Decatur, Alabama Information & Statistics

Quick Facts

The 2018 population estimate for Decatur is 54,617, a change of -1.84% when compared to 2014. With an area of 60.72 square miles, this works out to a population density of 899.44 persons/mi2.
The number of households in 2018 were estimated to be 22,081, with an average household size of 2.43.
Decatur's 2018 unemployment rate was 5.69%.
The average household income in Decatur for 2018 was $63,768, while the median was $45,048.

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Decatur Ethnicity Mix

Decatur Fertility Rate

594 estimated births

Decatur Household Characteristics

Decatur Median Age over Time

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Type of Housing

Decatur Housing Values

Median mortgage payment for 2018: $1,056

Decatur Average Rent as Percentage of Gross Income

Median rent for 2018: $645

Decatur Average Commute

Decatur Primary Transportation

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Decatur Population Data

Period Geography Population
2014 Decatur city, Alabama 55,641
2015 Decatur city, Alabama 55,598
2016 Decatur city, Alabama 55,419
2017 Decatur city, Alabama 54,844
2018 Decatur city, Alabama 54,617