Census Data for West Decatur ...
As far as we can tell, West Decatur has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.
While we don't have census information for West Decatur, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:
| ||Community ||2016<1>|
| ||Huntsville||193,079|| E ||22 miles [35.4 km]|
| ||Decatur||55,072|| SE ||Less than 2 miles|
| ||Madison||47,959|| NE ||15 miles [24.1 km]|
| ||Athens||25,393|| N ||12 miles [19.3 km]|
| ||Hartselle||14,471|| S ||11 miles [17.7 km]|
Population Rings for West Decatur ...
To help identify the number of people who live in West Decatur and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on West Decatur. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<3> We don't have the population of West Decatur, so its people haven't been included.
| Radius ||No of|
|5 mi [8 km]||3||57,236||-0.94%|
|10 mi [16 km]||6||61,112||+0.12%|
|15 mi [24 km]||11||150,176||+6.24%|
|20 mi [32 km]||15||155,992||+5.87%|
|25 mi [40 km]||21||352,933||+6.52%|
|30 mi [48 km]||30||374,086||+6.4%|
US Census QuickFacts ...
The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information called QuickFacts. Although they haven't created a QuickFact for West Decatur, there are QuickFacts available for the following nearby communities:
For more about neighboring communities, please visit our Nearby Page for West Decatur. For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to West Decatur, see our County-by-County Page for West Decatur.
A Census QuickFact is available for Morgan County (QF-01103).
Below are QuickFacts for the counties that border Morgan County.
Miscellaneous Information for West Decatur ...
The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Morgan County or the community of West Decatur:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to West Decatur:
GNIS ID for West Decatur: 128758
GNIS ID for Morgan County: 161578
GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775
The FIPS Codes ...
An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):
State Code: 01 (Alabama)
County Code: 103 (Morgan County)
Place Code: 80976 (West Decatur)
State & County Code: 01/103 (Alabama / Morgan County)
State & Place Code: 01/80976 (Alabama / West Decatur)
Misc. Census Codes ...
West Decatur is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #6 (the East South-Central Division).
For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for West Decatur.
|<1>||Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.|
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|<2>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from West Decatur. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- West Decatur) to Point B.|
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Decatur. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6043, Longitude: -86.9956 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for West Decatur have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
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|<3>||The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.|
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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for West Decatur.