Decatur

33.7748° N, 84.2963° W

Welcome to Decatur

Welcome to Decatur, a vibrant and diverse city located just minutes from downtown Atlanta. Known for its small-town charm, historic neighborhoods, and thriving cultural scene, Decatur offers residents the perfect blend of urban convenience and suburban tranquility.
 
With its tree-lined streets, historic homes, and bustling downtown area, Decatur exudes a unique charm and character that captivates homebuyers seeking a dynamic yet welcoming community. From classic Craftsman-style bungalows to modern condominiums and townhomes, Decatur boasts a diverse array of housing options to suit every lifestyle and budget.
 
Decatur's lively downtown area is a hub of activity, featuring an eclectic mix of shops, restaurants, cafes, and entertainment venues. Residents can explore local boutiques, dine at award-winning restaurants, or catch a live performance at one of the city's many theaters and music venues.
 
In addition to its vibrant downtown, Decatur is home to several parks and green spaces, including the picturesque Decatur Square and the expansive Glenlake Park. These outdoor amenities provide residents with opportunities for recreation, relaxation, and community gatherings throughout the year.
 
Families are drawn to Decatur for its top-rated schools, including the renowned Decatur City Schools district, which consistently ranks among the best in the state. With its strong emphasis on education and community involvement, Decatur offers families a supportive and enriching environment for children to learn and grow.
 
Decatur also boasts a rich cultural scene, with numerous art galleries, museums, and cultural events celebrating the city's diverse heritage and artistic community. From art festivals and music concerts to food and wine tastings, there's always something exciting happening in Decatur.
 
Conveniently located just minutes from downtown Atlanta, Decatur offers residents easy access to the city's business districts, cultural attractions, and entertainment venues. Whether you're commuting to work or exploring the city's many attractions, Decatur provides a convenient and central location for residents to enjoy all that Atlanta has to offer.
 
Experience the charm and character of Decatur and discover why it's one of Atlanta's most desirable places to live. With its rich history, vibrant culture, and strong sense of community, Decatur offers residents an unparalleled quality of life in the heart of Metro Atlanta. Find your dream home in Decatur and make this dynamic city your own.

Overview for Decatur, GA

24,334 people live in Decatur, where the median age is 38.6 and the average individual income is $63,021. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

24,334

Total Population

38.6 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$63,021

Average individual Income

Around Decatur, GA

There's plenty to do around Decatur, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

93
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
78
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
54
Good Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Hoagie Shack & BBQ Bar, Elemental Spirits, and Tong Dojo Shotokan Karate.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.67 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.2 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.45 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.13 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.55 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.73 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Decatur, GA

Decatur has 8,906 households, with an average household size of 2.64. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Decatur do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 24,334 people call Decatur home. The population density is 5,293.62 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

24,334

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

38.6

Median Age

47.42 / 52.58%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

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18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
8,906

Total Households

2.64

Average Household Size

$63,021

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Without Children:

Marital Status

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Single
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Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Decatur, GA

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The following schools are within or nearby Decatur. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
The Friends School Of Atlanta
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
The Waldorf School Of Atlanta
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 1st
No rating available
The Ellis School Of Atlanta
PRIVATE
1st - 8th
No rating available
Fifth Avenue Upper Elementary School
PUBLIC
3rd - 5th
5/5
Clairemont Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
Glennwood Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
Talley Street Upper Elementary School
PUBLIC
3rd - 5th
5/5
Decatur First Umc Weekday Childrens Ministries
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
The Community School
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Renfroe Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Winnona Park Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
Oakhurst Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
Westchester Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
Decatur Presbyterian Children's Community
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Academe Of The Oaks
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 6th
No rating available
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