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Races in Decatur, Alabama (AL) Detailed Stats: Ancestries, Foreign born residents, place of birth

 

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2009 2000

Races in Decatur, AL (2009)

  • White alone - 36,927 (66.7%)
  • Black alone - 11,552 (20.9%)
  • Hispanic - 5,266 (9.5%)
  • Two or more races - 668 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 503 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 423 (0.8%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 29 (0.05%)
  • Other race alone - 19 (0.03%)

Races in Decatur, AL (2000)

  • White alone - 39,128 (72.6%)
  • Black alone - 10,456 (19.4%)
  • Hispanic - 3,040 (5.6%)
  • Two or more races - 560 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 375 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 305 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 47 (0.09%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 18 (0.03%)

2009 2000

Races in Alabama (2009)

  • White alone - 3,198,640 (67.9%)
  • Black alone - 1,223,875 (26.0%)
  • Hispanic - 148,279 (3.1%)
  • Two or more races - 58,086 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 51,274 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 21,459 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 4,964 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2,130 (0.05%)

Races in Alabama (2000)

  • White alone - 3,125,819 (70.3%)
  • Black alone - 1,150,076 (25.9%)
  • Hispanic - 75,830 (1.7%)
  • Two or more races - 39,086 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 30,989 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 21,618 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 2,623 (0.06%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1,059 (0.02%)


English speakers - Total:

90.8% of residents of Decatur speak English at home.
8.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (32% speak English very well, 68% speak English less than very well).
1.0% of residents speak other language at home (53% speak English very well, 47% speak English less than very well).


English speakers - Born in the United States:

98.0% of residents of Decatur speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% speak English very well, 22% speak English less than very well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (65% speak English very well, 35% speak English less than very well).


English speakers - Native, born elsewhere:

83.3% of residents of Decatur speak English at home.
16.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).


English speakers - Foreign born:

17.1% of residents of Decatur speak English at home.
72.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (11% speak English very well, 89% speak English less than very well).
10.0% of residents speak other language at home (45% speak English very well, 55% speak English less than very well).


White / Caucasian - Speak only English
Native:

97.6% (34,400)
Foreign born:

17.6% (303)
White / Caucasian - Speak another language
Native:

2.4% (845)
Foreign born:

82.4% (1,419)

Black or African American - Speak only English
Native:

99.3% (10,627)
Foreign born:

100.0% (25)

American Indian / Alaska Native - Speak another language
Native:

8.4% (35)
Foreign born:

100.0% (9)

Asian - Speak only English
Native:

80.0% (28)
Foreign born:

47.2% (221)
Asian - Speak another language
Native:

20.0% (7)
Foreign born:

52.8% (247)

Other race - Speak only English
Native:

8.8% (40)
Foreign born:

4.0% (62)
Other race - Speak another language
Native:

91.2% (412)
Foreign born:

96.0% (1,496)

Two or more races - Speak only English
Native:

79.9% (654)
Foreign born:

38.0% (19)
Two or more races - Speak another language
Native:

20.1% (165)
Foreign born:

62.0% (31)

White alone, not Hispanic / Latino - Speak only English
Native:

99.0% (34,301)
Foreign born:

67.8% (289)
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino - Speak another language
Native:

1.0% (350)
Foreign born:

32.2% (137)

Hispanic or Latino - Speak only English
Native:

27.8% (397)
Foreign born:

2.6% (76)
Hispanic or Latino - Speak another language
Native:

72.2% (1,030)
Foreign born:

97.4% (2,807)

2,412 residents are foreign born , (3.4% Latin America0.6% Asia).

This city:  4.5%
Alabama:  2.0%

Median age by place of birth - Decatur

Place of birth - Decatur
White / Caucasian

Place of birth - Decatur
Black or African American

Place of birth - Decatur
American Indian / Alaska Native

Place of birth - Decatur
Asian

Place of birth - Decatur
Other race

Place of birth - Decatur
Two or more races

Place of birth - Decatur
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino

Place of birth - Decatur
Hispanic or Latino

Year of entry for the foreign-born population - Decatur

Year of entry for the foreign-born male population - Decatur

Year of entry for the foreign-born female population - Decatur

Place of birth by age - Decatur

Marital status for White (Caucasian) population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 64.5%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 9.1%
Females:
  • Never married: 15.7%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 13.7%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

76.1% (451)
Unmarried:

23.9% (142)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

55.9% (4,682)
Unmarried:

44.1% (3,688)
Marital status for Black or African American population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 48.8%
  • Now married: 29.7%
  • Separated: 6.3%
  • Widowed: 2.4%
  • Divorced: 12.7%
Females:
  • Never married: 38.1%
  • Now married: 28.9%
  • Separated: 7.3%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 17.8%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

14.7% (23)
Unmarried:

85.3% (133)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

32.6% (1,061)
Unmarried:

67.4% (2,196)
Marital status for American Indian / Alaska Native population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 65.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 9.2%
Females:
  • Never married: 5.3%
  • Now married: 37.9%
  • Separated: 18.9%
  • Widowed: 14.2%
  • Divorced: 23.7%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

100.0% (18)
Unmarried:

0.0% (0)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

29.0% (20)
Unmarried:

71.0% (49)
Marital status for Asian population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 73.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%
Females:
  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 76.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

72.9% (113)
Unmarried:

27.1% (42)
Marital status for Other race population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 30.8%
  • Now married: 63.2%
  • Separated: 6.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%
Females:
  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 74.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 2.4%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

92.3% (48)
Unmarried:

7.7% (4)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

70.9% (337)
Unmarried:

