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De Kalb County, Georgia

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Population:

  • Total Population: 665,865
  • Males: 322,576
  • Females: 343,289

Ethnicity:

  • White: 215,308
  • Black/African American: 357,878
  • Hispanic: 51,587
  • Native American/Eskimo: 1,466
  • Asian: 26,205
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 239
  • Other: 1,569
  • 2 or more: 11,613

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (511,240)
  2. Spanish (52,480)
  3. Vietnamese (6,280)
  4. French (6,235)
  5. Cushite (3,440)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 101,320

  1. Mexico (24,054)
  2. Jamaica (6,897)
  3. Vietnam (6,051)
  4. India (4,731)
  5. Korea (3,043)
  6. Ethiopia (3,024)
  7. Guatemala (2,925)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (78,981)
  2. Catholic Church (36,223)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (34,050)
  4. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (10,571)
  5. Independent, Non-Charismatic Churches (10,000)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 185,695
    • Sensory: 14,739
    • Physical: 35,254
    • Mental: 22,390
    • Self-care: 12,560
    • Go outside home: 47,222
    • Employment: 54,134

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 7,617

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 249,339
    • Utility gas: 172,695
    • Bottled or LP gas: 3,049
    • Electricity: 72,562
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 289
    • Coal or Coke: 42
    • Wood: 59
    • Solar Energy: 67
    • Other fuel: 79
    • No fuel used: 497

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 363,519
    • No vehicle: 29,863
    • 1 or more vehicle: 333,656

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 6,086
    • No High School: 18,196
    • Some High School: 39,978
    • High School: 87,359
    • Some College: 96,268
    • Associate's Degree: 26,005
    • College Degree: 97,769
    • Master's Degree: 37,193
    • Professional Degree: 13,522
    • Doctoral Degree: 7,605

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 249,339
    • Owners with phone: 145,191
    • Owners without phone: 630
    • Renters with phone: 101,471
    • Renters without phone: 2,047

    10 closest counties:

    1. Fulton County, Georgia
    2. Clayton County, Georgia
    3. Gwinnett County, Georgia
    4. Rockdale County, Georgia
    5. Henry County, Georgia
    6. Cobb County, Georgia
    7. Fayette County, Georgia
    8. Forsyth County, Georgia
    9. Newton County, Georgia
    10. Cherokee County, Georgia

    FBOs

    • First Baptist Church of Atlanta/ In Touch : 4400 North Peachtree Rd, Atlanta - 770-234-8311 fax: | www.fba.org
      Baptist/ Global
    • Living on the Edge/ Walk Thru the Bible: 4201 North Peachtree Rd, Atlanta - 770-458-9300 fax: | www.walkthru.org
      National and International Community
    • Luther Rice Seminary: 3038 Evans Mill Rd, Lithonia - 770-484-1204 fax: 770-484-1155 | www.universities.com/On-Campus/www.Luther_Rice_Seminary.html
      Baptist
    • New Birth Missionary Baptist Church/ Taking Authority: 6400 Woodrow Road, Lithonia - 770-696-9600 or 678-824-1055 fax: | www.newbirth.org
      Baptist, National Community
    • Stronghold Christian Church: 724 Rock Chapel Road, Lithonia - 404-906-5818 or 770-322-9010 fax: 770-482-1700 | www.strongholdcc.org
      Local Community
    • Emory University, SPH, Interfaith Health Program (IHP): 1784 N. Decatur Rd., Atlanta - 404-727-5246 fax: 404-727-5261 |
      35 teams representing 300 leaders from 20 states
    • Emory University, SPH, Interfaith Health Program (IHP): 1784 N. Decatur Rd., Atlanta - 404-727-5246 fax: |
      35 teams representing 300 leaders from 20 states
    • Emory University, SPH, Interfaith Health Program (IHP): 1784 N. Decatur Rd., Atlanta - 404-727-3013 fax: |
      35 teams representing 300 leaders from 20 states

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    30002, 30021, 30030, 30031, 30032, 30033, 30034, 30035, 30036, 30037, 30038, 30058, 30072, 30074, 30079, 30083, 30084, 30085, 30086, 30087, 30088, 30294, 30317, 30319, 30322, 30329, 30333, 30338, 30340, 30341, 30345, 30346, 30350, 30356, 30359, 30360, 30362, 30366, 31119, 31141, 31145, 31146, 39901

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WWKA (92.3 FM) ATLANTA, GA
    • WCFB (94.5 FM) ATLANTA, GA
    • WPYO (95.3 FM) ATLANTA, GA
    • WHTQ (96.5 FM) ATLANTA, GA
    • WMMO (98.9 FM) ATLANTA, GA
    • WQMJ (100.1 FM) LITHONIA, GA
    • KIQQ-FM (103.7 FM) ATLANTA, GA
    • WFXM (107.1 FM) LITHONIA, GA
    • WDBO (580 AM) ATLANTA, GA
    • KRMG (740 AM) ATLANTA, GA
    • WDYZ (990 AM) ATLANTA, GA
    • WGUN (1010 AM) TUCKER, GA
    • WXKO (1150 AM) LITHONIA, GA
    • WCFO (1160 AM) CHAMBLEE, GA
    • WPBC (1310 AM) ATLANTA, GA
    • WXAG (1470 AM) DECATUR, GA
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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