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Population in 2012: 75,407 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.9%
 

Males: 35,533  (47.1%)
Females: 39,874  (52.9%)

Median resident age:  38.8 years
Illinois median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 62521, 62522, 62523, 62526, 62535, 62554.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,397 (it was $33,111 in 2000)
Decatur:

$37,397
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,043

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $77,500 (it was $60,600 in 2000)
Decatur:

$77,500
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $100,763; Detached houses: $99,415; Townhouses or other attached units: $116,137; In 2-unit structures: $130,485; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $148,281; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $237,909; Mobile homes: $125,615

Median gross rent in 2012: $657.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 62521, 62522, 62523, 62526, 62554.

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  • White alone - 53,749 (70.6%)
  • Black alone - 17,600 (23.1%)
  • Two or more races - 2,127 (2.8%)
  • Hispanic - 1,650 (2.2%)
  • Asian alone - 695 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 155 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 128 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 18 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Decatur: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (20.0%), Irish (12.8%), United States (12.0%), English (9.5%), Italian (2.6%), French (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/03/1881

Elevation: 670 feet

Land area: 41.6 square miles.

Population density: 1,814 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Decatur:

  • High school or higher: 87.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 17.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Decatur city:

  • Never married: 32.1%
  • Now married: 42.3%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

1,697 residents are foreign born (0.7% Asia, 0.6% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

This city:  2.3%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 235 registered sex offenders living in Decatur, Illinois as of November 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Decatur to the number of sex offenders is 321 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,778 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,408 (2.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (109.6 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (152.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Forsyth, IL (2.3 miles ), Long Creek, IL (2.3 miles ), Mount Zion, IL (2.5 miles ), Harristown, IL (2.6 miles ), Oreana, IL (2.7 miles ), Boody, IL (2.8 miles ), Warrensburg, IL (2.9 miles ), Macon, IL (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 62 buildings, average cost: $154,700
  • 1998: 82 buildings, average cost: $86,200
  • 1999: 48 buildings, average cost: $107,400
  • 2000: 68 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2001: 68 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2002: 35 buildings, average cost: $135,900
  • 2003: 268 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 2004: 101 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2005: 47 buildings, average cost: $99,900
  • 2006: 195 buildings, average cost: $103,600
  • 2007: 22 buildings, average cost: $188,800
  • 2008: 86 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $134,600
  • 2010: 20 buildings, average cost: $195,400
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $331,400

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 39.85 N, Longitude: 88.94 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -30,972 (-40.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 24,056 (77.7%)

Area code: 217

Decatur household income distribution Decatur home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Decatur by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 776659107944106
per 100,000 8.68.67.37.56.311.412.89.111.75.25.313.17.9
Rapes 77706969527972959299201426
per 100,000 94.185.584.386.465.6100.392.5123.3120.0129.826.718.334.2
Robberies 133146170170203243180144162149308333106
per 100,000 162.5178.4207.7212.9256.0308.6231.3186.9211.3195.4411.5436.1139.2
Assaults 393391338338322380381375307415136124214
per 100,000 480.1477.6412.9423.3406.1482.5489.5486.7400.4544.2181.7162.4281.1
Burglaries 1,1311,1771,5121,5121,1521,4171,4311,0071,1071,3441,5141,140921
per 100,000 1381.61437.81847.11893.71453.01799.31838.51307.01443.81762.52022.51493.11209.8
Thefts 2,7872,7332,6862,6862,5862,4452,2502,0521,7731,5801,4811,5811,445
per 100,000 3404.63338.63281.23364.13261.73104.72890.72663.32312.42072.01978.42070.71898.0
Auto thefts 15919117917916519623922420915511412882
per 100,000 194.2233.3218.7224.2208.1248.9307.1290.7272.6203.3152.3167.6107.7
Arson 74726464283937363139272930
per 100,000 90.488.078.280.235.349.547.546.740.451.136.138.039.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 482.6484.5502.0514.6469.1558.8532.6488.5475.4501.3422.2402.5308.4

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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: 189 (160 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
Illinois average:

2.76

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

14.9%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -3,569 (-4.2%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (10%)
  • Machinery (6%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Decatur-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 180% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.5 miles away from the Decatur city center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1996, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.3 miles away from the city center injured 29 people and caused $9 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Decatur-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 91.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.3 miles away from Decatur center
On 11/11/1991 at 09:20:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 96.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/2/1990 at 07:01:47, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 69.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/29/1993 at 13:56:23, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, 3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.5 miles away from Decatur center
On 4/24/1990 at 09:41:24, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 43.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Macon County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Alison Krauss - Musical artist, Hugh Myers - Chess player, Gary Noffke - Artist, Al Ater - Politician, Chuck Dressen - Baseball player, Luke Harangody - Basketball player, Dante Ridgeway - 2005 NFL player (New York Jets, born: Apr 18, 1984), Emitt Rhodes - Multi-instrumentalist, James Whitley - 2005 NFL player (Carolina Panthers, born: May 13, 1979), James Whitley (American football) - Football player.

Main business address for: ILLINOIS POWER CO (ELECTRIC & OTHER SERVICES COMBINED), ARCHER DANIELS MIDLAND CO (FATS & OILS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Decatur:

  • DECATUR EAST WOOD DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 794 EAST WOOD STREET)
  • DIALYSIS CENTERS OF AMERICA-ILLINOIS (Dialysis Facility, 1830 SOUTH 44TH STREET)
  • FMC - DECATUR - PD (Dialysis Facility, 302 W. HAY ST., SUITE 207)
  • MACON COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 1090 W MCKINLEY)
  • ADDUS HEALTHCARE, INC (Home Health Center, 132 SOUTH WATER STREET, SUITE 24)
  • DECATUR MEM HOSP HOME HLTH SVS (Home Health Center, 3122 BRETTWOOD CIRCLE)
  • WHITESTAR HOME HEALTH AGENCY, INC (Home Health Center, 1495 WEST KING STREET)
  • BEACON STREET PLACE (Hospital, 4838 BEACON DRIVE)
  • DECATUR MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 2300 NORTH EDWARD STREET)
  • DMH HOME HEALTH SERVICES HOSPICE (Hospital, 2300 N EDWARD ST GEN SERV BLDG)
  • EAST SIDE TERRACE (Hospital, 3850 EAST FULTON)
  • FORTY-FOURTH STREET PLACE (Hospital, 1479 SOUTH 44TH STREET)
  • HICKORY STREET PLACE (Hospital, 3905 EAST HICKORY STREET)
  • JAMES R THOMPSON HOUSE (Hospital, 805 EAST JOHNS STREET)
  • SOUTHSIDE MANOR (Hospital, 729 SOUTH WEBSTER)
  • SPRING CREEK TERRACE (Hospital, 3155 EAST MOUND ROAD)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1800 E LAKE SHORE DR)
  • VNA HOSPICE (Hospital, 3122 BRETTWOOD CIRCLE)
  • DECATUR MANOR HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, 1016 WEST PERSHING ROAD)
  • DECATUR REHAB AND HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 136 SOUTH DIPPER LANE)
  • FAIR HAVENS CHRISTIAN HOME (Nursing Home, 1790 SOUTH FAIRVIEW AVENUE)
  • HEARTLAND OF DECATUR (Nursing Home, 444 WEST HARRISON STREET)
  • IMBODEN CREEK LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, 180 WEST IMBODEN)
  • LAKESHORE MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 1293 S 34TH ST)
  • LINCOLN REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 2650 NORTH MONROE STREET)
  • MCKINLEY COURT (Nursing Home, 500 WEST MCKINLEY AVENUE)
  • NORTH PLAZA NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 438 WEST NORTH STREET)
  • NORTHPARK MANOR (Nursing Home, 2601 N UNION)
  • SYMPHONY OF DECATUR (Nursing Home, 2530 NORTH MONROE STREET)

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Local government website: www.ci.decatur.il.us

Colleges/Universities in Decatur:

