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DeKalb County, Illinois Facts

Facts
State Illinois
Land area 631.3 square miles
Population Density 166.6 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 104,741
Population change -0.4%
Under 5 years of age 5.9%
Under 18 21.9%
65 and over 10.8%
Females 50.5%
White 87.9
Hispanic or Latino of any race 10.6
Asian 2.8%
Two or more races 1.7%
Black or African American 7.1%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 91%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 29.8%
Veterans 5,687
Households and Housing
Households 37,844
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 78.3%
Median household income $53,375
The per capita income $23,696
Live below the poverty line. 19%
housing units 40,907
Multi-unit structures 30%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $173,000
Residents owning their homes. 60.2%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 7,815
Women-owned firms 31.3%
Asian-owned firms 2.1%
Hispanic-owned firms 2.2%
Black-owned firms 2.1%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,090,171
Retail sales per capita $10,351
Manufacturers shipments $1,435,916
Merchant wholesaler sales $249,685