Decatur, IL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Decatur, Illinois Info Snack

Population
71,857
Unemployment
9.3%
Poverty
19.4%
Median Home
$85,500
Median Income
$45,404
Median Rent
$688

Decatur SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
7
Commute
9

Decatur, IL Cost Of Living

81
Decatur's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Decatur Illinois National Average
Overall 81 98 100
Services 91 95 100
Groceries 95 97 100
Health 84 99 100
Housing 51 96 100
Transportation 95 105 100
Utilities 95 94 100

Decatur, IL Photos

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Decatur Transfer House By Douglas Grohne
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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
2020 71,857 -1.5%
2019 72,969 -0.7%
2018 73,505 -0.8%
2017 74,063 -0.8%
2016 74,654 -0.6%
2015 75,088 -1.2%
2014 75,982 -0.1%
2013 76,091 -0.3%
2012 76,286 -0.2%
2011 76,429 -

Race / Ethnicity in Decatur

White
68.3% (49,078)
African American
22.4% (16,094)
American Indian
0.2% (154)
Asian
1.1% (756)
Hawaiian
0.1% (58)
Other
0.1% (105)
Two Or More
5.1% (3,669)
Hispanic
2.7% (1,943)
Race Decatur IL USA
White 68.3% 60.8% 60.1%
African American 22.4% 13.9% 12.2%
American Indian 0.2% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 1.1% 5.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 5.1% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 2.7% 17.2% 18.2%

Gender in Decatur

Female
53.4% (38,349)
Male
46.6% (33,508)
Gender Decatur IL USA
Female 53.4% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 46.6% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Decatur for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (1,437)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (5,748)
High School / GED
36.0% (25,868)
Some College
24.0% (17,245)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (5,748)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (10,059)
Master's Degree
6.0% (4,311)
Professional Degree
1.0% (718)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (718)
Education Decatur IL USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 36.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 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
9.5% (680,112)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.5% (469,210)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.2% (807,995)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.7% (767,063)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.6% (1,191,873)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.3% (1,315,362)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.7% (837,595)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.3% (669,937)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.5% (248,133)
$200,000 or more
2.8% (198,414)
Income Decatur IL USA
Less than $10,000 9.5% 6.1% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.5% 3.7% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.2% 8.1% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.7% 8.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.6% 11.2% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.3% 16.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.7% 12.9% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.3% 16.6% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.5% 7.8% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 2.8% 8.8% 8.3%

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