What you need to know about Decatur, AL

Decatur is located in Morgan County, Alabama. The population is 64% White, 20% Black, 1% Asian and 1% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 3% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 12% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $42,867 and the median home value is $123,500. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in Decatur, see each of the tabs above. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Decatur has a Walk Score ® of 24.
Top 10 Fall Foliage Cities 2010


Homes Owned 61.60%
61.60% Complete
Homes Rented 38.40%
38.40% Complete

Real Estate

In Decatur, Alabama

Ready to move to Decatur? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Decatur.

Median Home Price

Lower than the state average


In Decatur, Alabama

The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Decatur rates.

Median Household Income

Lower than the national average


In Decatur, Alabama

Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Decatur.


Most residents are
5-17 Years old


In Decatur, Alabama

Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Decatur.


Bachelor’s Degree 23%
23% Complete
Graduated High School 81%
81% Complete

Decatur, AL's Livability Rankings

Top 10 Fall Foliage Cities 2010