What is the current population of Decatur?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Decatur is 1,705. Decatur, Mississippi is the 8,227th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Decatur?

The peak population of Decatur was in 2000, when its population was 1,904. In 2000, Decatur was the 7,578th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,227th largest city in the US. Decatur is currently 10.5% smaller than it was in 2000.

How quickly is Decatur shrinking?

Decatur has shrunk 10.4% since the year 2000. Decatur, Mississippi's growth is below average. 77% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the voting age population of Decatur, Mississippi?

The total voting age population of Decatur, Mississippi, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,563. The voting age population is 43.6% male and 56.4% female.

What percentage of Decatur, Mississippi residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 9.9% of the residents of Decatur are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Decatur, Mississippi?

The racial demographics of Decatur are 50.3% White, 47.6% Black, 1.4% American Indian and 0.6% Two or more races. Additionally, 2.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 1,705 8,227
2018 1,942 7,717
2017 1,758 8,102
2016 1,788 8,025
2015 1,797 7,989
2014 1,804 7,972
2013 1,767 8,064
2012 1,753 8,073
2011 1,747 8,082
2010 1,841 7,870
2009 1,932 7,619
2008 1,930 7,604
2007 1,950 7,564
2006 1,916 7,595
2005 1,873 7,671
2004 1,881 7,647
2003 1,891 7,610
2002 1,890 7,614
2001 1,907 7,577
2000 1,904 7,578
1990 1,240 8,847

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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
8217 Westlake, Texas 1,709 725.6%
8218 Havana, Florida 1,708 -2.1%
8219 Sodus, New York 1,708 -1.2%
8220 Tekamah, Nebraska 1,708 -9.7%
8221 Bessemer, Michigan 1,707 -20.1%
8222 Clinton, New York 1,707 -12.3%
8223 Shamokin Dam, Pennsylvania 1,706 14.0%
8224 Syracuse, Kansas 1,706 -5.9%
8225 Weedsport, New York 1,706 -15.2%
8226 Bridgeport, Illinois 1,705 -21.1%
8227 Decatur, Mississippi 1,705 -10.4%
8228 Montverde, Florida 1,705 98.7%
8229 Ridgeville, South Carolina 1,705 -1.3%
8230 Whiting, Wisconsin 1,705 -2.1%
8231 Sorrento, Louisiana 1,704 38.1%
8232 Meadowlakes, Texas 1,703 29.1%
8233 Richlands, North Carolina 1,703 75.2%
8234 Warsaw, Kentucky 1,703 -8.1%
8235 Archer City, Texas 1,702 -8.3%
8236 Chilhowie, Virginia 1,702 -6.7%
8237 Big Timber, Montana 1,701 1.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Mississippi

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
5966 Baldwyn 3,268 -1.7%
5984 Water Valley 3,255 -12.0%
6010 Verona 3,232 -3.2%
6089 Newton 3,155 -14.6%
6093 Lucedale 3,153 26.8%
6303 Iuka 2,937 -3.7%
6342 Poplarville 2,899 11.2%
6452 Guntown 2,792 135.4%
6701 Okolona 2,591 -15.2%
6757 Ruleville 2,557 -20.6%
6920 Collins 2,425 -9.8%
6928 Macon 2,421 -19.2%
6967 Purvis 2,392 9.5%
6970 Mendenhall 2,387 -6.6%
7093 Hollandale 2,304 -32.5%
7151 Durant 2,262 -22.8%
7221 Lumberton 2,218 -1.3%
7235 Magnolia 2,212 5.9%
7317 Farmington 2,155 0.4%
7396 Raymond 2,115 3.5%
7403 Quitman 2,111 -14.1%
7508 Moorhead 2,063 -19.4%
7612 Eupora 2,005 -13.6%
7641 Belmont 1,988 1.4%
7711 Shelby 1,949 -33.0%
7746 Rolling Fork 1,929 -21.8%
7747 Tchula 1,929 -18.0%
7763 Nettleton 1,919 -4.7%
7767 Belzoni 1,915 -27.9%
7809 Union 1,897 -6.1%
7869 Charleston 1,867 -14.8%
7872 Sumrall 1,867 79.1%
7883 Flora 1,862 19.9%
7980 Bruce 1,818 -12.8%
8000 Itta Bena 1,809 -17.2%
8094 Shannon 1,763 6.0%
8183 Wesson 1,722 -5.2%
8227 Decatur 1,705 -10.4%
8278 Shaw 1,685 -27.0%
8313 Walnut Grove 1,673 232.6%
8323 Calhoun City 1,668 -10.7%
8339 Bay Springs 1,658 -21.2%
8366 Duck Hill 1,646 110.2%
8455 Drew 1,608 -33.5%
8501 Rosedale 1,588 -34.3%
8517 Sardis 1,581 -22.4%
8543 Summit 1,570 -1.9%
8617 Coldwater 1,533 -8.2%
8717 Marion 1,495 14.1%
8777 Monticello 1,472 -15.1%
8837 Lexington 1,453 -27.9%
8850 Ackerman 1,448 -14.3%
8876 Fayette 1,436 -35.4%
8900 Tylertown 1,428 -26.4%
8907 Centreville 1,424 -14.8%
8923 Walls 1,420 197.0%
8925 Marks 1,419 -30.1%
8944 Raleigh 1,411 12.6%
9036 Pelahatchie 1,382 -6.7%
9059 Mound Bayou 1,370 -34.3%
9131 Lambert 1,343 -30.9%
9217 Port Gibson 1,312 -28.4%
9320 Vardaman 1,279 20.3%
9446 Taylorsville 1,245 -6.9%
9499 Terry 1,227 83.6%
9552 Byhalia 1,210 -5.6%
9634 Como 1,188 -9.3%
9708 Goodman 1,164 -5.9%
9818 Plantersville 1,137 -11.0%
9900 Mantachie 1,111 0.1%
9935 Jonestown 1,100 -35.2%
9988 Brooksville 1,083 -8.2%
10076 Caledonia 1,058 4.5%
10156 Ecru 1,037 8.5%
10235 Friars Point 1,015 -31.0%
10263 Richton 1,008 -3.0%
10266 De Kalb 1,007 4.0%
10276 Edwards 1,005 -25.3%
10295 Bude 1,000 -3.5%
10325 Pickens 995 -24.1%
10404 Sunflower 978 -26.5%
10419 Stonewall 975 -14.9%
10420 Derma 974 -17.2%
10456 Metcalfe 965 -13.3%
10512 Vaiden 957 16.9%
10552 Blue Mountain 948 41.2%
10610 Burnsville 934 -9.6%
10621 Prentiss 933 -19.0%
10688 Woodville 919 -21.8%
10705 Beaumont 914 -6.6%
10714 Mount Olive 912 -3.3%
10799 Leakesville 894 -12.6%
10849 Utica 883 -8.4%
10913 Gloster 869 -18.7%
10923 Inverness 866 -24.4%
10934 Tunica 864 -22.3%

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