Demographics

People

Total Population6,608
Male Share of the Population45.7%
Female Share of the Population54.3%
Senior Citizens17.2%
Employed Population 16+3,077
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married42.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.6%
Median Earnings25+$42,260
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,382
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,035

Wealth

Median Family Income$57,790
% Above Poverty Level79.8%
% Below Poverty Level20.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone27.9%
Median Gross Rent$1,050
Median House Value$136,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)32.8%
German7.5%
English6.3%
Irish5.7%
Italian2.5%
Dutch1.9%
Scottish1.2%
French Except Basque1%
Czech0.5%
Welsh0.5%
Swiss0.5%
Canadian0.4%
Romanian0.3%
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Decatur Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyWise County
Standard Zip Codes76234
Phone Area Codes940
Time Zone
Approximate Latitude33.23
Approximate Longitude-97.59

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)

StationBRIDGEPORT
Distance10.7 miles
Jan Temp31 to 56 F
Apr Temp51 to 78 F
Jul Temp70 to 98 F
Oct Temp51 to 80 F
Annual Precip34 inches
StationEAGLE MOUNTAIN LAKE
Distance26.6 miles
Jan Temp31 to 55 F
Apr Temp51 to 76 F
Jul Temp72 to 96 F
Oct Temp55 to 78 F
Annual Precip34.1 inches
StationDENTON 2 SE
Distance28.2 miles
Jan Temp32 to 53 F
Apr Temp52 to 74 F
Jul Temp73 to 94 F
Oct Temp54 to 76 F
Annual Precip37.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alvord1,165$59,792
Aurora1,498$88,125
Boyd1,360$56,094
Bridgeport6,406$66,693
Chico1,282$54,375
Paradise492$61,125

Decatur Public Libraries

Decatur Public Library
1700 S FM 51
Decatur, Texas
(940) 393-0290

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Decatur Hospitals

Wise Regional Health System
(Government - District/authority)
2000 South Fm 51

Decatur Public Schools

Carson El
2100 Business 81 287 S
ZIP: 76234
(940) 393-7500
Primary
Total Enrollment 433
Decatur H S
750 E Eagle Summit Dr
ZIP: 76234
(940) 393-7200
High
Total Enrollment 897
Mccarroll Middle
1201 W Thompson St
ZIP: 76234
(940) 393-7300
Middle
Total Enrollment 500
Mccarroll Middle 6th Grade
1200 Eagle Dr
ZIP: 76234
(940) 393-7327
Middle
Total Enrollment 212
Rann El
1300 Deer Park Rd
ZIP: 76234
(940) 393-7600
Primary
Total Enrollment 472
Young El
379 Buchanan Rd
ZIP: 76234
(940) 393-7400
Primary
Total Enrollment 489
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