Decatur City, Iowa Population 2024

178

Decatur City is a city located in Decatur County Iowa. Decatur City has a 2024 population of 178. Decatur City is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 1.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 176 in 2020.

The average household income in Decatur City is $45,111 with a poverty rate of 46.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Decatur City is 37.4 years, 26.7 years for males, and 37.8 years for females.

Decatur City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Decatur City was:

  • White: 91.1%
  • Two or more races: 7.53%
  • Other race: 1.37%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
447.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.14% (2)
The current population of Decatur City, Iowa is 178 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 176.

Decatur City, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White13391.1%
Two or more races117.53%
Other race21.37%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Decatur City Population by Race

Decatur City Population Pyramid 2024

Decatur City Median Age

37.4

Total

26.7

Male

37.8

Female

Decatur City Adults

There are 116 adults, (25 of whom are seniors) in Decatur City.

Decatur City Age Dependency

60.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

Decatur City Sex Ratio

Female7652.05%
Male7047.95%

Decatur City Population by Age

Decatur City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All552.6590.99.1
Married252.568416
Female233.2695.74.3
Non Family701000
Male000
showing: 5 rows

2.35

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

90.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Decatur City Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Decatur City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Decatur City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 5.88%.

Decatur City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,500

Average Earnings

$41,250

Average Male

$31,000

Average Female

Decatur City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Decatur City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Decatur City Language

96.99% of Decatur City residents speak only English, while 3.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.01% of the population.

Decatur City Language

Decatur City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1336649.62%
Multiple11218.18%
showing: 2 rows

46.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

50%

Male Poverty Rate

43.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Decatur City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Decatur City is White, with 49.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Decatur City is Multiple, with 18.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 51.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.95%.

Decatur City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater50%
Some College33.33%
Less Than 9th Grade16.67%
High School5.26%
showing: 4 rows

Decatur City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Male Employed52.63%
Female Employed48.48%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Decatur City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Decatur City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Decatur City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Decatur City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Decatur City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Decatur City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Decatur City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

6

Number of Veterans

6

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Decatur City Veterans by War

count

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Decatur City Veterans by Age

count

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Decatur City Veterans by Race

Decatur City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

83.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Decatur City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.9%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Decatur City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Decatur City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Decatur City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

85.62%

Born in Decatur City

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Decatur City residents were born in the United States, with 85.62% having been born in Iowa. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Decatur City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029178
2028178
2027178
2026178
2025178
2024178
2023178
2022178
202117821.14%
2020176-7-3.83%
2019183
2018183-2-1.08%
2017185-2-1.07%
201618710.54%
2015186-1-0.53%
2014187
2013187-3-1.58%
2012190-1-0.52%
2011191-5-2.55%
2010196
showing: 20 rows

Decatur City Population by Year