Decatur SnackAbility

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

Decatur, IL Photos

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Decatur, Illinois Info Snack

Decatur /dketr/ is the largest city and the county seat of Macon County in the U.S. state of Illinois. The city was founded in 1829 and is along the Sangamon River and Lake Decatur in Central Illinois. In 2016, the city's estimated population was 72,706.
Population
72,969
Unemployment
9.1%
Poverty
21.1%
Median Home
$81,800
Median Income
$42,908
Median Rent
$669

Rankings for Decatur in Illinois

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Map Of Decatur, IL

Population over time in Decatur

Year Population % Change
2017 72,969 -0.7%
2016 73,505 -0.8%
2015 74,063 -0.8%
2014 74,654 -0.6%
2013 75,088 -1.2%
2012 75,982 -0.1%
2011 76,091 -0.3%
2010 76,286 -0.2%
2009 76,429 -
Crime/100k Decatur IL USA
Violent Crime 499.8 404.1 368.9
Murder 12.6 6.9 5.0
Robbery 117.3 111.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 328.1 239.7 246.8
Property Crime 2862.1 1932.8 2199.5
Burglary 862.8 306.7 376.0
Larceny 1849.9 1472.3 1594.6
Car Theft 149.4 153.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Decatur

White
69.5% (50,704)
African American
20.4% (14,851)
American Indian
0.3% (223)
Asian
0.9% (661)
Hawaiian
0.0% (5)
Other
0.2% (141)
Two Or More
5.9% (4,334)
Hispanic
2.8% (2,050)
Race Decatur IL USA
White 69.5% 61.6% 61.1%
African American 20.4% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.9% 5.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 5.9% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.8% 17.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Decatur, Illinois

Less than $10,000
10.1% (738,569)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.7% (488,151)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.8% (1,004,022)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.9% (794,714)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.9% (1,086,712)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.8% (1,226,956)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.2% (893,378)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.1% (664,571)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.4% (245,485)
$200,000 or more
2.1% (154,338)
Income Decatur IL USA
Less than $10,000 10.1% 651.8% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.7% 402.2% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.8% 893.2% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.9% 861.2% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.9% 1195.0% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.8% 1715.5% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.2% 1271.0% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.1% 1555.1% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.4% 693.7% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 2.1% 761.3% 697.9%

Gender in Decatur

Female
53.2% (38,846)
Male
46.8% (34,123)
Gender Decatur IL USA
Female 53.2% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 46.8% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Decatur for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (729)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (6,567)
High School / GED
35.0% (25,539)
Some College
25.0% (18,242)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (6,567)
Bachelor's Degree
13.0% (9,485)
Master's Degree
6.0% (4,378)
Professional Degree
1.0% (729)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (729)
Education Decatur IL USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 35.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 13.0% 21.0% 19.0%
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%

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