Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area AL Demographic Data and Boundary Map

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Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 155,059
Population in Households 152,710
Population in Familes 128,812
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,349
Population Density1 122
Diversity Index2 45
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 60,861
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 42,870
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 67,133 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 43,825 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 17,036 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,272 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $124,048
Average Home Value $154,849
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,998
Average Household Income $58,482
Per Capita Income $23,241
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.13% 0.05%
Households 0.05% 0.0%
Families -0.09% -0.09%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.