U.S. Beacon January 6, 2014

Decatur, IL

Macon County, Illinois

Latitude: 39.851636     Longitude: -88.944228
Population 77,836 (2005)
Elevation of Decatur, Illinois: 716 feet
DECATUR is located in MACON county, Illinois at latitude 39.851636 and longitude -88.944228 with an elevation of 716 feet. The population of DECATUR is 77,836 as of the year 2005 with a population growth of -4.92% from the year 2000 through 2005. The most common zip code of DECATUR is 62521.

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Population 2005: 77,836
Population 2004: 78,401
Population 2003: 78,969
Population 2002: 79,990
Population 2001: 80,984
Population 2000: 81,860 (2000 Census)
Population 1990: 83,885 (1990 Census)

Population Growth 2000 to 2005: -4.92%
Population Growth 1990 to 2000: -2.41%

Population (2005 Estimate): 71,437
Male: 33,256 (46.55%)
Female: 38,181 (53.45%)

Median age: 39.50 years

Races, 2005 Data (% change from 2000):
White: 74.36% (-2.59%)
Black or African American: 20.77% (+1.30%)
Two or more races: 2.90% (+1.25%)
Hispanic or Latino: 1.32% (+0.13%)
Asian: 1.04% (+0.38%)
Other race: 0.15% (-0.28%)
American Indian: 0.08% (-0.09%)

Housing Units: 37,239 (2000 Census)
Land Area: 41.5595 square miles
Water Area: 4.3169 square miles

Most populous zip code: 62521



All zip codes:
62521, 62522, 62523, 62524, 62525, 62526, 62527
(zip codes with population are shown in bold)

Cities & Towns nearby Decatur

Forsyth, IL 5.2mi N
Elwin, IL 5.5mi SSW
Long Creek, IL 5.5mi ESE
Mount Zion, IL 6.2mi SE
Mt Zion, IL 6.4mi SE
Harristown, IL 6.7mi W
Oakley, IL 7.1mi E
Oreana, IL 7.2mi NNE
Warrensburg, IL 8.3mi NW
Boody, IL 8.6mi SW


Population data by age, 2005 data
Under 5 years: 4,365 (6.11%)
5 to 9 years: 4,110 (5.75%)
10 to 14 years: 5,259 (7.36%)
15 to 19 years: 5,169 (7.24%)
20 to 24 years: 4,413 (6.18%)
25 to 34 years: 8,163 (11.43%)
35 to 44 years: 9,584 (13.42%)
45 to 54 years: 9,911 (13.87%)
55 to 59 years: 4,805 (6.73%)
60 to 64 years: 3,661 (5.12%)
65 to 74 years: 5,943 (8.32%)
75 to 84 years: 4,160 (5.82%)
85 years and over: 1,894 (2.65%)

Median age: 39.50 years

Population data by age, legal ages, 2005 data
18 years and over: 54,402 (76.15%)
21 years and over: 51,308 (71.82%)
62 years and over: 13,663 (19.13%)
65 years and over: 11,997 (16.79%)

18 years and older by gender, 2005 data
18 years and over: 54,402 (76.15%)
Male: 24,257 (44.59% of this group)
Female: 30,145 (55.41% of this group)

65 years and older by gender, 2005 data
65 years and over: 11,997 (16.79%)
Male: 4,655 (38.80% of this group)
Female: 7,342 (61.20% of this group)

Races, 2005 data
One Race: 69,368 (97.10%)
Two or more Races: 2,069 (2.90%)
White: 53,122 (74.36%)
Hispanic or Latino (of any race): 942 (1.32%)
Black or African American: 14,835 (20.77%)
Asian: 743 (1.04%)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0 (0.00%)
American Indian and Alaska Native: 54 (0.08%)
Some other race: 109 (0.15%)

Hispanic or Latino Races, 2005 data
Hispanic or Latino (of any race): 942 (1.32%)

Two or More Races, 2005 data
Two or more Races: 2,069 (2.90%)
Two races including Some other race: 158 (0.22%)
Two races excluding Some other race, and Three or more races: 1,583 (2.22%)

Housedold Data, 2005 data
Household population: 71,437 (100.00%)
Householder: 33,310 (46.63%)
Spouse: 13,318 (18.64%)
Child: 18,997 (26.59%)
Other relatives: 1,892 (2.65%)
Nonrelatives: 3,920 (5.49%)
Unmarried partner: 2,371 (3.32%)
Total households: 33,109
Family households (families): 19,599 (59.20%)
With own children under 18 years: 9,252 (27.94%)
Married-couple families: 13,256 (40.04%)
With own children under 18 years: 4,274 (12.91%)
Male householder, no wife present: 1,396 (4.22%)
With own children under 18 years: 1,161 (3.51%)
Female householder, no husband present: 4,947 (14.94%)
With own children under 18 years: 3,817 (11.53%)
Nonfamily households: 13,510 (40.80%)
Householder living alone: 11,903 (35.95%)
65 years and over: 4,314 (13.03%)
Households with one or more people under 18 years: 9,681 (29.24%)
Households with one or more people 65 years and over: 9,143 (27.61%)
Average household size : 2.16
Average family size: 2.75

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