DeKalb employment information

Income per capita$19,088$30,019$28,555
Median household income$38,357$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$75,958$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,256$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$17,940$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$11,637$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate7.9%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level32.3%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in DeKalb is 33% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in DeKalb is 28% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in DeKalb is 35% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in DeKalb is 107% higher than the national average.

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DeKalb median earnings by income bracket

DeKalb employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.8%0.2%
Manufacturing sector12.6%0.3%
Financial & insurance services2.7%3.1%
Wholesale & retail services16.3%14.6%
Public administration4.0%4.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.9%1.0%
Education, health & social services22.6%41.0%

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Kingston, IL1,029$70,97233%
DeKalb, IL44,092$38,35728%

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Titusville, FL44,032$40,42024%
Lacey, WA44,031$59,88512%
Sayreville, NJ43,962$81,13652%
Pittsfield, MA44,226$43,48919%
Hackensack, NJ43,903$53,3380%
DeKalb, IL44,092$38,35728%
Source: The DeKalb, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.