  • Millikin University (Full-time enrollment: 2,183; Location: 1184 W Main St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.millikin.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Richland Community College (FT enrollment: 1,325; Location: One College Pk; Public; Website: www.richland.edu)
  • Mr John's School of Cosmetology Esthetics & Nails (FT enrollment: 70; Location: 1745 E Eldorado; Private, for-profit; Website: www.mrjohns.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Decatur:

  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 37 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,264)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 37 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 2,458)
  • Parkland College (about 40 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 4,831)
  • Lake Land College (about 42 miles; Mattoon, IL; FT enrollment: 3,606)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 42 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 39,877)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 45 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,057)
  • Illinois State University (about 46 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,494)

Public high schools in Decatur:

Private high schools in Decatur:

  • LUTHERAN SCHOOL ASSOCIATION (Students: 518; Location: 2001 E MOUND RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • ST TERESA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 310; Location: 2710 N WATER ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • DECATUR CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 262; Location: 3475 N MAPLE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • HILLSIDE BETHEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 84; Location: 3575 E GREENHILL RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Decatur:

Private elementary/middle schools in Decatur:

  • HOLY FAMILY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 226; Location: 2400 S FRANKLIN SREET RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST PATRICK SCHOOL (Students: 172; Location: 412 N JACKSON; Grades: PK - 8)
  • NORTHWEST CHRISTIAN CAMPUS (Students: 57; Location: 1306 N STANLEY AVE; Grades: PK - 10)
  • MARANATHA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 50; Location: 555 W IMBODEN DR; Grades: PK - 6)
  • ANTIOCH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 41; Location: 530 W MOUND RD; Grades: KG - 6)
  • PRAIRIE FLOWER MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 35; Location: 3130 TURPIN RD; Grades: PK - TK)
See full list of schools located in Decatur, School District: DECATUR SCHOOL DISTRICT 61

Library in Decatur:

  • DECATUR PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,934,338; Location: 130 NORTH FRANKLIN STREET; 304,733 books; 9,739 audio materials; 14,103 video materials; 25 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 602 print serial subscriptions; 3 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The University of Illinois at Urban-Champaign is within 50 miles of Decatur. It is a major research institution with i6 colleges and over 40,000 student. The Library has the largest public university collection in the world.
  • Mound Middle School and Washington Grade School have closed added by Robyn

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Notable locations in Decatur: Greens Switch (A), Virginia Anderson Girl Scout Camp (B), Robert Faries Boy Scout Camp (C), Decatur Industry Technology Center (D), Saint Joseph Hall (E), Decatur City Water Works (F), Brush College Industrial Park (G), Hickory Point Golf Course (H), Northeast Industrial Park (I), Moose Country Club (J), Airport Industrial Park (K), Elks Country Club (L), South Side Country Club (M), Scovill Municipal Golf Course (N), Decatur Country Club (O), Cresthaven Country Club (P), Alston Hall (Q), Blackburn Hall (R), Decatur Indoor Sports Center (S), Gorin Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: South Towne Shopping Center (1), South Shores Shopping Center (2), Airport Plaza Shopping Center (3), Spring Creek Plaza Shopping Center (4), Spring Creek Plaza Shopping Center (5), Northland Shopping Center (6), Brettwood Village Shopping Center (7), Moundford Plaza Shopping Center (8), Pines Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Decatur include: Faith Baptist Church (A), Piling Chapel (B), First United Methodist Church (C), Grace United Methodist Church (D), Third United Methodist Church (E), Antioch Missionary Baptist Church (F), Baptist Bible Church (G), Central Christian Church (H), Central Church of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: North Fork Cemetery (1), Calvary Cemetery (2), Saint Johns Lutheran Cemetery (3), Walnut Grove Cemetery (4), Wheeler Cemetery (5), Sharon Cemetery (6), Greenwood Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Shady Lake (A), A E Staley Cooling Lake (B), Lake Decatur (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Long Creek (A), Stevens Creek (B), Finley Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Decatur include: Sanders Park (1), Frank M Lindsay Field (2), Fans Field (3), Firestone Football Field (4), Grant Park (5), Mueller Park (6), Bois Du Sangamon Nature Preserve (7), Scovill Gardens (8), Big Creek Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Children's Museum of Illinois (55 South Country Club Road) (1), Decatur Genealogical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1255 West South Side Drive) (2), AirWalk Action and Adventure (Arcades & Amusements; 1660 North Folk Street) (3), Franklin Travel Services (Tours & Charters; 304 South Franklin Street Suite 8) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Best Value Inn & Suites (450 East Pershing Road) (1), Cardwell & Randall Hospitality Services (4191 West USHighway 36) (2), Baymont Inn & Suites - Decatur (5100 Hickory Point Frontage Rd) (3), Best Western (450 E Pershing Rd) (4), Country Inn-Suites Decatur (5150 Hickory Point Frontage Road) (5), Decatur Inn (3035 North Water Street) (6), Baymont Inn (5100 Hickory Point Road) (7), Hawthorn Suites Limited (2370 South Mount Zion Road) (8), Holiday Inn of Decatur (4191 West USHighway 36) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Federal Bureau Of Investigation (132 South Water Street) (1), Macon County - Probation & Court Services (253 East Wood Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Macon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone  PM2.5 CO  NO2 SO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.4. This is about average.
City:

36.4
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 2002 was 21.1. This is about average. There were 25 monitors within city limits.
City:

21.1
U.S.:

24.5
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.1. This is about average. There were 38 monitors within city limits.
City:

11.1
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

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

DECATUR (Address: 1 GARY K ANDERSON PLAZA , Population served: 83885, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2002 and JUN-2002, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-12-2002), St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-2002)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2002 and MAR-2002, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-04-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-04-2002), St Compliance achieved (JUN-12-2002)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2001 and JUN-2001, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-14-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-14-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2001)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2001 and MAR-2001, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-07-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-07-2001), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2001)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-1999 and JUN-1999, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-05-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-05-1999), St Compliance achieved (JUL-02-1999)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-1998 and JUN-1998, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-22-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-22-1998), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-1998)
  • 2 other older health violations

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

  • POLAR PRODUCTS INC-PLANT (Population served: 1000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PRIDE OF THE PRAIRIE REST AREA (Population served: 800, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • I AND M OASIS (Population served: 175, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GRETSCO PROPERTIES (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUN -N- FUN SWIM & GOLF CLUB (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROCK SPRINGS VISITOR CENTER (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • THE NEW BACK DOOR (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LINCOLN TRAIL HOMESTEAD PARK (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KIKIS ISLAND LLC (Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FT DANIEL CONSERVATION AREA (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 31.2%
(23.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.3% for Black residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.7%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.4%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Decatur, IL

People in group quarters in Decatur in 2010:

  • 1,305 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,005 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 501 people in state prisons
  • 337 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 238 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 190 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 112 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 110 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 57 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 29 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 23 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Decatur in 2000:

  • 1,570 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 903 people in nursing homes
  • 380 people in state prisons
  • 235 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 107 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 100 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 42 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 17 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 16 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 14 people in other group homes
  • 12 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 11 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 11 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 10 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 9 people in religious group quarters
  • 7 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Decatur compared to Illinois state average:

Decatur, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Decatur (2011 data):

