U.S. Beacon September 24, 2020

Decatur, AL

Morgan County, Alabama

Latitude: 34.580992     Longitude: -86.983392
Population 54,909 (2005)
Elevation of Decatur, Alabama: 570 feet



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:0120104, place: Decatur city, Alabama)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 41,785 (100%)
In labor force: 25,840 (61.84%)
--Civilian labor force: 25,799 (61.74%)
----Employed: 24,331 (58.23%)
----Unemployed: 1,468 (3.51%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 5.7%
--Armed Forces: 41 (0.1%)
Not in labor force: 15,945 (38.16%)
Females 16 years and over: 22,179 (53.08%)
In labor force: 11,878 (28.43%)
--Civilian labor force: 11,873 (28.41%)
----Employed: 11,086 (26.53%)
Own children under 6 years: 4,221 (10.1%)
All parents in family in labor force: 2,389 (5.72%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 23,929 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 20,601 (86.09%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 2,407 (10.06%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 44 (0.18%)
Walked: 265 (1.11%)
Other means: 218 (0.91%)
Worked at home: 394 (1.65%)
Mean travel time to work: 19.1 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 24,331 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 7,412 (30.46%)
Service occupations: 3,182 (13.08%)
Sales and office occupations: 6,053 (24.88%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 102 (0.42%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 2,395 (9.84%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 5,187 (21.32%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 249 (1.02%)
Construction: 1,790 (7.36%)
Manufacturing: 6,225 (25.58%)
Wholesale trade.: 752 (3.09%)
Retail trade: 2,885 (11.86%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 861 (3.54%)
Information: 405 (1.66%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 1,202 (4.94%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 1,678 (6.9%)
Educational, health and social services: 4,387 (18.03%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 1,603 (6.59%)
Other services (except public administration): 1,197 (4.92%)
Public administration: 1,097 (4.51%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 19,695 (80.95%)
Government workers: 3,256 (13.38%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 1,356 (5.57%)
Unpaid family workers: 24 (0.1%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 21,812 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 2,699 (12.37%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 1,677 (7.69%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 3,045 (13.96%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 2,929 (13.43%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 3,202 (14.68%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 4,228 (19.38%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 1,979 (9.07%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 1,413 (6.48%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 317 (1.45%)
$200,000 or more: 323 (1.48%)
Median household income: $37,192

With earnings: 17,241 (79.04%)
--Mean earnings: $49,678
With Social Security income: 5,619 (25.76%)
--Mean Social Security income: $11,122
With Supplemental Security Income: 1,029 (4.72%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $5,431
With public assistance income: 457 (2.1%)
--Mean public assistance income: $3,577
With retirement income: 4,132 (18.94%)
--Mean retirement income: $15,075

Families: 14,903 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 1,110 (7.45%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 692 (4.64%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 1,900 (12.75%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 1,845 (12.38%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 2,217 (14.88%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 3,448 (23.14%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 1,850 (12.41%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 1,279 (8.58%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 291 (1.95%)
$200,000 or more: 271 (1.82%)
Median family income: $47,574

Per capita income: $20,431

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $37,108
Female full-time, year-round workers: $22,471

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 1,774 (11.9%)
--With related children under 18 years: 1,464 (9.82%)
----With related children under 5 years: 760 (5.1%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 1,102 (7.39%)
--With related children under 18 years: 984 (6.6%)
----With related children under 5 years: 468 (3.14%)
Individuals: 7,967 (53.46%)
--18 years and over: 5,074 (34.05%)
----65 years and over: 739 (4.96%)
--Related children under 18 years: 2,866 (19.23%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 1,936 (12.99%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 2,242 (15.04%)

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