North Decatur, GA Profile: Facts & Data


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North Decatur, Georgia - Basic Facts

The North Decatur Census Designated Place had a population of 17,509 as of July 1, 2018. North Decatur ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for North Decatur is located at latitude 33.8073 and longitude -84.2889 in DeKalb County. The formal boundaries for the North Decatur Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. DeKalb County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 994 feet.

The North Decatur Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403348) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The North Decatur Census Designated Place is located within Atlanta-Decatur Division of DeKalb County.

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North Decatur, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 17,509
Population in Households 17,468
Population in Familes 10,795
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density2 3,562
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $65,976
Average Household Income $94,656
Per Capita Income $47,906


Total Housing Units 9,597 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,102 (42.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,792 (49.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 704 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $273,930
Average Home Value $311,945


Total Households 8,893
Average Household Size 1.96
Family Households 3,899
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.79% 1.14%
Households 0.69% 1.11%
Families 0.75% 1.02%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   2.18%

North Decatur, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Decatur to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 58 91st
Population Density # 15 98th
Diversity Index # 270 57th
Median Household Income # 53 92nd
Per Capita Income # 20 97th

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