DeKalb County is located in northeast Indiana. The County Seat is Auburn and the largest city is Auburn. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.dekalb.in.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 42,383 and the 2010 census population was 42,223. The land area is 362.82 square miles and there are 116.4 persons per square mile.
97.6% of the population is White, 0.5% is Black or African American, 2.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1% is two or more races. 87.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $107,800, there are 16,032 households, an average of 2.61 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,827, the median household income is $47,247, and 12.4% of the persons in DeKalb County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,751. Retail sales (in $1000) were $408,899, and sales per capita were $9,774. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 21.7%.
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