|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Decatur is 1,689. Decatur, Mississippi is the 8,258th largest city in the US.
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 8,258th largest city in the US. Decatur is currently 11.3% smaller than it was in 2000.
Decatur has shrunk 11.2% since the year 2000. Decatur, Mississippi's growth is below average. 77% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|8252||Maggie Valley, North Carolina||1,691||84.6%|
|8255||New Buffalo, Michigan||1,690||-23.3%|
|8259||Franklinville, New York||1,688||-8.8%|
|8262||Andrews, North Carolina||1,686||3.3%|
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.
According to the latest census statistics, 9.9% of the residents of Decatur are 65 or older.
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.
In Decatur, 35.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 61.4%. On a per-household basis, 32.7% of families are below the poverty line in Decatur.
Among those aged 16 and older, 48.5% of Decatur residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.9% of Decatur residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 17.8% have a bachelor's degree and 10.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Decatur residents aged 5 and older, 3.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Decatur is 8.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Decatur, 20.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Decatur is $26,250.
In Decatur, 47.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 52.9% of housing units in Decatur.
Of all the housing units in Decatur, 2.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Decatur, 20.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 150 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Decatur is $540.
In Decatur, 65.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.