Decatur, Alabama

Population 55,774

Decatur is located in Morgan County, AL. The population is 55,774, making Decatur the largest city in Morgan County and the 9th largest city in the state of Alabama.

There are 23 public schools in Decatur with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Decatur is high , and there are 37 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Decatur is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Decatur property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Decatur include Trinity, Priceville and Mooresville.

Decatur Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 16.5%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 58.3%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 25.3%

Crime Rate

39.08% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 315
  • Violent Crimes: 362
  • Robbery: 96
  • Burglary: 784
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

60.96% Lower than national avg.
  • 37 offenders in Decatur
  • 6.63 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

240 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 7
  • Registered Polluters: 41
  • Superfunds: 20
  • Tanks & Spills: 172


Moderate 3.8%
  • Alabama unemployment average: 4.4%
  • National unemployment average: 3.8%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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23 Public Schools view public schools

There are 23 K-12 public schools in Decatur, AL and 3 private schools. Homefacts rates Decatur's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

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37 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$109,900 compared to December 1969
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

37 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Decatur, AL issued 37 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Decatur, AL issued 39 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $488
  • 1 Bedroom: $569
  • 2 Bedrooms: $708
  • 3 Bedrooms: $938
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,079

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Environmental Hazards

240 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality MODERATE (2102/2365)
    Decatur, AL has 88.88% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Decatur, AL is a red zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.01 Average
    Decatur, AL is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 39.08°
  • February 43.5°
  • March 53.23°
  • April 60.6°
  • May 70.93°
  • June 78.51°
  • July 80.55°
  • August 78.74°
  • September 72.27°
  • October 60.48°
  • November 50°
  • December 44.15°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Decatur, AL

Decatur, AL has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Decatur, AL has no risk of hurricanes.
Decatur, AL has a high risk of hail storms.
Decatur, AL has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Decatur, AL: $42,602


Unemployment in Decatur is 3.8%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.4% and 3.8% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 44.12%
White Collar - 55.88%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Robert Bentley
  • Sen. Jeff Sessions
  • Sen. Richard C. Shelby

City Representatives

  • Mo Brooks
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