In 2017, Decatur, AL had a population of 54.8k people with a median age of 39.6 and a median household income of $43,176. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Decatur, AL declined from 55,419 to 54,844, a -1.04% decrease and its median household income grew from $42,602 to $43,176, a 1.35% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Decatur, AL are White (Non-Hispanic) (62%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (21.6%), White (Hispanic) (7.6%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (4.76%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.51%). N/A% of the people in Decatur, AL speak a non-English language, and 94.8% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Decatur, AL are John C Calhoun State Community College (1,460 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Decatur, AL is $130,600, and the homeownership rate is 61.8%. Most people in Decatur, AL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Decatur, AL is 2 cars per household.