DeKalb County IN Information


DeKalb County Subdivisions

DeKalb County IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 43,467
Population in Households 42,852
Population in Familes 35,366
Population in Group Qrtrs 615
Population Density2 120
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $52,182
Average Household Income $64,716
Per Capita Income $24,745


Total Housing Units 18,165 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,429 (68.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,068 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,668 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $127,944
Average Home Value $157,625


Total Households 16,497
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 11,566
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.35% 0.39%
Households 0.41% 0.43%
Families 0.25% 0.33%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   2.93%


DeKalb County IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares DeKalb County to the other 92 counties and county equivalents in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 36 62nd
Population Density # 32 66th
Diversity Index # 60 36th
Median Household Income # 42 55th
Per Capita Income # 59 37th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.