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

Total housing units: 24,002

UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached: 15,915 (66.31%)
1-unit, attached: 1,451 (6.05%)
2 units: 644 (2.68%)
3 or 4 units: 1,747 (7.28%)
5 to 9 units: 1,626 (6.77%)
10 to 19 units: 649 (2.7%)
20 or more units: 1,627 (6.78%)
Mobile home.: 312 (1.3%)
Boat, RV, van, etc: 31 (0.13%)

YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 2000: 431 (1.8%)
1995 to 1998: 1,679 (7%)
1990 to 1994: 2,530 (10.54%)
1980 to 1989: 4,595 (19.14%)
1970 to 1979: 4,810 (20.04%)
1960 to 1969: 4,492 (18.72%)
1940 to 1959: 4,043 (16.84%)
1939 or earlier: 1,422 (5.92%)

ROOMS
1 room: 356 (1.48%)
2 rooms: 698 (2.91%)
3 rooms: 2,200 (9.17%)
4 rooms: 4,088 (17.03%)
5 rooms: 4,682 (19.51%)
6 rooms: 5,278 (21.99%)
7 rooms: 3,105 (12.94%)
8 rooms: 1,853 (7.72%)
9 or more rooms: 1,742 (7.26%)
Median (rooms): 5.5

Occupied housing units: 21,848

YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 2000: 5,060 (23.16%)
1995 to 1998: 6,381 (29.21%)
1990 to 1994: 3,378 (15.46%)
1980 to 1989: 3,009 (13.77%)
1970 to 1979: 1,966 (9%)
1969 or earlier: 2,054 (9.4%)

VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None: 1,710 (7.83%)
1: 7,687 (35.18%)
2: 8,204 (37.55%)
3 or more: 4,247 (19.44%)

HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas: 8,031 (36.76%)
Bottled, tank, or LP gas: 388 (1.78%)
Electricity: 13,119 (60.05%)
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc: 123 (0.56%)
Coal or coke: 0 (0%)
Wood: 119 (0.54%)
Solar energy: 0 (0%)
Other fuel: 15 (0.07%)
No fuel used: 53 (0.24%)

SELECTED HOUSE CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities: 131 (0.6%)
Lacking complete kitchen facilities: 149 (0.68%)
No telephone service: 716 (3.28%)

OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units: 21,848 (100%)
1.00 or less: 21,038 (96.29%)
1.01 to 1.50: 491 (2.25%)
1.51 or more: 319 (1.46%)

Specified owner-occupied units: 13,375

HOUSE VALUE
Less than $50,000: 1,217 (9.1%)
$50,000 to $99,999: 6,612 (49.44%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 3,011 (22.51%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 1,486 (11.11%)
$200,000 to $299,999: 693 (5.18%)
$300,000 to $499,999: 283 (2.12%)
$500,000 to $999,999: 61 (0.46%)
$1,000,000 or more: 12 (0.09%)
Median (dollars): $89,200

MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage: 8,961 (67%)
--Less than $300: 93 (0.7%)
--$300 to $499: 802 (6%)
--$500 to $699: 2,048 (15.31%)
--$700 to $999: 2,909 (21.75%)
--$1,000 to $1,499: 2,207 (16.5%)
--$1,500 to $1,999: 552 (4.13%)
--$2,000 or more: 350 (2.62%)
--Median (dollars): $823
Not mortgaged: 4,414 (33%)
--Median (dollars): $218

SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15.0 percent: 6,063 (45.33%)
15.0 to 19.9 percent: 2,498 (18.68%)
20.0 to 24.9 percent: 1,725 (12.9%)
25.0 to 29.9 percent: 1,002 (7.49%)
30.0 to 34.9 percent: 467 (3.49%)
35.0 percent or more: 1,504 (11.24%)
Not computed: 116 (0.87%)

Specified renter-occupied units: 7,807

GROSS RENT
Less than $200: 802 (10.27%)
$200 to $299: 549 (7.03%)
$300 to $499: 3,640 (46.62%)
$500 to $749: 1,927 (24.68%)
$750 to $999: 266 (3.41%)
$1,000 to $1,499: 160 (2.05%)
$1,500 or more: 66 (0.85%)
No cash rent: 397 (5.09%)
Median (dollars): $429

GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15.0 percent.: 1,695 (21.71%)
15.0 to 19.9 percent: 1,158 (14.83%)
20.0 to 24.9 percent: 1,091 (13.97%)
25.0 to 29.9 percent: 782 (10.02%)
30.0 to 34.9 percent: 463 (5.93%)
35.0 percent or more: 2,029 (25.99%)
Not computed: 589 (7.54%)

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