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Population in 2012: 19,853 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.4%
 

Males: 8,636  (43.5%)
Females: 11,217  (56.5%)

Median resident age:  38.0 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30033.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $68,986 (it was $47,395 in 2000)
Decatur:

$68,986
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $40,362

Decatur city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $302,829 (it was $214,400 in 2000)
Decatur:

$302,829
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $360,842; Detached houses: $383,720; Townhouses or other attached units: $280,468; In 2-unit structures: $350,288; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $214,241; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $192,603; Mobile homes: $87,406

Median gross rent in 2012: $830.

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  • White alone - 13,214 (68.7%)
  • Black alone - 4,434 (23.1%)
  • Hispanic - 878 (4.6%)
  • Asian alone - 409 (2.1%)
  • Two or more races - 230 (1.2%)
  • Other race alone - 65 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.03%)

Races in Decatur detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Decatur: 97.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (13.8%), German (11.6%), Irish (9.9%), Scottish (3.9%), Scotch-Irish (3.5%), United States (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1048 feet

Land area: 4.18 square miles.

Population density: 4,752 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Decatur:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 69.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 36.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Decatur city:

  • Never married: 36.8%
  • Now married: 42.9%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

1,323 residents are foreign born (1.6% Asia, 1.4% Africa, 1.4% Europe).

This city:  6.8%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 430 registered sex offenders living in Decatur, Georgia as of November 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Decatur to the number of sex offenders is 46 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $5,605 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,208 (1.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Atlanta, GA (6.1 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (587.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Avondale Estates, GA (1.4 miles ), Druid Hills, GA (1.4 miles ), North Decatur, GA (1.5 miles ), Scottdale, GA (1.6 miles ), Belvedere Park, GA (1.6 miles ), Candler-McAfee, GA (1.8 miles ), North Druid Hills, GA (1.9 miles ), Clarkston, GA (2.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 70 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 1998: 74 buildings, average cost: $140,900
  • 1999: 69 buildings, average cost: $138,300
  • 2000: 68 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 2001: 124 buildings, average cost: $193,000
  • 2002: 28 buildings, average cost: $184,400
  • 2003: 38 buildings, average cost: $184,700
  • 2004: 31 buildings, average cost: $178,300
  • 2005: 38 buildings, average cost: $228,700
  • 2006: 86 buildings, average cost: $262,000
  • 2007: 89 buildings, average cost: $310,700
  • 2008: 33 buildings, average cost: $340,000
  • 2009: 31 buildings, average cost: $332,400
  • 2010: 30 buildings, average cost: $334,200
  • 2011: 28 buildings, average cost: $333,800
  • 2012: 54 buildings, average cost: $415,000

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 33.77 N, Longitude: 84.30 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +11,250 (+57.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,432 (25.8%)

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Property values in Decatur, GA


 

Crime rates in Decatur by Year
Type 2000 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 01101111100
per 100,000 0.05.35.40.05.35.25.25.25.40.00.0
Rapes 24883514210
per 100,000 11.021.143.444.116.026.15.221.010.95.10.0
Robberies 3126183336353526212125
per 100,000 171.0137.097.6181.8192.0182.5181.5136.3114.2107.2126.5
Assaults 312224292423113211714
per 100,000 171.0115.9130.2159.7128.0119.957.0167.859.835.770.8
Burglaries 16313814916714112520016810011592
per 100,000 899.1727.2808.2919.8751.8651.71037.0880.9543.7587.0465.5
Thefts 510423473474419529626529431421498
per 100,000 2813.22229.12565.62610.72234.22758.13245.72773.82343.52149.12519.7
Auto thefts 93817510860756975464862
per 100,000 513.0426.9406.8594.8319.9391.0357.8393.3250.1245.0313.7
Arson 13N/AN/A2N/AN/AN/A000
per 100,000 5.515.8N/AN/A10.7N/AN/AN/A0.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.5) 295.8253.1278.5321.8261.0282.9296.4291.0207.1180.9200.4

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Crime rate in Decatur detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 48 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
Georgia average:

2.77

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Decatur, Georgia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.9%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

