Decatur, Newton County, Mississippi
Decatur: Town in Newton County, Mississippi, United States
Decatur is a town located in the county of Newton in the U.S. state of Mississippi. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,841 and a population density of 128 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,733 inhabitants.
Quick Facts about Decatur
|Population :||1,733 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Mississippi (United States)|
|County :||Newton County|
|Postal code :||39327|
|Phone Area Codes :||601|
|Area :||14.4 km2|
|Altitude :||430 feet / 131 meters|
|Capital city :||Decatur is capital of Newton County|
|Time Zone :||America/Chicago|
|Local time :||17:07:51 (15th August 2022)|
|Density :||120 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||-6.23% (2010-2020)|
Decatur is located at 32°26'21"N 89°6'30"W (32.4390300, -89.1083900).
- Official Website
Official website of Decatur
According to census records, the population of Decatur decreased by 6.23% in 10 years.
|Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 :||18,772|
|Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 :||18,373|
|Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 :||2.2%|
|April 1, 2020 Population :||18,941|
|April 1, 2010 Population :||18,392|
|People under 5 years old, percentage :||5.1%|
|People under 18 years old, percentage :||20.8%|
|People over 65 (%) :||16.5%|
|Female persons, % :||51.0%|
|White only, percent :||96.9%|
|Black or African American alone, percent :||0.2%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native only, % :||0.2%|
|Asians alone % :||0.1%|
|Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % :||0.0%|
|% of people who have participated in two or more races :||1.0%|
|% of Hispanic or Latino :||9.4%|
|White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. :||89.8%|
|2015-2019 Veterans :||842|
|Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 :||6.3%|
|Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 :||80.3%|
|Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 :||80.3%|
|Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 :||$386,200|
|From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage :||$2,355|
|Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 :||$963|
|2015-2019 median gross rent :||$1,634|
|2015-2019 Households :||7,349|
|Population per household, 2015-2019 :||2.52|
|Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 :||87.5%|
|Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 :||9.3%|
|Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 :||95.4%|
|Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 :||91.6%|
|Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 :||95.5%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 :||42.2%|
|Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 :||5.5%|
|Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage :||6.6%|
|Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 :||71.8%|
|Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 :||67.1%|
|Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) :||36,883|
|Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) :||5,638|
|2012 total retail sales ($1,000) :||133,709|
|2012 total retail sales per capita :||$7,247|
|Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 :||30.2|
|2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) :||$98,401|
|Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 :||$48,122|
|Percentage of people living in poverty :||2.7%|
|Total number of businesses in 2012 :||2,113|
|Men-owned businesses in 2012 :||1,351|
|Women-owned businesses in 2012 :||534|
|Minority-owned businesses in 2012 :||56|
|Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 :||1,936|
|Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 :||192|
|Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 :||1,798|
|2010 population per square mile :||5,272.1|
|2010 land area in square miles :||3.49|
People born in Decatur (3)
Schools in Decatur
College & universities near Decatur, MS
|175643||East Central Community College||Decatur (MS)||39327-0129|
Amtrak & bus stations near Decatur, MS
|MEI||Union Station||1901 Front Street||RAIL|
|LAU||Laurel station||230 North Maple Street||RAIL|
|JAN||Union Station||300 W. Capital Street||RAIL|
|HBI||Hattiesburg, MS||7297 US Highway 49||BUS|
Post offices near Decatur
|Post Office Name||City||ZIP|
|Decatur Post Office||Decatur (MS)||39327|
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Other cities in Newton County
Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Newton County , MS.
|Newton||3,123||City in Newton County, Mississippi|
|Conehatta||1,342||Census-designated place in Newton County, Mississippi|
|Hickory||515||Town in Newton County, Mississippi, United States|
|Chunky||313||City in Newton County, Mississippi, United States of America|
Distance to Other Cities
Decatur distances to largest Mississippi cities