DeKalb County Information

DeKalb in Georgia occupies 271 square miles and has a 2006 population of 723,602, a change from a 2000 population of 666,057 and 546,174 in 1990. 13.6% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 16.3% percent is 25-35, and 17.5% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 3,792 acts of violent crime reported in DeKalb in 2004, a change from 3,448 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 19,327 people: 5.1% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 3.3%.

Read more about DeKalb, Georgia in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyDeKalb 
StateGeorgia 
Land Area271 sq. milesRanked 2,897 of 3,140
Population 2006723,602Ranked 76 of 3,140
Population 2005713,679 
Population 2000666,057Ranked 76 of 3,140
Population 1990546,174Ranked 87 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion38.9% 
African American55.6% 
Asian American4% 
Native American.3% 
Pacific Islander.1% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 58.2% 
Population 5 to 1413% 
Population 15 to 2413.6% 
Population 25 to 3416.3% 
Population 35 to 4417.5% 
Population 45 to 5414.1% 
Population 55 to 649.1% 
Population 65 to 744.6% 
Population 75 and up3.6% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes3,7923,448
Murders / Manslaughters88 
Forcible Rapes299 
Robberies2,093 
Aggravated Assaults1,312 
Total Property Crimes32,12833,891
Burglaries8,778 
Larceny Thefts16,157 
Motor Vehicle Thefts7,193 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population380,339382,767
Unemployed Population19,32712,492
Unemployment Rate5.1%3.3%

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