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As of 2010-2014, median price of a house in Decatur is $123,500, which is about the same as the state average of $123,800 and is lower than the national average of $175,700. The Decatur median house value has grown by 38.45% since 2000. The growth rate for the price of a house in Decatur is lower than the state average rate of 45.48% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. The median year that a house in Decatur was built is 1977, which is older than the median year for a house built in the state which is 1981 and is about the same as the median year for a house built in the USA which is 1976.

Topics:House ValueHousing OccupancyYear Structure BuiltMortgage StatusMortgage Owner's CostsNone-Mortgage Owner's CostsUnits in StructureRoomsBedroomsHouse Heating FuelGross RentVehicle Available

House Value

Median Value of a Total of 13,555 Owner Occupied Houses in Decatur, AL, #139
Decatur, AL
123,500 USD
Alabama
123,800 USD
U.S.
175,700 USD
Median House Price Growth Since 2000, #258
Decatur, AL
38.45%
Alabama
45.48%
U.S.
46.91%
Ranks: $50K or Less, $50-100K, $100-150K, $150-200K, $200-300K, $300-500K, $500-1M, $1M or More

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house value data.

Housing Occupancy

 Decatur, ALAlabamaU.S.
Total Housing Units24,651, see rank, 100%2,190,638132,741,033
Occupied Housing Units22,006, 89.27%, see rank84.09%87.55%
Owner Occupied13,555, 54.99%, see rank58.17%56.34%
Renter Occupied8,451, 34.28%, see rank25.93%31.21%
Vacant Housing Units2,645, 10.73%, see rank15.91%12.45%
For Rent432, 1.75%, see rank2.61%2.34%
For Sale Only353, 1.43%, see rank1.54%1.20%
Rented or Sold, Not Occupied233, 0.95%, see rank1.25%0.92%
For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use252, 1.02%, see rank3.76%3.97%
For Migrant Workers0, 0.00%, see rank0.03%0.03%
Other Vacant1,375, 5.58%, see rank6.71%4.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical housing occupancy data.

Year Structure Built

Median Built Year, #285
Decatur, ALAlabamaU.S.
197719811976

Ranks: 1995 or earlier, 1960-1969, 1970-1979, 1980-1989, 1990-2000, 2000-2010

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical year structure built data.

Mortgage Status

 Decatur, AL%AlabamaU.S.
Owner-Occupied Units13,555100%1,274,19674,787,460
With a Mortgage8,42262.13%, see rank58.96%65.58%
Without a Mortgage5,13337.87%, see rank41.04%34.42%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical mortgage status data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units with a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Decatur, AL
1,064 USD
Alabama
1,159 USD
U.S.
1,522 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsDecatur, AL%AlabamaU.S.
$299 or Less420.50%, see rank0.23%0.20%
$300 to $4991722.04%, see rank2.96%1.59%
$500 to $69985810.19%, see rank9.57%5.01%
$700 to $9992,63231.25%, see rank24.89%14.32%
$1,000 to $1,4992,95035.03%, see rank34.17%27.90%
$1,500 to $1,9991,07212.73%, see rank16.11%20.35%
$2,000 to $2,9996207.36%, see rank9.13%19.52%
$3,000 or More760.90%, see rank2.95%11.12%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Decatur, AL
20.80% of the Total Income
Alabama
21.70% of the Total Income
U.S.
23.70% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Decatur, AL%AlabamaU.S.
10% or Less5546.58%, see rank7.30%5.86%
10% to 20%3,42540.67%, see rank37.14%31.95%
20% to 30%2,16625.72%, see rank25.71%27.64%
30% to 40%93511.10%, see rank11.45%13.74%
40% or More1,31815.65%, see rank17.78%20.29%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units with a mortgage data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units without a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Decatur, AL
326 USD
Alabama
349 USD
U.S.
457 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsDecatur, AL%AlabamaU.S.
$199 or Less55010.71%, see rank11.83%7.76%
$200 to $2991,58130.80%, see rank24.55%14.70%
$300 to $4992,17742.41%, see rank42.72%34.63%
$500 to $69964712.60%, see rank14.46%21.16%
$700 or More1783.47%, see rank6.44%21.75%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Decatur, AL
10.00% of the Total Income
Alabama
11.40% of the Total Income
U.S.
12.30% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Decatur, AL%AlabamaU.S.
10% or Less2,93657.20%, see rank43.66%40.19%
10% to 20%1,29825.29%, see rank30.25%31.47%
20% to 30%4608.96%, see rank11.03%12.24%
30% to 40%1302.53%, see rank5.23%5.64%
40% or More2785.42%, see rank8.16%9.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units without a mortgage data.

