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The City of Decatur had a population of 2,004 as of July 1, 2017. Decatur ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Decatur is located at latitude 36.3412 and longitude -94.4511 in Benton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Decatur (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Benton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,234 feet.

The City of Decatur (GNIS ID: 2404207) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Decatur is located within Township 11, a minor civil division (MCD) of Benton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Decatur population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Decatur: Corner Springs.

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Decatur, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,004
Daytime Population: Workers 1,045
Daytime Population: Residents 975
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,020
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 1,982
Population in Familes 1,686
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density2 451
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $43,140
Average Household Income $60,441
Per Capita Income $21,049


Total Housing Units 821 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 455 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 229 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 138 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $175,357
Average Home Value $285,330


Total Households 683
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 509
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.3% 2.7%
Households 2.38% 2.77%
Families 3.85% 2.68%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

Decatur, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Decatur to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 149 73rd
Population Density # 258 52nd
Diversity Index # 33 94th
Median Household Income # 130 76th
Per Capita Income # 251 54th

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