layout graphic  
layout graphic
layout graphic
 
 
layout graphic layout graphic
increase font sizedecrease font size
 
layout graphic
ABOUT US | NEWSROOM | LIVING IN DEKALB | DOING BUSINESS WITH DEKALB | VISITING DEKALB
layout graphic layout graphic
layout graphic layout graphic
  Census 2000
DeKalb County
 
layout graphic
layout graphic DeKalb County > Census 2000

 

 

 

 

 

 
   
Census 2000
 
People DeKalb County Georgia
 Population, 2000 665,865 8,186,453
 Population, net change, 1990 to 2000 119,691 1,708,304
 Population, percent change, 1990 to 2000 21.9% 26.4%
 Population under 5 years old, 2000 47,357 595,150
 Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2000 7.1% 7.3%
 Population 65 years old and over, 2000 53,224 785,275
 Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2000 8.0% 9.6%
 Female population, 2000 343,085 4,159,340
 Female population, percent, 2000 51.5% 50.8%
 White persons, 2000 (a) 238,521 5,327,281
 Black or African American persons, 2000 (a) 361,111 2,349,542
 American Indian and Alaska Native persons, 2000 (a) 1,548 21,737
 Asian persons, 2000 (a) 26,718 173,170
 Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander persons, 2000 (a) 329 4,246
 Persons reporting some other race, 2000 (a) 23,517 196,289
 Persons reporting two or more races, 2000 14,121 114,188
 White persons, percent, 2000 (a) 35.8% 65.1%
 Black or African American persons, percent, 2000 (a) 54.2% 28.7%
 American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2000 (a) 0.2% 0.3%
 Asian persons, percent, 2000 (a) 4.0% 2.1%
 Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2000 (a) Z 0.1%
 Persons reporting some other race, percent, 2000 (a) 3.5% 2.4%
 Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2000 2.1% 1.4%
 Persons under 18 years old, 2000 163,978 2,169,234
 Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2000 24.6% 26.5%
 Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, 2000 (b) 52,542 435,227
 Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2000 (b) 7.9% 5.3%
 Deaths, 1997 3,928 59,351
 Infant deaths, 1997 97 1,022
 High school graduates, persons 25 years and over, 1990 296,368 2,853,605
 College graduates, persons 25 years and over, 1990 115,667 777,158
 Housing units, 2000 261,231 3,281,737
 Homeownership rate, 2000 58.5% 67.5%
 Households, 2000 249,339 3,006,369
 Persons per household, 2000 2.62 2.65
 Households with persons under 18 years, 2000 89,118 1,174,114
 Households with persons under 18 years, percent, 2000 35.7% 39.1%
 Median household money income, 1997 model-based estimate $42,767 $36,372
 Persons below poverty, number, 1997 model-based estimate 78,171 1,113,562
 Persons below poverty, percent, 1997 model-based estimate 13.2% 14.7%
 Children below poverty, number, 1997 model-based estimate 33,004 470,440
 Children below poverty, percent, 1997 model-based estimate 22.9% 22.8%

Business DeKalb County Georgia
 Personal income, 1997 ($1000) 17,206,920 178,874,724
 Personal income per capita, 1997 29,132 23,882
 Civilian labor force, 1999 366,054 4,088,008
 Unemployment, 1999 14,076 162,571
 Full-time and part-time employment by place of work, 1997 391,550 4,469,792
 Full-time and part-time employment, net change 1990 to 1997 42,821 789,220
 Employment in government, 1997 43,031 667,378
 Average earnings per job, 1997 $35,523 $30,175
 Private nonfarm establishments with paid employees, 1998 17,013 194,213
 Change in private nonfarm establishments, 1990 to 1998 -110 36,546
 Private nonfarm establishments, percent change 1990-1998 -0.6% 23.2%
 Private nonfarm estabs with less than 20 employees, 1998 14,376 166,186
 Manufacturers shipments, 1997 ($1000) 8,018,525 124,526,834
 Retail sales, 1997 ($1000) 6,229,317 72,212,484
 Retail sales per capita, 1997 $10,550 $9,646
 Housing units authorized by building permits, 1999 6,851 89,581
 Farm land, 1997 (acres) 6,182 10,671,246
 Federal funds and grants, 1999 ($1000) 1,992,491 39,214,971

Geography DeKalb County Georgia
 Land area, 2000 (square miles) 268 57,906
 Persons per square mile, 2000 2,484.6 141.4
 Metropolitan Area Atlanta, GA MSA  


(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

Figures are in absolute numbers unless otherwise indicated.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown

 
layout graphic layout graphic
I WANT TO:
layout graphic
layout graphic
Quick Links:
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
BOC AGENDA
DCTV
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
EMERGENCY AFTER HRS SERVICE NUMBERS
FIRE RESCUE
JOB OPPORTUNITIES
OFFICE OF SENIOR AFFAIRS
ONLINE PAYMENTS
PLANNING & SUSTAINABILITY
POLICE DEPARTMENT
PORTER SANFORD ARTS CENTER
PROPERTY APPRAISAL DEPARTMENT
PURCHASING & CONTRACTING
RECREATION, PARKS & CULTURAL AFFAIRS
TAX COMMISSIONER
layout graphic
Bottom of page.

© 2010 DeKalb County, Georgia