The Town of Decatur had a population of 1,973 as of July 1, 2017.
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, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||1,026|
|Daytime Population: Residents||1,154|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||2,180|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.10|
|Population in Households||1,592|
|Population in Familes||1,267|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||381|
|Median Household Income||$37,006|
|Average Household Income||$54,100|
|Per Capita Income||$21,611|
|Total Housing Units||730 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||361 (49.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||300 (41.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||69 ( 9.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$82,673|
|Average Home Value||$102,500|
|Average Household Size||2.41|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.91%|
|Per Capita Income||2.59%|
The table below compares Decatur to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 Density||# 232||36th|
|Diversity Index||# 122||66th|
|Median Household Income||# 147||60th|
|Per Capita Income||# 105||71st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.