Decaturville, Tennessee

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Decaturville, Tennessee

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High Points

Decaturville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Tennessee):

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Decaturville Low Property Crime
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Decaturville Low Violent Crime
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Decaturville Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Decaturville Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Decaturville, Tennessee

Comparing Decaturville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Tennessee (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 9 10
Senior Citizens 9 10
Female Share of the Population 9 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Racial Diversity 6 4
Well-Paid Single Men 3 5
Male Share of the Population 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 4
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 4 6
People in Middle Class or Better 3 4
College Educated Adults 2 3
People Above Poverty 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 9
Short Commute Times 3 3
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Rents 9 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 9
Housing Recently Built 7 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 10 10
Low Violent Crime 9 10

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Decaturville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles E of Jackson, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 85 miles SW of Nashville, Tennessee
County Decatur
Standard Zip Codes 38329
Phone Area Codes 731
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.584
Longitude -88.119

Decaturville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16.4 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 47 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 50.9 inches
Station LINDEN 2
Distance 16.4 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 49 F
Apr Temp 43 to 73 F
Jul Temp 66 to 91 F
Oct Temp 43 to 74 F
Annual Precip 57.1 inches
Distance 33.2 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 43 F
Apr Temp 44 to 68 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 54.7 inches
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Decaturville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 859 100%
Male 394 45.9%
Female 465 54.1%
Under 18 175 20.4%
18+ 684 79.6%
65+ 195 22.7%
Median Age 43.1
Average Family Size 2.86
White 738 85.9%
African-American 102 11.9%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 17 2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Decaturville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 846
Growth -13
Growth % -1.5%

Decaturville Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 46%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.4%
English 16.7%
Irish 7.6%
German 2.7%
Italian 2.1%
European 1.7%
Dutch 1.3%
Scottish 1.1%
Polish 1.1%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Danish 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Decaturville 859 $37,857
Clifton 2,699 $35,000
Linden 1,015 $31,000
Parsons 2,452 $35,764
Saltillo 342 $26,250
Sardis 445 $40,156
Scotts Hill 894 $36,125

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Decatur County Public Library
Decaturville, Tennessee
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