Decatur, Michigan Population 2020

1,723

Decatur is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 1,723, it is the 273rd largest city in Michigan and the 8182nd largest city in the United States. Decatur is currently declining at a rate of -0.46% annually and its population has decreased by -5.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,819 in 2010. Decatur reached it's highest population of 1,807 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Decatur has a population density of 1,275 people per square mile.

The average household income in Decatur is $48,315 with a poverty rate of 20.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $686 per month, and the median house value is $80,600. The median age in Decatur is 36.1 years, 32.7 years for males, and 40.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.2 males.

Decatur Demographics

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

  • White: 80.11%
  • Two or more races: 13.44%
  • Black or African American: 3.80%
  • Other race: 2.05%
  • Native American: 0.60%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Decatur, Michigan is 1,723, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,739.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,819.

Decatur, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,60380.11%
Two or More Races26913.44%
Black or African American763.80%
Some Other Race412.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.60%

Decatur Population Pyramid 2020

Decatur Median Age

36.1


Total

32.7


Male

40.1


Female

Decatur Adults

There are 1,464 adults, (287 of whom are seniors) in Decatur.

Decatur Age Dependency

70

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Decatur Sex Ratio

Female

1,041

52.02%

Male

960

47.98%

Decatur Households and Families

Decatur Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Decatur Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family69.2%30.8%
Married68%32%
All63.2%36.8%
Female44%56%
Male36%64%

63.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7712.5563.2
Married3623.2968
Non Family2501.2269.2
Female1342.9944
Male252.7636

3.1

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Decatur Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade443.40%
9th to 12th Grade17513.50%
High School Graduate53741.44%
Some College30923.84%
Associates Degree937.18%
Bachelors Degree987.56%
Graduate Degree403.09%

Decatur Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,041875126
Hispanic10987
Multiple Races107887
Black56505
Other Race2412
Native American124

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 89.29%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.10%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,979$30,341$22,098
Less Than High School$21,630$$21,739
High School Grad$26,538$27,115$22,232
Some College$26,094$33,750$21,458
Bachelors Degree$45,938$54,583$41,786
Graduate Degree$27,083$48,281$25,000

$26,979

Average Earnings

$30,341

Average Male

$22,098

Average Female

Decatur Language

Decatur Language by Age

Decatur Language

92.96% of Decatur residents speak only English, while 7.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.03% of the population.

Decatur Poverty

Decatur Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,51227017.86%
Multiple2696423.79%
Hispanic2284017.54%
Other412970.73%
Black702637.14%
Native12866.67%

20.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.64%

Male Poverty Rate

22.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Decatur

The race most likely to be in poverty in Decatur is Other, with 70.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Decatur is Hispanic, with 17.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.86%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.25%
Some College16.42%
High School16.01%
Bachelors or Greater7.25%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed56.82%
Female Unemployed42.86%
Male Employed12.47%
Female Employed8.24%

Decatur Income

Decatur Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,589$48,315
Families$48,902$53,349
Married Families$57,500-
Non Families$25,625$35,842

Decatur Marital Status

Decatur Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Decatur Married by Age and Sex

Decatur Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Decatur Marital Status by Race

Decatur Veterans

114

Number of Veterans

107

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam45
First Gulf War10
World War II8
Second Gulf War7
Korea3
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6450
65 to 7429
75+25
35 to 5410
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White998.01%
2 or More97.14%
Black69.52%

$Decatur Veterans by Education

9.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Decatur Employment Status

58.9%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Decatur Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

79.51%

Born in Michigan

97.90%

Native Born

2.10%

Foreign Born

0.90%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.90% of Decatur residents were born in the United States, with 79.51% having been born in Michigan. 0.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,723-8-0.46%
20191,731-8-0.46%
20181,739-8-0.46%
20171,747-8-0.46%
20161,755-4-0.23%
20151,759-9-0.51%
20141,768-6-0.34%
20131,774-3-0.17%
20121,777-21-1.17%
20111,798-9-0.50%
20101,8070.00%