Latest Data (2017)
Population 23,832
Nationwide Rank 1581

Quick Facts

Decatur, Georgia is the 1,581st largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Decatur, Georgia is a city.

Decatur, Georgia is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Decatur had its largest population ever.

Decatur, Georgia is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 73% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Decatur, Georgia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1571 Dinuba, California 24,034 34.6%
1572 Brandon, Mississippi 23,999 35.5%
1573 Rolling Meadows, Illinois 23,988 -2.6%
1574 Zion, Illinois 23,952 4.1%
1575 Brookings, South Dakota 23,938 27.1%
1576 Barstow, California 23,916 5.8%
1577 Searcy, Arkansas 23,916 23.2%
1578 Marysville, Ohio 23,912 47.2%
1579 North Platte, Nebraska 23,888 -0.1%
1580 Crestview, Florida 23,856 59.3%
1581 Decatur, Georgia 23,832 30.5%
1582 Pooler, Georgia 23,816 247.6%
1583 Centerville, Ohio 23,787 3.2%
1584 Muscatine, Iowa 23,782 4.7%
1585 Faribault, Minnesota 23,750 13.2%
1586 Conway, South Carolina 23,714 86.0%
1587 Corsicana, Texas 23,683 -3.6%
1588 Derby, Kansas 23,673 28.9%
1589 Watertown, Wisconsin 23,655 8.6%
1590 Maywood, Illinois 23,640 -12.3%
1591 Oxford, Mississippi 23,639 72.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Georgia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
881 Peachtree Corners 43,268
945 Gainesville 40,359 53.2%
993 Milton 38,924 150.7%
994 Newnan 38,909 136.1%
1056 Rome 36,375 2.2%
1067 Tucker 36,130
1093 East Point 35,282 -12.9%
1094 Peachtree City 35,262 11.1%
1118 Kennesaw 34,344 60.3%
1135 Dalton 33,748 19.1%
1137 Douglasville 33,675 72.9%
1157 Hinesville 33,140 9.9%
1205 Woodstock 31,564 180.8%
1212 Statesboro 31,379 36.9%
1251 LaGrange 30,472 15.4%
1269 Lawrenceville 29,873 29.8%
1288 Duluth 29,463 27.9%
1289 Chamblee 29,428 208.6%
1299 Stockbridge 29,114 163.8%
1343 Canton 27,936 228.8%
1396 Carrollton 26,815 34.0%
1523 McDonough 24,755 190.7%
1581 Decatur 23,832 30.5%
1582 Pooler 23,816 247.6%
1613 Sugar Hill 23,180 97.5%
1639 Griffin 22,770 -1.2%
1647 Acworth 22,698 60.7%
1719 Union City 21,370 78.2%
1749 Cartersville 20,978 30.1%
1836 Forest Park 19,823 -7.5%
1841 Snellville 19,738 14.6%
1861 Suwanee 19,549 94.9%
1938 Milledgeville 18,575 -1.4%
1942 Thomasville 18,515 1.6%
1982 St. Marys 18,019 20.9%
2002 Fayetteville 17,802 56.2%
2061 Kingsland 17,077 57.1%
2079 Norcross 16,845 99.7%
2092 Tifton 16,733 6.3%
2097 Perry 16,684 62.8%
2123 Riverdale 16,439 30.6%
2126 Calhoun 16,414 52.0%
2144 Brunswick 16,287 4.9%
2149 Winder 16,244 54.7%
2172 Conyers 16,015 38.1%
2191 Dublin 15,811 -2.1%
2223 Fairburn 15,520 148.7%
2236 Americus 15,400 -9.9%
2241 Villa Rica 15,345 240.5%
2270 Powder Springs 15,052 16.6%
2276 College Park 14,959 -26.2%
2289 Buford 14,868 32.5%
2357 Moultrie 14,160 -2.3%
2362 Grovetown 14,109 128.5%
2368 Covington 14,044 17.0%
2398 Waycross 13,876 -9.7%
2460 Monroe 13,484 17.1%
2487 Dallas 13,237 142.3%
2547 Clarkston 12,848 70.6%
2576 Lilburn 12,700 10.5%
2583 Richmond Hill 12,632 81.8%
2667 Bainbridge 12,111 1.5%
2675 Loganville 12,062 98.4%
2698 Holly Springs 11,935 231.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 23,832 1,581
2016 22,813 1,623
2015 21,957 1,666
2014 20,380 1,756
2013 20,086 1,766
2012 19,853 1,761
2011 19,617 1,764
2010 19,335 1,767
2009 18,942 1,780
2008 18,980 1,766
2007 19,129 1,748
2006 19,172 1,728
2005 18,872 1,727
2004 19,014 1,699
2003 18,629 1,719
2002 18,862 1,689
2001 18,691 1,690
2000 18,249 1,714
1990 17,323 1,567