Decatur, Alabama 

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Population

54,844

-0.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.7%

Median Income

$42,867

Median Home Price

$106,500

Best Places to Live in Decatur, Alabama

Mid-sized city - Extreme northern Alabama, 15 miles south of Tennessee border. May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Decatur, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Strong economy
-Low unemployment
-Educated population
Cons
-Isolation
-Infrastructure
-Hot, humid summers

Local Listings in Decatur
 $164,900 
1214 10th Ave SE
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1481 SqFt
 $239,370 
2003 Country Club Rd SE
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 3030 SqFt
 $519,900 
982 Shoal Creek Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 3015 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Huntsville Metro Area

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

City: Decatur
Zip Codes: 35601 35603
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 644 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Decatur is 3.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Decatur jobs have increased by 2.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Decatur's cost of living is 17.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Decatur's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Decatur, while July and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Morgan county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Decatur's population is 54,844 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 0.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Decatur is $106,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.3%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
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. More Education


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Housing Market in Decatur

It's a good time to buy in Decatur. Home Appreciation is up 4.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Decatur Real Estate

The median home price in Decatur is $106,500. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Decatur   10 Reviews
Decatur is Decatur - 6/25/2019
I moved to Decatur from Huntsville a little over a year ago. I'm just not a big fan for a few reasons. #1 Brownsferry Nuclear Power Plant is exactly 10.43 miles from my... Read More

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I wouldn't even visit but my family is still there - 6/24/2019
People are church associated, fun and cordial. I don't know why Best places have them listed as 56 for Comfort Zone but no way! And my high electric bill for at least 4... Read More

Decatur, Alabama housing - 6/27/2010
Houses are quite nice and quite affordable and property taxes are low. What more could one ask... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN DECATUR
$164,900
1214 10th Ave SE
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$239,370
2003 Country Club Rd SE
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$519,900
982 Shoal Creek Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$160,000
116 Broadhead Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$284,900
4106 S Chapel Hill Rd SW
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$209,900
2211 SW Chapel Hill Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$550,000
3925 S Chapel Hill Rd SW
Bed 4 | Bath 4

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