Decatur, IN

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Living in Decatur

Decatur is a somewhat small city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 9,858 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Decatur is the 82nd largest community in Indiana.

When you are in Decatur, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 39.64% of Decatur’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Decatur is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Decatur who work in sales jobs (13.52%), office and administrative support (10.16%), and food service (7.39%).

Decatur is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The rate of college-level education in Decatur is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.90% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Decatur in 2018 was $23,059, which is middle income relative to Indiana, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $92,236 for a family of four. However, Decatur contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Decatur home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Decatur residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Decatur include German, English, Irish, French, and Swiss.

The most common language spoken in Decatur is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.

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