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Demographics

People

Total Population1,429
Male Share of the Population49.5%
Female Share of the Population50.5%
Senior Citizens25.4%
Employed Population 16+453
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married53.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher9.9%
Median Earnings25+$32,875
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$41,818
% Above Poverty Level78.2%
% Below Poverty Level21.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.3%
% Using Public Transportation2.6%

Housing

People Living Alone33.2%
Median Gross Rent$556
Median House Value$103,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19.8%
Irish14.1%
German8.1%
Scottish4.1%
English3.9%
Dutch2.9%
French Except Basque2.1%
Norwegian2%
Italian1.3%
Polish0.8%
Welsh0.8%
Canadian0.6%
Russian0.4%
Swiss0.3%
Danishn0.2%
Swedish0.2%
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Decatur Almanac

CategoryValue
County Meigs County
Standard Zip Codes37322
Phone Area Codes423
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35.52
Approximate Longitude-84.79

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)

StationDAYTON 2 SE
Distance12.3 miles
Jan Temp27 to 46 F
Apr Temp44 to 70 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp46 to 70 F
Annual Precip58.2 inches
StationATHENS
Distance12.9 miles
Jan Temp26 to 47 F
Apr Temp43 to 70 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 71 F
Annual Precip58.3 inches
StationROCKWOOD 2
Distance23.7 miles
Jan Temp25 to 45 F
Apr Temp42 to 69 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp43 to 70 F
Annual Precip60.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Athens13,651$42,727
Calhoun618$44,821
Charleston888$52,250
Dayton7,308$50,802
Niota1,071$44,653

Decatur Public Libraries

Meigs-decatur Public Library
120 MEMORIAL DRIVE
Decatur, Tennessee
(423) 334-3332

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Decatur Public Schools

Meigs County High School
105 Abel Avenue
ZIP: 37322
(423) 334-5797
High
Total Enrollment 547
Meigs Middle School
586 North Main
ZIP: 37322
(423) 334-9187
Middle
Total Enrollment 434
Meigs North Elementary
22015 State Highway 58 N
ZIP: 37322
(423) 334-5454
Primary
Total Enrollment 459
Meigs South Elementary
9638 State Highway 58 S
ZIP: 37322
(423) 334-5444
Primary
Total Enrollment 399
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