Statistic Decatur Alabama National
Population 54,344 4,903,185 328,239,523
Population density (sq mi) 1,000 97 91
Median age 40.4 38.6 37.7
Male/Female ratio 1.0:1 0.9:1 1.0:1
Married (15yrs & older) 57% 57% 55%
Families w/ Kids under 18 38% 40% 43%
Speak English 88% 95% 79%
Speak Spanish 11% 3% 13%
New Real Estate Listings in Decatur Area
Search Homes for Sale in Decatur, AL

Demographics Quick Facts

  • The population density in Decatur is 931% higher than Alabama
  • The median age in Decatur is 5% higher than Alabama
  • In Decatur 66.47% of the population is White
  • In Decatur 22.32% of the population is Black
  • In Decatur 0.26% of the population is Asian

Compare Decatur, AL Demographics

      vs

      Decatur population breakdown by race

      Race Decatur Alabama National
      White 66.47% 68.68% 73.35%
      Black 22.32% 26.48% 12.63%
      Asian 0.26% 1.25% 5.22%
      American Indian 0.19% 0.49% 0.82%
      Native Hawaiian 0.05% 0.04% 0.18%
      Mixed race 3.70% 1.76% 3.06%
      Other race 7.02% 1.28% 4.75%
      In Decatur, 13.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Decatur age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Decatur, AL demographics data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).