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DeKalb, IL news and info

DeKalb, IL

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Age

Under 5 Years 2722
5 to 9 Years 1981
10 to 14 Years 2197
15 to 19 Years 5928
20 to 24 Years 11420
25 to 34 Years 5907
35 to 44 Years 3865
45 to 54 Years 3634
55 to 59 Years 1452
60 to 64 Years 1415
65 to 74 Years 1973
75 to 84 Years 1224
85 Years and Over 622
Median Age (in years) 23.5

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Ancestry

American 1,461 3.9%
Arab 118 0.3%
Czech 390 1.0%
Danish 396 1.1%
Dutch 678 1.8%
English 3,200 8.6%
French (except Basque) 924 2.5%
French Canadian 137 0.4%
German 10,424 28.1%
Greek 435 1.2%
Hungarian 57 0.2%
Irish 6,372 17.2%
Italian 2,815 7.6%
Lithuanian 494 1.3%
Norwegian 1,470 4.0%
Polish 3,171 8.5%
Portuguese 46 0.1%
Russian 512 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 430 1.2%
Scottish 526 1.4%
Slovak 15 0.0%
Subsaharan Africa 376 1.0%
Swedish 1,903 5.1%
Swiss 159 0.4%
Ukrainian 159 0.4%
Welsh 377 1.0%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 108 0.3%

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Education

Less than 9th Grade 703 3.5%
10th to 12th grade, No Diploma 1,203 6.0%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 4,763 23.7%
Some College, No Degree 4,492 22.4%
Associates Degree 1,860 9.3%
Bachelor's Degree 4,195 20.9%
Graduate or Professional Degree 2,876 14.3%
Population 25 years and Over 20,092
High School Graduate or Higher 90.51%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 35.19%

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Gender

Male 22,175 50.01%
Female 22,165 49.99%
Total Population 44,340

 

Household Type

Total Households 15,309
Family Households 7,442 48.61%
with own children under 18 years 3,751 24.50%

 

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 15,309
Owner-Occupied 6,788 44.33&
Renter Occupied 8,521 55.66%

 

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $793

 

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 4
Median (dollars) $1,674
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 1
Median (dollars) $632

 

Household Value

Median (dollars) $193,700

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $67,969

 

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 74 3.47%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 3,143 147.42%
Construction 639 29.97%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 7,190 337.24%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 1,009 47.33%
Information 325 15.24%
Manufacturing 1,666 78.14%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 749 35.13%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 1,545 72.47%
Public Administration 709 33.26%
Retail Trade 3,229 151.45%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 673 31.57%
Wholesale Trade 471 22.09%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 21,422

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Land

Area (in square miles) 14.65
Density (in square feet) 3,026.62

 

Political Leaders

President Barack Obama
U.S. Senate Richard Durbin
U.S. Senate Mark Kirk
U.S. House of Representatives Randy Hultgren
U.S. House of Representatives Adam Kinzinger
Illinois Senate Tim Bivins
Illinois Senate Dave Syverson
Illinois House of Representatives Tom Demmer
Illinois House of Representatives Richard Pritchard

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Race

Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 5,528
Cuban 58
Mexican 4,501
Other Hispanic or Lation 409
Puerto Rican 560
Total Population 5,528
Not Hispanic or Latino 38,812
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 37
Asian Alone 1,746
Black or African American Alone 5,405
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 23
Some Other Race Alone 48
Two or More Races 851
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 42
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 809
White Alone 30,702
Total Population 44,340

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Schools

Elementary Schools
Secondary Schools
Unified School Districts DeKalb Community Unit School Dist. 428
Unified School Districts Sycamore Community Unit School Dist. 427

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Weather

January
Avg. High 28
Avg. Low 13
Mean 21
Avg. Precipitation 1.48
February
Avg. High 33
Avg. Low 17
Mean 25
Avg. Precipitation 1.61
March
Avg. High 45
Avg. Low 27
Mean 36
Avg. Precipitation 2.27
April
Avg. High 59
Avg. Low 38
Mean 49
Avg. Precipitation 3.27
May
Avg. High 70
Avg. Low 49
Mean 60
Avg. Precipitation 4.57
June
Avg. High 80
Avg. Low 59
Mean 70
Avg. Precipitation 4.14
July
Avg. High 83
Avg. Low 63
Mean 73
Avg. Precipitation 4.37
August
Avg. High 81
Avg. Low 61
Mean 71
Avg. Precipitation 4.36
September
Avg. High 75
Avg. Low 52
Mean 64
Avg. Precipitation 3.25
October
Avg. High 62
Avg. Low 40
Mean 51
Avg. Precipitation 2.88
November
Avg. High 47
Avg. Low 30
Mean 39
Avg. Precipitation 2.7
December
Avg. High 32
Avg. Low 17
Mean 25
Avg. Precipitation 2.15

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