Decatur employment information

Income per capita$20,160$20,956$28,555
Median household income$39,891$39,464$53,482
Median income owner occupied$61,094$49,112$68,142
Median income renter occupied$26,563$23,702$33,219
Median earnings male$11,563$31,341$36,116
Median earnings female$22,938$21,815$25,692
Unemployment rate7.3%6.3%5.8%
Poverty level16.2%22.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Decatur is 29% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Decatur is 25% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Decatur is 24% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Decatur is 4% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Decatur median earnings by income bracket

Decatur employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector13.2%1.9%
Financial & insurance services1.6%1.9%
Wholesale & retail services14.0%8.1%
Public administration8.4%9.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.9%0.0%
Education, health & social services30.1%55.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Sebastopol, MS252$58,75010%
Chunky, MS406$37,37530%
Lake, MS441$36,09433%
Hickory, MS573$36,02333%
Newton, MS3,358$31,68741%
Decatur, MS2,130$39,89125%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Imperial, NE2,130$48,7509%
Jal, NM2,130$52,5002%
Stewartstown, PA2,130$53,2610%
Southwest Greensburg, PA2,130$41,77122%
Keeler Farm, NM2,131$30,57543%
Decatur, MS2,130$39,89125%
Source: The Decatur, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.