Decatur is a city located in Wise County Texas. Decatur has a 2020 population of 6,638. It is also the county seat of Wise County. Decatur is currently growing at a rate of 0.76% annually and its population has increased by 1.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,538 in 2010.
The average household income in Decatur is $73,525 with a poverty rate of 9.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $955 per month, and the median house value is $165,500. The median age in Decatur is 33.6 years, 31.8 years for males, and 38 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Decaturwas:
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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
75.62% of Decatur residents speak only English, while 24.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.28% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Decatur is Hispanic, with 18.06% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Decatur is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.81%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Decatur
87.77% of Decatur residents were born in the United States, with 74.23% having been born in Texas. 8.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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