Decatur, IL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Decatur, Illinois Info Snack

Population
72,359
Unemployment
9.2%
Poverty
22.1%
Median Home
$83,000
Median Income
$42,701
Median Rent
$683

Decatur SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
9.5

Decatur, IL Crime Report

2,329
Total Crimes
3,293.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
32.99%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Decatur
/ 100k People
Illinois
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,329 3,293.7 2,253.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 375 530.3 406.9 366.7
Murder 11 15.6 6.6 5.0
Robbery 65 91.9 98.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 247 349.3 254.0 250.2
Property Crime 1,954 2,763.4 1,846.5 2,109.9
Burglary 442 625.1 271.7 340.5
Larceny 1,339 1,893.7 1,426.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 173 244.7 148.2 219.9

Decatur, IL Cost Of Living

82
Decatur's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Decatur Illinois National Average
Overall 82 98 100
Services 91 98 100
Groceries 93 97 100
Health 85 100 100
Housing 51 95 100
Transportation 99 112 100
Utilities 108 97 100

Decatur, IL Photos

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Rankings for Decatur in Illinois

Map Of Decatur, IL

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Population over time in Decatur

Year Population % Change
2019 72,359 -0.8%
2018 72,969 -0.7%
2017 73,505 -0.8%
2016 74,063 -0.8%
2015 74,654 -0.6%
2014 75,088 -1.2%
2013 75,982 -0.1%
2012 76,091 -0.3%
2011 76,286 -0.2%
2010 76,429 -

Race / Ethnicity in Decatur

White
69.1% (50,032)
African American
20.8% (15,016)
American Indian
0.2% (174)
Asian
0.7% (523)
Hawaiian
0.0% (13)
Other
0.2% (113)
Two Or More
6.1% (4,396)
Hispanic
2.9% (2,092)
Race Decatur IL USA
White 69.1% 61.3% 60.7%
African American 20.8% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.7% 5.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 6.1% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.9% 17.1% 18.0%

Gender in Decatur

Female
53.2% (38,469)
Male
46.8% (33,890)
Gender Decatur IL USA
Female 53.2% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 46.8% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Decatur for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (2,170)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (6,512)
High School / GED
36.0% (26,049)
Some College
24.0% (17,366)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (5,788)
Bachelor's Degree
13.0% (9,406)
Master's Degree
5.0% (3,617)
Professional Degree
1.0% (723)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (723)
Education Decatur IL USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 36.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 13.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Decatur, Illinois

Less than $10,000
11.1% (802,362)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.9% (496,656)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.8% (923,158)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.1% (802,362)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.9% (1,078,799)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.2% (1,244,196)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.3% (817,926)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.1% (660,427)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.1% (226,492)
$200,000 or more
2.5% (183,516)
Income Decatur IL USA
Less than $10,000 11.1% 6.3% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.9% 3.8% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.8% 8.6% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.1% 8.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.9% 11.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.2% 16.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.3% 12.8% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.1% 16.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.1% 7.4% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.5% 8.3% 7.7%

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