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A Taste of Decatur, Georgia

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT DECATUR?

  1. Decatur is a city in, and county seat of, DeKalb County, Georgia, United States. With a population of 18,147 in the 2000 census.

  2. Decatur's official motto is "A city of homes, schools and places of worship." Prior to 2000, this motto was "A city of homes, churches, and schools."

  3. The median income for a household in the city was $47,395, and the median income for a family was $65,064.

  4. Education levels for Decatur are above average for the Atlanta area, with 56% of residents having obtained a bachelor's degree or higher, and 27% having obtained a graduate degree or higher.

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WAMJ 102.9 FM Decatur, GA Urban Contemporary
WAMJ 107.5 FM Roswell, GA Urban Contemporary
WVEE 103.3 FM Atlanta, GA Urban Contemporary
WPZE 102.5 FM Mableton, GA Gospel Music
WUMJ 97.5 FM Fayetteville, GA Urban Contemporary
WCLK 91.9 FM Atlanta, GA Clark Atlanta University Jazz

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Demographics of Decatur, Georgia

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

65.6%

30.5%

0.2%

1.6%

1.7%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from Decatur, Georgia

     
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Businesses in Decatur, Georgia


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. African Braid & Natural Hair Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   2420 Candler Rd, Decatur, GA (404) 492-3423

  2. Amy & Saly Hair Braiding -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   4525 Glenwood Rd, Decatur, GA (404) 286-6781

  3. Chacha Braiding & Beauty Supplies -  Category: Beauty Supplies -  4869 Covington Hwy, Decatur, GA (404) 284-6800

  4. Chacha Braiding & Beauty Supplies -  Category: Beauty Supplies -  4869 Covington Hwy, Decatur, GA (404) 284-6800

  5. Divine Divas Beauty and More -  Category: Black Beauty Supply -   2463 tilson Rd, Decatur, GA (678) 508-8275

  6. Elisa African Hair Braiding -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   1875 Candler Rd, Decatur, GA (404) 284-2284

  7. Emily Hair Braiding -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   1787 Columbia Dr, Decatur, GA (404) 286-3544

  8. Fatou's Braiding Studio -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   2730 Candler Rd, Decatur, GA (404) 212-9933  - (visit website)

  9. Forbici for Hair -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   227 N Mcdonough St, Decatur, GA (404) 378-4046

  10. HMJ's Hous of Fades Barbershop -  Category: Black Barbershops -   4086 Covington Hwy, #E, Decatur, GA (404) 284-9333 - (visit website)

  11. I Luv My Hair -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   1719 Candler Rd, Decatur, GA (678) 276-8009  - (visit website)

  12. Isabelle African Hair Braiding -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   2256 Wild Turkey Ct, Decatur, GA (770) 559-1207

  13. Lima African Hair Braiding -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   3895 Glenwood Rd, Decatur, GA (404) 289-1338

  14. Madina & Dina African Hair -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   3409 Covington Dr, Decatur, GA (404) 284-7065

  15. Mocha Hair -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   1921 Austin D, Decatur, GA (404) 453-4724

  16. Nanao Africian Hair Braiding -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   1954 Candler Rd, Decatur, GA (404) 289-2255

  17. Set It Off Hair Studio -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   1727 Candler Rd., Decatur, Ga. 30032 (404) 289-6200  - (visit website)

  18. Sha Mari Hair Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   3642 Flakes Mill Road, Suite D, Decatur, GA (770) 981-0711  - (visit website)

  19. Yacine Hair Braiding -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   2760 E College Ave, Decatur, GA (404) 371-0228

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. Heritage Bookstore -  Category: African American Bookstore -   2389 Wesley Chapel Rd. #201 - Decatur, GA 30035-2819

  2. Oasis Books -  Category: African American Bookstore -  South Dekalb Mall 2801 Candler Rd - Decatur, GA 30034 (404) 381-0040