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Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +760 (+4.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (21%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Information (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Lawyers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (4%)
  • Art and design workers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Decatur-area historical tornado activity is above Georgia state average. It is 130% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.7 miles away from the Decatur city center injured 46 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 1/10/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Decatur-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 91.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 81.3 miles away from Decatur center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 93.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/15/1993 at 02:02:51, a magnitude 3.2 (3.1 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 1.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.1 miles away from Decatur center
On 3/21/2001 at 23:35:35, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 99.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in DeKalb County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Michael Stipe - Singer for R.E.M., Frank Broyles - College football coach, Gale Harold - Soccer player, Rebecca Latimer Felton - Politician, Dwight Phillips - Long jumper, Mark Mowers - Ice hockey player, Kendall Newson - 2005 NFL player (Miami Dolphins, born: Mar 5, 1980), Kyle Davies - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Atlanta Braves, born: Sep 9, 1983), Idrees Bashir - 2005 NFL player (Carolina Panthers, born: Dec 7, 1978), David Stewart - 2005 NFL player (Tennessee Titans, born: Aug 28, 1982).

Main business address for: HARLAND JOHN H CO (BLANKBOOKS, LOOSELEAF BINDERS & BOOKBINDING & RELATED WORK), ALLIED HOLDINGS INC (TRUCKING (NO LOCAL)).


Hospitals/medical centers in Decatur:

  • DCI DEKALB (Dialysis Facility, 558 MEDLOCK ROAD)
  • DECATUR DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 1987 CANDLER RD)
  • DIALYSIS OF LITHONIA (Dialysis Facility, 2485 PARK CENTRAL BLVD)
  • EAST DEKALB DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 2853 CANDLER ROAD, SUITE 203)
  • EASTLAKE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 1757 CANDLER ROAD SE)
  • EMORY DIALYSIS LLC (Dialysis Facility, 2726 CANDLER ROAD)
  • FMC DIALYSIS CENTER SNAPFINGER (Dialysis Facility, 5250 SNAPFINGER PARK DRIVE)
  • FMC OF DEKALB GWINNETT INC (Dialysis Facility, 497 WINN WAY SUITE 160)
  • FMCNA DIALYSIS SERVICES OF DECATUR (Dialysis Facility, 2721 IRWIN WAY)
  • MCAFEE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 1987 CANDLER RD SUITE C)
  • SNAPFINGER DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 5255 SNAPFINGER PARK DRIVE SUITE 115)
  • SOUTHERN LANE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 1840 SOUTHERN LANE)
  • DECATUR (ATLANTA) VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital,Acute Care - Veterans Administration,Government Federal, provides emergency services, 1670 CLAIRMONT ROAD)
  • DEKALB MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 2701 N DECATUR ROAD)
  • DEKALB MEDICAL CENTER AT DECATUR (Hospital, 450 NORTH CANDLER STREET)
  • GEORGIA REGIONAL DEV LNG CTR (Hospital, 3073 PANTHERSVILLE ROAD)
  • GEORGIA REGIONAL HOSP ATLANTA (Hospital, provides emergency services, 3073 PANTHERSVILLE ROAD)
  • DEKALB MED CTR SKILLED NSG FAC (Nursing Home, 2701 NORTH DECATUR ROAD)
  • EAST LAKE ARBOR (Nursing Home, 304 FIFTH AVENUE)
  • GEORGIA REGIONAL HOSP LTC UNIT (Nursing Home, 3073 PANTHERSVILLE RD, SNF BLDG. #17)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - DECATUR (Nursing Home, 2787 NORTH DECATUR ROAD)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - GLENWOOD (Nursing Home, 4115 GLENWOOD RD)
  • HARVEST HEIGHTS (Nursing Home, 3200 PANTHERSVILLE ROAD)
  • MANOR CARE REHABILITATION CENTER - DECATUR (Nursing Home, 2722 NORTH DECATUR ROAD)
  • UNIHEALTH POST-ACUTE CARE - DECATUR (Nursing Home, 3200 PANTHERSVILLE ROAD)

Political contributions by individuals in Decatur, GA

Heliports located in Decatur:

Amtrak station near Decatur:

  • 6 miles: ATLANTA (1688 PEACHTREE ST. NW) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.decatur-ga.com

Colleges/Universities in Decatur:

