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DeKalb, IL Real Estate

DeKalb, Illinois is located in DeKalb County. Nearby cities and towns include Cortland, Malta, Maple Park, Sycamore, Waterman, Virgil, Creston, Genoa, Hinckley, Kingston, Kirkland, Shabbona, Burlington, Kaneville, Lee, Lily Lake, Steward, Elburn, Big Rock, Rochelle, Hillcrest, Campton Hills, Monroe Center, Hampshire, Sugar Grove, Prestbury, Pingree Grove, Somonauk, Sandwich, Paw Paw, Plano, Leland, Lake Holiday, Davis Junction, Belvidere, Geneva, North Aurora, Garden Prairie, South Elgin, Huntley, St. Charles, Gilberts, Batavia, Cherry Valley, Elgin, Compton, Marengo, Union, Aurora, New Milford, Yorkville, Montgomery, Millbrook, Ashton, and Earlville. DeKalb is a suburban community with a population of 45,193. The median household income is $41,131. In DeKalb, 35% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 27% of the households. Half the population of DeKalb commutes 13 minutes or less to work, with 61% of residents holding white collar jobs and 39% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in DeKalb, IL is 29 years, with 39% of those homes owned, 54% rented, and 6% not occupied. In the previous year, 442 DeKalb properties were sold. The median sale price of a home in DeKalb in the previous year was $117,647.

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DeKalb offers a range of educational opportunities with 7 elementary schools, 2 middle schools and one high school.

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DeKalb, IL Local Market & Demographic Data

Married vs. single

DeKalb, IL
  • 65% Single
  • 35% Married
  • 51% Single
  • 49% Married

Male VS. Female

DeKalb, IL
  • 50% Female
  • 50% Male
  • 51% Female
  • 49% Male

Average Age of Citizens in DeKalb, IL

  • 32
  • 38
  • DeKalb, IL
  • Illinois

Average Age of Homes in DeKalb, IL

  • 29
  • 38
  • DeKalb, IL
  • Illinois

Vacant Homes in DeKalb, IL

  • 6%
  • 8%
  • DeKalb, IL
  • Illinois

Average INCOME of Citizens

  • $58,187
  • $77,034
  • DeKalb, IL
  • Illinois

Owned Homes vs. Rented Homes

DeKalb, IL
  • 39% Owned
  • 54% Rented
  • 60% Owned
  • 32% Rented