Decatur is a city located in Macon County Illinois. Decatur has a 2020 population of 69,576. It is also the county seat of Macon County. Decatur is currently declining at a rate of -0.56% annually and its population has decreased by -8.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 76,105 in 2010.
The average household income in Decatur is $59,490 with a poverty rate of 22.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $683 per month, and the median house value is $83,000. The median age in Decatur is 40.2 years, 37.7 years for males, and 41.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Decaturwas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 64.03%.
96.39% of Decatur residents speak only English, while 3.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.95% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Decatur is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Decatur is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.37%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Decatur
98.00% of Decatur residents were born in the United States, with 79.52% having been born in Illinois. 1.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.
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