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Demographics

People

Total Population2,033
Male Share of the Population42.1%
Female Share of the Population57.9%
Senior Citizens13.8%
Employed Population 16+754
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married47.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.4%
Median Earnings25+$22,467
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,519
Median Earnings With High School Degree$19,628

Wealth

Median Family Income$48,750
% Above Poverty Level75.6%
% Below Poverty Level24.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.1%
% Using Public Transportation1.9%

Housing

People Living Alone23.2%
Median Gross Rent$652
Median House Value$77,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)25.6%
German22.5%
English13.6%
Irish10.1%
Dutch9.4%
Polish6.8%
French Except Basque5.1%
Scottish4.2%
Italian1.8%
Swedish0.8%
African0.8%
Russian0.7%
Danishn0.7%
Serbian0.5%
Finnish0.4%
Arab0.4%
West Indian0.3%
Haitian0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Egyptian0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Croatian0.3%
Slovak0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Lebanese0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Welsh0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Slovene0.1%
Czech0.1%
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Decatur Almanac

CategoryValue
County Van Buren County
Standard Zip Codes49045
Phone Area Codes269
Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Approximate Latitude42.1
Approximate Longitude-85.97

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)

StationDOWAGIAC 1 W
Distance11.9 miles
Jan Temp14 to 31 F
Apr Temp36 to 58 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp39 to 62 F
Annual Precip40 inches
StationEAU CLAIRE 4 NE
Distance15.5 miles
Jan Temp17 to 31 F
Apr Temp38 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp44 to 62 F
Annual Precip36.5 inches
StationSOUTH HAVEN
Distance25.7 miles
Jan Temp20 to 32 F
Apr Temp39 to 55 F
Jul Temp64 to 78 F
Oct Temp46 to 61 F
Annual Precip35.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Dowagiac5,863$35,472
Lawrence982$39,107
Lawton1,640$50,294
Marcellus1,039$52,813
Mattawan2,282$46,106
Paw Paw3,408$42,656

Decatur Public Libraries

Van Buren District Library
200 NORTH PHELPS STREET
Decatur, Michigan
(269) 423-4771

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Decatur Public Schools

Davis Elementary School
409 North Phelps St
ZIP: 49045
(269) 423-6950
Primary
Total Enrollment 387
Decatur High School
110 Cedar St
ZIP: 49045
(269) 423-6851
High
Total Enrollment 280
Decatur Middle School
405 North Phelps St
ZIP: 49045
(269) 423-6901
Middle
Total Enrollment 190
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