  • Georgia Perimeter College (Full-time enrollment: 11,522; Location: 3251 Panthersville Rd; Public; Website: www.gpc.edu)
  • DeVry University-Georgia (FT enrollment: 2,230; Location: 1 West Court Square; Private, for-profit; Website: www.devry.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Everest Institute-Decatur (FT enrollment: 1,460; Location: 2460 Wesley Chapel Rd, Ste 25A; Private, for-profit; Website: www.everest.edu/campus/atlanta_dekalb)
  • Agnes Scott College (FT enrollment: 828; Location: 141 E. College Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.agnesscott.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Laurus Technical Institute (FT enrollment: 506; Location: 523 Church Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.laurus.edu)
  • Columbia Theological Seminary (FT enrollment: 227; Location: 701 S. Columbia Dr; Private, not-for-profit; Website: WWW.CTSNET.EDU; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service (FT enrollment: 222; Location: 5141 Snapfinger Woods Dr; Private, not-for-profit; Website: WWW.GUPTON-JONES.EDU)
  • Omnitech Institute (FT enrollment: 99; Location: 4319 Covington Hwy Ste 212; Private, for-profit; Website: www.omnitech.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Decatur:

  • Emory University (about 3 miles; Atlanta, GA; Full-time enrollment: 12,059)
  • Georgia State University (about 6 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 22,012)
  • Spelman College (about 7 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • Clark Atlanta University (about 7 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,390)
  • Morehouse College (about 8 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,512)
  • Atlanta Technical College (about 8 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,395)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus (about 10 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 17,928)

Public high schools in Decatur:

Private high schools in Decatur:

  • GREENFOREST MCCALEP CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 632; Location: 3250 RAINBOW DR; Grades: KG - 12)
  • GREEN PASTURES CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 186; Location: 5455 FLAT SHOALS PKWY; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ACADEME OF THE OAKS (Students: 34; Location: 146 NEW ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • CATHEDRAL ACADEMY (Students: 21; Location: 4650 FLAT SHOALS PKWY; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Decatur:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Decatur:

  • ST THOMAS MORE SCHOOL (Students: 466; Location: 630 W PONCE DE LEON AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • KINGDOM GROUP (Students: 301; Location: 5271 SNAPFINGER WOODS DR; Grades: PK - 3)
  • ARBOR MONTESSORI (Students: 296; Location: 2998 LAVISTA RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • THE WALDORF SCHOOL OF ATLANTA (Students: 245; Location: 827 KIRK RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • DECATUR PRESBYTERIAN CHILDREN'S COMMUNITY (Students: 230; Location: 205 SYCAMORE ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • DECATUR FIRST UMC WEEKDAY CHILDRENS MINISTRIES (Students: 147; Location: 312 SYCAMORE ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MONTESSORI SCHOOL AT EMORY (Students: 142; Location: 3021 N DECATUR RD; Grades: 1 - 5)
  • FRIENDS SCHOOL OF ATLANTA (Students: 133; Location: 121 SAMS ST; Grades: 5 - 8)
  • ST PETES CLAVER REGIONAL CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 125; Location: 2560 TILSON RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ALL STAR KIDS ACADEMY (Students: 95; Location: 4518 COVINGTON HWY; Grades: PK - 1)
See full list of schools located in Decatur, map of school districts: DECATUR CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT, DE KALB COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Decatur:

  • DEKALB COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $16,989,863; Location: 215 SYCAMORE STREET; 811,672 books; 47,467 audio materials; 49,891 video materials; 146 state licensed databases; 1,900 print serial subscriptions; 859 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Georgia Perimeter College's website is now: www.gpc.edu.

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Notable locations in Decatur: Bradley Observatory (A), Decatur Station (B), Avondale Station (C), Decatur Fire Department Station 2 (D), Decatur Fire Department Station 1 (E), Decatur Police Station (F), Decatur City Hall (G), Old DeKalb County Courthouse (H), Oakhurst Community Center (I), McCain Library (J), Community Center of South Decatur (K), Charles A Dana Fine Arts Center (L), Buttrick Hall (M), Agnes Scott Hall (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Decatur Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Decatur include: Dearborn Park (1), Adair Park (2), Cooper Park (3), Ebster Park (4), Glenn Lake Park (5), McCoy Park (6), Oakhurst Park (7), Ponce De Leon Court Historic District (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Wonderland Gardens Inc (Botanical Gardens; 3145 Rainbow Dr), Moya - 'Quintessentially Ethiopian' - Restaurant- Bar- Cafe & Lo (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1371 Clairmont Road), Medical Art Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2801 N Decatur Rd), Dekalb Medical Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2701 North Decatur Road), Challenges Amusement Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; Market Square Shoppi), Just Cruises And Tours Travel (3231 Georgian Woods Cir), Caribia Digest Online (3549 F Clubhouse Drive East).

