DeKalb, Illinois






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A Taste of DeKalb, Illinois

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT DEKALB?

  1. DeKalb is a city in DeKalb County, Illinois, United States. The population was 43,862 according to the 2010 census. The city is named after decorated German war hero Johann de Kalb, who died during the American Revolutionary War.

  2. DeKalb is home to Northern Illinois University, which is the city's largest employer and the third largest campus in the state. Other large employers include Kishwaukee Health System, the local school district, and a Wal-mart Super Center.

  3. The median income for a household in the city was $35,153, and the median income for a family was $53,017.

Radio Stations
WFEN 88.3 FM Rockford, IL Religious
WJCH 91.9 FM Joliet, IL Religious
WCPY 92.5 FM Dekalb, IL Talk
W228BZ (WSQR) 93.5 FM Sycamore, IL Classic Hits
WERV 95.9 FM Aurora, IL Classic Hits
WZOK 97.5 FM Rockford, IL Top-40
W255BN (WLBK) 98.9 FM Dekalb, IL Talk
W263BM (WSQR) 100.5 FM De Kalb, IL Classic Hits
WYRB 106.3 FM Genoa, IL Hip Hop

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Demographics of DeKalb, Illinois

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

73.00%

9.08%

0.24%

4.62%

9.04%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from DeKalb, Illinois

     
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Businesses in DeKalb, Illinois


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Rt Beauty Supply -  Category: Black Beauty Supply -   - 136 S 2nd St, Dekalb, IL 60115 (815) 748-3506

  2. Salon 7 -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   - 136 N. 3rd St., DeKalb, Illinois 60115 (815) 754-0413  - (visit website)

  3. Sistah's Co -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   - 838 W Lincoln Hwy, Dekalb, IL 60115 (815) 517-0918

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Just Doing Wonderful Barbecue -  Category: Barbecue -   1180 W. Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, Illinois 60115 (815) 517-0774   - (visit website)

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CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


DeKalb IL Mayor Kris Povlsen KICKS out Center For Black studies from council meeting

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