Decatur, AL has a population of 55,419 people with a median age of 38.6 and a median household income of $42,602. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Decatur, AL declined from 55,598 to 55,419, a 0.32% decrease and its median household income grew from $41,496 to $42,602, a 2.67% increase.
The population of Decatur, AL is 62% White, 21.3% Black, and 12.7% Hispanic. 11.9% of the people in Decatur, AL speak a non-English language, and 94.5% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Decatur, AL are University of Alabama in Huntsville, with 1,640 graduates, John C Calhoun State Community College, with 1,570 graduates, and Athens State University, with 819 graduates.
The median property value in Decatur, AL is $127,100, and the homeownership rate is 60.2%. Most people in Decatur, AL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Decatur, AL is 2 cars per household.
Decatur, AL is a census place located in Limestone County, AL and Morgan County, AL. It borders Huntsville, AL; Priceville, AL; and Trinity, AL.