Decatur, Alabama

Current Temperature ° Population 55,774

Homefacts City Report

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 moderate, and there are 34 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Decatur is low and the median home sales price is $0.

Cities near Decatur include Trinity, Priceville and Mooresville.

Schools

School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 17.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 57.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 24.9%

Crime Rate

37.09% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 258
  • Violent Crimes: 292
  • Robbery: 87
  • Burglary: 845
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

61.27% Lower than national avg.
  • 34 offenders in Decatur
  • 6.10 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $0
  • Median Sales Price: $0
  • Foreclosures: 133
  • Homes For Sale: 15
  • Homes For Rent: 3

Environmental Hazards

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

Unemployment

Low 3.2%
  • Alabama unemployment average: 3.3%
  • National unemployment average: 4.1%

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23 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
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.

0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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Crime view details

34 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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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
No Data
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    9.9%
  • Rented
    35.3%
  • Owned
    54.8%

15 Homes For Sale View All

$224,900
1405 Se Regency Blvd
Decatur, AL 35601
4 Beds | 3 Baths
$102,000
1532 Georgetown Street Sw
Decatur, AL 35603
2 Beds | 2 Baths
$40,000
204 5th Ave
Decatur, AL 35601
2 Beds | 1 Baths
$159,900
2202 Duncansby Drive
Decatur, AL 35603
3 Beds | 2 Baths

133 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$88,000
Fieldstone
Decatur, AL 35603
-- Beds | -- Baths
$56,000
5th
Decatur, AL 35601
-- Beds | -- Baths
$47,083
Spring
Decatur, AL 35603
-- Beds | -- Baths
$73,130
Morgan
Decatur, AL 35603
-- Beds | -- Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

37 Building Permits View All

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  • 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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3 Rental Properties View All

$795
1016 15th Avenue
Decatur, AL 35601
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$700
36 Bowles Bridge Road
Decatur, AL 35601
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$799
828 Moulton St E
Decatur, AL 35601
3 Beds | 2 Baths

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Decatur, AL
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $484
  • 1 Bedroom: $573
  • 2 Bedrooms: $704
  • 3 Bedrooms: $947
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,079

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Environmental Hazards

240 Environmental Hazards

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  • Registered Polluters
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  • Superfunds
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  • Tanks & Spills
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (405/409)
    Decatur, AL has 99.02% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Decatur, AL is a red zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.39 Average
    Decatur, AL is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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

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

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Decatur, AL: $41,496

Unemployment

Unemployment in Decatur is 3.2%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.3% and 4.1% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 44.55%
White Collar - 55.45%

Politics

State Representatives

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

City Representatives

  • Mo Brooks
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