In 2019, Decatur, AL had a population of 54.5k people with a median age of 39.9 and a median household income of $48,429. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Decatur, AL declined from 54,617 to 54,478, a −0.254% decrease and its median household income grew from $45,048 to $48,429, a 7.51% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Decatur, AL are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (22.4%), White (Hispanic) (6.61%), Other (Hispanic) (6.51%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.62%). 0% of the households in Decatur, AL speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.
94.7% of the residents in Decatur, AL are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Decatur, AL are John C Calhoun State Community College (2,644 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2019, the median property value in Decatur, AL was $134,500, and the homeownership rate was 63.6%. Most people in Decatur, AL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Decatur, AL was 2 cars per household.