% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 33% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (77% speak English very well, 23% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $44,529,000 ($3,566 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $918,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $19,714,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $9,383,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,131,000
Federal grants: $4,935,000
Federal procurement contracts: $431,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,934,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $722,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,070,000
Federal Government insurance: $9,883,000

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

Births: 571
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 577
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +26
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -739
Here -60 per 1000 residents
State +5 per 1000 residents

Population growth in DeKalb County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.03 millions of gallons per day (67% from ground, 33% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

4.4

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 41
  • 2000 to 2009: 648
  • 1990 to 1999: 664
  • 1980 to 1989: 518
  • 1970 to 1979: 809
  • 1960 to 1969: 545
  • 1950 to 1959: 220
  • 1940 to 1949: 109
  • 1939 or earlier: 734
Note: State values scaled to DeKalb population
Rooms in houses/apartments in DeKalb County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to DeKalb County population
  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 1
  • 3 rooms: 54
  • 4 rooms: 201
  • 5 rooms: 601
  • 6 rooms: 480
  • 7 rooms: 406
  • 8 rooms: 293
  • 9+ rooms: 298
  • 1 room: 52
  • 2 rooms: 90
  • 3 rooms: 327
  • 4 rooms: 539
  • 5 rooms: 207
  • 6 rooms: 113
  • 7 rooms: 57
  • 8 rooms: 27
  • 9+ rooms: 5
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in DeKalb County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to DeKalb County population
  • no bedroom: 5
  • 1 bedroom: 39
  • 2 bedrooms: 554
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,246
  • 4 bedrooms: 367
  • 5+ bedrooms: 126
  • no bedroom: 54
  • 1 bedroom: 404
  • 2 bedrooms: 675
  • 3 bedrooms: 252
  • 4 bedrooms: 33
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1
Cars and other vehicles available in DeKalb County, Missouri in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to DeKalb County population
  • no vehicle: 27
  • 1 vehicle: 388
  • 2 vehicles: 1,059
  • 3 vehicles: 627
  • 4 vehicles: 178
  • 5+ vehicles: 89
  • no vehicle: 166
  • 1 vehicle: 700
  • 2 vehicles: 371
  • 3 vehicles: 158
  • 4 vehicles: 33
  • 5+ vehicles: 4

80% of DeKalb County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 16% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in Missouri.

DeKalb County:

80.2%
State average:

84.3%

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

  • This state: 9,102
  • Other state: 3,474
  • Northeast: 136
  • Midwest: 1,542
  • South: 1,018
  • West: 781

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in DeKalb County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (34.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (33.7%)
  • Utility gas (19.0%)
  • Wood (10.0%)
  • Other fuel (1.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)
  • Electricity (47.3%)
  • Utility gas (27.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16.4%)
  • Wood (4.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 113
Here:

10.8%
Missouri:

12.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 48
Here:

5.0%
Missouri:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 9
Here:

2.9%
Missouri:

24.6%

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 (Noninstitutionalized)

DeKalb County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $283,000
    Regular Highways: $232,000
    Financial Administration: $142,000
    Central Staff Services: $137,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $120,000

DeKalb County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $232,000
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $500,000
    Property: $40,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 138
  • Number of aged recipients: 13
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 125
  • Number of recipients under 18: 15
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 96
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 27
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 51
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 65
DeKalb County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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DeKalb County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in DeKalb County, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary6780.4 years
John6276.7 years
William4579.0 years
James4372.9 years
Robert4076.4 years
Charles3678.4 years
George2882.0 years
Harold2572.6 years
Anna2284.2 years
Helen2278.2 years
Most common last names in DeKalb County, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2682.8 years
Thornton2582.7 years
Johnson2480.4 years
Miller2075.1 years
Owen1980.0 years
Jones1876.4 years
White1676.8 years
Brown1682.6 years
Kerns1681.6 years
Gibson1480.4 years

Businesses in DeKalb County, MO

  • Chevrolet: 1
  • Subway: 1
  • True Value: 1

DeKalb County on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"