StatisticDecaturGeorgiaNational
Population21,21010,617,423328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)4,78218791
Median age35.236.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.7:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1863%45%43%
Speak English88%86%79%
Speak Spanish3%8%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Decatur is 2457% higher than Georgia
  • The median age in Decatur is 3% lower than Georgia
  • In Decatur 69.13% of the population is White
  • In Decatur 21.11% of the population is Black
  • In Decatur 4.52% of the population is Asian

Compare Decatur, GA Demographics

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      Decatur population breakdown by race

      RaceDecaturGeorgiaNational
      White69.13%59.80%73.35%
      Black21.11%31.17%12.63%
      Asian4.52%3.70%5.22%
      American Indian0.35%0.29%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.04%0.05%0.18%
      Mixed race4.11%2.20%3.06%
      Other race0.73%2.79%4.75%
      In Decatur, 3.8% 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

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      Decatur age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Decatur, GA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).