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Decatur County Statistics

Facts

Land area531.9 square miles
Population Density15.9 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)8,136
Population change-3.8%
Under 5 years of age5.1%
Under 1821.3%
65 and over18.8%
Females49.9%
White95.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race2.5
Asian0.8%
Two or more races1.2%
Black or African American1.9%
Native American0.4%
Pacific Islander0.2%
Had graduated from high school85%
Had a bachelor degree or higher18.4%
Veterans612

Households and Housing

Households3,106
Persons per household2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more80.5%
Median household income$36,326
The Per capita income$18,845
Live below the poverty line19.5%
Housing units3,831
Multi-unit structures14%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$77,700
Residents owning their homes70.1%

Business Facts

Total number of firms869
Women-owned firms0%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$39,590
Retail sales per capita$4,746
Manufacturers shipments$0
Merchant wholesaler sales$76,650
Source US Census Data