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The Town of De Kalb had a population of 223 as of July 1, 2021.

The primary coordinate point for De Kalb is located at latitude 39.5869 and longitude -94.9252 in Buchanan County. The formal boundaries for the Town of De Kalb encompass a land area of 0.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Buchanan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,145 feet.

The Town of De Kalb has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of De Kalb is located within Township of Bloomington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Buchanan County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for De Kalb: Bloomington, Dekalb.

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De Kalb, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 223 (100%)
Population in Households 223 (100.0%)
Population in Families 188 (84.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 874
Diversity Index2 14


Median Household Income $51,232
Average Household Income $64,025
% of Income for Mortgage4 17%
Per Capita Income $23,128
Wealth Index5 54


Total HU (Housing Units) 100 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 72 (72.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $212,500
Average Home Value $221,875
Housing Affordability Index3 156


Total Households 88
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 66
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.12% 0.0%
Households 0.1% 0.0%
Families 0.14% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.24%
Per Capita Income   3.25%
Owner Occupied HU   0.0%

De Kalb, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares De Kalb to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 703 32nd
Population Density # 453 56th
Median Household Income # 482 53rd
Housing Affordability Index # 298 29th
Per Capita Income # 692 33rd
Diversity Index # 512 51st

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