Hotels: Economy Inn (2565 Wesley Chapel Road), Country Hearth Inn & Suites (2945 Gus Place), Days Inn And Suites (I-20) (4300 Snapfinger Woods Dr), Econo Lodge Decatur (2574 Candler Road), Gulf American Inns (3700 Flat Shoals Road), Comfort Inn (4450 Memorial Drive), Decatur Inn (921 Church Street), Discover Inn (2434 Candler Rd), Best Inns & Suites (4095 Covington Highway).

Courts: Dekalb County Government - Juvenile Court- Judges (3631 Camp Circle), Dekalb County Government - Juvenile Court- Juvenile Information (3631 Camp Circle), Dekalb County Government - Juvenile Public Defender- Juvenile Court- Public Defe (3631 Camp Circle), Dekalb County Government - Public Works Department- Sanitation Divi (3643 Camp Circle).

 
DeKalb County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.9. This is about average.
City:

36.9
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.5. This is about average. There were 56 monitors within city limits.
City:

26.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.7. This is about average. There were 25 monitors within city limits.
City:

20.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.3. This is about average. There were 38 monitors within city limits.
City:

11.3
U.S.:

9.6
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.6. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.4
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.77. This is better than average. There were 25 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.77
U.S.:

2.43
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00296. This is significantly better than average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.00296
U.S.:

0.06353

Drinking water stations with addresses in Decatur and their reported violations in the past:

WHITEWATER EXPRESS, INC (Serves TN, Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2003 and SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-29-2003), St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-2003), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2001 and DEC-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-25-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-25-2002), St Public Notif received (DEC-09-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2001 and DEC-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-25-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-25-2002)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.6%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.0% for Black residents, 13.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.3% for other race residents, 19.7% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  52.8%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.9%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Decatur, GA

People in group quarters in Decatur in 2010:

  • 579 people in college/university student housing
  • 82 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 24 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Decatur in 2000:

  • 541 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 193 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 169 people in nursing homes
  • 46 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 37 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 37 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Decatur compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Decatur (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Decatur Branch, Belvedere Branch, Flat Shoal Parkway Branch, South Dekalb Branch, North Dekalb, Dekalb College Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Decatur Remote Mb Branch, Georgia Perimeter College, Decatur Main Branch, South Dekalb Branch, Belvedere Branch, Chapel Square Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • SunTrust Bank: Emory Corners, Shamrock Plaza Branch, Decatur Branch, South Dekalb Branch, Hairston Crossing Publix Branch. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: North Decatur Corners, Hairston Crossing Branch, Chapel Hill Commons, South Dekalb Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: North Dekalb Branch, Decatur Branch, Messenger Service Branch. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Fidelity Bank: Commerce Drive Branch, Clairmont Place Branch, Decatur Branch. Info updated 2011/10/24: Bank assets: $2,231.8 mil, Deposits: $1,889.9 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Southern Corporation
  • Guaranty Bank: Memorial Drive Branch, Flat Shoals Pkwy Branch, Decatur Branch. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,179.1 mil, Deposits: $1,102.7 mil, headquarters in Milwaukee, WI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 166 total offices
  • Citizens Trust Bank: Wesley Chapel Branch at 2592 S. Hariston Road, branch established on 1987/08/06. Info updated 2009/08/28: Bank assets: $397.1 mil, Deposits: $343.8 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancshares Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: 2710 Wesley Chapel Road Branch at 2710 Wesley Chapel Road, branch established on 1956/12/18. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Decatur, Georgia:

  • Holiday Inn Snapfinger, 4300 Snapfinger Woods Way, Decatur, GA 30032 , Phone: (770) 981-5670
  • Motel 6 Decatur, 2565 Wesley Chapel Rd, Decatur, GA 30035 , Phone: (404) 288-6911, Fax: (404) 284-1068
  • Super 8 Motel, 5354 Snapfinger Park Dr, Decatur, GA 30035 , Phone: (770) 987-5128
  • Decatur Courtyard And Conference Center, 130 Clairemont Ave, Decatur, GA 30030 , Phone: (404) 371-0204, Fax: (404) 377-2726
  • Suburban Lodge Decatur, 1638 Church St, Decatur, GA 30033 , Phone: (800) 951-7829
  • Glenwood Inn, 4460 Glenwood Rd, Decatur, GA 30032 , Phone: (404) 288-5504
  • Comfort Inn-atlanta/decatur, 4480 Memorial Dr, Decatur, GA 30032 , Phone: (404) 298-9255
  • Savannah Suites, 4649 Memorial Dr, Decatur, GA 30032 , Phone: (404) 836-8100, Fax: (404) 836-8180
  • 8 other hotels and motels
All 16 fire-safe hotels and motels in Decatur, Georgia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Decatur travel time to work - commute


