Decatur, AL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Decatur, Alabama Info Snack

Population
54,344
Unemployment
5.6%
Poverty
15.5%
Median Home
$141,000
Median Income
$49,296
Median Rent
$692

Decatur SnackAbility

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

Decatur, AL Cost Of Living

88
Decatur's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Decatur Alabama National Average
Overall 88 90 100
Services 97 98 100
Groceries 96 98 100
Health 87 92 100
Housing 69 73 100
Transportation 90 91 100
Utilities 101 103 100

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
2020 54,344 -0.5%
2019 54,617 -0.4%
2018 54,844 -1.0%
2017 55,419 -0.3%
2016 55,598 -0.1%
2015 55,641 -0.2%
2014 55,776 0.2%
2013 55,664 0.4%
2012 55,449 0.4%
2011 55,253 -

Race / Ethnicity in Decatur

White
60.7% (32,963)
African American
22.0% (11,936)
American Indian
0.2% (90)
Asian
0.3% (143)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.4% (220)
Two Or More
2.6% (1,418)
Hispanic
13.9% (7,574)
Race Decatur AL USA
White 60.7% 65.2% 60.1%
African American 22.0% 26.4% 12.2%
American Indian 0.2% 0.4% 0.6%
Asian 0.3% 1.4% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.6% 1.9% 2.8%
Hispanic 13.9% 4.4% 18.2%

Gender in Decatur

Female
51.1% (27,772)
Male
48.9% (26,572)
Gender Decatur AL USA
Female 51.1% 51.7% 50.8%
Male 48.9% 48.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Decatur for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (3,804)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (4,890)
High School / GED
30.0% (16,303)
Some College
22.0% (11,955)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (4,890)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (8,695)
Master's Degree
5.0% (2,717)
Professional Degree
1.0% (543)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (543)
Education Decatur AL USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 4.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 30.0% 30.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 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
7.7% (419,770)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.9% (268,011)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.9% (648,382)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.3% (668,082)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.7% (746,393)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.4% (946,794)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.4% (617,495)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.0% (650,085)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.2% (228,125)
$200,000 or more
4.4% (241,258)
Income Decatur AL USA
Less than $10,000 7.7% 8.1% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.9% 5.6% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.9% 10.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.3% 10.5% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.7% 13.2% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.4% 17.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.4% 11.8% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.0% 13.1% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.2% 4.9% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 4.4% 4.4% 8.3%

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