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People

Total Population 6,301
Male Share of the Population 43.3%
Female Share of the Population 56.7%
Senior Citizens 13.6%
Employed Population 16+ 2,787
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 49.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,285
% Above Poverty Level 81.3%
% Below Poverty Level 18.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 24.6%
Median Gross Rent $959
Median House Value $137,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 33.5%
US/American 0%
English 5.6%
Irish 7.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Decatur Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles W of Denton, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 38 miles NW of Fort Worth, Texas
County Wise
Standard Zip Codes 76234
Phone Area Codes 940
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.234
Longitude -97.585

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)

Station BRIDGEPORT
Distance 10.7 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 56 F
Apr Temp 51 to 78 F
Jul Temp 70 to 98 F
Oct Temp 51 to 80 F
Annual Precip 34 inches
Station EAGLE MOUNTAIN LAKE
Distance 26.6 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 55 F
Apr Temp 51 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 96 F
Oct Temp 55 to 78 F
Annual Precip 34.1 inches
Station DENTON 2 SE
Distance 28.2 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 53 F
Apr Temp 52 to 74 F
Jul Temp 73 to 94 F
Oct Temp 54 to 76 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alvord 1,554 $55,865
Aurora 1,561 $65,347
Boyd 1,295 $50,417
Bridgeport 6,192 $46,122
Chico 1,217 $57,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Decatur Public Libraries

Library
Decatur Public Library
1700 HIGHWAY 51 S
Decatur, Texas
(940) 627-5512
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Decatur Hospitals

WISE REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
2000 S FM 51
(940) 627-5921
Emergency Service: Yes

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1201 W THOMPSON ST
940-627-2155
Serves 850 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.4

CATES HIGH SCHOOL
501 E COLLINS ST
940-627-3183
A Non-traditional School
Serves 32 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.7

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