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Decatur Summary
Decatur is located in Alabama
Latitude: 34.568540
Longitude: -86.990157
Population: 60,984
Area: 97.39 sq. miles
Land: 95.79 sq. miles
Water: 1.61 sq. miles
Population Density: 636.67 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 573.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Central (GMT -6)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Codes: 256
Decatur Details
Decatur Zip Codes

Decatur Demographics

Decatur Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Male29,63248.59 %48.27 %49.04 %
Female31,35251.41 %51.73 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.95-0.930.96
Total Population60,984100.00 %--
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Decatur Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years4,0356.62 %6.66 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years4,4557.31 %7.09 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years4,3187.08 %7.20 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years4,0436.63 %7.30 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years3,7386.13 %6.90 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years8,36613.72 %13.56 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years9,86516.18 %15.41 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years8,54814.02 %13.50 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years3,1665.19 %5.07 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years2,6434.33 %4.27 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years4,2687.00 %7.12 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years2,7104.44 %4.40 %4.38 %
85 years and over8291.36 %1.51 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)36.6-36.637.7
18 years and over45,66774.88 %74.74 %74.27 %
Male
21,88935.89 %35.32 %35.85 %
Female
23,77838.99 %39.42 %38.42 %
21 years and over43,41771.19 %70.26 %69.92 %
62 years and over9,35615.34 %15.53 %14.65 %
65 years and over7,80712.80 %13.04 %12.42 %
Male
3,0354.98 %5.20 %5.12 %
Female
4,7727.83 %7.83 %7.30 %
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Decatur Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
One race60,18998.70 %99.01 %97.55 %
White
47,07077.18 %71.12 %75.21 %
Black or African American
11,07718.16 %25.99 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
3490.57 %0.50 %0.87 %
Asian
3990.65 %0.71 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
1130.19 %0.16 %0.59 %
Chinese
540.09 %0.14 %0.85 %
Filipino
500.08 %0.06 %0.65 %
Japanese
920.15 %0.04 %0.28 %
Korean
220.04 %0.09 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
180.03 %0.10 %0.39 %
Other Asian
500.08 %0.11 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
680.11 %0.03 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
20.00 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
540.09 %0.01 %0.02 %
Samoan
70.01 %0.00 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
50.01 %0.01 %0.04 %
Some other race
1,2262.01 %0.65 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)3,1535.17 %1.71 %13.70 %
Mexican
2,4404.00 %1.00 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
600.10 %0.14 %2.46 %
Cuban
430.07 %0.05 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
6101.00 %0.51 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino57,83194.83 %98.29 %86.30 %
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Decatur Social Profile

Decatur School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school14,807100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
1,1077.48 %6.48 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
8865.98 %5.70 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
7,12648.13 %45.45 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
3,22321.77 %21.30 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
2,46516.65 %21.06 %22.81 %
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Decatur Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over40,180100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
2,8967.21 %8.32 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
5,53413.77 %16.41 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
11,00527.39 %30.37 %28.63 %
High school or higher
31,75079.02 %75.27 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
9,32423.21 %20.47 %21.05 %
Associate degree
2,3185.77 %5.38 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
6,22015.48 %12.19 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
9,10322.66 %19.04 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
2,8837.18 %6.85 %8.86 %
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Decatur Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported53,057100.00 %--
Arab880.17 %0.19 %0.42 %
Czech630.12 %0.16 %0.59 %
Danish830.16 %0.13 %0.50 %
Dutch5861.10 %1.17 %1.58 %
English5,97511.26 %9.70 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)1,0732.02 %1.84 %2.90 %
French Canadian990.19 %0.29 %0.85 %
German5,2069.81 %7.16 %14.93 %
Greek740.14 %0.18 %0.40 %
Hungarian600.11 %0.11 %0.49 %
Irish6,42712.11 %9.66 %10.65 %
Italian7801.47 %1.58 %5.47 %
Lithuanian620.12 %0.05 %0.23 %
Norwegian2050.39 %0.39 %1.56 %
Polish4660.88 %0.65 %3.12 %
Portuguese270.05 %0.04 %0.41 %
Russian770.15 %0.15 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish1,6143.04 %2.48 %1.50 %
Scottish9221.74 %1.94 %1.70 %
Slovak320.06 %0.04 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African3060.58 %0.81 %0.62 %
Swedish2240.42 %0.37 %1.39 %
Swiss440.08 %0.10 %0.32 %
Ukrainian140.03 %0.05 %0.31 %
United States or American10,27019.36 %21.28 %7.18 %
Welsh3160.60 %0.42 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)370.07 %0.14 %0.65 %
Other ancestries17,92733.79 %38.90 %31.89 %
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Decatur Economy

