|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of De Kalb is 1,511. De Kalb, Texas is the 8,669th largest city in the US.
The peak population of De Kalb was in 1990, when its population was 2,051. In 1990, De Kalb was the 6,822nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,669th largest city in the US. De Kalb is currently 26.3% smaller than it was in 1990.
De Kalb has shrunk 16.6% since the year 2000. De Kalb, Texas's growth is extremely below average. 88% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|8664||Ash Grove, Missouri||1,513||5.2%|
|8667||Cottonwood Shores, Texas||1,512||67.4%|
|8669||De Kalb, Texas||1,511||-16.6%|
|8670||East Canton, Ohio||1,511||-7.2%|
|8672||Fort Benton, Montana||1,511||-5.3%|
|8674||Mount Pulaski, Illinois||1,510||-11.0%|
The total voting age population of De Kalb, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,131. The voting age population is 38.5% male and 61.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 24.9% of the residents of De Kalb are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of De Kalb are 70.9% White, 24.4% Black, 2.6% Two or more races, 1.0% Asian, 0.7% Other and 0.3% American Indian. Additionally, 7.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In De Kalb, 23.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 36.1%. On a per-household basis, 19.4% of families are below the poverty line in De Kalb.
Among those aged 16 and older, 45.7% of De Kalb residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 84.5% of De Kalb residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 14.5% have a bachelor's degree and 5.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among De Kalb residents aged 5 and older, 8.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 6.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in De Kalb is 9.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In De Kalb, 18.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in De Kalb is $33,421.
In De Kalb, 54.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 45.5% of housing units in De Kalb.
Of all the housing units in De Kalb, 3.0% of them were build before 1940.
In De Kalb, 2.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in De Kalb is $620.
In De Kalb, 63.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.