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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataAlabama

Demographic Statistics

Decatur, Alabama

Number

Percent

Total population53,929100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male25,89448.0
Female28,03552.0
Under 5 years3,6496.8
5 to 9 years3,9657.4
10 to 14 years3,8507.1
15 to 19 years3,6236.7
20 to 24 years3,3676.2
25 to 34 years7,37313.7
35 to 44 years8,56615.9
45 to 54 years7,45713.8
55 to 59 years2,7145.0
60 to 64 years2,3054.3
65 to 74 years3,7947.0
75 to 84 years2,4934.6
85 years and over7731.4
Median age (years)36.3(X)
18 years and over40,23674.6
Male
19,00435.2
Female
21,23239.4
21 years and over38,20570.8
62 years and over8,40415.6
65 years and over7,06013.1
Male
2,6935.0
Female
4,3678.1
RACE
One race53,21398.7
White
40,71475.5
Black or African American
10,54819.6
American Indian and Alaska Native
3120.6
Asian
3760.7
Asian Indian
1130.2
Chinese
490.1
Filipino
490.1
Japanese
860.2
Korean
200.0
Vietnamese
180.0

Other Asian 1

410.1
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
680.1
Native Hawaiian
20.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
540.1
Samoan
70.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

50.0
Some other race
1,1952.2
Two or more races7161.3

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White41,32076.6
Black or African American10,80320.0
American Indian and Alaska Native6161.1
Asian4670.9
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander830.2
Some other race1,3812.6
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population53,929100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)3,0405.6
Mexican
2,3564.4
Puerto Rican
540.1
Cuban
430.1
Other Hispanic or Latino
5871.1
Not Hispanic or Latino50,88994.4
White alone
39,12872.6
RELATIONSHIP
Total population53,929100.0
In households53,00698.3
Householder
21,82440.5
Spouse
11,06720.5
Child
15,79629.3
Own child under 18 years
12,44723.1
Other relatives
2,5324.7
Under 18 years
1,0281.9
Nonrelatives
1,7873.3
Unmarried partner
7161.3
In group quarters9231.7
Institutionalized population
6211.2
Noninstitutionalized population
3020.6
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households21,824100.0
Family households (families)14,75267.6
With own children under 18 years
6,93431.8
Married-couple family
11,06750.7
With own children under 18 years
4,74221.7
Female householder, no husband present
2,91913.4
With own children under 18 years
1,8068.3
Nonfamily households7,07232.4
Householder living alone
6,30228.9
Householder 65 years and over
2,32910.7
Households with individuals under 18 years7,55634.6
Households with individuals 65 years and over5,12923.5
Average household size2.43(X)
Average family size2.99(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units23,950100.0
Occupied housing units21,82491.1
Vacant housing units2,1268.9
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
740.3
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)2.3(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)12.9(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units21,824100.0
Owner-occupied housing units13,92363.8
Renter-occupied housing units7,90136.2
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.52(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.26(X)
(X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.

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