Decatur, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 23,832 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +31.3%
 
Males: 10,047  (42.2%)
Females: 13,785  (57.8%)
Median resident age:

35.9 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30033.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $102,089 (it was $47,395 in 2000)
Decatur:

$102,089
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $51,294 (it was $29,363 in 2000)

Decatur city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $475,320 (it was $214,400 in 2000)
Decatur:

$475,320
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $284,133; detached houses: $290,575; townhouses or other attached units: $253,051; in 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $132,629; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $196,621; mobile homes: $62,117

Median gross rent in 2017: $915.

March 2019 cost of living index in Decatur: 98.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.6%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.7% for Black residents, 7.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 49.6% for American Indian residents, 4.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Decatur, GA (2017)
    • 14,92366.2%White alone
    • 4,71420.9%Black alone
    • 1,1625.2%Two or more races
    • 9124.0%Asian alone
    • 8523.8%Hispanic
    • 850.4%American Indian alone
    • 620.3%Other race alone
    • 320.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 499 registered sex offenders living in Decatur, Georgia as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Decatur is 43 to 1.


Crime rates in Decatur by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(5.3)
1
(5.2)
1
(5.2)
1
(5.2)
1
(5.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.0)
1
(4.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(12.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(16.0)
5
(26.1)
1
(5.2)
4
(21.0)
2
(10.9)
1
(5.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.8)
2
(8.9)
2
(8.6)
2
(8.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
36
(192.0)
35
(182.5)
35
(181.5)
26
(136.3)
21
(114.2)
21
(107.2)
25
(126.5)
28
(140.0)
18
(88.9)
12
(58.2)
26
(115.8)
27
(115.5)
19
(77.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
24
(128.0)
23
(119.9)
11
(57.0)
32
(167.8)
11
(59.8)
7
(35.7)
14
(70.8)
11
(55.0)
11
(54.3)
13
(63.0)
12
(53.5)
11
(47.1)
17
(69.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
141
(751.8)
125
(651.7)
200
(1,037)
168
(880.9)
100
(543.7)
115
(587.0)
92
(465.5)
127
(635.0)
94
(464.4)
121
(586.6)
85
(378.6)
63
(269.5)
61
(249.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
419
(2,234)
529
(2,758)
626
(3,246)
529
(2,774)
431
(2,344)
421
(2,149)
498
(2,520)
528
(2,640)
482
(2,381)
532
(2,579)
404
(1,800)
441
(1,886)
476
(1,944)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
60
(319.9)
75
(391.0)
69
(357.8)
75
(393.3)
46
(250.1)
48
(245.0)
62
(313.7)
35
(175.0)
47
(232.2)
61
(295.7)
36
(160.4)
27
(115.5)
39
(159.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(10.7)
N/AN/AN/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(13.4)
1
(4.3)
1
(4.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)274.2297.2311.4305.8217.6190.0210.6227.0193.8201.8172.8154.5176.1

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City-data.com crime index in Decatur, GA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 58 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: English (12.8%), American (7.5%), European (5.2%), German (4.6%), Somali (4.4%), Irish (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1048 feet

Land area: 4.18 square miles.

Population density: 5,704 people per square mile   (average).

Decatur, Georgia map

2,229 residents are foreign born (3.2% Africa, 2.3% Europe, 1.7% Latin America, 1.4% Asia).

This city:

9.9%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $7,737 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,748 (1.5%)

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 )

Latitude: 33.77 N, Longitude: 84.30 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +14,031 (+62.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,282 (30.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Decatur, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Decatur, GA in 2017

Property values in Decatur, GA

Decatur satellite photo by USGS

Decatur tourist attractions:

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
  • 2013: 58 buildings, average cost: $402,400
  • 2014: 116 buildings, average cost: $336,200
  • 2015: 140 buildings, average cost: $337,400
  • 2016: 147 buildings, average cost: $337,100
  • 2017: 88 buildings, average cost: $354,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Decatur, GA residents
Average permit cost in Decatur, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Georgia:

3.7%
Historical population in Decatur, GA
Historical housing units in Decatur, GA

Population change in the 1990s: +760 (+4.4%).
Most common industries in Decatur, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (17.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.3%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (19.1%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (23.3%)
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.2%)
  • Public administration (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Social assistance (3.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Decatur, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Computer specialists (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Lawyers (3.9%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (8.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Lawyers (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3.6%)
  • Media and communications workers (3.6%)
  • Art and design workers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (2.9%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (2.8%)
  • Registered nurses (2.7%)

Average climate in Decatur, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 86.2. This is about average.

