DeKalb County AL Information


DeKalb County Subdivisions

DeKalb County AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 72,113
Daytime Population: Workers 23,727
Daytime Population: Residents 43,859
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 67,586
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 71,331
Population in Familes 60,679
Population in Group Qrtrs 782
Population Density2 93
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $37,678
Average Household Income $50,374
Per Capita Income $19,109


Total Housing Units 31,708 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,766 (62.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,329 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,613 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $107,460
Average Home Value $144,717


Total Households 27,095
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 19,275
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.19% 0.3%
Households 0.13% 0.26%
Families -0.06% 0.14%
Median Household Income   0.19%
Per Capita Income   1.32%


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, 2017 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 # 23 67th
Diversity Index # 30 57th
Median Household Income # 34 51st
Per Capita Income # 56 18th

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