Living in Decatur, AL

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Decatur, Alabama Info Snack

Population
54,478
Unemployment
5.7%
Poverty
17.5%
Median Home
$134,500
Median Income
$48,429
Median Rent
$655

Decatur SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
9

Decatur, AL Crime Report

2,536
Total Crimes
4,678.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
88.90%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Decatur
/ 100k People
Alabama
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,536 4,678.4 3,185.3 2,476.7
Violent Crime 228 420.6 510.8 366.7
Murder 1 1.8 7.3 5.0
Robbery 58 107.0 80.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 138 254.6 381.0 250.2
Property Crime 2,308 4,257.8 2,674.4 2,109.9
Burglary 445 820.9 531.9 340.5
Larceny 1,692 3,121.4 1,886.1 1,549.5
Car Theft 171 315.5 256.5 219.9

Decatur, AL Cost Of Living

87
Decatur's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Decatur Alabama National Average
Overall 87 89 100
Services 95 98 100
Groceries 95 96 100
Health 85 91 100
Housing 68 72 100
Transportation 88 91 100
Utilities 103 103 100

Decatur, AL Photos

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Rankings for Decatur in Alabama

Map Of Decatur, AL

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Population over time in Decatur

Year Population % Change
2019 54,478 -0.3%
2018 54,617 -0.4%
2017 54,844 -1.0%
2016 55,419 -0.3%
2015 55,598 -0.1%
2014 55,641 -0.2%
2013 55,776 0.2%
2012 55,664 0.4%
2011 55,449 0.4%
2010 55,253 -

Race / Ethnicity in Decatur

White
60.8% (33,138)
African American
22.4% (12,195)
American Indian
0.2% (111)
Asian
0.4% (214)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (62)
Two Or More
2.6% (1,425)
Hispanic
13.5% (7,333)
Race Decatur AL USA
White 60.8% 65.5% 60.7%
African American 22.4% 26.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 0.4% 1.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.6% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 13.5% 4.3% 18.0%

Gender in Decatur

Female
52.1% (28,407)
Male
47.9% (26,071)
Gender Decatur AL USA
Female 52.1% 51.6% 50.8%
Male 47.9% 48.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Decatur for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (3,268)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (5,447)
High School / GED
28.0% (15,253)
Some College
22.0% (11,985)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (4,903)
Bachelor's Degree
17.0% (9,261)
Master's Degree
6.0% (3,268)
Professional Degree
1.0% (544)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (544)
Education Decatur AL USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 17.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Decatur, Alabama

Less than $10,000
8.3% (454,291)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.2% (335,791)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.7% (639,555)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.7% (693,015)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.3% (667,640)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.7% (1,019,938)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.8% (643,989)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.0% (601,862)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.7% (199,799)
$200,000 or more
3.5% (191,915)
Income Decatur AL USA
Less than $10,000 8.3% 8.4% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.2% 5.9% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.7% 11.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.7% 10.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.3% 13.2% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.7% 17.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.8% 11.7% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.0% 12.5% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.7% 4.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.5% 4.1% 7.7%

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