Decatur Metro Area, Illinois 

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Population

107,303

8% Decline

Unemployment Rate

6.8%

Median Income

$46,696

Avg. Home Price

$77,700

United States / Illinois / Decatur Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Decatur Metro Area, Illinois

Small agricultural/industrial town - East-central Illinois, 30 miles east of Springfield
Pros
-Small-town atmosphere
-Cost of living and housing
-Stable employment
Cons
-Entertainment
-Arts and culture
-Low future job growth

Local Listings in Decatur, IL
 $82,735 
1440 Fair St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1632 SqFt
 $82,735 
1440 Fair St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1632 SqFt
 $79,897 
29 Wyoming Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 | 1264 SqFt
 $84,897 
2265 N Mcclellan Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 1680 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Decatur Metro Area

Decatur forms the bottom point of a 90-mile wide, 40-mile-tall diamond formed by Springfield to the west, Bloomington-Normal to the north, and Champaign-Urbana to the east. Common to the area, agriculture dominates the commercial activity and the local landscape. Agricultural processing giant Archer Daniels Midland has its headquarters in Decatur, and Caterpillar and agricultural processor Tate & Lyle also operate large plants.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Illinois
County: Macon
Metro Area: Decatur Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Decatur, Decatur township, 29 total
Zip Codes: 62521, 62526, 62522, 62549, 62535, 62501, 61756, 62544, 62554, 62513, 16 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 613 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Decatur Metro Area is 6.8% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Decatur Metro Area jobs have increased by 0.80%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Decatur Metro Area's cost of living is 21.90% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Decatur Metro Area's Cost of Living

VOTING
The Decatur metro area voted Republican in 2016, 2012 and 2004, and Democratic in 2008 and 2000. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Decatur Metro Area's population is 107,303 people. Since 2000, it has had a population decline of 8.45%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Decatur Metro Area is $77,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.94%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Decatur Metro Area

SCHOOLS
Decatur Metro Area public schools spend $13,068 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.8 students per teacher in Decatur Metro Area. Learn More...


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Housing Market in Decatur

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MAPS OF DECATUR METRO AREA, ILLINOIS
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ZIP CODES IN DECATUR METRO AREA, ILLINOIS
62521, 62526, 62522, 62549, 62535, 62501, 61756, 62544, 62554, 62513, 16 total

NEW LISTINGS IN DECATUR IL
$82,735
1440 Fair St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$79,897
29 Wyoming Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 |

$84,897
2265 N Mcclellan Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$89,897
3869 N Arthur Ct
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 |

$87,897
2440 W Florian Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

$83,950
2010 Home Park Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.5 |

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