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Decatur Alabama Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Decatur Alabama metro area was $47,042 in 2017, the latest figures available. Decatur median household income is $1,081 lower than the median Alabama household income and $13,294 less than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Decatur median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Decatur are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Decatur Alabama

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Alabama $48,123 +1.84% +8.41%
Decatur $47,042 +3.31% +1.77%

Trends in Decatur, AL Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Decatur is $47,042. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $53,646 and is now $6,604 (12.31%) lower. From a post peak low of $43,183 in 2009, real median household income for Decatur has now grown by $3,859 (8.94%).

Real Median Household Income: Decatur, Alabama, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Decatur

Date US Alabama Decatur
2017 $60,336 $48,123 $47,042
2016 $58,856 $47,252 $45,534
2015 $57,709 $46,317 $47,758
2014 $55,613 $44,391 $46,226
2013 $55,072 $45,163 $44,899
2012 $54,948 $44,469 $45,018
2011 $55,162 $45,237 $45,844
2010 $56,388 $45,603 $47,516
2009 $57,519 $46,372 $43,183
2008 $59,382 $48,696 $53,646
2007 $60,135 $48,063 $50,439
2006 $59,051 $47,268 $47,644

Decatur Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Decatur was $59,905 in 2017. Compared to the median Alabama family income, Decatur median family income is $1,607 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Decatur will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Decatur Alabama

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Alabama $61,512 +0.76% +10.39%
Decatur $59,905 -0.73% +3.38%

Trends in Decatur, AL Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Decatur is $59,905. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $65,210 and is now $5,305 (8.14%) lower. From a post peak low of $54,605 in 2009, real median family income for Decatur has now grown by $5,300 (9.71%).

Real Median Family Income: Decatur, Alabama, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Decatur

Date US Alabama Decatur
2017 $73,891 $61,512 $59,905
2016 $72,591 $61,050 $60,343
2015 $70,627 $59,142 $57,595
2014 $68,313 $55,724 $57,948
2013 $67,488 $56,964 $57,675
2012 $66,880 $56,369 $55,233
2011 $67,126 $56,789 $56,190
2010 $68,289 $56,819 $58,501
2009 $69,958 $58,158 $54,605
2008 $72,321 $61,940 $65,210
2007 $72,500 $60,170 $60,000
2006 $71,330 $59,972 $60,623

Decatur Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Decatur was $23,976 in 2017. Compared to the median Alabama per capita income, Decatur median per capita income is $2,522 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Decatur will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Decatur Alabama

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Alabama $26,498 +0.50% +8.30%
Decatur $23,976 -0.68% -0.39%

Trends in Decatur, AL Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Decatur is $23,976. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $26,478 and is now $2,502 (9.45%) lower. From a post peak low of $23,731 in 2013, real per capita income for Decatur has now grown by $245 (1.03%).

Real Per Capita Income: Decatur, Alabama, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Decatur

Date US Alabama Decatur
2017 $32,397 $26,498 $23,976
2016 $31,798 $26,365 $24,141
2015 $31,019 $25,628 $25,557
2014 $29,942 $24,467 $24,070
2013 $29,706 $24,647 $23,731
2012 $29,221 $24,403 $24,290
2011 $29,173 $24,807 $25,712
2010 $29,361 $24,780 $23,991
2009 $30,246 $25,596 $23,892
2008 $31,488 $26,634 $26,478
2007 $31,629 $26,507 $25,441
2006 $30,795 $25,923 $25,464