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Decatur, IL (Illinois) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $80,100 (it was $60,600 in 2000)
Decatur:

$80,100
Illinois:

$195,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $49,000 - $119,100

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $121,933
Here:

$121,933
State:

$257,121

Townhouses or other attached units: $125,395
Here:

$125,395
State:

$248,095

In 2-unit structures: $37,567
Here:

$37,567
State:

$291,160

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $155,095
Here:

$155,095
State:

$279,934

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $79,183
Here:

$79,183
State:

$287,217

Mobile homes: $15,811
Here:

$15,811
State:

$51,477

Decatur,IL index of house prices

Total population: 74,010 (All urban)

Houses: 34,633 (28,341 occupied: 19,043 owner occupied, 9,298 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

33%
State:

34%

Housing density: 833 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $9,899.

Median contract rent in 2017: $350 (lower quartile is $258, upper quartile is $439)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $695


Median gross rent in Decatur, IL in 2017: $447

Housing units in Decatur with a mortgage: 10,643 (111 second mortgage, 1,044 home equity loan, 42 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,400

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $61,512

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $43,947

Median monthly housing costs: $670


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Decatur, Illinois Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1959

Median year apartment built: 1958

Household type by relationship:

Households: 68,645
  • In family households: 50,247 (6,442 male householders, 8,951 female householders)
    10,552 spouses, 18,777 children (17,249 natural, 417 adopted, 1,111 stepchildren), 2,149 grandchildren, 564 brothers or sisters, 356 parents, 885 other relatives, 1,571 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 14,799 (5,720 male householders (4,911 living alone)), 7,228 female householders (6,677 living alone)), 1,851 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,599

Size of family households: 8,118 2-persons, 2,642 3-persons, 2,441 4-persons, 1,235 5-persons, 539 6-persons, 418 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 11,588 1-person, 1,226 2-persons, 134 4-persons.

5,760 married couples with children.
6,432 single-parent households (1,155 men, 5,277 women).

95.4% of residents of Decatur speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (87% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (75% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 2% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 1,887 (2.7%)
(41.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Decatur, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Decatur, Illinois
  • 78no bedroom
  • 1741 bedroom
  • 5,0472 bedrooms
  • 10,2463 bedrooms
  • 3,0204 bedrooms
  • 4785+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Decatur, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Decatur, Illinois
  • 450no bedroom
  • 2,5911 bedroom
  • 4,0522 bedrooms
  • 1,9463 bedrooms
  • 1904 bedrooms
  • 695+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Decatur in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Decatur in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 832no vehicle
  • 6,9251 vehicle
  • 7,6322 vehicles
  • 2,7103 vehicles
  • 4064 vehicles
  • 5385+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Decatur in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Decatur in renter-occupied apartments
  • 2,535no vehicle
  • 4,8461 vehicle
  • 1,7512 vehicles
  • 1233 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 435+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Decatur, Illinois
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Decatur, Illinois
  • 01 room
  • 782 rooms
  • 1003 rooms
  • 1,7644 rooms
  • 5,4095 rooms
  • 3,9266 rooms
  • 3,3537 rooms
  • 2,0668 rooms
  • 2,3479+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Decatur, Illinois
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Decatur, Illinois
  • 4011 room
  • 5812 rooms
  • 1,4753 rooms
  • 2,5204 rooms
  • 2,4085 rooms
  • 1,1896 rooms
  • 3847 rooms
  • 2718 rooms
  • 699+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
  • Decatur, IL household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Decatur, IL in 2017
  • 3,496Less than $10,000
  • 3,282$10,000 to $19,999
  • 3,902$20,000 to $29,999
  • 2,672$30,000 to $39,999
  • 2,250$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1,742$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3,733$60,000 to $74,999
  • 3,272$75,000 to $99,999
  • 2,049$100,000 to $124,999
  • 570$125,000 to $149,999
  • 808$150,000 to $199,999
  • 565$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Decatur, IL

