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Population (year 2000): 39,018. Estimated population in July 2005: 42,085 (+7.9% change)
Males: 19,306 (49.5%), Females: 19,712 (50.5%)

DeKalb County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 23.1 years
Median household income: $35,153 (year 2000)
Median house value: $130,200 (year 2000)

DeKalb, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in DeKalb:

  • White Non-Hispanic (75.6%)
  • Black (9.1%)
  • Hispanic (9.0%)
  • Other race (4.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • Asian Indian (1.4%)
  • Chinese (1.2%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Other Asian (0.6%)
  • Korean (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (24.4%), Irish (14.4%), English (7.5%), Polish (6.1%), Italian (5.6%), Swedish (4.5%).Illinois

Elevation: 880 feet

Land area: 12.6 square miles

DeKalb,

For population 25 years and over in DeKalb

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.2%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in DeKalb city

  • Never married: 52.5%
  • Now married: 37.2%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 5.7%

9.0% Foreign born (3.7% Latin America, 3.0% Asia, 1.4% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,833 (+7.8%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL Rockford, (32.1 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (73.8 miles )

Nearest cities: IL (3.9 miles Cortland, IL Sycamore, (5.3 miles IL (7.7 miles Malta, Park, IL (10.6 miles Maple IL (11.2 miles Waterman, IL (11.7 miles Kingston, IL Genoa, (12.0 miles IL (13.0 miles Kirkland,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 83 buildings, average cost: $109,400
  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 116 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 1999: 135 buildings, average cost: $107,200
  • 2000: 43 buildings, average cost: $148,100
  • 2001: 80 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2002: 152 buildings, average cost: $112,900
  • 2003: 166 buildings, average cost: $128,900
  • 2004: 165 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2005: 332 buildings, average cost: $131,900

Latitude: 41.93 N, Longitude: 88.75 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 815

DeKalb, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (32.4%), Manufacturing (12.2%), Retail trade (12.0%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,900 (+4.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 11,267 (59.7%)

Average climate in DeKalb, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

DeKalb-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 58% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.5 miles away from the DeKalb city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.1 miles away from the city center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Cindy Crawford - (born 1966), model, Charles W. Nash - (1864-1948), auto entrepreneur, Jason Wright - College basketball player (Eastern Illinois Panthers).