City:

86.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.272. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.272
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 15.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.3
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.544. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.544
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.90. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.90
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00340. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00340
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Decatur-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 55% 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 slightly above Georgia state average. It is 82% 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 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 104.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 141.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 172.3 miles away from Decatur center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 252.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 307.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in DeKalb County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Decatur topographic map

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

Hospitals in Decatur:

  • DECATUR (ATLANTA) VA MEDICAL CENTER (Government Federal, provides emergency services, 1670 CLAIRMONT ROAD)
  • DEKALB MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 2701 N DECATUR ROAD)
  • DEKALB MEDICAL CENTER AT DECATUR (450 NORTH CANDLER STREET)
  • GEORGIA REGIONAL DEV LNG CTR (3073 PANTHERSVILLE ROAD)
  • GEORGIA REGIONAL HOSP ATLANTA (provides emergency services, 3073 PANTHERSVILLE ROAD)

Nursing Homes in Decatur:

  • DEKALB MED CTR SKILLED NSG FAC (2701 NORTH DECATUR ROAD)
  • EAST LAKE ARBOR (304 FIFTH AVENUE)
  • GEORGIA REGIONAL HOSP LTC UNIT (3073 PANTHERSVILLE RD, SNF BLDG. #17)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - DECATUR (2787 NORTH DECATUR ROAD)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - GLENWOOD (4115 GLENWOOD RD)
  • HARVEST HEIGHTS (3200 PANTHERSVILLE ROAD)
  • MANOR CARE REHABILITATION CENTER - DECATUR (2722 NORTH DECATUR ROAD)
  • UNIHEALTH POST-ACUTE CARE - DECATUR (3200 PANTHERSVILLE ROAD)

Dialysis Facilities in Decatur:

  • DCI DEKALB (558 MEDLOCK ROAD)
  • DECATUR DIALYSIS CENTER (1987 CANDLER RD)
  • DIALYSIS OF LITHONIA (2485 PARK CENTRAL BLVD)
  • EAST DEKALB DIALYSIS (2853 CANDLER ROAD, SUITE 203)
  • EASTLAKE DIALYSIS (1757 CANDLER ROAD SE)
  • FMC DIALYSIS CENTER SNAPFINGER (5250 SNAPFINGER PARK DRIVE)
  • FMC OF DEKALB GWINNETT INC (497 WINN WAY SUITE 160)
  • FMCNA DIALYSIS SERVICES OF DECATUR (2721 IRWIN WAY)
  • MCAFEE DIALYSIS (1987 CANDLER RD SUITE C)
  • SNAPFINGER DIALYSIS (5255 SNAPFINGER PARK DRIVE SUITE 115)
  • SOUTHERN LANE DIALYSIS (1840 SOUTHERN LANE)

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.

Colleges/Universities in Decatur:

  • Georgia Perimeter College (Full-time enrollment: 17,138; Location: 3251 Panthersville Rd; Public; Website: www.gpc.edu)
  • DeVry University-Georgia (Full-time enrollment: 4,157; Location: 1 West Court Square, Ste 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.devry.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Agnes Scott College (Full-time enrollment: 892; Location: 141 E. College Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.agnesscott.edu)
  • Laurus Technical Institute (Full-time enrollment: 554; Location: 523 Church Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.laurus.edu)
  • Columbia Theological Seminary (Full-time enrollment: 202; Location: 701 S. Columbia Dr; Private, not-for-profit; Website: WWW.CTSNET.EDU; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service (Full-time enrollment: 165; Location: 5141 Snapfinger Woods Dr; Private, not-for-profit; Website: WWW.GUPTON-JONES.EDU)
  • Woodruff Medical Training and Testing (Full-time enrollment: 65; Location: 2637 North Decatur Road; Private, for-profit; Website: woodruffmedicalcareers.com)
  • DeVry University-Georgia (Location: 1 West Court Square, Ste. 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.devry.edu)
  • Everest Institute-Decatur (Location: 2460 Wesley Chapel Rd, Ste 25A; Private, for-profit)
  • DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management-Georgia (Location: One West Court Square, Suite 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.keller.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Decatur:

  • Emory University (about 3 miles; Atlanta, GA; Full-time enrollment: 14,382)
  • Georgia Piedmont Technical College (about 4 miles; Clarkston, GA; FT enrollment: 3,276)
  • Georgia State University (about 6 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 30,264)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus (about 6 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 24,183)
  • Spelman College (about 7 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,383)
  • Clark Atlanta University (about 7 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,201)
  • Morehouse College (about 7 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,379)

Public high schools in Decatur:

  • SOUTHWEST DEKALB HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,820, Location: 2863 KELLEY CHAPEL RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • COLUMBIA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,247, Location: 2106 COLUMBIA DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • TOWERS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,009, Location: 3919 BROOKCREST CIR, Grades: 9-12)
  • DECATUR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 745, Location: 310 N MCDONOUGH ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • DEKALB REGIONAL YOUTH DETENTION CENTER (Location: 2946 CLIFTON SPRINGS RD, Grades: 9-11)