  • Distribution of house value in Decatur, IL in 2017
  • 466Less than $10,000
  • 430$10,000 to $14,999
  • 442$15,000 to $19,999
  • 511$20,000 to $24,999
  • 608$25,000 to $29,999
  • 463$30,000 to $34,999
  • 645$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,330$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1,316$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,525$60,000 to $69,999
  • 1,771$70,000 to $79,999
  • 1,448$80,000 to $89,999
  • 1,168$90,000 to $99,999
  • 2,821$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,182$125,000 to $149,999
  • 836$150,000 to $174,999
  • 749$175,000 to $199,999
  • 267$200,000 to $249,999
  • 407$250,000 to $299,999
  • 299$300,000 to $399,999
  • 33$400,000 to $499,999
  • 115$500,000 to $749,999
  • 135$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 76$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Decatur, IL

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Decatur, IL in 2017
  • 178Less than $100
  • 203$100 to $149
  • 391$150 to $199
  • 325$200 to $249
  • 164$250 to $299
  • 313$300 to $349
  • 509$350 to $399
  • 988$400 to $449
  • 1,400$450 to $499
  • 969$500 to $549
  • 1,035$550 to $599
  • 407$600 to $649
  • 207$650 to $699
  • 76$700 to $749
  • 369$750 to $799
  • 302$800 to $899
  • 26$900 to $999
  • 514$1,000 to $1,249
  • 46$1,250 to $1,499
  • 30$1,500 to $1,999
  • 57$2,000 to $2,499
  • 789No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 92.2%
Number of people working at home: 984 (3.1% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,174
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 4,940
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 8,417
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 6,257
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2,234
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 483
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,273
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 193
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 232
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 985
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 199
  • 90 or more minutes: 657
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Decatur

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 35,990 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 2,389 (6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 932 (2%)
  • Ferryboat: 15 (0%)
  • Taxi: 160 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 29 (0%)
  • Walked: 415 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,182 (3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 11.2%Males
  • 7.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 22.1%Males
  • 23.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 30.4%Males
  • 58.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 11.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 30.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 21.0%Males
  • 5.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.2%Males
  • 18.5%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Decatur, Illinois
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Decatur, Illinois
  • 3352010 or later
  • 6912000 to 2009
  • 4321990 to 1999
  • 2281980 to 1989
  • 1641970 to 1979
  • 411Before 1970
Ancestries in Decatur, IL

First ancestries reported:

  • German: 5,112 (14.4%)
  • American: 3,314 (9.3%)
  • Irish: 2,413 (6.8%)
  • English: 1,609 (4.5%)
  • European: 934 (2.6%)
  • Italian: 625 (1.8%)
  • Polish: 383 (1.1%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 317 (0.9%)
  • Dutch: 285 (0.8%)
  • Scottish: 273 (0.8%)
  • African: 272 (0.8%)
  • Swedish: 169 (0.5%)
  • French: 163 (0.5%)
  • Welsh: 154 (0.4%)
  • Greek: 120 (0.3%)
  • Austrian: 116 (0.3%)
  • British: 96 (0.3%)
  • Norwegian: 94 (0.3%)
  • Czech: 93 (0.3%)
  • Nigerian: 93 (0.3%)
  • Scandinavian: 82 (0.2%)
  • Sudanese: 67 (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 62 (0.2%)
  • Romanian: 56 (0.2%)
  • Albanian: 54 (0.2%)
  • Jordanian: 52 (0.1%)
  • Kenyan: 50 (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 44 (0.1%)
  • Slovene: 31 (0.09%)
  • Afghan: 29 (0.08%)
  • Lebanese: 29 (0.08%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 29 (0.08%)
  • Slovak: 27 (0.08%)
  • Ukrainian: 27 (0.08%)
  • Eastern European: 24 (0.07%)
  • Jamaican: 24 (0.07%)
  • Russian: 23 (0.06%)
  • Arab: 22 (0.06%)
  • Celtic: 19 (0.05%)
  • Northern European: 15 (0.04%)
  • Estonian: 12 (0.03%)
  • Bulgarian: 11 (0.03%)
  • Canadian: 11 (0.03%)
  • Finnish: 10 (0.03%)
  • Liberian: 7 (0.02%)
  • Belgian: 6 (0.02%)
  • Iranian: 6 (0.02%)
  • Swiss: 6 (0.02%)
  • Ethiopian: 4 (0.01%)
  • Icelander: 3 (0.01%)
  • Armenian: 2 (0.01%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Philippines
Decatur:

