Latest Data (2017)
Population 1,799
Nationwide Rank 8004

Quick Facts

Decatur, Arkansas is the 8,004th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Decatur, Arkansas is a city.

Decatur, Arkansas is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Decatur had its largest population ever.

Decatur, Arkansas is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 90% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
7994 Glouster, Ohio 1,804 -8.7%
7995 Roberts, Wisconsin 1,804 77.5%
7996 Century, Florida 1,803 -1.3%
7997 South Floral Park, New York 1,803 14.2%
7998 Humboldt, Kansas 1,802 -9.8%
7999 New Oxford, Pennsylvania 1,802 6.1%
8000 Shepherdstown, West Virginia 1,802 50.0%
8001 Marion, Kansas 1,801 -14.6%
8002 Mayville, North Dakota 1,800 -7.7%
8003 Santa Clara, New Mexico 1,800 -7.1%
8004 Decatur, Arkansas 1,799 24.4%
8005 Rector, Arkansas 1,799 -10.3%
8006 Spring Park, Minnesota 1,799 4.8%
8007 Cedar Bluff, Alabama 1,798 21.0%
8008 Dunnellon, Florida 1,798 -2.3%
8009 Mount Zion, Georgia 1,798 39.9%
8010 Port Carbon, Pennsylvania 1,798 -5.7%
8011 Varnell, Georgia 1,798 16.0%
8012 Cross Plains, Tennessee 1,796 28.2%
8013 Gilbert, Minnesota 1,796 -2.6%
8014 Sardis City, Alabama 1,796 20.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Arkansas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
5693 Marianna 3,571 -30.7%
5823 Waldron 3,406 -3.3%
5835 Paris 3,395 -8.4%
5901 Brookland 3,316 145.0%
5917 Gravette 3,304 75.1%
5939 Austin 3,282 440.6%
5944 Manila 3,278 5.3%
5951 Gosnell 3,271 -17.7%
6025 Pottsville 3,186 54.1%
6076 Corning 3,138 -14.4%
6143 DeWitt 3,085 -13.1%
6178 Alexander 3,057 39.9%
6182 Elkins 3,055 138.1%
6192 Atkins 3,038 5.7%
6200 Prescott 3,030 -17.4%
6347 Bald Knob 2,881 -10.5%
6369 Mountain View 2,853 -2.5%
6469 Bethel Heights 2,762 282.5%
6480 Little Flock 2,754 5.8%
6493 England 2,744 -9.9%
6535 Brinkley 2,714 -30.5%
6554 Hamburg 2,698 -10.8%
6579 Green Forest 2,679 -3.5%
6634 Hoxie 2,632 -6.0%
6674 Dermott 2,597 -30.5%
6689 West Fork 2,587 24.0%
6790 Marked Tree 2,501 -10.9%
6810 Clinton 2,486 -0.6%
6840 Mayflower 2,471 50.4%
6847 Charleston 2,463 -16.8%
6848 Lincoln 2,463 36.0%
6852 Huntsville 2,456 20.4%
6858 Lake City 2,451 22.7%
6875 Lavaca 2,444 32.8%
6901 Danville 2,420 1.2%
6956 Bono 2,379 56.8%
7005 Harrisburg 2,347 7.0%
7030 Lake Village 2,328 -17.4%
7043 Elm Springs 2,320 142.9%
7071 Wrightsville 2,304 65.0%
7170 Earle 2,244 -25.9%
7218 Fairfield Bay 2,207 -10.3%
7255 Carlisle 2,182 -5.4%
7330 Gassville 2,136 24.6%
7346 Horseshoe Bend 2,126 -6.9%
7356 Glenwood 2,122 -0.3%
7361 Star City 2,119 -14.6%
7405 Gurdon 2,098 -7.7%
7456 Eureka Springs 2,074 -9.1%
7591 Eudora 2,005 -28.6%
7616 Judsonia 1,992 0.0%
7622 Augusta 1,986 -25.0%
7705 Bull Shoals 1,944 -2.4%
7779 Cave City 1,909 -2.1%
7933 Lepanto 1,833 -13.9%
7969 Melbourne 1,813 7.7%
7991 Bay 1,805 -0.6%
8004 Decatur 1,799 24.4%
8005 Rector 1,799 -10.3%
8020 Leachville 1,792 -11.6%
8098 Calico Rock 1,760 76.8%
8099 Goshen 1,760 133.4%
8178 Tuckerman 1,726 -7.6%
8190 Smackover 1,721 -13.9%
8201 Lamar 1,715 18.8%
8356 Mulberry 1,641 0.8%
8382 Kensett 1,633 -9.1%
8386 Des Arc 1,630 -15.4%
8440 Salem 1,608 -0.4%
8475 Monette 1,593 34.6%
8549 McCrory 1,555 -15.3%
8552 Murfreesboro 1,554 -11.9%
8592 Redfield 1,540 29.3%
8675 Stamps 1,505 -29.0%
8837 Clarendon 1,445 -26.0%
8859 Perryville 1,436 -1.5%
8940 Dover 1,407 5.0%
8947 Greenland 1,406 55.0%
8972 Cedarville 1,399 23.4%
9019 Hazen 1,383 -15.1%
9171 Flippin 1,327 -1.9%
9240 Marshall 1,302 -2.9%
9317 Waldo 1,283 -19.4%
9327 Hampton 1,280 -18.5%
9343 Hughes 1,275 -31.4%
9392 Caraway 1,256 -7.1%
9396 Rison 1,256 -1.4%
9442 Marmaduke 1,242 6.8%
9480 Diaz 1,227 -4.2%
9488 Ola 1,225 1.7%
9625 Newark 1,185 -2.8%
9692 Mineral Springs 1,166 -7.0%
9720 Yellville 1,159 -11.3%
9753 Lewisville 1,150 -10.0%
9915 Dierks 1,102 -10.1%
9920 Mansfield 1,101 0.0%
9934 Highland 1,097 10.8%
9964 Ash Flat 1,089 3.2%
10068 Wooster 1,061 102.4%
10071 Luxora 1,060 -19.3%
10097 London 1,051 4.9%
10109 Oak Grove Heights 1,048 43.7%
10133 Horatio 1,041 4.5%
10187 Coal Hill 1,026 2.3%
10218 Parkin 1,017 -36.3%
10278 Mount Ida 1,005 2.8%
10295 Kibler 1,001 3.0%
10361 Marvell 986 -29.4%
10585 Cotter 938 1.4%
10598 Mammoth Spring 936 -18.4%
10631 Foreman 928 -17.2%
10768 Dyer 900 54.9%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 1,799 8,004
2016 1,788 8,024
2015 1,773 8,054
2014 1,766 8,073
2013 1,758 8,087
2012 1,751 8,076
2011 1,727 8,130
2010 1,699 8,198
2009 2,064 7,363
2008 2,015 7,450
2007 1,991 7,476
2006 1,750 7,962
2005 1,500 8,525
2004 1,493 8,532
2003 1,473 8,566
2002 1,457 8,598
2001 1,460 8,582
2000 1,445 8,628
1990 977 9,883