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Race distribution in Decatur

2015 2000
  • Races in Decatur, AL (2015)

    • 34,55962.2%White alone
    • 11,95421.5%Black alone
    • 6,89112.4%Hispanic
    • 1,4322.6%Two or more races
    • 4810.9%Asian alone
    • 1880.3%American Indian alone
    • 930.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
  • Races in Decatur, AL (2000)

    • 39,12872.6%White alone
    • 10,45619.4%Black alone
    • 3,0405.6%Hispanic
    • 5601.0%Two or more races
    • 3750.7%Asian alone
    • 3050.6%American Indian alone
    • 470.09%Other race alone
    • 180.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
2015 2000
  • Races in Alabama (2015)

    • 3,204,07665.9%White alone
    • 1,296,68126.7%Black alone
    • 192,8704.0%Hispanic
    • 79,2091.6%Two or more races
    • 58,9181.2%Asian alone
    • 19,0690.4%American Indian alone
    • 5,5900.1%Other race alone
    • 2,5660.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
  • Races in Alabama (2000)

    • 3,125,81970.3%White alone
    • 1,150,07625.9%Black alone
    • 75,8301.7%Hispanic
    • 39,0860.9%Two or more races
    • 30,9890.7%Asian alone
    • 21,6180.5%American Indian alone
    • 2,6230.06%Other race alone
    • 1,0590.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Income and house value in Decatur

  • Median household income in 2015
  • $53,910White non-Hispanic householders
  • $23,140Black householders
  • $100,492American Indian and Alaska Native householders
  • $57,898Asian householders
  • $44,084Some other race householders
  • $31,719Two or more races householders
  • $42,420Hispanic or Latino race householders
  • Median 2015 house value
  • $141,129White Non-Hispanic householders
  • $92,639Black or African American householders
  • $142,925American Indian or Alaska Native householders
  • $241,251Asian householders
  • $95,482Some other race householders
  • $129,156Two or more races householders
  • $89,047Hispanic or Latino householders

Household income for White non-Hispanic householders

Decatur household income for White non-Hispanic householders

Household income for Black householders

Decatur household income for Black householders

Household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders

Decatur household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders

Household income for Asian householders

Decatur household income for Asian householders

Household income for Some other race householders

Decatur household income for Some other race householders

Household income for Two or more races householders

Decatur household income for Two or more races householders

Household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Decatur household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Median age by race in Decatur

  • 43.0Median age for White / Caucasian residents
  • 40.0Males
  • 45.3Females
  • 32.5Median age for Black or African American residents
  • 32.3Males
  • 31.7Females
  • 59.3Median age for American Indian / Alaska Native residents
  • 47.6Males
  • 79.4Females
  • 34.6Median age for Asian residents
  • 44.6Males
  • 34.2Females
  • 32.7Median age for Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander residents
  • 27.6Median age for Other race residents
  • 27.9Males
  • 25.6Females
  • 27.8Median age for Two or more races residents
  • 22.9Males
  • 49.5Females
  • 48.1Median age for White alone, not Hispanic / Latino residents
  • 45.6Males
  • 50.1Females
  • 24.5Median age for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 22.3Males
  • 28.2Females

Owner/renter occupied households by race in Decatur

  • House owners and renters - White / Caucasian residents
  • 11,73272.1%Owner occupied
  • 4,53427.9%Renter occupied
  • 72.1%
    27.9%
  • House owners and renters - Black or African American residents
  • 1,76431.9%Owner occupied
  • 3,76268.1%Renter occupied
  • 31.9%
    68.1%
  • House owners and renters - American Indian / Alaska Native residents
  • 15383.6%Owner occupied
  • 3016.4%Renter occupied
  • 83.6%
    16.4%
  • House owners and renters - Asian residents
  • 6830.0%Owner occupied
  • 15970.0%Renter occupied
  • 30.0%
    70.0%
  • House owners and renters - Other race residents
  • 10130.7%Owner occupied
  • 22869.3%Renter occupied
  • 30.7%
    69.3%
  • House owners and renters - Two or more races residents
  • 21432.6%Owner occupied
  • 44367.4%Renter occupied
  • 32.6%
    67.4%
  • House owners and renters - White alone, not Hispanic / Latino residents
  • 11,16174.6%Owner occupied
  • 3,80925.4%Renter occupied
  • 74.6%
    25.4%
  • House owners and renters - Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 66345.4%Owner occupied
  • 79654.6%Renter occupied
  • 45.4%
    54.6%

