Demographics

People

Total Population1,917
Male Share of the Population43.5%
Female Share of the Population56.5%
Senior Citizens9.3%
Employed Population 16+750
Age of the Population22

Families

% of people married25.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.4%
Median Earnings25+$33,289
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,042
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,750

Wealth

Median Family Income$41,071
% Above Poverty Level66.9%
% Below Poverty Level33.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home5.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone38.9%
Median Gross Rent$556
Median House Value$102,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)49.3%
Irish14.9%
English7.2%
German4.8%
Scottish2.3%
Italian1.5%
Polish1%
Brazilian0.8%
French Except Basque0.7%
Welsh0.6%
African0.5%
Norwegian0.4%
Greek0.3%
Haitian0.3%
West Indian0.3%
Ethiopian0.2%
Dutch0.1%
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Decatur Almanac

CategoryValue
County Newton County
Standard Zip Codes39327
Phone Area Codes601
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude32.43
Approximate Longitude-89.11

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)

StationNEWTON EXP STN
Distance7.4 miles
Jan Temp33 to 55 F
Apr Temp49 to 75 F
Jul Temp69 to 92 F
Oct Temp49 to 77 F
Annual Precip57.5 inches
StationPHILADELPHIA 1 WSW
Distance22.7 miles
Jan Temp34 to 55 F
Apr Temp51 to 75 F
Jul Temp70 to 91 F
Oct Temp50 to 77 F
Annual Precip58.7 inches
StationKIPLING 3 NW
Distance32.1 miles
Jan Temp32 to 55 F
Apr Temp49 to 75 F
Jul Temp69 to 91 F
Oct Temp49 to 77 F
Annual Precip55.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Chunky415$38,750
Hickory654$26,402
Lake397$51,364
Newton3,251$31,781
Sebastopol387$76,250
Union2,126$42,438

Decatur Public Schools

East Central Alternative School
273 Tenth Avenue
ZIP: 39327
(601) 635-2118
Other
Newton County Elementary School
15881 Highway 15
ZIP: 39327
(601) 635-2956
Primary
Total Enrollment 892
Newton County High School
16255 Hwy 503
ZIP: 39327
(601) 635-4261
Other
Total Enrollment 972
Newton County Voc Complex
15935 Highway 15 North
ZIP: 39327
(601) 635-4138
High

Decatur Private Schools

Newton County Academy
14602 Highway 15
ZIP: 39327
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 211
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