Decatur, AL
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Decatur Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Decatur Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
54,264

Age

PEOPLE OF Alabama DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.29
5 To 17 16.76
18 To 24 8.26
25 To 34 12.43
35 To 54 25.86
55 To 64 12.65
65 Years And Over 17.76

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 4.1
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 83.0
COLLEGE GRADUATES 24.5

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Decatur 26637 22782.892581069376 #EE2025
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Decatur 45048 20836.22368694928 #EE2025
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
19.6%

Employment Industries in Decatur

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Manufacturing 21.5
Healthcare 12.6
Retail 12.5
Construction 7.9
Education 7.7
Accommodation 6.3
Professional, scientific, and technical services 6.2
Other 4.4
Public Service 4.1
Administration 3.9
Finance 3.0
Transportation 2.2
Wholesale 2.2

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 60.9
Black Or African American 22.5
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.3
Asian 0.6
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 2.4
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 13.4

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
English 10.3
Irish 10.2
German 6.2
Scottish 2.0
Scots-Irish 1.9
Italian 1.9
European 1.4
French 1.3
Dutch 0.9
Polish 0.8
British 0.6
Welsh 0.6
Norwegian 0.5
Jamaican 0.4
Canadian 0.3
African 0.2
Haitian 0.2
Hungarian 0.2
Eastern European 0.2
Swedish 0.1

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 88.4
Spanish 10.2
French 0.3
Native American languages 0.3
Langs. of India 0.2
French Creole 0.2
Persian 0.1
German/Yiddish 0.1
African languages 0.1
Slavic languages 0.1
Vietnamese 0.0
Russian 0.0
Thai 0.0
Arabic 0.0
Hungarian 0.0
Navajo 0.0
Pacific Island languages 0.0
Tagalog 0.0
Other Asian languages 0.0
Laotian 0.0

Foreign Born Decatur Residents:
6.8%