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See what Decatur, AR has to offer.

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Living in Decatur, AR

A small town in Arkansas, Decatur has a population of approximately 2,000. Families with children are a common sight, as kids aged 5-14 account for an above-average 24% of the population, while retirees account for a smaller percentage of the town. At an average age of just under 34, the town's population is notably younger than most cities in Arkansas. Renters tend to be in the minority in Decatur, and 66% of residents own their homes. Renters in the town benefit from a relatively low average rent of $664/month, which is $96/month less than the state average.

Decatur has an average commute time of about 22 minutes, shorter than nearly 80% of cities in Arkansas. Driving is the typical way to get to work, selected by 35% of residents, while public transit isn't used. Not many workers (3%) commute on foot, though the number is greater than the national average.

Compared to the national average, Decatur has a relatively high number of residents over the age of 25 with a high school degree or GED (22%). Furthermore, 6% have a Bachelor's degree and 2% have earned a Master's or Doctoral degree. Many Decatur residents work in one of two industries: manufacturing and retail. Together, these industries make up 21% of the labor force in the town. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 12% of residents work in transportation, which ranks as the top field in the town. With an average annual income of about $60K, Decatur workers earn roughly the same as the average Arkansas resident. Decatur, however, compares less favorably to the national average of $73,345.

Who Lives Here

Decatur Demographics

Education

High School

37%

Associate's

15%

Bachelor's

13%

Master's

2%

Doctorate

33%

Family Size

2 people

35%

3 people

18%

4 people

31%

5 people

8%

6+ people

8%

Household Income

0-50k

40%

50-100k

43%

100-150k

9%

150-200k

3%

200k+

6%

Age

0-10

18%

10-20

15%

20-45

36%

45-65

23%

65+

8%

Getting Around Decatur

Decatur Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

29%

15-30 Mins

37%

30-40 Mins

14%

40-60 Mins

18%

60+ Mins

2%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 1212

Walk Score®

Percentage: 2323

Bike Score®

Decatur Education

Schools

Top Schools in Decatur

6/10
6/10

Gentry Intermediate School

Grades 3-5 • Public

NRNo Rating

Glenn Duffy Elementary School

Grades PK-2 • Public

6/10
NRNo Rating

Gentry Primary School

Grades K-2 • Public

7/10
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All About

Living in Decatur, AR

A small town in Arkansas, Decatur has a population of approximately 2,000. Families with children are a common sight, as kids aged 5-14 account for an above-average 24% of the population, while retirees account for a smaller percentage of the town. At an average age of just under 34, the town's population is notably younger than most cities in Arkansas. Renters tend to be in the minority in Decatur, and 66% of residents own their homes. Renters in the town benefit from a relatively low average rent of $664/month, which is $96/month less than the state average.

Decatur has an average commute time of about 22 minutes, shorter than nearly 80% of cities in Arkansas. Driving is the typical way to get to work, selected by 35% of residents, while public transit isn't used. Not many workers (3%) commute on foot, though the number is greater than the national average.

Compared to the national average, Decatur has a relatively high number of residents over the age of 25 with a high school degree or GED (22%). Furthermore, 6% have a Bachelor's degree and 2% have earned a Master's or Doctoral degree. Many Decatur residents work in one of two industries: manufacturing and retail. Together, these industries make up 21% of the labor force in the town. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 12% of residents work in transportation, which ranks as the top field in the town. With an average annual income of about $60K, Decatur workers earn roughly the same as the average Arkansas resident. Decatur, however, compares less favorably to the national average of $73,345.