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

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 13,297 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 1,008 (7.58%)
Kindergarten: 776 (5.84%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 6,435 (48.39%)
High school (grades 9-12): 2,810 (21.13%)
College or graduate school: 2,268 (17.06%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 35,427 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 2,486 (7.02%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 4,600 (12.98%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 9,505 (26.83%)
Some college, no degree: 8,335 (23.53%)
Associate degree: 2,100 (5.93%)
Bachelor's degree: 5,768 (16.28%)
Graduate or professional degree: 2,633 (7.43%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 80%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 23.7%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 42,375 (100%)
Never married: 9,712 (22.92%)
Now married, except separated: 23,618 (55.74%)
Separated: 929 (2.19%)
Total Widowed: 3,210 (7.58%)
Widowed Female: 2,678 (6.32%)
Total Divorced: 4,906 (11.58%)
Divorced Female: 2,876 (6.79%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 774 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 443 (57.24%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 40,256 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 5,306 (13.18%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 12,129 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,016 (8.38%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 31,007 (100%)
--With a disability: 6,412 (20.68%)
----Percent employed: 51.5%
--No disability: 24,595 (79.32%)
----Percent employed: 75.7%
Population 65 years and over: 6,657 (100%)
--With a disability: 3,142 (47.2%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 50,385 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 26,006 (51.61%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 23,572 (46.78%)
--Same county: 14,679 (29.13%)
--Different county: 8,893 (17.65%)
----Same state: 4,374 (8.68%)
----Different state: 4,519 (8.97%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 807 (1.6%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 53,953 (100%)
Native: 51,536 (95.52%)
--Born in United States: 51,257 (100%)
----State of residence: 36,498 (67.65%)
----Different state: 14,759 (27.36%)
--Born outside United States: 279 (0.52%)
Foreign born: 2,417 (4.48%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 1,623 (3.01%)
--Naturalized citizen: 905 (1.68%)
--Not a citizen: 1,512 (2.8%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 2,412 (100%)
Europe: 209 (8.67%)
Asia: 311 (12.89%)
Africa: 0 (0%)
Oceania: 7 (0.29%)
Latin America: 1,855 (76.91%)
Northern America: 30 (1.24%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 50,385 (100%)
English only: 47,378 (94.03%)
Language other than English: 3,007 (5.97%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 2,027 (4.02%)
--Spanish: 2,225 (4.42%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 1,653 (3.28%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 472 (0.94%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 161 (0.32%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 201 (0.4%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 140 (0.28%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 53,953 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 47,655% (88.33%)
Arab: 88 (0.16%)
Czech: 63 (0.12%)
Danish: 39 (0.07%)
Dutch: 508 (0.94%)
English: 5,357 (9.93%)
French (except Basque): 960 (1.78%)
French Canadian: 99 (0.18%)
German: 4,633 (8.59%)
Greek: 66 (0.12%)
Hungarian: 58 (0.11%)
Irish: 5,779 (10.71%)
Italian: 696 (1.29%)
Lithuanian: 62 (0.11%)
Norwegian: 203 (0.38%)
Polish: 434 (0.8%)
Portuguese: 27 (0.05%)
Russian: 71 (0.13%)
Scotch-Irish: 1,518 (2.81%)
Scottish: 848 (1.57%)
Slovak: 32 (0.06%)
Subsaharan African: 299 (0.55%)
Swedish: 164 (0.3%)
Swiss: 44 (0.08%)
Ukrainian: 14 (0.03%)
United States or American: 8,668 (16.07%)
Welsh: 302 (0.56%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 37 (0.07%)
Other ancestries: 16,586 (30.74%)

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