Private high schools in Decatur:

  • GREENFOREST MCCALEP CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 513, Location: 3250 RAINBOW DR, Grades: PK-12)
  • ACADEME OF THE OAKS (Students: 71, Location: 146 NEW ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • THE COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 18, Location: 308 CLAIREMONT AVE, Grades: UG-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Decatur:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Decatur:

  • ST THOMAS MORE SCHOOL (Students: 489, Location: 630 W PONCE DE LEON AVE, Grades: KG-8)
  • KINGDOM GROUP (Students: 302, Location: 5271 SNAPFINGER WOODS DR, Grades: PK-8)
  • ARBOR MONTESSORI (Students: 291, Location: 2998 LAVISTA RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • THE WALDORF SCHOOL OF ATLANTA (Students: 238, Location: 827 KIRK RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • FRIENDS SCHOOL OF ATLANTA (Students: 179, Location: 862 COLUMBIA DR, Grades: PK-8)
  • CAMBRIDGE ACADEMY (Students: 177, Location: 2780 FLAT SHOALS RD, Grades: PK-7)
  • ST PETER CLAVER REGIONAL CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 150, Location: 2560 TILSON RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • GREEN PASTURES CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 127, Location: 5455 FLAT SHOALS PKWY, Grades: PK-8)
  • AUGUSTINE PREPARATORY ACADEMY OF ATLANTA (Students: 100, Location: 4650 FLAT SHOALS PKWY, Grades: PK-8)
  • WINGS OF A DOVE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 58, Location: 6038 COVINGTON HWY, Grades: PK-3)
See full list of schools located in Decatur

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.

Points of interest:

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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

Main business address in Decatur: ALLIED HOLDINGS INC (A). Display/hide its location 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).

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).

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Decatur that have no violations reported:

  • WHITEWATER EXPRESS, INC (Serves TN, Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Decatur:

Marital status in Decatur, GA
  • Never married: 32.5%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

For population 25 years and over in Decatur:

  • High school or higher: 94.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 71.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 37.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Georgia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Decatur
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Decatur:

(Decatur, Georgia Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Decatur, GA (based on DeKalb County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant136,806276
Mainline Protestant69,164104
Catholic62,84411
Other31,49963
Black Protestant27,22858
Orthodox4,4588
None359,894-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 128
Here:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

7.09 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

9.6%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.4%
Georgia:

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

15.5%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Decatur:

54.9%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Decatur:

55.8%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.2
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

17.9%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.7%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.7

Overweight people:
Decatur:

32.9%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Decatur:

61.9%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.6%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Decatur, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 58$239,746$49,6034$2,799
Firefighters 39$211,046$64,9370$0
Streets and Highways 36$150,987$50,32910$1,659
Other Government Administration 34$144,362$50,9510$0
Solid Waste Management 25$106,215$50,9833$293
Parks and Recreation 20$137,409$82,445219$162,075
Police - Other 19$64,839$40,95119$7,910
Financial Administration 13$42,956$39,6520$0
Other and Unallocable 3$8,670$34,6800$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 6$10,411
Totals for Government 247$1,106,230$53,744261$185,147

Decatur government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,679,000 ($196.33)
    General - Other: $3,347,000 ($140.44)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,337,000 ($140.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,019,000 ($126.68)
    General Public Buildings: $2,591,000 ($108.72)
    Central Staff Services: $2,343,000 ($98.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,122,000 ($89.04)
    Financial Administration: $1,336,000 ($56.06)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,043,000 ($43.76)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $652,000 ($27.36)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $549,000 ($23.04)
    Regular Highways: $473,000 ($19.85)
    Parking Facilities: $182,000 ($7.64)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $2,679,000 ($112.41)
    Benefit Payments: $1,622,000 ($68.06)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $391,000 ($16.41)
    Withdrawals: $249,000 ($10.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,370,000 ($99.45)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $527,000 ($22.11)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $6,699,000 ($281.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,121,000 ($172.92)
    Police Protection: $3,379,000 ($141.78)
    General - Other: $684,000 ($28.70)
    Regular Highways: $364,000 ($15.27)
    Local Fire Protection: $221,000 ($9.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $190,000 ($7.97)
    Central Staff Services: $26,000 ($1.09)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,286,000 ($515.53)

