Living in Decatur, GA

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

Decatur, Georgia Info Snack

Population
24,002
Unemployment
3.4%
Poverty
8.4%
Median Home
$521,900
Median Income
$106,088
Median Rent
$1,015

Decatur SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
9.5
Commute
6

Decatur, GA Crime Report

617
Total Crimes
2,519.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
1.72%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Decatur
/ 100k People
Georgia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 617 2,519.3 2,716.5 2,476.7
Violent Crime 41 167.4 340.7 366.7
Murder 3 12.2 6.2 5.0
Robbery 19 77.6 75.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 17 69.4 232.0 250.2
Property Crime 576 2,351.9 2,375.8 2,109.9
Burglary 61 249.1 372.1 340.5
Larceny 476 1,943.6 1,779.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 39 159.2 223.9 219.9

Decatur, GA Cost Of Living

125
Decatur's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Decatur Georgia National Average
Overall 125 94 100
Services 108 97 100
Groceries 104 99 100
Health 109 97 100
Housing 174 86 100
Transportation 108 97 100
Utilities 86 93 100

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Map Of Decatur, GA

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Population over time in Decatur

Year Population % Change
2019 24,002 4.1%
2018 23,054 4.7%
2017 22,022 3.8%
2016 21,210 2.9%
2015 20,605 3.6%
2014 19,888 1.0%
2013 19,687 1.3%
2012 19,443 1.1%
2011 19,235 0.9%
2010 19,062 -

Race / Ethnicity in Decatur

White
66.5% (15,951)
African American
20.1% (4,820)
American Indian
0.2% (48)
Asian
3.5% (843)
Hawaiian
0.0% (7)
Other
0.5% (116)
Two Or More
5.2% (1,253)
Hispanic
4.0% (964)
Race Decatur GA USA
White 66.5% 52.7% 60.7%
African American 20.1% 31.2% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 3.5% 3.9% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 5.2% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 4.0% 9.5% 18.0%

Gender in Decatur

Female
56.0% (13,452)
Male
44.0% (10,549)
Gender Decatur GA USA
Female 56.0% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 44.0% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Decatur for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (240)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (720)
High School / GED
10.0% (2,400)
Some College
8.0% (1,920)
Associate's Degree
4.0% (960)
Bachelor's Degree
34.0% (8,160)
Master's Degree
22.0% (5,280)
Professional Degree
11.0% (2,640)
Doctorate Degree
7.0% (1,680)
Education Decatur GA USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 10.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 8.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 4.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 34.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 22.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 11.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 7.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Decatur, Georgia

Less than $10,000
5.4% (130,312)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.2% (125,969)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.3% (126,512)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.4% (153,389)
$35,000 to $49,999
7.0% (167,777)
$50,000 to $74,999
9.1% (218,545)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.3% (247,051)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.6% (326,868)
$150,000 to $199,999
12.3% (295,375)
$200,000 or more
25.3% (608,398)
Income Decatur GA USA
Less than $10,000 5.4% 6.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.2% 4.5% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.3% 9.4% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.4% 9.6% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 7.0% 12.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 9.1% 17.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.3% 12.6% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.6% 14.2% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 12.3% 5.8% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 25.3% 6.5% 7.7%

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