Decatur employment information

Income per capita$24,756$23,936$28,555
Median household income$42,867$43,511$53,482
Median income owner occupied$59,102$54,337$68,142
Median income renter occupied$25,284$25,060$33,219
Median earnings male$28,781$33,320$36,116
Median earnings female$20,244$22,089$25,692
Unemployment rate6.5%6.0%5.8%
Poverty level18.7%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Decatur is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Decatur is 20% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Decatur is 12% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Decatur is 20% higher than the national average.

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Decatur median earnings by income bracket

Decatur employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry17.3%0.9%
Manufacturing sector21.0%1.1%
Financial & insurance services1.3%5.4%
Wholesale & retail services16.3%14.4%
Public administration3.3%3.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.4%1.4%
Education, health & social services8.0%28.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Madison, AL44,866$92,96574%
Priceville, AL2,848$90,48969%
Mooresville, AL62$66,87525%
Trinity, AL2,257$66,45824%
Hartselle, AL14,393$53,2210%
Decatur, AL55,641$42,86720%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Chicopee, MA55,603$47,27612%
Coconut Creek, FL55,590$53,3160%
Anderson, IN55,789$33,85437%
New Brunswick, NJ55,804$38,39928%
Santee, CA55,435$74,21339%
Decatur, AL55,641$42,86720%
Source: The Decatur, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.