Decatur mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (64%)
  • Electricity (35%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Decatur city (based on DeKalb County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.19%
Here35.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA) Non-Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents33.7%15.5%14.5%4.5%4.3%
Congregations22.1%3.1%14.4%8.0%0.9%
NameEpiscopal ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristChurches of ChristOther
Adherents3.6%3.3%2.2%1.9%16.5%
Congregations2.8%1.8%1.8%2.8%42.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 128
DeKalb County:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 60
DeKalb County:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 259
DeKalb County:

3.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 520
Here:

7.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.6%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
DeKalb County:

27.4%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.5%
State:

14.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 9$45,141$60,1881$748
Other Government Administration 7$41,311$70,8197$7,683
Judicial and Legal 3$12,970$51,8808$8,973
Police Protection - Officers 40$179,910$53,9733$3,777
Police - Other 13$48,657$44,91414$10,674
Firefighters 39$178,174$54,8230$0
Streets and Highways 9$25,025$33,3670$0
Solid Waste Management 16$63,562$47,6722$2,442
Parks and Recreation 16$59,353$44,51581$45,314
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$18,042$72,1680$0
Natural Resources 4$20,116$60,3482$3,046
Other and Unallocable 30$102,367$40,9476$17,391
Totals for Government 189$794,628$50,453124$100,048

Decatur government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $3,656,000 ($184.15)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,933,000 ($198.11)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,876,000 ($144.86)
    General - Other: $2,824,000 ($142.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,469,000 ($124.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,166,000 ($109.10)
    General Public Buildings: $2,019,000 ($101.70)
    Central Staff Services: $1,057,000 ($53.24)
    Financial Administration: $909,000 ($45.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $884,000 ($44.53)
    Housing and Community Development: $721,000 ($36.32)
    Regular Highways: $525,000 ($26.44)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $238,000 ($11.99)
    Parking Facilities: $102,000 ($5.14)
    Natural Resources - Other: $50,000 ($2.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $285,000 ($14.36)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $4,040,000 ($203.50)
    Regular Highways: $361,000 ($18.18)
    Police Protection: $172,000 ($8.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $158,000 ($7.96)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,396,000 ($523.65)

Decatur government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,265,000 ($114.09)
    All Other: $1,783,000 ($89.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $724,000 ($36.47)
    Parking Facilities: $287,000 ($14.46)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $91,000 ($4.58)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $699,000 ($35.21)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $9,000 ($0.45)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $664,000 ($33.45)
    Interest Earnings: $380,000 ($19.14)
    General Revenue, NEC: $147,000 ($7.40)
    Rents: $96,000 ($4.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,469,000 ($124.36)
    All Other: $67,000 ($3.37)
  • Tax - Property: $11,579,000 ($583.24)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,254,000 ($63.16)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,244,000 ($62.66)
    Other License: $610,000 ($30.73)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $564,000 ($28.41)
    Public Utility License: $291,000 ($14.66)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $245,000 ($12.34)

Decatur government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,265,000 ($315.57)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,145,000 ($208.78)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,810,000 ($141.54)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $690,000 ($34.76)

Decatur government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,944,000 ($551.25)

12.77% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,573 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.77%
Georgia average:

10.98%

0.32% of residents moved from foreign countries ($326 average AGI)
DeKalb County:

0.32%
Georgia average:

0.39%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Fulton County, GA  2.99% ($44,614 average AGI)
from Gwinnett County, GA  1.49% ($35,762)
from Cobb County, GA  0.71% ($41,593)


12.81% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,665 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.81%
Georgia average:

9.55%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($406 average AGI)
DeKalb County:

0.10%
Georgia average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Fulton County, GA  3.14% ($48,840 average AGI)
to Gwinnett County, GA  2.37% ($37,291)
to Cobb County, GA  0.80% ($44,855)

Strongest AM radio stations in Decatur:

  • WPBC (1310 AM; 3 kW; DECATUR, GA; Owner: PACIFIC STAR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WGKA (1190 AM; 25 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAEC (860 AM; 5 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WAEC LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWWE (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HAPEVILLE, GA; Owner: WAEC LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHP)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNIV (970 AM; 5 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WAFS (920 AM; 5 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Decatur:

