DeKalb, IL

DeKalb County

What you need to know about DeKalb, IL

DeKalb is located in DeKalb County, Illinois. The population is 66% White, 12% Black, 4% Asian and 0% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 6% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 12% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $38,357 and the median home value is $162,200. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in DeKalb, see each of the tabs above. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. DeKalb has a Walk Score ® of 35.

Median Home Price

$162,200
Lower than the state average

Housing

Homes Owned 42.97%
42.97% Complete
Homes Rented 57.03%
57.03% Complete

Real Estate

In DeKalb, Illinois


Ready to move to DeKalb? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in DeKalb.

Schools

In DeKalb, Illinois


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how DeKalb rates.

Median Household Income

$38,357
Lower than the national average

Business

In DeKalb, Illinois


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in DeKalb.

Residents

Most residents are
10-24 Years old

Health

In DeKalb, Illinois


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in DeKalb.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 35%
35% Complete
Graduated High School 92%
92% Complete