Decatur County Information

Decatur in Georgia occupies 623 square miles and has a 2006 population of 28,665, a change from a 2000 population of 28,240 and 25,517 in 1990. 14.5% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 13.2% percent is 25-35, and 14.1% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 118 acts of violent crime reported in Decatur in 2004, a change from 146 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 689 people: 5.7% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 4.4%.

Read more about Decatur, Georgia in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyDecatur 
StateGeorgia 
Land Area623 sq. milesRanked 1,656 of 3,140
Population 200628,665Ranked 1,457 of 3,140
Population 200528,412 
Population 200028,240Ranked 1,444 of 3,140
Population 199025,517Ranked 1,447 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion58.1% 
African American40.6% 
Asian American.5% 
Native American.4% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 57.3% 
Population 5 to 1415.1% 
Population 15 to 2414.5% 
Population 25 to 3413.2% 
Population 35 to 4414.1% 
Population 45 to 5413.6% 
Population 55 to 649.4% 
Population 65 to 746.9% 
Population 75 and up6% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes118146
Murders / Manslaughters1 
Forcible Rapes8 
Robberies24 
Aggravated Assaults85 
Total Property Crimes1,3281,192
Burglaries258 
Larceny Thefts1,028 
Motor Vehicle Thefts42 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population12,04812,346
Unemployed Population689540
Unemployment Rate5.7%4.4%

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