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County Demographics

DeKalb County is the Third Largest County in the State of Georgia trailing only Fulton and Gwinnett Counties

DEKALB COUNTY’S POPULATION


  • Is 17.7% of the “core” 10-county Atlanta region population
  • Has increased by 9.8% since 2000
  • Has the second highest percentage of non-white population in the 20-county area, at 69%. Only Clayton has a higher percentage of non-white residents. (Source: U.S. Census)
  • At 4.26 persons per acres, is the most dense county in the 20-county area

 

DEKALB COUNTY’S HOUSING


  • Growth rate of 16% since 2000 largely due to its maturation as an urban county with little available land
  • Has the second highest percentage of multi-family units, 38.7%, in the 20-county area. Only Fulton has a higher percentage of it housing units as multi-family

 

DEKALB EMPLOYMENT


  • Had approximately 15.5 percent of the total 10-county Atlanta region employment in 2009
  • Will increase by more than 24% by 2030, adding nearly 84,000 jobs between 2000 and 2030
  • As a percentage of total jobs, DeKalb has the fourth-highest percentage of jobs coming from the five highest-paying sectors in the 20-county area, 22.3%, behind only Fulton (32.3%), Gwinnett (27.6%) and Cobb (26.2%)

Source: Atlanta Regional Commission

 

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