Decatur government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,279,000 ($95.63)
    Other: $1,782,000 ($74.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,665,000 ($69.86)
    Parking Facilities: $566,000 ($23.75)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $194,000 ($8.14)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $3,776,000 ($158.44)
    Local Employee Contribution: $922,000 ($38.69)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $79,000 ($3.31)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,663,000 ($153.70)
    Highways: $225,000 ($9.44)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $753,000 ($31.60)
    Fines and Forfeits: $581,000 ($24.38)
    Royalties: $47,000 ($1.97)
    Interest Earnings: $33,000 ($1.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $81,000 ($3.40)
    Other: $14,000 ($0.59)
  • Tax - Property: $15,299,000 ($641.95)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,486,000 ($62.35)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $963,000 ($40.41)
    Other License: $717,000 ($30.09)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $501,000 ($21.02)
    Other Selective Sales: $471,000 ($19.76)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $447,000 ($18.76)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $165,000 ($6.92)

Decatur government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $83,480,000 ($3502.85)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $51,088,000 ($2143.67)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,705,000 ($1456.24)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,313,000 ($97.05)

Decatur government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,709,000 ($701.12)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $20,003,000 ($839.33)
    Total Federal Securities: $7,929,000 ($332.70)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $56,267,000 ($2360.99)

11.77% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.77%
Georgia average:

9.49%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($322 average AGI)
DeKalb County:

0.04%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Fulton County, GA  3.19% ($64,809 average AGI)
from Gwinnett County, GA  1.57% ($40,909)
from Cobb County, GA  0.70% ($58,389)


11.71% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($60,303 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.71%
Georgia average:

9.04%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($522 average AGI)
DeKalb County:

0.07%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Fulton County, GA  3.04% ($83,044 average AGI)
to Gwinnett County, GA  1.99% ($42,034)
to Cobb County, GA  0.75% ($58,921)
Businesses in Decatur, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware2Little Caesars Pizza3
Advance Auto Parts5Macy's2
Applebee's2Marshalls1
AutoZone5McDonald's6
Avenue1Motel 61
BMW1Motherhood Maternity2
Bakers1New Balance5
Baskin-Robbins2Nike27
Bath & Body Works1Nissan1
Blockbuster2Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King5Payless4
Burlington Coat Factory1Penske2
CVS7Pier 1 Imports1
Catherines1Pizza Hut5
Chevrolet1Popeyes2
Chick-Fil-A5Publix Super Markets4
Church's Chicken7RadioShack1
Curves1Red Lobster1
DHL2Rite Aid2
Dairy Queen4Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1SAS Shoes1
Dunkin Donuts2SONIC Drive-In2
Econo Lodge1Starbucks2
FedEx22Subaru1
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

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
See more detailed statistics of Decatur fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 69ft / 20.9mTotal length
  • $6,252,000Total costs
  • 112,410Total average daily traffic
  • 1,333Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Decatur, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 41980-1989
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Decatur, GA
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 315 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Decatur)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Decatur, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 64 (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: 427 (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: 46 (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 in Decatur, GA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Decatur, GA - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 524. The highest number of reported fires - 774 took place in 2003, and the least - 80 in 2004. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Decatur, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (40.3%), and Outside Fires (31.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Decatur, GA
    • 3,38840.3%Structure Fires
    • 2,62631.3%Outside Fires
    • 2,12025.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2683.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Decatur, GA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Decatur, Georgia:

  • Super 8 Decatur, 5354 Snapfinger Park Dr, Decatur, Georgia 30035 , Phone: (770) 987-5128, Fax: (770) 987-5128
  • Decatur Courtyard And Conference Center, 130 Clairemont Ave, Decatur, Georgia 30030 , Phone: (404) 371-0204, Fax: (404) 377-2726
  • Savannah Suites, 4649 Memorial Dr, Decatur, Georgia 30032 , Phone: (404) 836-8100, Fax: (404) 836-8180
  • Super 8 Decatur Downtown, 917 Church St, Decatur, Georgia 30030 , Phone: (404) 378-3765, Fax: (404) 378-7760
  • Magnolia Inn & Suites, 5300 Snapfinger Park Dr, Decatur, Georgia 30035 , Phone: (678) 418-0004, Fax: (678) 418-7131
  • Ramada Limited, 3403 Memorial Dr, Decatur, Georgia 30032 , Phone: (404) 288-8722, Fax: (404) 286-2843
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 2574 Candler Rd, Decatur, Georgia 30032 , Phone: (404) 243-4422, Fax: (404) 243-4422
  • Super 8, 4600 Glenwood Rd, Decatur, Georgia 30035 , Phone: (404) 289-4940, Fax: (404) 564-0148
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, Decatur, 116 Clairemont Ave, Decatur, Georgia 30030 , Phone: (423) 892-1010, Fax: (423) 892-1018
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Decatur, Georgia
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Decatur, GA
  • 72.5%Utility gas
  • 26.5%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Decatur, GA
  • 65.9%Electricity
  • 32.1%Utility gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Decatur compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Decatur on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely lesbian couples (counted as self-reported female-female unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely gay men couples (counted as self-reported male-male unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married females and males (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 females never married)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: legal occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: management occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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