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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Decatur is $20,160, which is about the same as the state average of $20,956 and is lower than the national average of $28,555. Decatur median household income is $39,891, which has grown by 40.79% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 25.96% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Decatur residents spend 25.6 minutes per day commuting to work, which is higher than the state average of 23.4 minutes and is about the same as the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #102

Decatur, MS
20,160 USD
Mississippi
20,956 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Decatur, MS
16,645 USD
Mississippi
26,188 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Decatur, MS
11,563 USD
Mississippi
31,341 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Decatur, MS
22,938 USD
Mississippi
21,815 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #102
Decatur, MS
39,891 USD
Mississippi
39,464 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Decatur, MS
63,485 USD
Mississippi
54,881 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #76
Decatur, MS
40.79%
Mississippi
25.96%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Decatur, MSMississippiU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income13.85%$2,567, see rank12.73%$12,90621.11%$16,919
Social Security Income24.52%$18,207, see rank32.95%$16,06529.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income-0.16%$0, see rank2.82%$2,8402.82%$3,720
Retirement Income19.27%$26,394, see rank17.70%$19,86917.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Decatur, MS
57,917 USD
Mississippi
49,125 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Decatur, MS
78,704 USD
Mississippi
64,194 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Decatur, MSMississippiU.S.
White$56,818, see rank$48,738$56,900
Black$24,050, see rank$26,384$35,600

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Decatur, MSMississippiU.S.
less than 25$9,500, see rank$21,311$25,788
25 to 44$39,097, see rank$43,119$58,398
45 to 64$57,045, see rank$45,830$65,027
65 or over$31,125, see rank$29,690$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Decatur, MSMississippiU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over1,737, see rank2,323,223248,775,628
Male1808, 46.52%, see rank47.84%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:2444, 54.95%, see rank62.99%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces28, 0.99%, see rank0.81%0.73%
Male, Civilian2436, 53.96%, see rank62.18%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed3379, 86.93%, see rank89.08%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed357, 13.07%, see rank10.92%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force2364, 45.05%, see rank37.01%30.72%
Female1929, 53.48%, see rank52.16%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:2536, 57.70%, see rank54.20%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.16%0.11%
Female, Civilian2536, 57.70%, see rank54.05%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed3467, 87.13%, see rank89.05%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed369, 12.87%, see rank10.95%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force2393, 42.30%, see rank45.80%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Decatur, MSMississippiU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over849, 100%1,183,892141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone701, 82.57%, see rank84.13%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled34, 4.00%, see rank10.20%9.59%
Public Transportation0, 0.00%, see rank0.41%5.06%
Walked70, 8.24%, see rank1.58%2.78%
Other Means27, 3.18%, see rank1.42%1.79%
Worked at Home17, 2.00%, see rank2.25%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Decatur, MS
25.6 minutes
Mississippi
23.4 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Decatur, MSMississippiU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over8461,198,828143,435,233
Male1379, 44.80%, see rank51.35%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2158, 41.69%, see rank25.36%33.12%
Service Occupations246, 12.14%, see rank14.55%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations264, 16.89%, see rank15.12%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations26, 1.58%, see rank1.57%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations228, 7.39%, see rank11.81%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations268, 17.94%, see rank23.91%17.94%
Female1467, 55.20%, see rank48.65%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2264, 56.53%, see rank37.22%40.04%
Service Occupations271, 15.20%, see rank21.48%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations2124, 26.55%, see rank32.79%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.25%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.35%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations28, 1.71%, see rank7.58%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Decatur, MSMississippiU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over846, 100%1,198,828143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining9, 1.06%, see rank3.09%1.96%
Construction37, 4.37%, see rank6.72%6.17%
Manufacturing60, 7.09%, see rank13.07%10.43%
Wholesale Trade28, 3.31%, see rank2.59%2.75%
Retail Trade63, 7.45%, see rank11.80%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities11, 1.30%, see rank5.62%4.93%
Information27, 3.19%, see rank1.37%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing18, 2.13%, see rank4.84%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
0, 0.00%, see rank6.38%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance374, 44.21%, see rank24.49%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
122, 14.42%, see rank9.46%9.49%
Public Administration76, 8.98%, see rank5.69%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration21, 2.48%, see rank4.87%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Decatur, MS%MississippiU.S.
Population in Poverty25916.24%, see rank22.64%15.59%
Family in Poverty4910.47%, see rank17.72%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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