Decatur, Texas Population 2024

7,758

Decatur is a city located in Cooke County, Denton County, and Wise County Texas. Decatur has a 2024 population of 7,758. It is also the county seat of Wise County. Decatur is currently growing at a rate of 3.69% annually and its population has increased by 16.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,654 in 2020.

The average household income in Decatur is $94,897 with a poverty rate of 5.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Decatur is 33.1 years, 28.1 years for males, and 33.8 years for females.

Decatur Demographics

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

  • White: 76.29%
  • Two or more races: 16.13%
  • Other race: 3.97%
  • Black or African American: 2.17%
  • Asian: 1.12%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
9.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
835.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
16.59% (1,104)
The current population of Decatur, Texas is 7,758 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,654.

Decatur, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,17376.29%
Two or more races1,09416.13%
Other race2693.97%
Black or African American1472.17%
Asian761.12%
Native American220.32%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Decatur Population by Race

Decatur Population Pyramid 2024

Decatur Median Age

33.1

Total

28.1

Male

33.8

Female

Decatur Adults

There are 4,864 adults, (989 of whom are seniors) in Decatur.

Decatur Age Dependency

75

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Decatur Sex Ratio

Female3,85356.82%
Male2,92843.18%

Decatur Population by Age

Decatur Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,4162.7164.235.8
Married9443.687.712.3
Non Family8901.2862.537.5
Female4433.7232.167.9
Male1392.731882

3.44

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

64.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Decatur Households and Families

Male

Female

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade49912.18%
9th to 12th Grade1212.95%
High School Graduate1,28231.3%
Some College1,13027.59%
Associates Degree1964.79%
Bachelors Degree49812.16%
Graduate Degree3709.03%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Decatur Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Decatur Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,7522,671691
Hispanic1,222683140
2+ Races5232260
Other Race160740
Asian676735
Black44440
Native American222222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Decatur Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$45,500$57,715$33,280
Less Than 9th Grade$27,854$37,868$21,198
High School Graduate$35,280$53,726$30,856
Some College$45,511$57,905$40,238
Bachelors Degree$105,765$109,543$93,018
Graduate Degree$172,756$173,942$103,348

$45,500

Average Earnings

$57,715

Average Male

$33,280

Average Female

Decatur Earnings by Educational Attainment

Decatur Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Decatur Language

73.56% of Decatur residents speak only English, while 26.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.88% of the population.

Decatur Language

Decatur Poverty by Race

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,6731574.27%
Hispanic2,4631566.33%
Multiple94814915.72%
Black1471711.56%

5.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.54%

Male Poverty Rate

7.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Decatur

The race most likely to be in poverty in Decatur is Multiple, with 15.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Decatur is White, with 4.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.35%.

Decatur Poverty

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Rate
Poverty
High School16.24%
Less Than 9th Grade12.63%
Bachelors or Greater2.84%
Some College0%

Decatur Poverty Rate by Education

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Rate
Poverty
Female Employed4.06%
Male Employed0.44%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Decatur Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Decatur Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Name
Median
Mean
Households$70,579$94,897
Families$88,250$109,727
Married Families$112,394$-999,999,999
Non Families$45,647$52,110

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Decatur Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

37.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Decatur Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Decatur Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Decatur Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

158

Number of Veterans

158

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

War
Veterans
Vietnam123
Korea16
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
World War II0

Decatur Veterans by War

count

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Age Group
Veterans
75+78
65 to 7470
55 to 6410
18 to 340
35 to 540

Decatur Veterans by Age

count

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1363.55%
Native American22100%
Hispanic120.73%

Decatur Veterans by Race

Decatur Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Decatur Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.6%

Labor Force Participation

63.6%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Decatur Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Decatur Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Decatur 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

68.59%

Born in Decatur

85.4%

Native Born

14.6%

Foreign Born

11.55%

Non Citizen

3.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.4% of Decatur residents were born in the United States, with 68.59% having been born in Texas. 11.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Decatur Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,1382763.11%
20288,8622763.21%
20278,5862763.32%
20268,3102763.44%
20258,0342763.56%
20247,7582763.69%
20237,4822763.83%
20227,2062854.12%
20216,9212674.01%
20206,654-447-6.29%
20197,1011692.44%
20186,9322523.77%
20176,6801191.81%
20166,5611822.85%
20156,379971.54%
20146,282941.52%
20136,188500.81%
20126,138120.2%
20116,126951.58%
20106,03183015.96%
20005,20194922.32%
19904,2521483.61%
19804,10486426.67%
19703,240-323-9.07%
19603,56364121.94%
19502,92234413.34%
19402,57800%
showing: 27 rows

Decatur Population by Year