is a town located in DeKalb County, Georgia
. As of the 2000
census, the town had a total population of 15,270.
Geography\nNorth Decatur is located at 33°48'11" North, 84°17'24" West (33.803054, -84.290123)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the town has a total area of 12.9 km²
). 12.9 km² (5.0 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 15,270 people, 7,974 households, and 3,333 families residing in the town. The population density
is 1,179.2/km² (3,054.0/mi²). There are 8,387 housing units at an average density of 647.6/km² (1,677.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 83.79% White, 8.04% African American
, 0.25% Native American
, 5.73% Asian
, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.65% from other races, and 1.49% from two or more races. 2.81% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 7,974 households out of which 14.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 33.5% are married couples living together, 6.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 58.2% are non-families. 45.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 17.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 1.85 and the average family size is 2.61.
In the town the population is spread out with 12.6% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 36.2% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 22.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 77.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 74.4 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $50,047, and the median income for a family is $66,073. Males have a median income of $46,753 versus $38,955 for females. The per capita income for the town is $33,739. 8.2% of the population and 3.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 2.3% are under the age of 18 and 4.5% are 65 or older.