Decatur, Indiana Population 2022

10,015
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Decatur is a city located in Adams County Indiana. It is also the county seat of Adams County. With a 2020 population of 10,015, it is the 83rd largest city in Indiana and the 4123rd largest city in the United States. Decatur is currently growing at a rate of 0.51% annually and its population has increased by 1.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,913 in 2020. Spanning over 6 miles, Decatur has a population density of 1,661 people per square mile.

The average household income in Decatur is $52,343 with a poverty rate of 15.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $625 per month, and the median house value is $104,100. The median age in Decatur is 40.5 years, 36.4 years for males, and 46.5 years for females.

Decatur Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Decaturwas:

  • White: 93.19%
  • Other race: 4.29%
  • Two or more races: 1.43%
  • Black or African American: 0.94%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Decatur, Indiana is 10,015 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,913.

Decatur, Indiana Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Decatur Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Decatur Population by Race

Decatur Population Pyramid 2022

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Decatur Median Age

41.4


Total

34.9


Male

47.6


Female

Decatur Adults

There are 7,573 adults, (1,812 of whom are seniors) in Decatur.

Decatur Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Decatur Sex Ratio

Female

4,766

49.13%

Male

4,934

50.87%

Decatur Population by Age

Decatur Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Decatur Household Types

64.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Decatur Households and Families

2.77

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

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Decatur Households by Type

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Decatur Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Decatur Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 75.32%.

Decatur Educational Attainment by Race

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$32,990

Average Earnings

$39,980

Average Male

$25,481

Average Female

Decatur Earnings by Educational Attainment

Decatur Language by Age

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Decatur Language

97.36% of Decatur residents speak only English, while 2.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.04% of the population.

Decatur Language

Decatur Poverty by Race

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15.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.71%

Male Poverty Rate

19.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Decatur

The race most likely to be in poverty in Decatur is White, with 14.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Decatur is Hispanic, with 19.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.37%.

Decatur Poverty

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Decatur Poverty Rate by Education

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Decatur Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Decatur Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Decatur Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.6%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Decatur Married by Age and Sex

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Decatur Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Decatur Marital Status by Race

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Decatur Marital Status

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441

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Decatur Veterans by War

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Decatur Veterans by Age

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Decatur Veterans by Race

Decatur Veterans by Education

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11.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Decatur Veterans by Education

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60.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.6%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Decatur Employment by Age

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Decatur Employment by Race

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Decatur Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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78.28%

Born in Decatur

99.79%

Native Born

0.21%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.79% of Decatur residents were born in the United States, with 78.28% having been born in Indiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Decatur Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Decatur Population by Year