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Demographics

  • Population

     Population

    Morgan CountyCity of DecaturCity of HartselleDecatur MSA
    2016 Estimates 120,689 55,974 14,279 154,237
    2021 Projections 124,389 56,720 15,171 157,854
    2000-2010 Growth 7.60% 3.90% 16.40% 5.50%
    2016 to 2021 Projected Growth 3.10% 1.30% 6.30% 2.30%

    Source: 2010 Census, All Rights Reserved, Alteryx
    2014 Experian, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Alteryx
    2014 Easy Analytic Software, Inc. (EASI) All Rights Reserved, Alteryx.

  • Households & Income

     Households

    Morgan CountyCity of DecaturCity of HartselleDecatur MSA
    2010 Census 47,030 22,498 5,664 60,648
    2017 Estimates 47,416 22,580 5,659 60,626

     

     Income

    Morgan CountyCity of DecaturCity of HartselleDecatur MSA
    Average Household Income $61,845 $45,662 $63,558 $59,564

    Source: 2010 Census, All Rights Reserved, Alteryx
    2014 Experian, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Alteryx
    2014 Easy Analytic Software, Inc. (EASI) All Rights Reserved, Alteryx.
  • Age

     

    Morgan CountyCity of DecaturCity of HartselleDecatur MSA
    Median Age 40 38 41 40

    Source: 2010 Census, All Rights Reserved, Alteryx
    2014 Experian, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Alteryx
    2014 Easy Analytic Software, Inc. (EASI) All Rights Reserved, Alteryx.

    Gender

     

    Morgan CountyCity of DecaturCity of HartselleDecatur MSA
    Male 59,576 27,322 6,912 75,906
    Female 61,379 28,755 7,352 78,578

    Source: 2010 Census, All Rights Reserved, Alteryx
    2014 Experian, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Alteryx
    2014 Easy Analytic Software, Inc. (EASI) All Rights Reserved, Alteryx.
  • Ethnicity

     Race

    Morgan CountyCity of DecaturCity of HartselleDecatur MSA
    White 95,260 36,665 13,132 121,061
    African American 14,785 11,989 497 18,588
    Indian/Alaskan Native 1,044 384 113 2,949
    American 
    Asian & Pacific Islander
    958 678 84 1,061
    Other Races 5,962 4,872 197 6,332
    Two or More Races 2,680 1,386 255 4,246

    Source: 2010 Census, All Rights Reserved, Alteryx
    2014 Experian, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Alteryx
    2014 Easy Analytic Software, Inc. (EASI) All Rights Reserved, Alteryx.

  • Cost of Living and Taxes

     Metropolitan Area (MSA)

    Composite Index 100%Grocery Items 13%Housing 29%Utilities 10%Transportation 9%Healthcare 4%Misc Goods & Services 35%
    Decatur, AL 84.6 95.5 60.7 102.2 87.9 88.2 92.7
    Huntsville, AL 97.5 97.8 73.4 112.2 97.6 95.5 112.2
    Birmingham, AL 93.1 96.1 85.4 102.3 95.6 84.8 95.5
    Atlanta, GA 97.8 107.2 94.1 81.3 98.8 108.2 100.2
    Jackson, MS 88.4 85.3 73.7 100.4 86 86.7 98.6
    Chattanooga, TN 95.2 91.3 99.3 93.4 89.4 102.7 94.8
    Nashville, TN 96.9 95.0 90.9 91.8 101.3 81.6 104.4

    Source: Second Quarter 2017 ACCRA Cost of Living Index (National Average = 100%)

     Property TaxSales Tax
    Decatur 45.3 mils 9%
    Falkville 42.4 mils 9%
    Hartselle 39.4 mils 9%
    Trinity 42.4 mils 9%
    All other Morgan County Locations 37.4 mils 7%

    Property Tax will vary from $320.30 to $405.50 for a house valued at $100,000, depending on its location in Morgan County.

    Our state personal income tax is capped at 5 percent. Corporate state income tax is capped at 6.5 percent. Retired federal income is exempt from state tax in Alabama.

For more information, contact Crystal Brown at (256)353-5312.


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