Latest Data (2017)
Population 54,405
Nationwide Rank 704

Quick Facts

Decatur, Alabama is the 704th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Decatur, Alabama is a city.

Decatur, Alabama is currently 2.3% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Decatur, Alabama's growth is extremely below average. 83% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Decatur, Alabama Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
694 West Haven, Connecticut 54,843 4.7%
695 Manhattan, Kansas 54,832 19.9%
696 Colton, California 54,828 14.1%
697 Carson City, Nevada 54,745 4.1%
698 Caldwell, Idaho 54,660 97.7%
699 Cathedral City, California 54,596 27.0%
700 Rosemead, California 54,554 1.7%
701 Rocky Mount, North Carolina 54,523 -7.3%
702 Stonecrest, Georgia 54,471
703 Lake Havasu City, Arizona 54,411 28.3%
704 Decatur, Alabama 54,405 0.5%
705 Normal, Illinois 54,284 18.9%
706 West New York, New Jersey 54,227 17.9%
707 Harrisonburg, Virginia 54,215 34.0%
708 Leesburg, Virginia 54,215 88.7%
709 Parker, Colorado 54,202 119.1%
710 Watsonville, California 54,098 16.2%
711 Southaven, Mississippi 54,031 83.1%
712 Revere, Massachusetts 53,993 13.9%
713 Grapevine, Texas 53,982 26.5%
714 Mount Prospect, Illinois 53,930 -4.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In Alabama

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
305 Tuscaloosa 100,287 27.4%
395 Hoover 84,920 33.9%
530 Dothan 68,202 16.9%
576 Auburn 63,973 38.0%
704 Decatur 54,405 0.5%
787 Madison 48,861 63.9%
961 Florence 39,852 9.6%
1062 Phenix City 36,219 27.4%
1084 Prattville 35,498 35.9%
1086 Gadsden 35,409 -8.9%
1120 Vestavia Hills 34,291 10.9%
1155 Alabaster 33,202 37.7%
1257 Opelika 30,240 22.4%
1337 Enterprise 28,247 33.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 54,405 704
2016 55,072 681
2015 55,437 678
2014 55,532 664
2013 55,816 653
2012 55,996 643
2011 55,858 637
2010 55,683 629
2009 56,411 601
2008 55,977 595
2007 55,531 593
2006 55,122 597
2005 54,435 603
2004 53,968 606
2003 54,206 602
2002 53,876 592
2001 54,011 581
2000 54,091 563
1990 50,139 525