decatur Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 2,954 9.5 % 6.7 %
High School Graduate 10,801 34.9 % 32.8 %
Some College 8,451 27.3 % 24.8 %
Bachelor’s Degree 5,853 18.9 % 22.1 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 2,921 9.4 % 13.5 %
High School Graduate or Higher 25,094 81.0 % 86.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 7,156 23.1 % 23.1 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 55,641 - -
19 years old and under 13,980 25.1 % 25.9 %
20 to 44 years old 18,268 32.8 % 12.8 %
45 to 64 years old 14,735 26.5 % 12.6 %
65 years old and older 8,658 15.6 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 45,555 88.4 % 84.8 %
Spanish 5,959 11.6 % 14.1 %
Other Languages 44 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 6,070 28.7 % 33.2 %
Married 10,278 48.7 % 50.6 %
Separated 1,072 5.1 % 2.6 %
Divorced 3,704 17.5 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 24,651 - -
Occupied Housing Units 22,006 89.3 % 87.5 %
Vacant Housing Units 2,645 10.7 % 12.5 %
1-Unit, Detached 16,708 67.8 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 1,291 5.2 % 5.8 %
2-Units 550 2.2 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 1,606 6.5 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 1,853 7.5 % 4.9 %
10 to 19 Units 1,211 4.9 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 1,099 4.5 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 333 1.4 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 4,058 16.5 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 4,447 18.0 % 13.7 %
Built 1970 to 1979 4,982 20.2 % 15.7 %
Built 1960 to 1969 4,033 16.4 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 3,509 14.2 % 15.9 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 1,481 6.0 % 13.1 %
Electric 15,033 61.0 % 32.8 %
Oil / Kerosene 29 0.1 % 4.6 %
Natural Gas 6,669 27.1 % 42.5 %
Tank or LP Gas 168 0.7 % 4.2 %
Wood 58 0.2 % 1.9 %
None 49 0.2 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 39,610 73.1 % 75.7 %
African-American 12,060 22.3 % 13.1 %
Native American 529 1.0 % 0.8 %
Asian 566 1.0 % 5.4 %
Some Other Race 1,341 2.5 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 42,867 53,657
Median Family Income 56,544 65,910
Median Per Capita Income 24,756 28,889
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 60.00 %
  • Temperature 84.1 ℉
  • Rainfall 3.51 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0.33
    [CDD] 8.03
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