Language usage in Decatur

  • English speakers - Total
  • 88.2% of residents of Decatur speak English at home.
  • 10.6% of residents speak Spanish at home
  • 2,41043.7%Speak English very well
  • 3,10256.3%Speak English less than very well
  • 43.7%
    56.3%
  • 1.2% of residents speak other language at home
  • 43868.8%Speak English very well
  • 19931.2%Speak English less than very well
  • 68.8%
    31.2%
  • English speakers - Born in the United States
  • 93.2% of residents of Decatur speak English at home.
  • 6.1% of residents speak Spanish at home
  • 75681.1%Speak English very well
  • 17618.9%Speak English less than very well
  • 81.1%
    18.9%
  • 0.6% of residents speak other language at home
  • 8588.5%Speak English very well
  • 1111.5%Speak English less than very well
  • 88.5%
    11.5%
  • English speakers - Native, born elsewhere
  • 78.3% of residents of Decatur speak English at home.
  • 21.7% of residents speak Spanish at home
  • 8776.3%Speak English very well
  • 2723.7%Speak English less than very well
  • 76.3%
    23.7%
  • English speakers - Foreign born
  • 10.8% of residents of Decatur speak English at home.
  • 78.3% of residents speak Spanish at home
  • 60919.6%Speak English very well
  • 2,50380.4%Speak English less than very well
  • 19.6%
    80.4%
  • 11.0% of residents speak other language at home
  • 24856.9%Speak English very well
  • 18843.1%Speak English less than very well
  • 56.9%
    43.1%
White (Caucasian) - Speak only English
Native:

95.0% (33,266)
Foreign born:

27.3% (818)
White (Caucasian) - Speak another language
Native:

4.6% (1,611)
Foreign born:

72.5% (2,173)
Black or African American - Speak only English
Native:

98.3% (10,853)
Foreign born:

39.5% (73)
Black or African American - Speak another language
Native:

1.7% (191)
Foreign born:

60.5% (112)
American Indian / Alaska Native - Speak another language
Native:

44.9% (131)
Foreign born:

100.0% (57)
Asian - Speak only English
Native:

100.0% (208)
Foreign born:

21.6% (59)
Other race - Speak only English
Native:

4.1% (11)
Foreign born:

4.0% (35)
Other race - Speak another language
Native:

95.9% (257)
Foreign born:

96.0% (838)
Two or more races - Speak only English
Native:

93.3% (1,225)
Foreign born:

6.8% (6)
Two or more races - Speak another language
Native:

6.7% (88)
Foreign born:

93.2% (82)
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino - Speak only English
Native:

98.8% (32,417)
Foreign born:

46.7% (140)
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino - Speak another language
Native:

1.2% (378)
Foreign born:

53.3% (160)
Hispanic or Latino - Speak only English
Native:

50.1% (1,574)
Foreign born:

27.1% (795)
Hispanic or Latino - Speak another language
Native:

44.9% (1,411)
Foreign born:

75.7% (2,221)

Foreign born residents in Decatur

3,976 residents are foreign born (6.1% Latin America).

This city:

7.2%
Alabama:

3.5%

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
Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander

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

Population born outside the United States - Decatur

Year of entry for the foreign-born population - Decatur

Year of entry for the foreign-born male population

Year of entry for the foreign-born female population

Place of birth by age - Decatur

Marital status for residents in Decatur

Marital status - White population 15 years and over
  • Males
  • 25.4%Never married
  • 57.0%Now married
  • 2.2%Separated
  • 3.5%Widowed
  • 11.9%Divorced
  • Females
  • 18.0%Never married
  • 49.7%Now married
  • 3.9%Separated
  • 13.2%Widowed
  • 15.2%Divorced
Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

83.4% (523)
Unmarried:

9.8% (62)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

52.8% (4,150)
Unmarried:

47.3% (3,713)
Marital status - Black or African American population 15 years and over
  • Males
  • 47.0%Never married
  • 26.2%Now married
  • 6.6%Separated
  • 2.0%Widowed
  • 18.1%Divorced
  • Females
  • 49.9%Never married
  • 17.8%Now married
  • 10.1%Separated
  • 6.7%Widowed
  • 15.5%Divorced
Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

0.0% (0)
Unmarried:

100.0% (69)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

21.7% (779)
Unmarried:

78.3% (2,806)
Marital status - American Indian / Alaska Native population 15 years and over
  • Males
  • 40.0%Never married
  • 36.8%Now married
  • 0.0%Separated
  • 5.5%Widowed
  • 17.7%Divorced
  • Females
  • 25.6%Never married
  • 33.3%Now married
  • 0.0%Separated
  • 0.0%Widowed
  • 41.1%Divorced
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

40.2% (37)
Unmarried:

59.8% (55)
Marital status - Asian population 15 years and over
  • Males
  • 22.2%Never married
  • 31.1%Now married
  • 0.0%Separated
  • 0.0%Widowed
  • 46.7%Divorced
  • Females
  • 19.4%Never married
  • 45.6%Now married
  • 26.2%Separated
  • 0.0%Widowed
  • 8.7%Divorced
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

78.7% (181)
Unmarried:

21.3% (49)
Marital status - Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander population 15 years and over
  • Males
  • 0.0%Never married
  • 0.0%Now married
  • 19.7%Separated
  • 0.0%Widowed
  • 80.3%Divorced
  • Females
  • 50.0%Never married
  • 50.0%Now married
  • 0.0%Separated
  • 0.0%Widowed
  • 0.0%Divorced
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

0.0% (0)
Unmarried:

100.0% (16)
Marital status - Other race population 15 years and over
  • Males
  • 46.2%Never married
  • 49.4%Now married
  • 0.0%Separated
  • 0.0%Widowed
  • 4.4%Divorced
  • Females
  • 29.0%Never married
  • 50.4%Now married
  • 0.0%Separated
  • 7.0%Widowed
  • 13.5%Divorced
Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

100.0% (72)
Unmarried:

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

38.8% (92)
Unmarried:

61.2% (145)
Marital status - Two or more races population 15 years and over
  • Males
  • 27.4%Never married
  • 50.1%Now married
  • 0.0%Separated
  • 18.0%Widowed
  • 4.5%Divorced
  • Females
  • 28.0%Never married
  • 37.2%Now married
  • 1.7%Separated
  • 13.4%Widowed
  • 19.7%Divorced
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

33.4% (139)
Unmarried:

66.6% (277)
Marital status - White alone, not Hispanic / Latino population 15 years and over
  • Males
  • 22.7%Never married
  • 58.1%Now married
  • 2.2%Separated
  • 3.9%Widowed
  • 13.1%Divorced
  • Females
  • 16.8%Never married
  • 48.8%Now married
  • 3.4%Separated
  • 14.3%Widowed
  • 16.6%Divorced
Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

99.0% (355)
Unmarried:

4.4% (16)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

49.5% (3,311)
Unmarried:

50.7% (3,390)
Marital status - Hispanic or Latino population 15 years and over
  • Males
  • 49.7%Never married
  • 45.4%Now married
  • 2.4%Separated
  • 0.0%Widowed
  • 2.6%Divorced
  • Females
  • 31.0%Never married
  • 55.3%Now married
  • 7.4%Separated
  • 2.7%Widowed
  • 3.7%Divorced
Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

58.8% (241)
Unmarried:

41.2% (169)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

61.9% (842)
Unmarried:

38.1% (519)