29.1% (138)
Marital status for Two or more races population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 8.5%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 13.9%
Females:
  • Never married: 46.7%
  • Now married: 37.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

40.0% (98)
Unmarried:

60.0% (147)
Marital status for White alone, not Hispanic / Latino population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 65.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 9.5%
Females:
  • Never married: 15.3%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 13.9%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

75.6% (421)
Unmarried:

24.4% (136)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

55.7% (4,445)
Unmarried:

44.3% (3,539)
Marital status for Hispanic or Latino population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 35.6%
  • Now married: 58.0%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 2.3%
Females:
  • Never married: 29.8%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 2.9%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

88.6% (78)
Unmarried:

11.4% (10)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

62.2% (602)
Unmarried:

37.8% (366)

Ancestries in Decatur
(Other ancestries excluded from the graph)

  • Other - 16,586 (30.8%)
  • United States - 8,668 (16.1%)
  • Irish - 5,779 (10.7%)
  • English - 5,357 (9.9%)
  • German - 4,633 (8.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish - 1,518 (2.8%)
  • French - 960 (1.8%)
  • Scottish - 848 (1.6%)
  • Italian - 696 (1.3%)
  • Dutch - 508 (0.9%)
  • Polish - 434 (0.8%)
  • Welsh - 302 (0.6%)
  • Subsaharan African - 299 (0.6%)
  • Norwegian - 203 (0.4%)
  • Swedish - 164 (0.3%)
  • French Canadian - 99 (0.2%)
  • Arab - 88 (0.2%)
  • Russian - 71 (0.1%)
  • Greek - 66 (0.1%)
  • Czech - 63 (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian - 62 (0.1%)
  • Hungarian - 58 (0.1%)
  • Swiss - 44 (0.08%)
  • Danish - 39 (0.07%)
  • West Indian - 37 (0.07%)
  • Slovak - 32 (0.06%)
  • Portuguese - 27 (0.05%)
  • Ukrainian - 14 (0.03%)

Geographical mobility - Same house 1 year ago (%)

  • White / Caucasian: 32,828 (84.8%)
  • Black or African American: 8,982 (77.1%)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 337 (76.8%)
  • Asian: 435 (86.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 29 (100.0%)
  • Other race: 2,043 (84.8%)
  • Two or more races: 878 (93.4%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 30,848 (84.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4,427 (86.3%)

Geographical mobility - Moved within same county (%)

  • White: 3,989 (10.3%)
  • Black or African American: 1,882 (16.2%)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 54 (12.3%)
  • Asian: 22 (4.4%)
  • Other race: 150 (6.2%)
  • Two or more races: 30 (3.2%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 3,829 (10.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 375 (7.3%)

Geographical mobility - Moved within same state (%)

  • White: 1,058 (2.7%)
  • Black or African American: 651 (5.6%)
  • Asian: 17 (3.4%)
  • Other race: 13 (0.5%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 998 (2.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 73 (1.4%)

Geographical mobility - Moved from different state (%)

  • White: 795 (2.1%)
  • Black or African American: 101 (0.9%)
  • Asian: 29 (5.8%)
  • Other race: 181 (7.5%)
  • Two or more races: 32 (3.4%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 761 (2.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 215 (4.2%)

Geographical mobility - Moved from abroad (%)

  • White / Caucasian: 20 (0.1%)
  • Black or African American: 30 (0.3%)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 48 (10.9%)
  • Other race: 22 (0.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 42 (0.8%)
Children Nativity - Decatur, AL
Under 6 years 6 to 17 years

Living with two parents:

Both parents native
( • Native: 1,748 • Foreign born: 0 )

Both parents foreign born
( • Native: 597 • Foreign born: 34 )

One native & one foreign-born parent
( • Native: 77 • Foreign born: 0 )

Living with one parent:

Native parent
( • Native: 1,731 • Foreign born: 0 )

Foreign-born parent
( • Native: 298 • Foreign born: 13 )

Living with two parents:

Both parents native
( • Native: 4,343 • Foreign born: 54 )

Both parents foreign born
( • Native: 497 • Foreign born: 342 )

One native & one foreign-born parent
( • Native: 142 • Foreign born: 0 )

Living with one parent:

Native parent
( • Native: 2,996 • Foreign born: 0 )

Foreign-born parent
( • Native: 357 • Foreign born: 288 )


Place of birth for the foreign-born population - Regions

  • Asia: 576
  • Europe: 242
  • Eastern Asia: 215
  • Western Europe: 112
  • South Central Asia: 81
  • Northern Europe: 65
  • Eastern Europe: 65

Place of birth for the foreign-born population - Countries

  • Japan: 141
  • Germany: 96
  • India: 63
  • China: 54
  • Ukraine: 43
  • England: 41
  • Russia: 22
  • Korea: 20
  • Bangladesh: 18
  • Belgium: 16

Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - White (Caucasian):
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

89.9% (381)
60 years and over:

10.1% (43)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

69.1% (242)
60 years and over:

30.9% (108)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - Black or African American:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

69.7% (154)
60 years and over:

30.3% (67)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

50.0% (33)
60 years and over:

50.0% (33)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - American Indian / Alaska Native:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

100.0% (13)
60 years and over:

0.0% (0)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - White alone, not Hispanic / Latino:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

88.8% (341)
60 years and over:

11.2% (43)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

70.8% (242)
60 years and over:

29.2% (100)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - Hispanic or Latino:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

100.0% (53)
60 years and over:

0.0% (0)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

0.0% (0)
60 years and over:

100.0% (22)

Zip codes: 35601, 35603, 35640, 35673.


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