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Population in 2012: 1,753 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +22.9%
Males: 819  (46.7%)
Females: 934  (53.3%)

Median resident age:  23.6 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 39327.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,751 (it was $28,333 in 2000)
Decatur:

$31,751
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,927

Decatur town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $78,983 (it was $59,700 in 2000)
Decatur:

$78,983
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $104,112; Detached houses: $123,280; Mobile homes: $30,729

Median gross rent in 2012: $650.

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  • White alone - 1,294 (63.8%)
  • Black alone - 626 (30.9%)
  • Hispanic - 75 (3.7%)
  • Two or more races - 17 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 7 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.1%)

Races in Decatur detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Decatur: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (19.8%), German (12.4%), English (12.2%), United States (8.5%), Dutch (1.3%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 420 feet

Land area: 1.03 square miles.

Population density: 1,696 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Decatur:

  • High school or higher: 91.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.4%
  • Unemployed: 13.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Decatur town:

  • Never married: 46.8%
  • Now married: 34.1%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

16 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.8%
Mississippi:  1.9%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Decatur, Mississippi as of November 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Decatur to the number of sex offenders is 250 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $909 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $723 (1.0%)

Decatur satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (64.3 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (153.1 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (414.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Newton, MS (2.9 miles ), Union, MS (3.0 miles ), Conehatta, MS (3.1 miles ), Hickory, MS (3.2 miles ), Chunky, MS (3.6 miles ), Lake, MS (3.8 miles ), Collinsville, MS (4.0 miles ), Sebastopol, MS (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 32.44 N, Longitude: 89.11 W

Area code: 601

Decatur household income distribution Decatur home values distribution

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Mississippi average:

2.15

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.4%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Decatur-area historical tornado activity is above Mississippi state average. It is 233% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.9 miles away from the Decatur town center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 1/23/1969, a category F4 tornado 10.9 miles away from the town center killed 32 people and injured 241 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Decatur-area historical earthquake activity is above Mississippi state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 70.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/1993 at 10:54:32, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 65.8 miles away from Decatur center
On 3/25/1996 at 14:15:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 33.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1998 at 15:20:01, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/28/1995 at 15:28:36, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 91.0 miles away from Decatur center
On 3/22/2005 at 08:11:50, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Newton County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 6, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Winds: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Decatur topographic map

Birthplace of: Charles Evers.


Hospitals/medical centers near Decatur:

  • SOUTHERN CARE NEWTON, INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; NEWTON, MS)
  • NEWTON REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; NEWTON, MS)
  • HOSPICE DIRECT INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; UNION, MS)

Political contributions by individuals in Decatur, MS

College/University in Decatur:

  • East Central Community College (Full-time enrollment: 2,155; Location: 275 West Broad Street; Public; Website: www.eccc.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Decatur:

  • Meridian Community College (about 24 miles; Meridian, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,932)
  • East Mississippi Community College (about 46 miles; Scooba, MS; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • Jones County Junior College (about 59 miles; Ellisville, MS; FT enrollment: 4,027)
  • University of West Alabama (about 59 miles; Livingston, AL; FT enrollment: 2,279)
  • Holmes Community College (about 60 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 4,518)
  • Belhaven University (about 63 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,631)
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center (about 63 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,006)

Public high school in Decatur:

Private high school in Decatur:

  • NEWTON COUNTY ACADEMY (Students: 215; Location: 14602 HWY 15 S; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Decatur:

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Notable location: Decatur Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Newton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.4. This is about average.
City:

36.4
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.5. This is about average. There were 56 monitors within city limits.
City:

26.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 21.1. This is about average. There were 25 monitors within city limits.
City:

21.1
U.S.:

24.5
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.1. This is about average. There were 38 monitors within city limits.
City:

11.1
U.S.:

9.6
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.6. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.4
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.77. This is better than average. There were 25 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.77
U.S.:

2.43


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.6%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.8% for Black residents, 86.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 29.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.0%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.4%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Decatur, MS

392 people in college/university student housing in 2010
46 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
489 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000

Decatur compared to Mississippi state average:

Decatur, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Decatur (2011 data):

  • Great Southern National Bank: Bank Of Decatur Branch at 15122 Highway 15 South, branch established on 1986/06/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $263.8 mil, Deposits: $234.8 mil, headquarters in Meridian, MS, positive income, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Quitman Management Company, Inc.
  • The Citizens Bank of Philadelphia, Mississippi: Decatur Branch at 15220 Highway 15 South, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $853.7 mil, Deposits: $573.8 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, MS, positive income, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Holding Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Decatur travel time to work - commute


