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People

Total Population 2,130
Male Share of the Population 47.7%
Female Share of the Population 52.3%
Senior Citizens 9.2%
Employed Population 16+ 846
Age of the Population 23

Families

% of people married 34%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 33.8%
Median Earnings25+ $36,346
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $5,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,750

Wealth

Median Family Income $57,917
% Above Poverty Level 83.8%
% Below Poverty Level 16.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 22%
Median Gross Rent $658
Median House Value $98,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 29.1%
US/American 0%
English 20%
Irish 20.6%

Decatur Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 63 miles E of Jackson, Mississippi (center to center)
Nearest Large City 181 miles N of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Newton
Standard Zip Codes 39327
Phone Area Codes 601
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.438
Longitude -89.108

Decatur Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station NEWTON EXP STN
Distance 7.4 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 55 F
Apr Temp 49 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 49 to 77 F
Annual Precip 57.5 inches
Station PHILADELPHIA 1 WSW
Distance 22.7 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 55 F
Apr Temp 51 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 58.7 inches
Station KIPLING 3 NW
Distance 32.1 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 55 F
Apr Temp 49 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 77 F
Annual Precip 55.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Chunky 406 $41,250
Hickory 573 $37,500
Lake 441 $38,636
Newton 3,358 $39,911
Sebastopol 252 $77,679
Union 2,024 $36,563
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Decatur High Schools

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NEWTON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
16255 HWY 503
601-635-2718
Serves 850 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.4

NEWTON COUNTY VOC COMPLEX
15935 HWY 15 NORTH
601-635-4138
A Vocational School

EAST CENTRAL ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL
RAILROAD STREET
601-635-2118
A Non-traditional School

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