  • Soy Capital Bank and Trust Company: East Pershing Road Branch, First Federal Branch, Franklin Street Branch, Route 36 Branch, Messenger Service, Soy Capital Bank And Trust Company. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $386.5 mil, Deposits: $276.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Scb Bancorp, Inc.
  • Busey Bank: First National Of Decatur Branch, First Bank North Facility, K-Mart Plaza-Financial Ctr. Facility, Ash Avenue Facility. Info updated 2010/01/25: Bank assets: $3,345.6 mil, Deposits: $2,767.4 mil, headquarters in Champaign, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 49 total offices, Holding Company: First Busey Corporation
  • Hickory Point Bank and Trust, FSB: Mt Zion Branch, Hickory Point Bank And Trust, Fsb, Faries Branch, First Drive Branch. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $632.1 mil, Deposits: $542.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices
  • Regions Bank: Kroger - Mt Zion Branch, Decatur Branch, East Pershing Branch, Decatur Fairview Plaza Banking Centr. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: South Shores Facility, Decatur Landmark Branch, Main/ Eldorado Branch, Water Street Branch. 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
  • FIRST MID-ILLINOIS BANK & TRUST, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION: Decatur Branch at 100 South Water Street, branch established on 2000/05/01; Decatur Water Street Branch at 3101 North Water Street, branch established on 2009/09/21. Info updated 2010/09/16: Bank assets: $1,492.8 mil, Deposits: $1,192.9 mil, headquarters in Mattoon, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 37 total offices, Holding Company: First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc.
  • Prairie State Bank and Trust: Pershing Road Branch at 1000 West Pershing Road, branch established on 1998/12/01; Long Creek Banking Center Facility at 2028 S Mt. Zion Road, branch established on 1982/01/18. Info updated 2011/12/20: Bank assets: $633.0 mil, Deposits: $566.9 mil, headquarters in Mount Zion, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: American Central Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Decatur Illinois Branch at 4224 North Prospect, branch established on 2010/01/09. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • State Bank of Niantic: Decatur Branch at 3950 West Fountain Lane, branch established on 2009/11/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $57.1 mil, Deposits: $48.6 mil, headquarters in Niantic, IL, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Scott Bancshares, Inc.
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Decatur, Illinois:

  • Red Carpet Inn Decatur, 3035 N Water St, Decatur, IL 62526 , Phone: (217) 877-3380
  • Baymont Inn-decatur, 5100 Hickory PT Frontage Rd, Decatur, IL 62526 , Phone: (217) 875-5800, Fax: (217) 875-7537
  • Americas Best Value Inn And Suites, 333 N Wyckles Rd, Decatur, IL 62522 , Phone: (217) 422-5900, Fax: (217) 422-5900
  • America's Best Value Inn, 450 E Pershing Rd, Decatur, IL 62526 , Phone: (217) 877-7255, Fax: (217) 875-4085
  • Green Valley Motel, 145 W Pershing Rd, Decatur, IL 62526 , Phone: (217) 877-3123
  • Tri-Manor Motel, 3420 N 22ND St, Decatur, IL 62526 , Phone: (217) 877-6900, Fax: (217) 877-6905
  • Ramada LTD, 355 E Hickory PT Rd, Decatur, IL 62526 , Phone: (217) 876-8011
  • Country Inn & Suites, 5150 Hickory Pt Frontage Rd, Decatur, IL 62526 , Phone: (217) 872-2402, Fax: (217) 872-2403
  • 9 other hotels and motels
All 17 fire-safe hotels and motels in Decatur, Illinois

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 (77%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.82%
Here49.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents18.6%13.7%11.5%9.7%8.5%
Congregations5.8%17.3%5.8%10.1%6.5%
NameAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the NazareneChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents6.4%4.4%3.0%2.4%21.9%
Congregations3.6%5.0%3.6%3.6%38.8%
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: 13
Macon County:

1.20 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
Macon County:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
Macon County:

3.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 62
Here:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.2%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Macon County:

28.7%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.4%
State:

14.5%

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 30$133,960$53,5840$0
Other Government Administration 22$79,022$43,1030$0
Judicial and Legal 6$29,938$59,8760$0
Police Protection - Officers 160$881,283$66,0960$0
Police - Other 31$129,596$50,1660$0
Firefighters 112$728,968$78,1040$0
Fire - Other 2$5,821$34,9260$0
Streets and Highways 9$31,866$42,4880$0
Sewerage 30$97,000$38,8000$0
Parks and Recreation 7$23,752$40,7180$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 30$120,559$48,2240$0
Natural Resources 14$44,448$38,0980$0
Water Supply 42$158,615$45,3190$0
Local Libraries 51$148,938$35,04418$19,222
Other and Unallocable 29$118,504$49,0360$0
Totals for Government 575$2,732,270$57,02118$19,222