Decatur mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (65%)
  • Utility gas (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Decatur town (based on Newton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.89%
Here63.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist Church Independent Associations and Unaffiliated Churches Landmark Missionary BaptistCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents61.2%14.4%14.1%1.7%1.7%
Congregations41.3%16.0%12.0%2.7%2.7%
NameChurches of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents1.5%1.4%1.1%1.1%1.9%
Congregations4.0%1.3%2.7%2.7%14.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Newton County:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Newton County:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Newton County:

7.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.2%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Newton County:

34.9%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.9%
State:

14.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$6,908$41,4486$3,500
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,000
Police Protection - Officers 4$9,384$28,1527$3,478
Water Supply 4$8,842$26,5260$0
Totals for Government 10$25,134$30,16114$7,978


6.11% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,900 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
Mississippi average:

7.82%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lauderdale County, MS  1.20% ($28,138 average AGI)
from Neshoba County, MS  0.68% ($21,327)
from Scott County, MS  0.65% ($19,255)


6.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,654 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
Mississippi average:

8.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Lauderdale County, MS  1.14% ($29,122 average AGI)
to Neshoba County, MS  0.69% ($29,000)
to Scott County, MS  0.57% ($21,780)

Strongest AM radio stations in Decatur:

  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WMOX (1010 AM; 10 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MAGNOLIA STATE B/C CO., INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WALT (910 AM; 5 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMER (1390 AM; 5 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MICHAEL H. GLASS)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEEZ (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYLS (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; YORK, AL; Owner: GRANTELL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNBN (1290 AM; 3 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: FRANK RACKLEY, JR.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Decatur:

  • WZKS (104.1 FM; UNION, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMSO (97.9 FM; NEWTON, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQST-FM (92.5 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WMAW-FM (88.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WOKK (97.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMBU (89.1 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • W217AQ (91.3 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WMMZ (102.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: EAST MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WYYW (95.1 FM; MARION, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMLV (106.9 FM; STONEWALL, MS; Owner: EAST MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • W213AV (90.5 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WKXI-FM (107.5 FM; MAGEE, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WWSL (102.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, MS; Owner: H & G C, INC.)
  • WKZW (94.3 FM; SANDERSVILLE, MS; Owner: BLAKENEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W211BD (89.7 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Decatur:

  • WMAW-TV (Channel 14; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W36CU (Channel 36; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W50BQ (Channel 50; MERIDIAN, ETC., MS; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W46CL (Channel 46; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W52DE (Channel 52; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W65DE (Channel 65; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W52CS (Channel 52; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W59DE (Channel 59; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53CE (Channel 53; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W34CH (Channel 34; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W20BS (Channel 20; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W36BY (Channel 36; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W43BM (Channel 43; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WGBC (Channel 30; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS, INCORPORATED)
  • WMDN (Channel 24; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: WMDN, INC.)

Decatur fatal accident list:

Aug 13, 2003 03:05 PM, Sr-15, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Sep 30, 1977 09:15 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 5,900
Total average daily truck traffic: 177
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 8,850

