Decatur, MS

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640 Vital Statistics. 26 Condition Alerts found.

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Decatur Profile


Overview

Decatur is a very small town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 1,797 people and just one neighborhood, Decatur is the 129th largest community in Mississippi.

Occupations and Workforce

Decatur is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.93% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Decatur is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Decatur who work in healthcare (16.08%), management occupations (13.71%), and sales jobs (12.53%).


Setting & Lifestyle

Decatur is a place where college students are a big part of the character and culture of the town. Small towns have often struggled with declining populations over the past few decades, but the presence of such a large college student population has helped Decatur to fight this trend. Not only does the college population add spending and jobs to local economy, but it also contributes a very tangible, youthful energy to the town.

Being a small town, Decatur does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Decatur Demographics

The overall education level of Decatur citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.82% of adults in Decatur have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Decatur in 2010 was $20,160, which is upper middle income relative to Mississippi, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $80,640 for a family of four. However, Decatur contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Decatur is a very ethnically-diverse town. 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 English, German, Scots-Irish, and Northern European.

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

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

44 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Housing Market Details

 

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

136 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Annual Crimes
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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type
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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Decatur 0.101011101001110
Mississippi 2.76
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Decatur VIOLENT CRIMES
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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Decatur 0.101011101001110
Mississippi 28.34
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

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Decatur Property CRIMES
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Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Decatur 0.101011101001110
Mississippi 21

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 
School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

NEWTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Mississippi

(10 is best)

Better than of MS school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MS Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Newton County Voc Complex
15935 Highway 15 North
Decatur, MS, 39327
09-12
East Central Alternative School
273 Tenth Avenue
Decatur, MS, 39327
03-12
Newton County High School
16255 Hwy 503
Decatur, MS, 39327
06-12
Newton County Elementary School
15881 Highway 15
Decatur, MS, 39327
PK-05

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 56.0% 72.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 47.2% 64.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.8% 7.4%

Educational Expenditures

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NEWTON MUNICIPAL SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Mississippi

(10 is best)

Better than of MS school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MS Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Newton Municipal Career Center
203 W. First Street
Newton, MS, 39345
09-12
Newton High School
201 W. First Street
Newton, MS, 39345
09-12
Newton Elementary School
301 W. Tatum Street
Newton, MS, 39345
KG-04
N H Pilate Middle School
531 E. Church Street
Newton, MS, 39345
05-08

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 91.3% 72.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 81.9% 64.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.4% 7.4%

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