DeKalb County Information

DeKalb in Illinois occupies 635 square miles and has a 2006 population of 100,139, a change from a 2000 population of 88,969 and 77,932 in 1990. 26.1% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 15.8% percent is 25-35, and 12.3% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

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

The unemployed population in 2006 was 2,153 people: 3.9% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 3.6%.

Read more about DeKalb, Illinois in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyDeKalb 
StateIllinois 
Land Area635 sq. milesRanked 1,624 of 3,140
Population 2006100,139Ranked 560 of 3,140
Population 200597,770 
Population 200088,969Ranked 585 of 3,140
Population 199077,932Ranked 582 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion90.8% 
African American5% 
Asian American2.7% 
Native American.2% 
Pacific Islander.1% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 55.8% 
Population 5 to 1411.7% 
Population 15 to 2426.1% 
Population 25 to 3415.8% 
Population 35 to 4412.3% 
Population 45 to 5411.4% 
Population 55 to 647.3% 
Population 65 to 744.6% 
Population 75 and up5% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes  
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes  
Robberies  
Aggravated Assaults  
Total Property Crimes  
Burglaries  
Larceny Thefts  
Motor Vehicle Thefts  
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population55,04651,249
Unemployed Population2,1531,847
Unemployment Rate3.9%3.6%

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