DeKalb County MO Information


DeKalb County Subdivisions

DeKalb County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,742
Daytime Population: Workers 4,541
Daytime Population: Residents 5,090
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,631
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 9,200
Population in Familes 7,513
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,542
Population Density2 30
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $47,411
Average Household Income $61,301
Per Capita Income $23,976


Total Housing Units 4,362 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,640 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,155 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 567 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $129,339
Average Home Value $170,303


Total Households 3,795
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 2,490
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 -0.16% -0.23%
Households -0.16% -0.3%
Families -0.31% -0.4%
Median Household Income   2.79%
Per Capita Income   2.79%


DeKalb County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares DeKalb County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 78 33rd
Population Density # 62 48th
Diversity Index # 23 81st
Median Household Income # 28 77th
Per Capita Income # 34 71st

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