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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 $53,447 in 2019, the latest figures available. Decatur median household income is $1,713 higher than the median Alabama household income and $12,265 less than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including Decatur median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Decatur are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Decatur Alabama

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Alabama $51,734 +1.91% +4.98%
Decatur $53,447 +6.84% +12.55%

Trends in Decatur, AL Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Decatur is $53,447. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $55,949 and is now $2,502 (4.47%) lower. From a post peak low of $45,037 in 2009, real median household income for Decatur has now grown by $8,410 (18.67%).

Real Median Household Income: Decatur, Alabama, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Decatur

Date US Alabama Decatur
2019 $65,712 $51,734 $53,447
2018 $63,059 $50,765 $50,023
2017 $62,927 $50,189 $49,062
2016 $61,383 $49,281 $47,489
2015 $60,187 $48,306 $49,808
2014 $58,001 $46,297 $48,211
2013 $57,437 $47,103 $46,827
2012 $57,307 $46,378 $46,951
2011 $57,531 $47,180 $47,813
2010 $58,809 $47,561 $49,556
2009 $59,988 $48,364 $45,037

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Decatur Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Decatur was $63,475 in 2019. Compared to the median Alabama family income, Decatur median family income is $2,696 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Decatur will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Decatur Alabama

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Alabama $66,171 +1.81% +3.93%
Decatur $63,475 +3.28% +0.86%

Trends in Decatur, AL Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Decatur is $63,475. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $68,009 and is now $4,534 (6.67%) lower. From a post peak low of $56,950 in 2009, real median family income for Decatur has now grown by $6,525 (11.46%).

Real Median Family Income: Decatur, Alabama, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Decatur

Date US Alabama Decatur
2019 $80,944 $66,171 $63,475
2018 $77,786 $64,994 $61,459
2017 $77,064 $64,153 $62,477
2016 $75,707 $63,670 $62,933
2015 $73,660 $61,682 $60,069
2014 $71,246 $58,117 $60,436
2013 $70,386 $59,410 $60,152
2012 $69,752 $58,789 $57,605
2011 $70,009 $59,228 $58,603
2010 $71,221 $59,259 $61,013
2009 $72,962 $60,655 $56,950

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Decatur Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Decatur was $28,346 in 2019. Compared to the median Alabama per capita income, Decatur median per capita income is $304 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Decatur will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Decatur Alabama

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Alabama $28,650 +2.23% +4.19%
Decatur $28,346 +4.87% +12.58%

Trends in Decatur, AL Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $28,346, the per capita income for Decatur was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Decatur, Alabama, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Decatur

Date US Alabama Decatur
2019 $35,672 $28,650 $28,346
2018 $34,444 $28,024 $27,029
2017 $33,788 $27,636 $25,005
2016 $33,163 $27,497 $25,178
2015 $32,351 $26,728 $26,654
2014 $31,228 $25,517 $25,103
2013 $30,982 $25,705 $24,750
2012 $30,476 $25,451 $25,333
2011 $30,425 $25,872 $26,817
2010 $30,622 $25,844 $25,021
2009 $31,545 $26,696 $24,918

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