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $8,164,000 ($108.27)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $16,786,000 ($222.61)
    Local Fire Protection: $12,451,000 ($165.12)
    Water Utilities: $9,301,000 ($123.34)
    Regular Highways: $9,274,000 ($122.99)
    General - Other: $6,626,000 ($87.87)
    Transit Utilities: $4,352,000 ($57.71)
    General Public Buildings: $4,285,000 ($56.82)
    Libraries: $3,545,000 ($47.01)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,762,000 ($23.37)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,481,000 ($19.64)
    Sewerage: $778,000 ($10.32)
    Central Staff Services: $690,000 ($9.15)
    Financial Administration: $663,000 ($8.79)
    Parking Facilities: $543,000 ($7.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $76,000 ($1.01)
    Public Welfare - Other: $42,000 ($0.56)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $20,081,000 ($266.30)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $18,547,000 ($245.96)
    Benefit Payments: $7,048,000 ($93.47)
    Withdrawals: $13,000 ($0.17)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,188,000 ($42.28)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $26,865,000 ($356.27)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,943,000 ($25.77)
    All Other: $1,243,000 ($16.48)
    Parking Facilities: $509,000 ($6.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $469,000 ($6.22)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $7,321,000 ($97.09)
    From Parent Local Government: $4,014,000 ($53.23)
    Local Employee Contribution: $1,568,000 ($20.79)
    From Other Governments: $445,000 ($5.90)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $2,116,000 ($28.06)
    Transit Utilities: $8,000 ($0.11)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,158,000 ($28.62)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,621,000 ($21.50)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,027,000 ($13.62)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $12,195,000 ($161.72)
    Transit Utilities: $479,000 ($6.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $20,240,000 ($268.41)
    Highways: $2,534,000 ($33.60)
    Transit Utilities: $2,415,000 ($32.03)
    Public Welfare: $451,000 ($5.98)
    All Other: $423,000 ($5.61)
  • Tax - Property: $11,476,000 ($152.19)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,757,000 ($116.13)
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,925,000 ($78.57)
    Other Selective Sales: $3,328,000 ($44.13)
    Other License: $786,000 ($10.42)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $47,946,000 ($635.83)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,883,000 ($608.47)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $9,342,000 ($123.89)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,768,000 ($89.75)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,253,000 ($69.66)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,705,000 ($62.39)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,089,000 ($54.23)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $46,930,000 ($622.36)
    Total Other Securities: $19,814,000 ($262.76)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $50,332,000 ($667.47)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,089,000 ($54.23)

4.31% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,446 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.31%
Illinois average:

5.66%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($500 average AGI)
Macon County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Sangamon County, IL  0.28% ($34,441 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.20% ($34,917)
from Piatt County, IL  0.17% ($43,069)


5.06% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($43,358 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
Illinois average:

5.99%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($943 average AGI)
Macon County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Sangamon County, IL  0.31% ($30,301 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.21% ($28,678)
to McLean County, IL  0.21% ($42,247)

Strongest AM radio stations in Decatur:

  • WSOY (1340 AM; 1 kW; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WDZ (1050 AM; 1 kW; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLBH (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Decatur:

  • WSOY-FM (102.9 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WXFM-FM (99.3 FM; MOUNT ZION, IL; Owner: TECHNICOM, INC.)
  • W252AR (98.3 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WEJT, INC.)
  • WNLD (88.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE)
  • WYDS (93.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WEJT, INC.)
  • W203BD (88.5 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WJMU (89.5 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY)
  • W261CQ (100.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO)
  • WDKR (107.3 FM; MAROA, IL; Owner: WDKR, INC.)
  • WILL-FM (90.9 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WZUS (100.9 FM; MACON, IL; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WDZQ (95.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • W213BI (90.5 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WEJT (105.1 FM; SHELBYVILLE, IL; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WZNX (106.7 FM; SULLIVAN, IL; Owner: WSHY, INC.)
  • WMHX (93.9 FM; LINCOLN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WDBR (103.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WUIS (91.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • W217BB (91.3 FM; HICKORY POINT, IL; Owner: LIFE ON THE WAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCZQ (105.5 FM; MONTICELLO, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Decatur:

