MS

National Population : 333,590,059
Mississippi State Population : 3,106,550

About Decatur, MS

Decatur, MS is located in Newton County in the state of Mississippi.

The total City Population for Decatur is about 1,705 with about 119 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 4,190.

The Average Home Value is $110,000.00, which is roughly 17% higher than the Average Home Value of $91,745.00 for the state of Mississippi, and roughly 42% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $52,171.00, which is roughly 25% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $39,280.00 for the state of Mississippi, and roughly 9% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Decatur is about 8.4%.

Mississippi is ranked #50 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 8.08 out of 100.

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Voting

Newton County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 56.05% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 68.71%
Democratic: 30.2%
Other: 0.55%
Libertarian: 0.46%
Green: 0.08%


Nearby Locations

Little Rock, MS (8.07 mi.)
Newton, MS (9.04 mi.)
Union, MS (9.05 mi.)
Hickory, MS (9.91 mi.)
Conehatta, MS (12.40 mi.)
Lawrence, MS (13.61 mi.)
Chunky, MS (15.80 mi.)
Lake, MS (15.95 mi.)
Collinsville, MS (18.06 mi.)
Meridian, MS (18.07 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 39327
Latitude : 32.449442
Longitude : -89.099394
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 380 ft.
Area Code(s) : 601

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.49
Male Population Estimate : 48.26%
Female Population Estimate : 51.74%
Median Age : 33.4
Male Median Age : 32.3
Female Median Age : 34.6

White Population Estimate : 73.41%
Black Population Estimate : 25.63%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 0.93%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.21%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.02%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.86%
Other Population Estimate : 0.43%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Decatur specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Newton County: About 11 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Newton County: Data Not Available
Newton County is about 63% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people.