Decatur, GA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 8,513 housing units in Decatur. This represents a 3.4% growth from 8,230 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 8,513 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Decatur is about 58.8%. Decatur's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5.2%. Average household size is 2.13 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Decatur were built after 1952.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.90%
One Bedroom16.40%
Two Bedrooms37%
Three Bedrooms31.10%
Four Bedrooms10%
Five Bedrooms or more2.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.29
Median year structure was built1946
Median Value of occupied units$220,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$194,400

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.9
Median year structure was built1962
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$814

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.60%
Second Mortgage7.70%
Home Equity Loan11.10%
Simple Mortgage64%
Debt Free16.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20.2%