Decatur (zip 35601), Alabama 

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Population

32,431

-4.7% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

3.0%

Median Income

$37,756

Median Home Price

$117,600

Median Age

37.3

Comfort Index (Climate)

6.2 / 6.5

summer / winter

AL Gifts

Best Places to Live in Decatur (zip 35601), Alabama

Small industrial city - Extreme northern Alabama along the Tennessee River. May, October and September are the most pleasant months in the 35601 zip code, while July and January are the least comfortable months.
State: Alabama
County: Morgan County
Metro Area: Decatur Metro Area
City: Decatur
Zip Codes: Decatur (zip 35601)
Cost of Living: -26.7% lower
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 590 ft above sea level
Decatur, AL Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Cost of living
Nearby water recreation
Low crime rate
Cons
Summer heat and humidity
Arts and culture
Low educational attainment


What Bert Has To Say About Decatur Metro Area

Decatur is a northern Alabama transportation hub and manufacturing center for a variety of goods. The strategic location on the Tennessee River and key railroads brought Northern industrial interests following the Civil War, leaving the city with a strong imprint of fine older Victorian homes and some attractive parks. The Cost of living Index is attractive and crime rates are low for the state and region.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Decatur (zip 35601) is 3.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Decatur (zip 35601) jobs have increased by 2.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Decatur (zip 35601)'s cost of living is 26.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Decatur (zip 35601)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and September are the most pleasant months in the 35601 zip code, while July and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Morgan county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 73.8% to 24.6%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Decatur (zip 35601)'s population is 32,431 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 4.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Decatur (zip 35601) is Real Estate: $117,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.3%.

SCHOOLS
Decatur (zip 35601) 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 (zip 35601). More Education



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Housing Market in Decatur

It's a good time to buy in Decatur. Home Appreciation is up 23.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Decatur is $117,600.
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