Ancestries in Decatur

  • Ancestries in Decatur

    • 5,58116.5%American
    • 2,6007.7%English
    • 2,5627.6%Irish
    • 1,2093.6%German
    • 3831.1%Scotch-Irish
    • 3431.0%Scottish
    • 3331.0%African
    • 3100.9%European
    • 1880.6%Polish
    • 1460.4%French
    • 1390.4%Italian
    • 1260.4%Norwegian
    • 970.3%Welsh
    • 900.3%British
    • 720.2%Russian
    • 700.2%Iranian
    • 690.2%Dutch
    • 580.2%Haitian
    • 500.1%Hungarian
    • 420.1%Northern European
    • 420.1%Canadian
    • 420.1%Swedish
    • 400.1%Czech
    • 380.1%French Canadian
    • 310.09%Belgian
    • 310.09%Lithuanian
    • 280.08%Scandinavian
    • 280.08%Swiss
    • 240.07%Romanian
    • 240.07%Jamaican
    • 200.06%Egyptian
    • 120.04%West Indian
    • 120.04%New Zealander
    • 120.04%Danish
    • 80.02%Ukrainian
    • 80.02%Greek
    • 80.02%Latvian
    • 70.02%Portuguese
    • 50.01%Lebanese

Geographical mobility in Decatur

  • Geographical mobility - Same house 1 year ago (%)

    • 34,45487.7%White
    • 8,81069.0%Black or African American
    • 29384.0%American Indian / Alaska Native
    • 40985.0%Asian
    • 93100.0%Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander
    • 86770.1%Other race
    • 1,11570.5%Two or more races
    • 30,18289.2%White alone, not Hispanic / Latino
    • 5,26179.1%Hispanic or Latino
  • Geographical mobility - Moved within same county (%)

    • 2,4376.2%White
    • 3,56227.9%Black or African American
    • 3911.2%American Indian / Alaska Native
    • 306.2%Asian
    • 23719.2%Other race
    • 23715.0%Two or more races
    • 1,9445.7%White alone, not Hispanic / Latino
    • 5177.8%Hispanic or Latino
  • Geographical mobility - Moved within same state (%)

    • 1,3753.5%White / Caucasian
    • 3963.1%Black or African American
    • 174.9%American Indian / Alaska Native
    • 12410.0%Other race
    • 1429.0%Two or more races
    • 1,0053.0%White alone, not Hispanic / Latino
    • 5298.0%Hispanic or Latino
  • Geographical mobility - Moved from different state (%)

    • 1,1242.9%White (Caucasian)
    • 50.0%Black or African American
    • 428.7%Asian
    • 885.6%Two or more races
    • 8142.4%White alone, not Hispanic / Latino
    • 3335.0%Hispanic or Latino
  • Geographical mobility - Moved from abroad (%)

    • 100.0%White / Caucasian
    • 470.4%Black or African American
    • 90.7%Other race
    • 100.0%White alone, not Hispanic / Latino
    • 90.1%Hispanic or Latino

Children Nativity (place of birth) in Decatur

  • Children under 6 years - Living with two parents
  • Both parents native
  • 1,358100.0%Native
  • Both parents foreign born
  • 61597.3%Native
  • 172.7%Foreign born
  • One native, one foreign-born parent
  • 220100.0%Native
  • Children under 6 years - Living with one parent
  • Native parent
  • 1,716100.0%Native
  • Foreign-born parent
  • 263100.0%Native
  • Children 6 to 17 years - Living with two parents
  • Both parents native
  • 3,490100.0%Native
  • Both parents foreign born
  • 66988.6%Native
  • 8611.4%Foreign born
  • 88.6%
    11.4%
  • One native, one foreign-born parent
  • 418100.0%Native
  • Children 6 to 17 years - Living with one parent
  • Native parent
  • 3,054100.0%Native
  • Foreign-born parent
  • 21255.5%Native
  • 17044.5%Foreign born
  • 55.5%
    44.5%
  • Place of birth for residents in Decatur

    • Place of birth for the foreign-born population - Regions

      • 3,446Americas
      • 3,403Latin America
      • 3,237Central America
      • 298Asia
      • 212Europe
      • 155South Eastern Asia
      • 148Caribbean
      • 122South Central Asia
      • 74Eastern Europe
      • 69Northern Europe
      • 69Western Europe
      • 43Northern America
      • 21Eastern Asia
      • 18South America
      • 12Oceania
      • 12Australia and New Zealand Subregion
      • 8Africa
      • 8Northern Africa
      • 0Southern Europe
      • 0China
      • 0Western Asia
      • 0Eastern Africa
      • 0Middle Africa
      • 0Southern Africa
      • 0Western Africa
    • Place of birth for the foreign-born population - Countries