Decatur Employment

GroupNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over47,334100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
22,64547.84 %47.37 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
24,68952.16 %52.63 %51.68 %
In labor force
29,02461.32 %59.74 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
15,85354.62 %53.45 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
13,17145.38 %46.55 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
28,98361.23 %59.33 %63.10 %
Employed
27,31557.71 %55.65 %59.39 %
Unemployed
1,6683.52 %3.68 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-5.75 %6.16 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
410.09 %0.41 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
18,31038.68 %40.26 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers22,15581.11 %77.94 %78.40 %
Government workers3,53112.93 %15.54 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,5945.84 %6.21 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers350.13 %0.30 %0.31 %
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Decatur Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations8,20930.05 %29.50 %33.60 %
Service occupations3,45312.64 %13.50 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations6,80524.91 %25.90 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations960.35 %0.77 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,80110.25 %11.31 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations5,95121.79 %19.02 %14.63 %
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Decatur Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2660.97 %1.94 %1.87 %
Construction2,1457.85 %7.59 %6.80 %
Manufacturing7,05625.83 %18.36 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade9153.35 %3.65 %3.60 %
Retail trade3,19011.68 %12.17 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,0293.77 %5.29 %5.19 %
Information4271.56 %2.23 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,3484.94 %5.77 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,9447.12 %7.12 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services4,68817.16 %19.28 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,7726.49 %6.37 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)1,3765.04 %5.08 %4.88 %
Public administration1,1594.24 %5.15 %4.83 %
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Decatur Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Households24,315100.00 %1,736,028106,788,273
Less than $10,000
2,89411.90 %14.42 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
1,9107.86 %8.10 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
3,37013.86 %14.81 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
3,32313.67 %13.62 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
3,52914.51 %16.50 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
4,73219.46 %17.18 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
2,1969.03 %7.72 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
1,6216.67 %4.95 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
3671.51 %1.28 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
3731.53 %1.42 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$40,725.50-$32,038.45$39,349.33
Average household size2.46-2.532.58
Average income per member of household$16,588.80-$12,656.92$15,252.86
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Decatur Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over26,843100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
23,08385.99 %82.99 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
2,75510.26 %12.31 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
690.26 %0.50 %4.73 %
Walked
2851.06 %1.33 %2.94 %
Other means
2260.84 %0.79 %1.20 %
Worked at home
4251.58 %2.07 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)19.9 minutes-28.4 minutes26.3 minutes
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Decatur Housing

Decatur Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units26,716100.00 %1,961,866117,282,697
Occupied housing units
24,39791.32 %88.48 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
16,10860.29 %64.10 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
8,28931.03 %24.38 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
2,3198.68 %11.52 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
830.31 %2.39 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate2.15 %-2.01 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate13.20 %-11.13 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.54-2.562.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.23-2.422.45
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Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units26,679100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
17,75666.55 %66.22 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
1,4515.44 %1.96 %5.68 %
2 units
6702.51 %2.21 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
1,7766.66 %3.27 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
1,6296.11 %3.81 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
6492.43 %2.39 %3.99 %
20 or more units
1,6276.10 %3.64 %8.59 %
Mobile home
1,0553.95 %16.23 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
660.25 %0.26 %0.22 %
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Decatur Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units26,679100.00 %--
1 room
3621.36 %0.80 %2.21 %
2 rooms
7382.77 %2.59 %4.88 %
3 rooms
2,2718.51 %6.97 %10.06 %
4 rooms
4,53617.00 %16.13 %15.95 %
5 rooms
5,25919.71 %24.55 %20.92 %
6 rooms
5,92322.20 %21.69 %18.39 %
7 rooms
3,55413.32 %13.11 %11.98 %
8 rooms
2,0787.79 %7.47 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
1,9587.34 %6.71 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)5.6-5.45.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units24,392100.00 %--
1.00 or less
23,50896.38 %85.88 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
5492.25 %1.79 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
3351.37 %0.81 %2.54 %
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Decatur Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas8,54232.02 %33.69 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas8833.31 %12.38 %5.96 %
Electricity14,50254.36 %40.69 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.1550.58 %0.37 %8.06 %
Coal or coke00.00 %0.03 %0.12 %
Wood2270.85 %0.99 %1.51 %
Solar energy90.03 %0.01 %0.05 %
Other fuel150.06 %0.09 %0.35 %
No fuel used590.22 %0.22 %1.25 %
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Decatur Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units14,753100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
1,3359.05 %19.17 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
7,19048.74 %42.72 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
3,37022.84 %19.64 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
1,65511.22 %9.20 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
8025.44 %5.74 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
3282.22 %2.54 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
610.41 %0.77 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
120.08 %0.21 %0.56 %
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Decatur Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage9,92967.30 %64.01 %69.56 %
Less than $300
1080.73 %1.12 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
8906.03 %7.51 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
2,23915.18 %14.70 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
3,19921.68 %19.70 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
2,51717.06 %14.22 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
5964.04 %4.20 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
3802.58 %2.56 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged4,82432.70 %35.99 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent6,60944.80 %43.54 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent2,85719.37 %17.01 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent1,86512.64 %12.08 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent1,1067.50 %7.39 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent5233.55 %4.66 %6.01 %
35 percent or more1,66311.27 %13.92 %15.91 %
Not computed1300.88 %1.40 %0.85 %
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Decatur Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units8,204100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
8159.93 %10.03 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
5747.00 %10.23 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
3,81346.48 %34.07 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
2,00524.44 %26.36 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
3003.66 %6.42 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
1652.01 %1.94 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
660.80 %0.52 %2.89 %
No cash rent
4665.68 %10.42 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)87110.62 %50.93 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent1,82122.20 %19.61 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent1,20514.69 %13.01 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent1,11213.55 %10.95 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent82010.00 %8.83 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent4785.83 %6.28 %7.32 %
35 percent or more2,11025.72 %27.37 %29.47 %
Not computed6588.02 %13.95 %7.77 %

Decatur Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentAlabama Avg.National Avg.
None1,8136.80 %7.31 %9.57 %
18,31031.15 %28.56 %31.22 %
29,21734.55 %33.79 %34.76 %
3 or more5,05218.94 %18.82 %15.45 %
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