Dekalb, Illinois

Current Temperature ° Population 44,778

Homefacts City Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 7.1%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 55.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 37%

Crime Rate

3.34% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 41
  • Violent Crimes: 475
  • Robbery: 66
  • Burglary: 318
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

34.74% Lower than national avg.
  • 46 offenders in Dekalb
  • 10.27 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $147,450
  • Median Sales Price: $107,500
  • Foreclosures: 66
  • Homes For Sale: 162
  • Homes For Rent: 11

Environmental Hazards

226 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 9
  • Superfunds: 5
  • Tanks & Spills: 212

Unemployment

Moderate 4.8%
  • Illinois unemployment average: 5.2%
  • National unemployment average: 4.2%

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10 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 10 K-12 public schools in Dekalb, IL and 2 private schools. Homefacts rates Dekalb's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.
2 Private Schools

Camolot Schools-dekalb Campus

St Mary School

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Crime view details

46 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Dekalb, IL

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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$147,450 compared to August 2016
Median Sales Price
$107,500 compared to August 2016

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    12.1%
  • Rented
    51.4%
  • Owned
    36.6%

162 Homes For Sale View All

$99,900
947 North 12th Street
DeKalb, IL 60115
2 Beds | 2 Baths
$1,595,000
1600 East Lincoln Highway
DeKalb, IL 60115
-- Beds | -- Baths
$699,900
0 Harvestore Drive
DeKalb, IL 60115
-- Beds | -- Baths
$130,000
1205 University Drive
DeKalb, IL 60115
5 Beds | 3 Baths

66 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$180,144
Ash
DeKalb, IL 60115
-- Beds | -- Baths
$225,000
Serenity
DeKalb, IL 60115
-- Beds | -- Baths
$70,000
Dawn
DeKalb, IL 60115
-- Beds | -- Baths
$95,800
Mattek
DeKalb, IL 60115
-- Beds | -- Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

3 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2013, the city of Dekalb, IL issued 3 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2012, the city of Dekalb, IL issued 0 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
All Housing Single Family Housing Multi-Family Housing

Building Permits By Year

11 Rental Properties View All

$1,400
107 Wendell Place
DeKalb, IL 60115
4 Beds | 2 Baths
$950
704 N 12th Street
DeKalb, IL 60115
2 Beds | 2 Baths
$1,500
16 West Meadow Trail West
DeKalb, IL 60115
2 Beds | 4 Baths
$1,475
635 Charter Street
DeKalb, IL 60115
4 Beds | 3 Baths

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Dekalb, IL
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $793
  • 1 Bedroom: $907
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,057
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,347
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,600

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Environmental Hazards

226 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
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  • Registered Polluters
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  • Superfunds
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  • Tanks & Spills
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (408/419)
    Dekalb, IL has 97.37% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Dekalb, IL is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.45 Average
    Dekalb, IL is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 22.63°
  • February 24.78°
  • March 38.88°
  • April 48.9°
  • May 61.18°
  • June 68.8°
  • July 72.62°
  • August 70.03°
  • September 60.53°
  • October 50.9°
  • November 39.13°
  • December 25.83°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Dekalb, IL

Earthquakes
Dekalb, IL has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Dekalb, IL has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Dekalb, IL has a low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Dekalb, IL has a high risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Dekalb, IL: $37,954

Unemployment

Unemployment in Dekalb is 4.8%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 5.2% and 4.2% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 39.14%
White Collar - 60.86%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Bruce Rauner
  • Sen. Richard J. Durbin
  • Sen. Mark Kirk

City Representatives

  • Randy Hultgren
  • Adam Kinzinger

Neighborhood Info

4 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

22 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

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