  • W29BG (Channel 29; DECATUR, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCIA (Channel 3; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • WILL-TV (Channel 12; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W52BR (Channel 52; CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, IL; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WCFN (Channel 49; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)

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: 91
Total length: 497 meters (1,631ft)
Total costs: $49,586,000
Total average daily traffic: 744,175
Total average daily truck traffic: 41,121

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 14
  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 8
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 9
  • 1960-1969: 20
  • 1970-1979: 12
  • 1980-1989: 11
  • 1990-1999: 8
  • 2000-2009: 1
  • 2010-2012: 3
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Decatur, IL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Decatur)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 250 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Decatur, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 84 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 8 (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: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 319 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Decatur)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 101 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Decatur)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 17 full and 13 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED230$77,331271$80,956788$106,09087$28,0413$180,113128$58,2232$19,770
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$75,67613$94,49556$114,0989$37,7940$07$79,7131$27,590
APPLICATIONS DENIED33$67,99234$43,202240$84,07665$21,4811$100,00022$54,7312$21,705
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN13$98,17216$85,508201$90,33015$39,3020$010$55,0030$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$37,60017$102,8182$64,9450$01$37,6000$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 28 tracts in Decatur, IL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 full and 13 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED58$94,96541$103,5950$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$88,89715$128,7231$18,090
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$251,4203$128,4200$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$99,8172$122,5750$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$95,0001$94,1200$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 497
  • Hazardous Condition: 899
  • Service Call: 130
  • Good Intent Call: 120

Incident types - Decatur


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

Most common first names in Decatur, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William83775.4 years
Mary82779.4 years
John75074.6 years
Robert69770.6 years
James60771.3 years
Charles58974.5 years
Helen40780.3 years
Dorothy37577.9 years
George35476.1 years
Ruth35280.3 years
Most common last names in Decatur, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith39975.3 years
Johnson22975.0 years
Brown22673.7 years
Miller21976.1 years
Jones20074.6 years
Taylor18675.5 years
Williams17976.0 years
Davis15876.2 years
Moore14976.5 years
White13074.5 years
Businesses in Decatur, IL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Olive Garden1
Ace Hardware1Panera Bread1
Arby's3Papa John's Pizza1
AutoZone3Payless1
Baymont Inn1Penske1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Burger King3Popeyes1
CVS3RadioShack1
Catherines1Ramada1
Cracker Barrel1Ruby Tuesday1
Dairy Queen3SAS Shoes1
Days Inn1Sam's Club1
Domino's Pizza2Sears1
Econo Lodge1Sleep Inn1
Fashion Bug1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx8Starbucks2
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Steak 'n Shake2
GameStop1Subway12
H&R Block5T-Mobile3
Hardee's1T.J.Maxx1
Hawthorn1Taco Bell2
Hobby Lobby1Talbots1
Holiday Inn1Target1
IHOP1The Room Place1
Jimmy John's4True Value1
KFC2U-Haul5
Kmart1U.S. Cellular3
Kroger4UPS16
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens5
Long John Silver's1Walmart2
MasterBrand Cabinets5Wendy's1
McDonald's6YMCA1
Browse common businesses in Decatur, IL


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  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the highest real estate taxes percentage in 2005"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children (population 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
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  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most bridges per 100,000 population (pop 50,000+)"
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  • #25 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2008 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average wind speeds (population 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in nursing homes (population 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Recyclable material merchant wholesalers (population 50,000+)"
  • #63 (62535) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Macedonian first ancestries"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Thomas P. Binder (13)
  • Paul D. Bloom (9)
  • Paul Bloom (8)
  • Michael D. Harrison (8)
  • James D. Humphrey (7)
  • Shireen Baseeth (7)
  • Cameron T. Lane (7)
  • Warren L. Nehmer (7)
  • Annette Evans (7)
  • Shireen S. Baseeth (6)

Total of 217 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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