Decatur Metro Area, Illinois 

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3,024

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100,717

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Population

107,587

-2.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.2%

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. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in the Decatur metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Small-town atmosphere
-Cost of living and housing
-Stable employment
Cons
-Entertainment
-Arts and culture
-Low future job growth

Local Listings in Decatur
 $39,900 
1841 N Maple Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 1455 SqFt
 $69,900 
11 Meadow Terrace Dr
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 1062 SqFt
 $455,000 
4 Tall Oaks Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 5 | 5289 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.


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Real Estate: For Sale
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, 62573, 62513, 62544, 16 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 613 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Decatur Metro Area is 5.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Decatur Metro Area jobs have increased by 1.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Decatur Metro Area's cost of living is 28.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Decatur Metro Area's Cost of Living

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

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 107,587 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 2.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Decatur Metro Area is $73,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.9%. Check out the homes in the 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. More Education


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Housing Market in Decatur

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ZIP CODES IN DECATUR METRO AREA, ILLINOIS
62521, 62526, 62522, 62549, 62535, 62501, 61756, 62573, 62513, 62544, 16 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN DECATUR
$39,900
1841 N Maple Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$69,900
11 Meadow Terrace Dr
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$455,000
4 Tall Oaks Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 5

$135,000
4742 Dogwood Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$5,000
236 E Stuart Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$59,900
3251 E William St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$119,900
1428 W Glenn Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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