There is so much that makes Decatur-Morgan County stand out and an appealing destination for businesses, job-seekers and residents of all ages.
According to Realtor.com, in January 2022, the median listing home price in Decatur was $225,000, up 28.6% year-over-year.
Decatur is listed at No. 37 for housing markets in the country on the Emerging Housing Markets Index for winter 2022 according to the Wall Street Journal/Realtor.com
NerdWallet, a personal finance website and resource, named Decatur number 26 on the list of best places for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) graduates. To learn why, click here.
According to FindReview, Decatur is the second-best place to retire in Alabama. To understand how they determined that, click here.
Personal and business finance website Kiplinger recently ranked Decatur as the 17th least expensive U.S. city in which to live. To read about how they evaluate that, click here.
In 2019, Niche - a website that studies community demographics across the U.S. - named Decatur City Schools the third most diverse school district in out of 136 in the State of Alabama. To see the results, click here.
The Alabama Center for Real Estate at the University of Alabama Culverhouse College of Business named Decatur the second-best market in Alabama for home price appreciation. Read how they came to that conclusion by clicking here.