In 2019, DeKalb, IL had a population of 42.9k people with a median age of 25 and a median household income of $45,020. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of DeKalb, IL grew from 42,839 to 42,908, a 0.161% increase and its median household income grew from $44,222 to $45,020, a 1.8% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in DeKalb, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (64.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (14%), White (Hispanic) (8.52%), Other (Hispanic) (4.55%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.35%). 0% of the households in DeKalb, IL speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.
93.9% of the residents in DeKalb, IL are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in DeKalb, IL are Northern Illinois University (5,048 degrees awarded in 2019) and Debutantes School of Cosmetology and Nail Technology (43 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in DeKalb, IL was $157,900, and the homeownership rate was 40%. Most people in DeKalb, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.5 minutes. The average car ownership in DeKalb, IL was 2 cars per household.