Decatur (zip 49045), Michigan 

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Population

5,262

-6.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.6%

Median Income

$41,411

Median Home Price

$114,500

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Best Places to Live in Decatur (zip 49045), Michigan

Mid-sized city - Southwestern Michigan, midway between Detroit and Chicago along I-94. August, June and July are the most pleasant months in the 49045 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Decatur, MI Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Cost of living
Educated population
College town amenities
Cons
Clouds and rain
Economic cycles
Winter climate


What Bert Has To Say About Kalamazoo-Portage Metro Area

Although some discrepancy exists regarding the origin of “Kalamazoo,” a colorful name that often appears in poems and children’s stories. It is almost certainly Native American, and few city names are as memorable. Despite its exotic name, Kalamazoo is a rather plain industrial and commercial center with a bit of a college-town flair thanks to Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo College. Diverse industry and the university give Kalamazoo some employment stability.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Michigan
County: Van Buren County
Metro Area: Kalamazoo-Portage Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat conservative
City: No City
Zip Codes: Decatur (zip 49045)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 803 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Decatur (zip 49045) is 6.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Decatur (zip 49045) jobs have increased by 0.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Decatur (zip 49045)'s cost of living is 16.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Decatur (zip 49045)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Van Buren county remained strongly Republican, 55.2% to 42.9%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Decatur (zip 49045)'s population is 5,262 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 6.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Decatur (zip 49045) is Real Estate: $114,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.4%.

SCHOOLS
Decatur (zip 49045) public schools spend $10,698 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.5 students per teacher in Decatur (zip 49045). More Education



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Housing Market in Decatur

It's a good time to buy in Decatur. Home Appreciation is up 9.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Decatur is $114,500.

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