  • WSB-FM (98.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZGC (92.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ATLANTA)
  • WSTR (94.1 FM; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WVEE (103.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKHX-FM (101.5 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKLS (96.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLTM (94.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWWQ (100.5 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WNNX (99.7 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WRFG (89.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO FREE GEORGIA BROADCASTING FOUNDATION INC)
  • WABE (90.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WRAS (88.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WREK (91.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO COMMNS. BD, GEORGIA INST. TECH)
  • WCLK (91.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CLARK ATLANTA UNIVERSITY)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAMJ (102.5 FM; MABLETON, GA; Owner: NEW MABLETON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJZZ-FM (107.5 FM; ROSWELL, GA; Owner: ROA LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WLCL (105.7 FM; CANTON, GA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W221AZ (92.1 FM; LILBURN, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Decatur:

  • WXIA-TV (Channel 11; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WAGA (Channel 5; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPBA (Channel 30; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WSB-TV (Channel 2; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WSB-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WHSG (Channel 63; MONROE, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUPA (Channel 69; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF ATLANTA INC.)
  • WIRE-CA (Channel 40; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WANN-LP (Channel 32; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDTA-LP (Channel 53; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WTHC-LP (Channel 42; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE ATLANTA CHANNEL, INC.)
  • WANX-LP (Channel 26; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W24AL (Channel 24; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WATC (Channel 57; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WGTV (Channel 8; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WSKC-LP (Channel 59; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KM LPTV OF ATLANTA, L.L.C.)
  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • W52CL (Channel 52; MACON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W38CU (Channel 38; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KOREAN AMERICAN TV BROADCASTING CORP.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Decatur fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 19
Total length: 65 meters (213ft)
Total costs: $944,000
Total average daily traffic: 186,640
Total average daily truck traffic: 414

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 4
  • 1980-1989: 9
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Decatur, GA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 222 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Decatur)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Decatur, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 358 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Decatur)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Decatur)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 52 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED86$223,137199$285,301719$261,39427$236,95857$206,623
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$236,97314$328,78456$270,0542$106,0002$165,465
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$175,16123$246,908175$253,60614$25,34017$95,715
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN17$215,82922$296,328154$254,2034$50,3958$178,729
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$05$227,37026$262,4130$01$50,970
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0225.00 , 0226.00, 0227.00, 0228.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED48$277,98231$325,9811$391,920
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED15$301,4639$294,7890$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$274,4805$318,0862$162,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$115,9803$264,9030$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$311,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0225.00 , 0226.00, 0227.00, 0228.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 373
  • Hazardous Condition: 364
  • Service Call: 35
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Decatur


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Decatur, GA

Most common first names in Decatur, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary93677.1 years
James91369.7 years
William81871.9 years
John74972.7 years
Robert58867.4 years
Willie54470.7 years
Charles44970.1 years
Annie39879.2 years
George33371.0 years
Thomas29171.8 years
Most common last names in Decatur, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith57672.1 years
Johnson37671.6 years
Williams35971.0 years
Brown34871.9 years
Jones33270.6 years
Davis28272.3 years
Jackson23271.4 years
Harris18770.7 years
White17874.1 years
Thomas17470.0 years
Businesses in Decatur, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware2Little Caesars Pizza3
Applebee's2Macy's2
AutoZone5Marshalls1
Avenue1McDonald's6
BMW1Motel 61
Bakers1Motherhood Maternity2
Baskin-Robbins2New Balance5
Bath & Body Works1Nike27
Blockbuster2Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King5Payless4
Burlington Coat Factory1Penske2
CVS7Pier 1 Imports1
Catherines1Pizza Hut5
Chick-Fil-A5Popeyes2
Church's Chicken7Publix Super Markets4
Curves1RadioShack1
DHL2Red Lobster1
Dairy Queen4Rite Aid2
Domino's Pizza1Ruby Tuesday1
Dunkin Donuts2SAS Shoes1
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx22Starbucks2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Subway1
Foot Locker2Super 81
GNC4T-Mobile4
GameStop1Taco Bell3
Goodwill2The Athlete's Foot5
H&R Block10U-Haul13
Holiday Inn3UPS18
Home Depot2Waffle House5
Jimmy Jazz1Walgreens6
Jimmy John's1Walmart1
Jones New York2Wendy's4
KFC2YMCA2
Kroger6
Browse common businesses in Decatur, GA


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  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Religious workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 5,000+)"
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  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Professional and related occupations: (population 5,000+)"
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