Decatur demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)37615391
Median age45.638.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)68%57%55%
Speak English99%93%79%
Speak Spanish0%4%13%
Decatur, TN has a population of 1,429 and is the 12,976th largest city in the United States. The population density is 376 per sq mi which is 146% higher than the Tennessee average and 316% higher than the national average. The median age in Decatur is 46 which is approximately 18% higher than the Tennessee average of 39. In Decatur, 68% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 70% of Decatur residents were born in Tennessee, 29% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Decatur is 146% higher than Tennessee.
  • The median age in Decatur is 18% higher than Tennessee.
  • In Decatur 93.35% of the population is White.
  • In Decatur 6.23% of the population is African American.
  • In Decatur 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Decatur population breakdown by race

African American6.23%16.81%12.63%
American Indian0.42%0.29%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race0.00%2.03%3.06%
Other race0.00%1.38%4.75%
In Decatur, 0.7% 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, TN demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).