      • 2,716Mexico
      • 392Guatemala
      • 90Haiti
      • 69England
      • 67India
      • 66Vietnam
      • 55Iran
      • 52Russia
      • 50Honduras
      • 49Panama
      • 43Canada
      • 39Germany
      • 32Indonesia
      • 30El Salvador
      • 24Jamaica
      • 23Belgium
      • 22Poland
      • 22Cambodia
      • 22Philippines
      • 21Japan
      • 20Cuba
      • 14Dominica
      • 13Thailand
      • 12New Zealand
      • 11Colombia
      • 7Netherlands
      • 7Brazil
      • 0Albania
      • 0Belarus
      • 0Bulgaria
      • 0Croatia
      • 0Czechoslovakia
      • 0Hungary
      • 0Latvia
      • 0Lithuania
      • 0Macedonia
      • 0Moldova
      • 0Italy
      • 0Romania
      • 0Ukraine
      • 0Bosnia and Herzegovina
      • 0Serbia
      • 0China
      • 0Hong Kong
      • 0Taiwan
      • 0Korea
      • 0Afghanistan
      • 0Bangladesh
      • 0Kazakhstan
      • 0Nepal
      • 0Pakistan
      • 0Sri Lanka
      • 0Uzbekistan
      • 0Laos
      • 0Malaysia
      • 0Burma
      • 0Singapore
      • 0United Kingdom
      • 0Israel
      • 0Jordan
      • 0Kuwait
      • 0Lebanon
      • 0Saudi Arabia
      • 0Syria
      • 0Yemen
      • 0Turkey
      • 0Armenia
      • 0Eritrea
      • 0Ethiopia
      • 0Kenya
      • 0Somalia
      • 0Cameroon
      • 0Egypt
      • 0Morocco
      • 0Sudan
      • 0South Africa
      • 0Cabo Verde
      • 0Ghana
      • 0Liberia
      • 0Nigeria
      • 0Sierra Leone
      • 0Australia
      • 0Scotland
      • 0Fiji
      • 0Bahamas
      • 0Ireland
      • 0Denmark
      • 0Norway
      • 0Dominican Republic
      • 0Grenada
      • 0Sweden
      • 0Austria
      • 0St. Vincent and the Grenadines
      • 0Trinidad and Tobago
      • 0West Indies
      • 0France
      • 0Belize
      • 0Costa Rica
      • 0Switzerland
      • 0Iraq
      • 0Greece
      • 0Nicaragua
      • 0Portugal
      • 0Argentina
      • 0Bolivia
      • 0Azores Islands
      • 0Chile
      • 0Spain
      • 0Ecuador
      • 0Guyana
      • 0Peru
      • 0Uruguay
      • 0Venezuela
      • 0Barbados

    Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren in Decatur

  • Grandparents (30 to 59 years)
  • White / Caucasian
  • 36768.0%Responsible for grandchildren
  • 17232.0%Not responsible for grandchildren
  • 68.0%
    32.0%
  • Black or African American
  • 9589.6%Responsible for grandchildren
  • 1110.4%Not responsible for grandchildren
  • 89.6%
    10.4%
  • Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander
  • 16100.0%Responsible for grandchildren
  • Other race
  • 12100.0%Not responsible for grandchildren
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino
  • 30382.8%Responsible for grandchildren
  • 6317.2%Not responsible for grandchildren
  • 82.8%
    17.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • 13577.1%Responsible for grandchildren
  • 4022.9%Not responsible for grandchildren
  • 77.1%
    22.9%
  • Grandparents (60 years and over)
  • White / Caucasian
  • 3235.7%Responsible for grandchildren
  • 5864.3%Not responsible for grandchildren
  • 35.7%
    64.3%
  • Black or African American
  • 6643.1%Responsible for grandchildren
  • 8756.9%Not responsible for grandchildren
  • 43.1%
    56.9%
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino
  • 3338.3%Responsible for grandchildren
  • 5461.7%Not responsible for grandchildren
  • 38.3%
    61.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • 32100.0%Not responsible for grandchildren
  • Zip codes: 35601, 35603, 35640, 35673.


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