The Town of Decatur had a population of 1,997 as of July 1, 2016.
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 (GNIS ID: 2406366) 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, 2016.
|Population in Households||1,616|
|Population in Familes||1,291|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||381|
|Average Household Size||2.42|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||727 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||373 (51.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||294 (40.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||60 ( 8.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$80,093|
|Average Home Value||$102,285|
|Median Household Income||$35,632|
|Average Household Income||$50,851|
|Per Capita Income||$20,333|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.45%|
|Per Capita Income||1.77%|
The table below compares Decatur to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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||# 124||66th|
|Population Density1||# 234||36th|
|Diversity Index2||# 131||65th|
|Median Household Income||# 147||60th|
|Per Capita Income||# 114||69th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.