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De Kalb County, Illinois

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Population:

  • Total Population: 88,969
  • Males: 43,853
  • Females: 45,116

Ethnicity:

  • White: 75,874
  • Black/African American: 3,890
  • Hispanic: 5,652
  • Native American/Eskimo: 112
  • Asian: 2,051
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 55
  • Other: 64
  • 2 or more: 1,271

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (75,010)
  2. Spanish (4,670)
  3. German (500)
  4. Chinese (300)
  5. French (260)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 5,193

  1. Mexico (2,090)
  2. India (375)
  3. China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (218)
  4. Germany (166)
  5. Canada (161)
  6. Philippines (140)
  7. Korea (131)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (17,079)
  2. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (5,750)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (4,982)
  4. United Church of Christ (3,074)
  5. Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod (2,959)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 19,040
    • Sensory: 2,374
    • Physical: 4,089
    • Mental: 3,025
    • Self-care: 1,316
    • Go outside home: 3,399
    • Employment: 5,040

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 289

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 31,674
    • Utility gas: 23,148
    • Bottled or LP gas: 2,014
    • Electricity: 5,671
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 642
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 55
    • Solar Energy: 19
    • Other fuel: 105
    • No fuel used: 20

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 61,280
    • No vehicle: 3,342
    • 1 or more vehicle: 57,938

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 385
    • No High School: 1,651
    • Some High School: 4,074
    • High School: 14,643
    • Some College: 11,386
    • Associate's Degree: 3,671
    • College Degree: 7,835
    • Master's Degree: 3,495
    • Professional Degree: 592
    • Doctoral Degree: 1,180

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 31,674
    • Owners with phone: 18,807
    • Owners without phone: 71
    • Renters with phone: 12,505
    • Renters without phone: 291

    10 closest counties:

    1. Kane County, Illinois
    2. Kendall County, Illinois
    3. Boone County, Illinois
    4. Winnebago County, Illinois
    5. McHenry County, Illinois
    6. Ogle County, Illinois
    7. La Salle County, Illinois
    8. Lee County, Illinois
    9. DuPage County, Illinois
    10. Grundy County, Illinois

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    60111, 60112, 60115, 60129, 60135, 60145, 60146, 60150, 60178, 60520, 60548, 60550, 60552, 60556

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WNIE (89.1 FM) DEKALB, IL
    • WNIJ (89.5 FM) DEKALB, IL
    • WNIU (90.5 FM) DEKALB, IL
    • WNIW (91.3 FM) DEKALB, IL
    • WNIQ (91.5 FM) DEKALB, IL
    • WDKB (94.9 FM) DEKALB, IL
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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