decatur Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 2,618 8.4 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 10,365 33.2 % 32.6 %
Some College 8,773 28.1 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 6,497 20.8 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 2,956 9.5 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 25,810 82.7 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 7,771 24.9 % 24.9 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 55,598 - -
19 years old and under 13,938 25.1 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 18,247 32.8 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 14,622 26.3 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 8,791 15.8 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 45,968 89.2 % 84.6 %
Spanish 5,512 10.7 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 44 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 6,063 28.7 % 33.5 %
Married 10,121 47.9 % 50.5 %
Separated 1,280 6.1 % 2.6 %
Divorced 3,678 17.4 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 24,731 - -
Occupied Housing Units 22,294 90.1 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 2,437 9.9 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 16,641 67.3 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 1,279 5.2 % 5.8 %
2-Units 497 2.0 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 1,657 6.7 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 1,966 7.9 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 1,287 5.2 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 1,163 4.7 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 241 1.0 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 3,716 15.0 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 4,585 18.5 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 5,022 20.3 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 4,403 17.8 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 3,406 13.8 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 1,221 4.9 % 13.0 %
Electric 15,315 61.9 % 33.5 %
Oil / Kerosene 19 0.1 % 4.4 %
Natural Gas 6,691 27.1 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 157 0.6 % 4.1 %
Wood 54 0.2 % 1.8 %
None 58 0.2 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 39,681 73.5 % 75.5 %
African-American 12,128 22.5 % 13.1 %
Native American 349 0.6 % 0.8 %
Asian 481 0.9 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 1,284 2.4 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 41,496 55,775
Median Family Income 54,297 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 24,312 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 46.88 %
  • Temperature 64.15 ℉
  • Rainfall 5.18 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 11.74
    [CDD] 0.58
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.04 %
6.0 0.01 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com