Decatur SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
7
Commute
8.5

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Decatur, Alabama Info Snack

Decatur is a city in Morgan and Limestone counties in the State of Alabama. The city, affectionately known as "The River City", is located in Northern Alabama on the banks of Wheeler Lake, along the Tennessee River. It is the largest city and county seat of Morgan County. The population in 2010 census was 55,683.
Population
55,419
Unemployment
8.1%
Poverty
20.8%
Median Home
$127,100
Median Income
$42,602
Median Rent
$615

Rankings for Decatur in Alabama

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3

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6

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8

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9

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Map Of Decatur, AL

Population over time in Decatur

Year Population % Change
2016 55,419 -0.3%
2015 55,598 -0.1%
2014 55,641 -0.2%
2013 55,776 0.2%
2012 55,664 0.4%
2011 55,449 0.4%
2010 55,253 -

Crime in Decatur Per 100k

Crime Decatur AL USA
Violent Crime 362.1 524.2 382.9
Murder 16.4 8.3 5.3
Robbery 96.4 86.5 98.0
Aggravated Assault 212.9 387.8 248.9
Property Crime 4155.9 2957.3 2362.0
Burglary 784.2 645.7 430.4
Larceny 3056.9 2048.1 1694.0
Car Theft 314.8 263.4 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Decatur

White
62.0% (34,360)
African American
21.3% (11,777)
American Indian
0.4% (216)
Asian
0.6% (351)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (98)
Two Or More
2.8% (1,552)
Hispanic
12.7% (7,065)
Race Decatur AL USA
White 62.0% 66.2% 60.6%
African American 21.3% 26.4% 10.4%
American Indian 0.4% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 0.6% 1.2% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Other 0.2% 0.1% 3.9%
Two Or More 2.8% 1.6% 2.5%
Hispanic 12.7% 4.0% 17.3%

Household Income For Decatur, Alabama

Less than $10,000
8.8% (4,876)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.7% (4,267)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.1% (7,259)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.4% (7,426)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.9% (7,149)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.4% (9,642)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.8% (5,985)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.6% (5,874)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.1% (1,717)
$200,000 or more
2.2% (1,219)
Income Decatur AL USA
Less than $10,000 8.8% 9.7% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.7% 6.8% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.1% 12.6% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.4% 11.2% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.9% 14.0% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.4% 17.4% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.8% 11.0% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.6% 10.7% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.1% 3.6% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 2.2% 2.9% 5.7%

Gender in Decatur

Female
53.1% (29,408)
Male
46.9% (26,010)
Gender Decatur AL USA
Female 53.1% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 46.9% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Decatur for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.6% (3,642)
9-12th Grade
9.9% (5,503)
High School / GED
26.7% (14,803)
Some College
22.8% (12,632)
Associate's Degree
8.8% (4,851)
Bachelor's Degree
17.8% (9,847)
Master's Degree
5.9% (3,271)
Professional Degree
1.3% (726)
Doctorate Degree
0.3% (139)
Education Decatur AL USA
< 9th Grade 6.6% 5.0% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 9.9% 10.2% 7.4%
High School / GED 26.7% 31.0% 27.5%
Some College 22.8% 21.9% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.8% 7.9% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 17.8% 15.1% 18.8%
Master's Degree 5.9% 6.4% 8.2%
Professional Degree 1.3% 1.5% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.3% 1.0% 1.3%

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