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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Housing
    B+
  3. Nightlife
    C+
  4. Good for Families
    C+
  5. Diversity
    B-
  6. Jobs
    B+
  7. Weather
    B-
  8. Cost of Living
    A-
  9. Health & Fitness
    C-
  10. Outdoor Activities
    C
  11. Commute
    C+
DeKalb County is located in Missouri with a population of 12,564. In DeKalb County, most residents own their homes. Residents of DeKalb County tend to be conservative. The public schools in DeKalb County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$113,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$552
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    377.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    55.3
    40.7
  • Robbery
    9.2
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    230.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,594.8
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    92.2
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    45%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%

Working in DeKalb County

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$50,000
National
$55,322

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