DeKalb County AL Information


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  1. DeKalb County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forDeKalb County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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DeKalb County AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 72,076
Population in Households 71,294
Population in Familes 60,465
Population in Group Qrtrs 782
Population Density2 93
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $38,258
Average Household Income $51,149
Per Capita Income $19,422


Total Housing Units 31,822 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,078 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,033 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,711 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $110,909
Average Home Value $151,006


Total Households 27,111
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 19,241
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.16% 0.22%
Households 0.12% 0.2%
Families -0.08% 0.07%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   1.52%


DeKalb County AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares DeKalb County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 20 72nd
Population Density # 22 69th
Diversity Index # 28 60th
Median Household Income # 34 51st
Per Capita Income # 57 16th

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