Decatur (zip 62521), Illinois 

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ILLINOIS TOTAL CASES REPORTED

196,699

US TOTAL CASES REPORTED

5,037,045

updated daily at 9 AM PST
source Kaiser Family Foundation

Population

35,563

-0.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.8%

Best Places to Live in Decatur (zip 62521), Illinois

Small agricultural/industrial town - East-central Illinois, 30 miles east of Springfield. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in the 62521 zip code, 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

 $259,897 
2854 S Forrest Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 3149 SqFt
 $159,000 
2640 Pheasant Run
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 1822 SqFt
 $42,000 
1412 E Decatur St
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 1148 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 County
Metro Area: Decatur Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Decatur
Zip Codes: Decatur (zip 62521)
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 613 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Decatur (zip 62521) is 5.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Decatur (zip 62521) jobs have increased by 1.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Decatur (zip 62521)'s cost of living is 27.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Decatur (zip 62521)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in the 62521 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Macon county voted Republican in 2016, 2012 and 2004, and Democratic in 2008 and 2000. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Decatur (zip 62521)'s population is 35,563 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 0.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Decatur (zip 62521) is $71,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.4%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Decatur (zip 62521) public schools spend $14,681 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 20.4 students per teacher in Decatur (zip 62521). More Education


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NEW LISTINGS IN 62521
$259,897
2854 S Forrest Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$159,000
2640 Pheasant Run
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$42,000
1412 E Decatur St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$650
2152 E Decatur St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$67,000
3 Peggy Ann Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$119,900
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Bed 2 | Bath 2

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