The Town of Decatur had a population of 1,956 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
|Population in Households||1,576|
|Population in Familes||1,254|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||380|
|Median Household Income||$36,305|
|Average Household Income||$53,436|
|Per Capita Income||$21,272|
|Total Housing Units||691 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||346 (50.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||306 (44.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||39 ( 5.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$86,682|
|Average Home Value||$103,890|
|Average Household Size||2.42|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.51%|
|Per Capita Income||1.38%|
The table below compares Decatur to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 235||35th|
|Diversity Index||# 116||68th|
|Median Household Income||# 156||57th|
|Per Capita Income||# 135||63rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.