Decatur Morgan County, Alabama

Decatur: City in Morgan and Limestone counties, Alabama, United States

About

Decatur is a city located in the county of Morgan in the U.S. state of Alabama. Its population at the 2010 census was 55,683. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 54,381 inhabitants.

The city was created 201 years ago in 1820.

Decatur Quick Facts

Population : 54,381 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
County : Morgan County
Postal code : 35600–35699
Phone Area Codes : 256
Water as percent of area : 11.24%
Land as percent of area : 88.76%
Altitude : 561 feet / 171 meters
Capital city : Decatur is capital of Morgan County
Establishment : January 01, 1821 (201 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 11:54:38 (21st May 2022)
Population growth : -2.39% (2010-2020)
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Location of Decatur on Alabama map.
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Geography

Decatur is located at 34°36'21"N 86°59'0"W (34.6059300, -86.9833400).

Decatur map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Decatur decreased by 2.39% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 55,683 - census
2011 55,916 0.42% estimation process
2012 55,837 -0.14% estimation process
2013 55,465 -0.67% estimation process
2014 55,269 -0.35% estimation process
2015 55,027 -0.44% estimation process
2016 54,729 -0.54% estimation process
2017 54,437 -0.54% estimation process
2018 54,364 -0.13% estimation process
2019 54,445 0.15% estimation process
2020 54,381 -0.12% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 54,445
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 55,786
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -2.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 57,938
April 1, 2010 Population : 55,683
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.0%
People over 65 (%) : 17.6%
Female persons, % : 52.1%
White only, percent : 67.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 22.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 0.4%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 13.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 60.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 3,201
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 7.1%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 63.6%

Decatur zip code is 35601. County name: Morgan, County fips: 01103

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 63.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $134,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,044
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $353
2015-2019 median gross rent : $655
2015-2019 Households : 22,113
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.42
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 84.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 73.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 83.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 13.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.9%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 134,588
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 434,109
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 4,680,890
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,140,374
2012 total retail sales per capita : $20,365
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $48,429
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $27,998
Percentage of people living in poverty : 17.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 4,949
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,598
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,758
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,142
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,481
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 484
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,045
2010 population per square mile : 1,037.4
2010 land area in square miles : 53.67

People born in Decatur (58)

People born in Decatur, including British-noble Grace Curzon, Marchioness Curzon of Kedleston, actor Lucas Black, musician Gordon Terry, .

List

  • Philip Rivers (American football player) he was born in 08/12/1981
  • Brad Dutz (American musician and music educator) he was born in 01/01/1960
  • Charlie Burse (American musician) he was born in 25/08/1901
  • Dean Jones (actor (1931-2015)) he was born in 25/01/1931
  • Joseph Abbott (Confederate Army officer and politician (1840-1908)) he was born in 15/01/1840
  • Rolando McClain (All-American college football player, professional football player, linebacker) he was born in 14/07/1989
  • Luther Patrick (American politician (1894-1957)) he was born in 23/01/1894
  • Richard W. Austin (American politician, attorney and diplomat) he was born in 26/08/1857
  • Richard Hendrix (American basketball player) he was born in 15/11/1986
  • Pop Gates (American basketball player) he was born in 30/08/1917
  • Alan Koch (retired American professional baseball player) he was born in 25/03/1938
  • Alonzo Boone (Negro League Baseball player) he was born in 13/01/1908
  • Arthur Orr (American politician) he was born in 25/05/1964
  • Carson Tinker (American football long snapper) he was born in 15/11/1989
  • Charles Redding Pitt (Alabama politician) he was born in 29/03/1944
  • Charlie Hodge (American musician) he was born in 14/12/1934
  • David Charles (American neurologist) he was born in 26/05/1964
  • David Stewart (American football player, offensive tackle) he was born in 28/08/1982

Schools in Decatur

College & universities near Decatur, AL

Code Name City ZIP
100812 Athens State University Athens (AL) 35611
417008 Paul Mitchell the School-Huntsville Madison (AL) 35758
480976 The Salon Professional Academy-Huntsville Huntsville (AL) 35816
486707 Ross Medical Education Center-Huntsville Huntsville (AL) 35806-2509
100706 University of Alabama in Huntsville Huntsville (AL) 35899

Post offices near Decatur

Post Office Name City ZIP
Decatur Post Office Decatur (AL) 35601
Mooresvill Post Office Mooresville (AL) 35649
Trinity Post Office Trinity (AL) 35673
Belle Mina Post Office Belle Mina (AL) 35615
Tanner Post Office Tanner (AL) 35671

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Other cities in Morgan County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Morgan County , AL.

City Name Population Title
Hartselle 14,470 City in Morgan County, Alabama, United States
Priceville 3,984 Town in Alabama, United States
New Hope 2,927 City in Morgan County, Alabama, United States
Trinity 2,095 Town in Morgan County, Alabama
Falkville 1,256 Town of the United States
Flint City 1,033 City in Morgan County, Alabama, United States of America
Somerville 782 Town in Morgan County, Alabama, USA
Eva 498 Town in Morgan County, Alabama

Distance to Other Cities

Decatur distances to largest Alabama cities