  3. Q Clinical Research -  Category: Research -  A Minority owned clinical research facility dedicated to ensuring diversity in the discovery and testing of new medications.   - 4150 Snapfinger Woods Drive, Suite 210 - Decatur, GA (404) 288-3170  - (visit website)

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Cajun's Joes -  Category: Cajun -   6125 Covington Hwy #6, Decatur, GA (770) 808 7871

  2. Jacky's Soul Food Restaurant -  Category: Soul Food Restaurant -  REVIEW: "I have been to a few soul food spots in Atlanta and Jacky's is the best."   - 3901 Glenwood Rd, Decatur, GA (404) 289-7661

  3. Mudea's Soul Food -  Category: Soul Food Restaurant -  REVIEW: "Mudea's is the best soul food restaurant in Decatur"   - 4919 Flatshoals Parkway Suite 122, Decatur, GA (770) 322-8399

  4. Our Way Cafe -  Category: Soul Food Restaurant -  REVIEW: "Don't let the decor fool you- this place has amazing southern comfort food"   - 2831 E College Ave, Decatur, GA (404) 292-9356

  5. Park Soulfood -  Category: Soul Food Restaurant -   2033 Oak Park Lane, Decatur, GA (404) 284-0099

  6. This Is It! BBQ and Seafood -  Category: BBQ and Seafood -  REVIEW: ''The portions were plenty and the lemonade was out of this world."   - 4065 Memorial Drive, Decatur, GA (404) 292-5616   - (visit website)

  7. Who's Got Soul Southern Cafe -  Category: Soul Food Restaurant -  We use family recipes couplesd with simple ingredients that bring out the natural flavor in traditional southern classics.   - 3818 Covington Highway, Decatur, GA (404) 289-0116

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CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


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CHURCHES



  1. Amanda Flipper Ame Church -  2477 Whites Mill Rd, Decatur, GA (404)244-0891

  2. Beulah Baptist Church -  2340 Clifton Springs Road, Decatur, GA 30034-2910 (404) 241-3307  - (visit website)

  3. Mt Zion Ame Church -  2977 Lavista Road, Decatur, GA 30033-1328 (404) 633-2288  - (visit website)

  4. St Phillips AME Church -  240 Candler RD, Decatur, GA (404) 371-0749

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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. Chit Chat Lounge -  Category: Entertainment -   2920 Ember Dr - Decatur, GA (404) 243-8182  - (visit website)

  2. Club Minglez -  Category: Entertainment -   2930 Ember Dr - Decatur, GA (404) 228-5683  - (visit website)

  3. Club Obsessions -  Category: Entertainment -  4525 Glenwood Rd - Decatur, GA (404) 286-7882

  4. Club Tanqueray -  Category: Entertainment -  4019 Glenwood Rd - Decatur, GA (404) 286-2003 - (visit website)

  5. Maddy's Rib & Blues Joint -  Category: Entertainment -  1479 Scott Boulevard Decatur, GA 30030 (404) 377-0301

  6. Scores All-Star Sports Bar & Video Lounge -  Category: Entertainment -  2425 Wesley Chapel Rd - Decatur, GA (678) 418-1818

  7. The Cave Sports Bar -  Category: Entertainment -  3430 Covington Dr - Decatur, GA (404) 289-3772  - (visit website)

  8. The Ultimate Bar & Grill @ South DeKalb Mall -  Category: Entertainment -   2801 Candler Rd, Suite 20B - Decatur, GA (404) 244-1326  - (visit website)

  9. Zanza Bar -  Category: Entertainment -  4203 Snapfinger Woods Dr. - Decatur, GA (404) 286-3500

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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. Decatur Book Festival
    (September)   The largest independent book festival in the country   - (visit website)

    An interactive children's area, live music, writing workshops, and much much more!


  2. Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes Music Festival
    (July)   Open to the public, the 1-day festival featuring a kids concert, talent showcase, fashion show and star studded tribute concert.   - (visit website)

    The family-fun event will fuse and celebrate Left Eye's original style and eclectic taste in music, fashion, food and fun.


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