DeKalb County Information

DeKalb in Alabama occupies 779 square miles and has a 2006 population of 68,014, a change from a 2000 population of 64,452 and 54,651 in 1990. 12% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 14.8% percent is 25-35, and 14.2% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 59 acts of violent crime reported in DeKalb in 2004, a change from 22 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 1,186 people: 3.7% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 3.6%.

Read more about DeKalb, Alabama in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyDeKalb 
StateAlabama 
Land Area779 sq. milesRanked 1,213 of 3,140
Population 200668,014Ranked 759 of 3,140
Population 200567,365 
Population 200064,452Ranked 753 of 3,140
Population 199054,651Ranked 788 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion96% 
African American1.8% 
Asian American.2% 
Native American.8% 
Pacific Islander.1% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56.8% 
Population 5 to 1413.3% 
Population 15 to 2412% 
Population 25 to 3414.8% 
Population 35 to 4414.2% 
Population 45 to 5413.7% 
Population 55 to 6411.2% 
Population 65 to 747.7% 
Population 75 and up6.2% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes5922
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes1 
Robberies4 
Aggravated Assaults54 
Total Property Crimes1,069665
Burglaries263 
Larceny Thefts709 
Motor Vehicle Thefts97 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population32,12432,653
Unemployed Population1,1861,163
Unemployment Rate3.7%3.6%

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