15.7% (279)
Illinois:

5.0% (89,465)

Mexico
Decatur:

11.9% (212)
Illinois:

37.0% (666,745)

India
Decatur:

10.1% (180)
Illinois:

8.5% (152,578)

Vietnam
Decatur:

4.3% (76)
Illinois:

1.1% (19,708)

Sudan
Decatur:

4.1% (73)
Illinois:

0.1% (1,137)

Nigeria
Decatur:

3.9% (70)
Illinois:

0.9% (15,401)

Kenya
Decatur:

3.5% (62)
Illinois:

0.1% (2,414)

Bulgaria
Decatur:

3.3% (59)
Illinois:

0.6% (11,502)

Jordan
Decatur:

3.3% (58)
Illinois:

0.5% (9,528)

Other Western Africa
Decatur:

2.8% (49)
Illinois:

0.2% (4,146)

Japan
Decatur:

2.8% (49)
Illinois:

0.6% (10,593)

Macedonia
Decatur:

2.5% (45)
Illinois:

0.2% (3,082)

Afghanistan
Decatur:

2.1% (37)
Illinois:

0.0% (755)

Dominican Republic
Decatur:

1.9% (33)
Illinois:

0.2% (3,884)

Cuba
Decatur:

1.7% (31)
Illinois:

0.5% (8,706)

Poland
Decatur:

1.7% (30)
Illinois:

7.4% (133,740)

Korea
Decatur:

1.7% (30)
Illinois:

2.3% (42,113)

Germany
Decatur:

1.6% (29)
Illinois:

1.2% (22,464)

Africa, n.e.c.
Decatur:

1.6% (28)
Illinois:

0.3% (5,618)

Ukraine
Decatur:

1.5% (27)
Illinois:

1.4% (25,223)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 54,073
  • Other state: 12,486
  • Northeast: 658
  • Midwest: 5,080
  • South: 5,488
  • West: 1,260

80.5% of Decatur residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41.8% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 67.7% lived in Illinois.


Decatur:

80.5%
State average:

87.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 221
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 108
  • 9th grade: 372
  • 10th grade: 549
  • 11th grade: 757
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 512
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,466
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,624
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,572
  • Associate degree: 1,634
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,386
  • Master's degree: 1,581
  • Professional school degree: 226
  • Doctorate degree: 127
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 255
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 45
  • 5th and 6th grade: 71
  • 7th and 8th grade: 445
  • 9th grade: 134
  • 10th grade: 579
  • 11th grade: 475
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 165
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 9,603
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,167
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,405
  • Associate degree: 2,847
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,958
  • Master's degree: 1,853
  • Professional school degree: 168
  • Doctorate degree: 77
Educational Attainment for Females
Decatur marital status for males
Decatur marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 26,354
  • One, attached: 346
  • Two: 1,007
  • 3 or 4: 1,467
  • 5 to 9: 1,185
  • 10 to 19: 1,156
  • 20 to 49: 984
  • 50 or more: 1,074
  • Mobile homes: 830
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 230

Median worth of mobile homes: $15,500

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 5.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 8.2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Decatur
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Decatur, IL
  • 87.2%Utility gas
  • 12.0%Electricity
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Decatur, IL
  • 59.9%Utility gas
  • 35.8%Electricity
  • 1.9%No fuel used
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 800
Here:

12.8%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 311
Here:

9.2%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,196
Here:

41.5%
Illinois:

27.0%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability