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Decatur Jobs Overview

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56,865
Job Openings
4.6%
Unemployment Rate
$49,430
Median Base Salary
22k
Population

Decatur has the 1413th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 12.1% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Decatur is part of the Atlanta metro area. Unemployment in the Atlanta area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Atlanta has the 10th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Decatur is below average at $49,430, and the median cost of a home in Decatur is $350,400, which is above the national average. 71% of workers in Decatur hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 95% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Decatur. 72% of Decatur workers drive to work alone, 8% take public transit, 10% carpool, and 8% walk. People in Decatur spend an average of 24 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

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DeKalb Workforce Center

774 Jordan Lane
Bldg 4
Decatur, GA 30033
404-371-2819