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Decatur)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 32.451000 Lon: -89.180361, Call Sign: WQKS324
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.502 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/31/2009, Expiration Date: 08/31/2019, Certifier: Jeff Alexander
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • NEWTON ALT, Newton County Alt., 273 10th Ave. (Lat: 32.435556 Lon: -89.119861), Type: Pole, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 32 m, Call Sign: WQOT411
    Assigned Frequencies: 21935.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/24/2012, Expiration Date: 01/24/2022, Certifier: Kevin Bethke
    Registrant: Trillion Partners, Inc., 9208 Waterford Centre Blvd Suite 150, Austin, TX 78758, Phone: (512) 334-4100, Fax: (512) 334-4099, Email:
  • NEWTON BOE, Newton County Boe, 15305 Hwy 15 S. (Lat: 32.426889 Lon: -89.112611), Type: Pole, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 44.2 m, Call Sign: WQOT413
    Assigned Frequencies: 23035.0 MHz, 23135.0 MHz, 23235.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/24/2012, Expiration Date: 01/24/2022, Certifier: Kevin Bethke
    Registrant: Trillion Partners, Inc., 9208 Waterford Centre Blvd Suite 150, Austin, TX 78758, Phone: (512) 334-4100, Fax: (512) 334-4099, Email:
  • NEWTON HS, 16255 Highway 503 (Lat: 32.424444 Lon: -89.095250), Type: Building, Structure height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WQOT414
    Assigned Frequencies: 22035.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/24/2012, Expiration Date: 01/24/2022, Certifier: Kevin Bethke
    Registrant: Trillion Partners, Inc., 9208 Waterford Centre Blvd Suite 150, Austin, TX 78758, Phone: (512) 334-4100, Fax: (512) 334-4099, Email:
  • NEWTON VOC, Newton County Voc., 15935 Hwy 15 N. (Lat: 32.446750 Lon: -89.108417), Type: Pole, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WQOT487
    Assigned Frequencies: 21835.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2012, Expiration Date: 01/25/2022, Certifier: Kevin Bethke
    Registrant: Trillion Partners, Inc., 9208 Waterford Centre Blvd Suite 150, Austin, TX 78758, Phone: (512) 334-4100, Fax: (512) 334-4099, Email:
  • DECATUR, 632 Muley Road (Lat: 32.456000 Lon: -89.106667), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.5 m, Overall height: 79.6 m, Call Sign: WQQV698
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/12/2013, Expiration Date: 03/12/2023, Certifier: Christopher Pickard
    Registrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 770-8791, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • 850'w Of Ms Hwy 15 From A Point On Hwy 15, 400' South Of Jun (Lat: 32.595111 Lon: -89.112278), Call Sign: KWT981, Licensee ID: L00121684
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.840 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/01/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018
    Registrant: Decatur Telephone Company, Inc., 149, 7th St, Decatur, MS 39327, Phone: (601) 635-2251, Fax: (601) 635-3100, Email:
  • 850'w Of Ms Hwy 15 From A Point On Hwy 15, 4000' South Of Ju (Lat: 32.428472 Lon: -89.112278), Call Sign: KWT983, Licensee ID: L00121684
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.750 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/01/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018
    Registrant: Decatur Telephone Company, Inc., 149, 7th St, Decatur, MS 39327, Phone: (601) 635-2251, Fax: (601) 635-3100, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KC5BDY, Licensee ID: L00809149
    Grant Date: 02/07/2004, Expiration Date: 02/07/2014
    Registrant: Betty H Purvis, Decatur, MS 39327
  • Call Sign: KC5FMR, Licensee ID: L00810765
    Grant Date: 02/10/2004, Expiration Date: 02/22/2014, Certifier: Margaret E Muse
    Registrant: Margaret E Muse, 5178 Chaple Hill Rd, Decatur, MS 39327
  • Call Sign: KD5GGM, Licensee ID: L00222564
    Grant Date: 02/05/1999, Expiration Date: 02/05/2009, Cancellation Date: 02/08/2011
    Registrant: Robert E Williams, 7076 Decatur Conehatta Rd, Decatur, MS 39327
  • Call Sign: N5VWT, Licensee ID: L00387108
    Grant Date: 06/22/2011, Expiration Date: 08/27/2021
    Registrant: William R Estes, 12732 Hickory Little Rock Rd, Decatur, MS 39327
  • Call Sign: W5CSU, Previous Call Sign: WD5CSU, Licensee ID: L00202120
    Grant Date: 08/03/2007, Expiration Date: 09/17/2017, Certifier: Johnny R Upton Jr
    Registrant: Johnny R Upton Jr, 15748 Highway 503, Decatur, MS 39327-9388
  • Call Sign: NY5Y, Previous Call Sign: AB5YL, Licensee ID: L00152703
    Grant Date: 07/29/2010, Expiration Date: 08/15/2020, Certifier: R.T. Purvis Jr
    Registrant: R T Purvis Jr, Decatur, MS 39327-0246
  • Call Sign: KF5OLY, Licensee ID: L01689748
    Grant Date: 02/16/2012, Expiration Date: 02/16/2022, Certifier: Michael J Smith
    Registrant: Michael J Smith, 648 N Decatur Carthage Rd, Decatur, MS 39327

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1218X , Serial Number: 2621, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 09/04/1963
    Registrant (Corporation): Decatur Telephone Co Inc, Box 146, Decatur, MS 39327
  • Aircraft: BEECH 58 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6AC , Serial Number: TH-267, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 10/17/1972
    Registrant (Individual): Jimmie C Nowell, Po Box 645, Decatur, MS 39327


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 35
  • Hazardous Condition: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Decatur


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Most common first names in Decatur, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4575.2 years
James3872.9 years
John3178.2 years
Mary2579.0 years
Robert2374.5 years
Annie2078.3 years
Charles2068.7 years
Willie1776.1 years
Thomas1677.5 years
Mattie1484.1 years
Most common last names in Decatur, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3478.7 years
Mcmullan3081.3 years
Addy2476.2 years
Mcelhenney1870.6 years
Williams1873.2 years
Hollingswort1580.4 years
Johnson1575.5 years
Taylor1474.5 years
Wansley1479.9 years
Graham1483.8 years

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