Decatur, a town in Georgia, has a population of just under 22,000. Families with young children are widely prevalent, as kids under 5 make up an above-average percentage of the community, while young adults figure less prominently in the demographics. Overall, the city's residents, at an average age of just under 35, skew younger than most cities in Georgia. Renters tend to be in the minority in the city, and 66% of residents own their homes. At $967/month, the average rent is roughly the same as the state average.
Decatur has a high percentage of residents older than 25 with advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 17% possess a Master's or a Doctoral degree. Additionally, 21% have a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average. Many Decatur residents work in one of three industries: scientific, education, and healthcare. Combined, these industries make up 24% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many workers in these industries are in management, making it the top field in the city. Decatur workers take home an average annual income of about $107,000, more than the average Georgia resident. The city's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345).
Decatur residents have an average commute of about 29 minutes. Many residents (33%) drive to work, while public transit is used by only 3% of the population. Few workers (3%) commute on foot, though the number is greater than the national average.