The Town of Decatur had a population of 1,967 as of July 1, 2015.
The primary coordinate point for Decatur is located at latitude 32.434 and longitude -89.1112 in Newton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Decatur (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Newton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 430 feet.
The Town of Decatur has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Decatur population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
|Population in Households||1,608|
|Population in Familes||1,287|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||359|
|Average Household Size||2.41|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||718 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||375 (52.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||294 (40.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||50 ( 7.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$87,057|
|Average Home Value||$106,000|
|Median Household Income||$35,304|
|Average Household Income||$43,042|
|Per Capita Income||$15,570|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.21%|
|Per Capita Income||2.06%|
The table below compares Decatur to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 126||65th|
|Population Density1||# 239||34th|
|Diversity Index2||# 127||65th|
|Median Household Income||# 139||62nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 243||33rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.