Location Profile

Decatur, Illinois

Facility Type
Acute Care - General
Facility Location
Decatur, Illinois
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Decatur, Illinois. Offering state-of-the-art care and a full list of services for its patients, the facility is one of the most trusted healthcare providers in the region. The company won several awards of distinction for its care for telehealth and other fields. Services include surgical, women’s care, pediatrics, and more.

Community Overview

Once the home of President Abraham Lincoln, Decatur is located in the heart of Illinois and lets you see a wonderful merging of arts, culture, history, and quaint small-town living. Decatur has a free downtown trolley available to let you explore all that the downtown district has to offer. You can hop on it after you flag it down and visit the galleries, restaurants, shops, and other sites. One of the best ways to experience Decatur has to be through its events. In addition to a renowned jazz festival, the city is known for the Decatur Celebration, a massive 3-day street festival. Attended by hundreds of thousands each year, it’s a festival full of film, music, arts, crafts, foods, rides, games, and kids activities.

Learn more Decatur at the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

Cost of Living


K-12 education in Decatur is offered by Decatur Public School District #61. The district features 1 Pre-K center, 11 K-6 elementary schools, 4 K-8 schools, 2 middle schools, and 2 high schools. There are also 2 alternative programs in the district. The district is committed to offering a wealth of educational opportunities with 5 of its campuses magnet schools and a Montessori school for Pre-K to 8th grade. STEAM, Advanced Placement courses, International Baccalaureate, and other educational opportunities are available. There are several private schools available in Decatur as well.

Click here to read more about public schools in Decatur.
Click here to read about private schools in Decatur.

Once you find the school you are interested in, you will need to contact them directly with any questions you might have.


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Local and Nearby Attractions

No matter what you’re looking for, the shopping in Decatur can meet your needs. Not only does the city have a shopping mall, but also multiple specialty shops and local stores. Big box stores like Target are also in the area to give you a wide array of shopping destinations for gifts, clothes, books, toys, and more. When the need for entertainment calls, Decatur answers. The Kirkland Fine Arts Center is home to the Millikin Opera, art exhibits, film screenings, concerts, and more. Decatur Civic Center not only places host to theatrical performances, but also presents sports events, specialty shows, and fairs. Even more arts events in the city at the Pipe Dreams Studio Theatre, Decatur Park District Arts, the Decatur Municipal Band, and the Decatur Underground Theatre. If you want to appreciate visual art, stop in at one of the local galleries like the Cinema Gallery or Blue Connection. Several museums in the area shine a light on the historical significance of Decatur and are great for a day visit. The Birks Museum is where you’ll see a range of decorative arts including glass, porcelain, and other beautiful collectibles. Ever heard of the inventor Hieronymus Mueller? He lived in Decatur and had over 500 patents awarded for his inventions. See his inventions, learn about his life, and discover how he helped shape modern technology as we know it today. Car fans will love a trip to the Chevrolet Hall of Fame Museum as it features one of the largest Chevy collections ever.

Even little ones can get enjoy learning with The Children’s Museum of Illinois is in the city. The facility is an entertaining hands-on experience for children between the ages of 3 and 12. History lives on in the Macon County Museum Complex which features exhibits detailing President Abraham Lincoln and how he lived in Decatur. Another great family-friendly spot is the Scovill Zoo which has around 500 animals, a carousel, a train plus classes. Decatur even offers 2,000 acres of recreational space, making it perfect to picnic, camp, play, walk, hike, fish, and engage in other outdoor activities.

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Crime Rate

Crime in Decatur has decreased by 4% in the last year, and the city is safer than 15% of the rest of the country. The Decatur Police Department has 110 sworn officers in its Patrol Division and these individuals work to curb crime in their community. With Crime Stoppers and other community crime prevention initiatives, the police department has been successful in keeping Decatur a city safe for all who visit and live.

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