According to the most recent De Kalb Missouri demographics data available from the United States Census Bureau released in the American Community Survey in December of 2020, Figure 1 De Kalb depicts it has a Population 2019 of 260 which is the second smallest when ranked by population of all the other places in the metropolitan area. The city with the highest population in the area is Atchison which shows a population of 10,598 ( very much bigger). Figure 3 uses the De Kalb population data for a comparison of the population growth/population change estimates from the years 2010 to 2019 and De Kalb Missouri depicts an increase of 40 (18%).
The total De Kalb Missouri greater area population percent change for all areas for the years from 2010 to 2019 is shown in Figure 4 and for De Kalb depicts it has a Population Change of 18.2% which is the largest of all places in the greater De Kalb region.
Looking at the De Kalb population density (measured as people per square mile) and providing comparisons to both the national and state average population density in Figure 5, De Kalb Missouri indicates it has 1,019 people per square mile which is the third most people per square mile of all other places in the greater De Kalb region. The next higher as measured by population density is Atchison 28.6% larger with population density of 1,311. The city with the highest population density in the area is Rushville which depicts a people per square mile of 1,464 (43.6% larger). Figure 6 provides De Kalb demographics for the overall median age for all people in the region and De Kalb depicts it has a Median Age of 35.7 which is the second smallest when ranked by overall median age of all people of all the other places in the local area. The city with the highest overall median age of all people in the area is Elwood which depicts an age of 46.6 (30.5% larger). The De Kalb Missouri population data for median age broken out by gender for both men versus the median age of women is shown in Figure 7. De Kalb Missouri depicts a median age of men only about 2.8% larger as the median age of women.
The next demographic analysis (Figure 8) looks at large generational De Kalb population groups (and can be useful internet research for employment related research or identifying areas with retirees). Key findings in this chart includes that De Kalb Missouri has the percentage of people less than 20 years of age less than most other places in the greater region at 6.2% of the total. Second, it has the largest proportion of people between 20 and 29 years old at 21.2% of the total and is ranked #1. Third, it has the smallest proportion of people between 50 and 59 yeasr old at 5.4% of the total. Also, it has the smallest proportion of people between 60 and 69 years old at 6.9% of the total. Figure 11 compares the ratio of the amount of men to the amount of women and shows total male population about 16.7% smaller as the total female population.
De Kalb Missouri Marital Status and Families Charts
Figure 12 shows the detailed marriage characteristics broken down by %residents who are married, never married, single, divorced, and widowed. De Kalb has the percentage of never married percent the second smallest when sorted by total percent of people married of all the other places in the area at 12% of the total. Second, it has the smallest proportion of percent divorced at 5% of the total. Figure 14 compares the average household size using the average number of people in a family for De Kalb households. De Kalb shows it has a Family Size of 3.2 which is less than most other places in the surrounding region. The city with the highest average family size in the area is Agency which depicts an average family size of 3.4 (7.1% larger).