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Decatur is 7th in Texas out of 309 other cities in Retail sales per capita

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Decatur Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 6,193 292nd 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 8.5 231st 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 713 341st 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Decatur Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 8.0% 192nd 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 27.5% 203rd 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 15.6% 60th 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Decatur Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 73.1% 282nd 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 20.7% 174th 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Decatur Rank Texas US
Race - White 85.1% 109th 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.6% 301st 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.6% 177th 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.8% 229th 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 309th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.6% 334th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 30.2% 175th 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 66.5% 106th 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Decatur Rank Texas US
Female residents 52.3% 65th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 16.0% 113th 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Decatur Rank Texas US
Housing units 2,441 332nd 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 20.0% 142nd 24.0% 25.9%
Households 2,011 337th 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 70.1% 165th 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $121,000 150th $126,400 $186,200
People per household 2.8 177th 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Decatur Rank Texas US
Income per capita $22,717 169th $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $50,161 161st $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 16.2% 204th 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Decatur Rank Texas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,470 183rd 2,164,852 27,092,908
Retail sales $383,246 119th $311,334,781 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $61,388 7th $13,061 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $41,425 111th $42,054,592 $613,795,732

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