De Kalb, TX Profile: Facts & Data


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De Kalb, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of De Kalb had a population of 1,645 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for De Kalb is located at latitude 33.5074 and longitude -94.6165 in Bowie County. The formal boundaries for the City of De Kalb (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bowie County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 410 feet.

The City of De Kalb (GNIS ID: 2410303) 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.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of De Kalb is located within De Kalb Division of Bowie County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for De Kalb: Dekalb.

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De Kalb, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,645
Population in Households 1,581
Population in Familes 1,268
Population in Group Qrtrs 64
Population Density2 1,202
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $39,784
Average Household Income $57,329
Per Capita Income $25,012


Total Housing Units 821 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 377 (45.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 290 (35.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 154 (18.8%)
Median Home Value $91,458
Average Home Value $126,989


Total Households 667
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 407
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.39% -0.23%
Households -0.55% -0.33%
Families -0.55% -0.45%
Median Household Income   3.18%
Per Capita Income   2.74%

De Kalb, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares De Kalb to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 802 54th
Population Density # 609 65th
Diversity Index # 685 61st
Median Household Income # 1221 30th
Per Capita Income # 786 55th

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