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Demographics

People

Total Population2,087
Male Share of the Population45.2%
Female Share of the Population54.8%
Senior Citizens9.2%
Employed Population 16+817
Age of the Population22

Families

% of people married30.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher31.6%
Median Earnings25+$36,278
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,250
% Above Poverty Level75.8%
% Below Poverty Level24.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work10.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone28.1%
Median Gross Rent$641
Median House Value$103,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)42.7%
Irish17.7%
English9.6%
German7.2%
Italian0.8%
Polish0.7%
French Except Basque0.6%
Scottish0.6%
Brazilian0.5%
Welsh0.4%
Greek0.3%
African0.2%
Ethiopian0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
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
Chunky440$41,875
Hickory589$38,125
Lake532$39,219
Newton3,346$35,536
Sebastopol317$68,750
Union1,860$38,125

Decatur Public Schools

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

Decatur Private Schools

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