DeKalb Information

DeKalb Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of DeKalb, IL

General DeKalb Information

State: Illinois

County: Dekalb County

Close cities: Clare, IL, Sycamore, IL, DeKalb, IL, Maple Park, IL, Virgil, IL, Malta, IL, Waterman, IL, Rochelle, IL, Cortland, IL

DeKalb Population (census data)
Total 43,714 (+10.6% since 2000)
Male 21,629 (49.5%)
Female 22,085 (50.5%)

Population Density: 3,466 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 105.7 (US Avg is 100)

DeKalb Elevation: 880 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1873

Land Area: 12.6 square miles

Median Household Income: $42,107

Zip Codes: 60115.

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DeKalb Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • 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%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Other Asian (0.6%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)
  • Korean (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (24.4%)
  • Irish (14.4%)
  • English (7.5%)
  • Polish (6.1%)
  • Italian (5.6%)
  • Swedish (4.5%)
Foriegn Born: 3,517 people (8.0%)
  • Latin America (45.7%)
  • Asia (37.0%)
  • Europe (17.3%)

Local DeKalb Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox
NFL Football: Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers
NBA Basketball: Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: Chicago Blackhawks
NCAA Sports: Northern Illinois University, Northwestern University

DeKalb School Information

Middle Schools
Huntley Middle School (821 South 7th Street, DeKalb, IL, 60115 - Dekalb Community Unit School District 428 District)
Elementary Schools
Chesebro Elementary School (900 Garden Street, DeKalb, IL, 60115 - Dekalb Community Unit School District 428 District)
Lincoln Elementary School (220 E Sunset Place, DeKalb, IL, 60115 - Dekalb Community Unit School District 428 District)
Littlejohn Elementary School (1121 School Street, DeKalb, IL, 60115 - Dekalb Community Unit School District 428 District)
Other/Private Schools
KEC Central EFE 170 (901 South 4th Street, DeKalb, IL, 60115 - Dekalb ROE District)

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