Units in Structure

 Decatur, ALAlabamaU.S.
Total Housing Units24,651, 100%2,190,638132,741,033
1-unit, Detached16,708, 67.78%, see rank68.53%61.65%
1-unit, Attached1,291, 5.24%, see rank1.66%5.82%
2 Units550, 2.23%, see rank2.09%3.75%
3 or 4 Units1,606, 6.51%, see rank2.93%4.43%
5 to 9 Units1,853, 7.52%, see rank4.20%4.78%
10 or More Units2,310, 9.37%, see rank6.84%13.08%
Mobile Home, Boat, RV, Van, etc.333, 1.35%, see rank13.74%6.49%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical units in structure data.

Rooms

 Decatur, ALAlabamaU.S.
Total Housing Units24,651, 100%2,190,638132,741,033
1 Room209, 0.85%, see rank1.12%1.95%
2 Rooms439, 1.78%, see rank1.17%2.48%
3 Rooms2,207, 8.95%, see rank5.77%9.13%
4 Rooms3,822, 15.50%, see rank15.10%16.60%
5 Rooms5,327, 21.61%, see rank23.28%20.41%
6 Rooms4,822, 19.56%, see rank20.97%18.06%
7 Rooms3,437, 13.94%, see rank13.59%12.27%
8 Rooms1,735, 7.04%, see rank8.86%8.48%
9 Rooms or More2,653, 10.76%, see rank10.13%10.60%
Median Rooms5.60, see rank5.705.50

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical rooms data.

Bedrooms

 Decatur, ALAlabamaU.S.
Total Housing Units24,651, 100%2,190,638132,741,033
No Bedroom220, 0.89%, see rank1.21%2.17%
1 Bedroom2,487, 10.09%, see rank6.20%11.16%
2 Bedrooms6,698, 27.17%, see rank23.92%26.69%
3 Bedrooms11,052, 44.83%, see rank49.95%39.70%
4 Bedrooms3,637, 14.75%, see rank15.40%16.05%
5 or More Bedrooms557, 2.26%, see rank3.33%4.22%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical bedrooms data.

House Heating Fuel

 Decatur, ALAlabamaU.S.
Total Housing Units22,006, 100%1,842,174116,211,092
Utility Gas6,669, 30.31%, see rank29.16%48.85%
Bottled, Tank, or LP Gas168, 0.76%, see rank7.18%4.86%
Electricity15,033, 68.31%, see rank61.92%36.68%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, etc.29, 0.13%, see rank0.21%5.86%
Coal or Coke0, 0.00%, see rank0.01%0.12%
Wood58, 0.26%, see rank1.11%2.12%
Solar Energy0, 0.00%, see rank0.01%0.05%
Other Fuel0, 0.00%, see rank0.09%0.47%
No Fuel Used49, 0.22%, see rank0.31%1.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house heating fuel data.

Gross Rent

Monthly RentalDecatur, ALAlabamaU.S.
Occupied Units Paying Rent7,848, 100%505,13639,201,928
$199 or Less136, 1.73%, see rank2.18%1.50%
$200 to $299586, 7.47%, see rank5.01%3.18%
$300 to $4991,505, 19.18%, see rank14.15%7.37%
$500 to $6992,983, 38.01%, see rank26.64%16.01%
$700 to $9991,955, 24.91%, see rank32.35%29.17%
$1,000 to $1,499565, 7.20%, see rank15.87%26.88%
$1,500 to $1,99933, 0.42%, see rank2.54%9.79%
$2,000 or More85, 1.08%, see rank1.26%6.10%
Median$606, see rank$715$920

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gross rent data.

Vehicle Available

 Decatur, ALAlabamaU.S.
Occupied Housing Units22,006, 100%1,842,174116,211,092
No Vehicles Available1,470, 6.68%, see rank6.48%9.12%
1 Vehicles Available7,994, 36.33%, see rank32.94%33.80%
2 Vehicles Available8,122, 36.91%, see rank37.28%37.48%
3 or More Vehicles Available4,420, 20.09%, see rank23.30%19.61%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical vehicle available data.


 
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