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DeKalb County
  • County in Georgia

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C
  2. Housing
    grade C+
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
  4. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  5. Diversity
    grade A
  6. Jobs
    grade B
  7. Weather
    grade B+
  8. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  11. Commute
    grade C+

editorial

DeKalb County is located in Georgia with a population of 758,634. DeKalb County is one of the best places to live in Georgia. In DeKalb County, most residents own their homes. In DeKalb County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in DeKalb County and residents tend to be liberal.

About

Population
758,634

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$255,600
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,312
National
$1,163
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    43%
  • Own
    57%
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DeKalb County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    159.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4.7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    24.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    143.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    482.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,628.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    256.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    20%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  11%

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