Hospital/medical center in DeKalb:
  • KISHWAUKEE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (RT 23, 616 BETHANY ROAD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near DeKalb:
  • VENCOR HOSPITAL SYCAMORE (about 6 miles; SYCAMORE, IL)
  • VALLEY WEST COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; SANDWICH, IL)
  • ROCHELLE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; ROCHELLE, IL)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to DeKalb:
  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 29 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; ID: RFD)
  • ROCK CO (about 52 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; ID: JVL)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 59 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
Other public-use airports nearest to DeKalb:
  • DE KALB TAYLOR MUNI (about 4 miles; DE KALB, IL; ID: DKB)
  • HINCKLEY (about 12 miles; HINCKLEY, IL; ID: 0C2)
  • ROCHELLE MUNI AIRPORT-KORITZ FIELD (about 23 miles; ROCHELLE, IL; ID: RPJ)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 55 $314,494 $68,616 0 $0
Fire - Other 2 $6,629 $39,774 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 4 $19,335 $58,005 1 $244
Water Supply 13 $57,666 $53,230 1 $469
Airports 2 $9,011 $54,066 0 $0
Financial Administration 11 $41,749 $45,544 0 $0
Other Government Administration 7 $36,336 $62,290 9 $7,060
Police Protection - Officers 56 $305,869 $65,543 0 $0
Police - Other 14 $52,815 $45,270 25 $11,847
Streets and Highways 29 $137,109 $56,734 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 2 $6,385 $38,310 2 $1,605
Housing and Community Development(Local) 15 $72,484 $57,987 3 $3,642
Totals for Government 210 $1,059,882 $60,564 41 $24,868
College/University in DeKalb:
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 19,477; Public; Website: www.niu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near DeKalb:
  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 10 miles; MALTA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,289)
  • WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 24 miles; SUGAR GROVE, IL; FT enrollment: 3,834)
  • ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 31 miles; ELGIN, IL; FT enrollment: 5,077)
  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 32 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; FT enrollment: 4,200)
  • MCHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE (about 38 miles; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; FT enrollment: 2,707)
  • NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 44 miles; NAPERVILLE, IL; FT enrollment: 2,088)
  • WHEATON COLLEGE (about 45 miles; WHEATON, IL; FT enrollment: 2,684)
Public high school in DeKalb:
  • KEC CENTRAL EFE 170 (Students: 23; Location: 901 S 4TH ST; Grades: 07 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in DeKalb:
  • HUNTLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 797; Location: 821 S 7TH ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • LITTLEJOHN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 460; Location: 1121 SCHOOL ST; Grades: PK - 04)
  • LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 305; Location: 220 E SUNSET PL; Grades: KG - 04)
  • CHESEBRO ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 276; Location: 900 GARDEN ST; Grades: PK - 04)
  • KECOL (Location: 901 S 4TH STREET; Grades: 00 - 00)
  • KEC AREA VOC CENTER (Location: 315 N 6TH STREET; Grades: 00 - 00)
Library in DeKalb:
  • DEKALB P.L. (Operating income: $936,943; Location: 309 OAK STREET; 136,346 books; 1,130 audio materials; 1,949 video materials; 338 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in DeKalb: DeKalb County Nursing Home (A), Adams Hall (B), Boutell Memorial Concert Hall (C), Gabel Hall (D), DuSable Hall (E), Founders Memorial Library (F), Altgeld Hall (G), Holmes Student Center (H), Center for Black Studies (I), Haish Memorial Library (J), McMurry Hall (K), Douglas Hall (L), Anderson Hall (M), Chick Evans Field House (N), Reavis Hall (O), Dorland Building (P), Pine Acres Rest Home (Q), Zulauf Hall (R), Wirtz Hall (S), Williston Hall (T).

Churches in DeKalb include: Bethlehem Lutheran Church (A), Saint Mary Catholic Church (B), First Congregational United Church of Christ (C), First Lutheran Church (D), Open Bible Church (E), Trinity Lutheran Church (F), United Methodist Church of DeKalb (G), First Baptist Church of DeKalb (H).

Cemeteries: Saint Marys Catholic DeKalb Cemetery (1), Pleasant Street Cemetery (2), Oaklawn Cemetery (3), Evergreen Cemetery (4), Fairview Park Cemetery (5).

Reservoirs: East Lagoon (A), Lorusso Lagoon (B).

Parks in DeKalb include: Lions Park (1), P A Nehring Forest Preserve (2), Huskie Stadium (3), Huntley Park (4), Hopkins Park (5), Shipman Park (6), McCormack Park (7), Liberty Park (8).

Post office: (A).  


DeKalb compared to Illinois state average:
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in DeKalb:
  • WLBK (1360 AM; 1 kW; DEKALB, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WROK (1440 AM; 5 kW; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSQR (1560 AM; 0 kW; SYCAMORE, IL; Owner: DEKALB COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in DeKalb:
  • WDEK (92.5 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WYCH (106.3 FM; GENOA, IL; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WDKB (94.9 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: DEKALB COUNTY RADIO, LIMITED)
  • WNIU (89.5 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WNIJ (90.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WSPY-FM (107.1 FM; PLANO, IL; Owner: NELSON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WMKB (102.9 FM; EARLVILLE, IL; Owner: KM RADIO OF EARLVILLE, L.L.C.)
  • WGSL (91.1 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE CENTER SCHOOL)
TV broadcast stations around DeKalb:
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WSPY-LP (Channel 30; PLANO, IL; Owner: WSPY-TV, INC.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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