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-Strong economy
-Low unemployment
-Educated population


-Hot, humid summers

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Huntsville is a surprising and up-and-coming research, technology and high-tech manufacturing center in extreme north Alabama. It is known as the “Space Capital of America,” a role that started in the 1940’s when a U.S. senator brought famed German scientists, including Dr. Wernher von Braun, to a local U.S. Army arsenal to continue their work.

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Quick Facts About Decatur

    The unemployment rate in Decatur is 6.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Decatur jobs have Decreased by 0.85 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Decatur's cost of living is 19.50% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Decatur's population is 55,437 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 13.69 percent.
    Average Commute time is 14 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Decatur is $85,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.21%.
    Decatur public schools spend $10,689 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.8 students per teacher in Decatur.

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It's a good time to buy in Decatur. Home Appreciation is up 3.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Decatur Real Estate.
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Decatur, Alabama housing

Houses are quite nice and quite affordable and property taxes are low. What more could one ask... (Read More)



Point Mallard and Parkway waterway nice

I should clarify that the "lovely houses by the river" are near the Point Mallard Parkway water way and in Point Mallard itself. Downtown, Point Mallard Parkway, Point... (Read More)



Decatur beautiful, not Burningtree Mountain howeve

All of Decatur is just beautiful, people are very sweet, like the sweet tea there! Houses are homey and well kept everywhere. The only place not so bright and pretty is... (Read More)



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