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Dekalb City, Illinois Housing Analysis

   (County: Dekalb County)

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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Dekalb City, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,836

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,387

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 284

Renter-occupied housing units : 308

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 470

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,736

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,912

Renter-occupied housing units : 5,597


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Dekalb City, Illinois)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 962

Householder 35 to 44 years : 859

Householder 45 to 54 years : 1,318

Householder 55 to 59 years : 435

Householder 60 to 64 years : 473

Householder 65 to 74 years : 420

Householder 75 years and over : 146

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 78

Householder 35 to 44 years : 138

Householder 45 to 54 years : 320

Householder 55 to 59 years : 114

Householder 60 to 64 years : 145

Householder 65 to 74 years : 570

Householder 75 years and over : 524


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Dekalb City, Illinois)

Less than 10.0 percent : 76

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 310

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 1,032

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 655

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 829

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 998

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 383

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 529

50.0 percent or more : 3,933

Not computed : 283


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Dekalb City, Illinois)

Built 2010 or later :

Built 2000 to 2009 : $171,500

Built 1990 to 1999 : $193,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $210,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $170,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $158,200

Built 1950 to 1959 : $128,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $133,700

Built 1939 or earlier : $125,700


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Dekalb City, Illinois: 48.8%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Dekalb City, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 5.77%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 92.88%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 1.35%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Dekalb City, Illinois

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 74 74 $7,871,900
  Two Family 1 2 $190,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 8 68 $2,608,000
  Total

83 144 $10,669,900
2000        
  Single Family 43 43 $6,368,655
  Two Family 38 76 $4,651,961
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $187,056
  Five or More Family 15 147 $6,733,000
  Total

97 270 $17,940,672
2001        
  Single Family 80 80 $9,390,115
  Two Family 8 16 $1,267,000
  Three and Four Family 12 48 $2,557,616
  Five or More Family 11 109 $4,646,500
  Total

111 253 $17,861,231
2002        
  Single Family 152 152 $17,157,901
  Two Family 3 6 $522,000
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $208,500
  Five or More Family 5 45 $1,835,000
  Total

161 206 $19,723,401
2003        
  Single Family 48 48 $8,069,911
  Two Family 2 4 $425,000
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $335,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

51 55 $8,829,911
2004        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2005        
  Single Family 297 297 $39,390,424
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $417,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

298 301 $39,807,424
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Dekalb City, IL): $35,153
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Dekalb City): $126,400
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Dekalb City): $565
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Dekalb City, Illinois

Utility Gas: 73.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 0.9%
Electricity: 25.1%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.1%
Other Fuel: 0.3%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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