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DeKalb County, Georgia Facts

Facts
State Georgia
Land area 267.6 square miles
Population Density 2,585.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 713,340
Population change 3.1%
Under 5 years of age 7.4%
Under 18 23.7%
65 and over 10%
Females 52.2%
White 37
Hispanic or Latino of any race 9.1
Asian 5.6%
Two or more races 2%
Black or African American 54.8%
Native American 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 88%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 39.7%
Veterans 41,447
Households and Housing
Households 264,496
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 81.2%
Median household income $50,856
The per capita income $28,810
Live below the poverty line. 19%
housing units 305,313
Multi-unit structures 36%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $168,900
Residents owning their homes. 56.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 73,184
Women-owned firms 37.2%
Asian-owned firms 6.8%
Hispanic-owned firms 3.6%
Black-owned firms 39.6%
Native American-owned firms 0.9%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0.1%
Retail sales $7,973,387
Retail sales per capita $10,867
Manufacturers shipments $7,489,009
Merchant wholesaler sales $9,361,148