Decatur demographics profile

StatisticDecaturArkansasNational
Population2,2722,968,472318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)5085591
Median age26.637.737.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1871%42%43%
Speak English52%93%79%
Speak Spanish42%5%13%
Decatur, AR has a population of 2,272 and is the 10,331st largest city in the United States. The population density is 508 per sq mi which is 816% higher than the Arkansas average and 461% higher than the national average. The median age in Decatur is 27 which is approximately 29% lower than the Arkansas average of 38. In Decatur, 57% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 52% speak English and 42% speak Spanish. 42% of Decatur residents were born in Arkansas, 32% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 25% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Decatur is 816% higher than Arkansas.
  • The median age in Decatur is 29% lower than Arkansas.
  • In Decatur 82.79% of the population is White.
  • In Decatur 0.18% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Decatur 2.68% of the population is Asian.

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Decatur population breakdown by race

RaceDecaturArkansasNational
White82.79%77.72%73.35%
Black or African American0.18%15.52%12.63%
Asian2.68%1.40%5.22%
American Indian3.57%0.63%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.23%0.18%
Mixed race1.67%2.23%3.06%
Other race9.11%2.28%4.75%
In Decatur, 46.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Decatur, AR demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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