Decatur, Texas

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Population in 2013: 6,261 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +20.4%
 
Males: 2,886  (46.1%)
Females: 3,375  (53.9%)
Median resident age:  33.0 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 76234.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,574 (it was $34,449 in 2000)
Decatur:

$41,574
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,304 (it was $15,402 in 2000)

Decatur city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $131,693 (it was $77,100 in 2000)
Decatur:

$131,693
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $134,660; Detached houses: $144,094; Townhouses or other attached units: $160,859; Mobile homes: $34,746

Median gross rent in 2013: $810.

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  • Races in Decatur, TX (2010)

    Decatur races chart
    • 4,01866.5%White alone
    • 1,82730.2%Hispanic
    • 831.4%Black alone
    • 460.8%Asian alone
    • 410.7%Two or more races
    • 260.4%American Indian alone
    • 10.02%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Decatur: 91.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (11.9%), German (11.6%), English (6.8%), Irish (6.7%), French (3.3%), Dutch (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 6.96 square miles.

Population density: 900 people per square mile   (low).

Decatur,TX real estate house value index trend

Decatur, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Decatur:

  • High school or higher: 80.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Decatur city:

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 56.5%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

834 residents are foreign born (12.3% Latin America).

This city:

13.3%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Decatur, Texas as of August 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Decatur to the number of sex offenders is 214 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,602 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,709 (2.3%)

Decatur satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Denton, TX (26.6 miles , pop. 80,537).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Tarrant, TX (33.9 miles , pop. 402,130).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (55.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Paradise, TX (2.8 miles ), Bridgeport, TX (3.2 miles ), Boyd, TX (3.3 miles ), Alvord, TX (3.3 miles ), New Fairview, TX (3.3 miles ), Aurora, TX (3.6 miles ), Chico, TX (3.6 miles ), Lake Bridgeport, TX (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 31 buildings, average cost: $81,400
  • 1998: 32 buildings, average cost: $75,600
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $91,400
  • 2000: 18 buildings, average cost: $91,400
  • 2001: 27 buildings, average cost: $121,300
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 2003: 44 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2004: 25 buildings, average cost: $131,200
  • 2005: 62 buildings, average cost: $108,400
  • 2006: 32 buildings, average cost: $147,000
  • 2007: 34 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2008: 29 buildings, average cost: $175,800
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $156,100
  • 2010: 16 buildings, average cost: $159,800
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $169,000
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $164,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.23 N, Longitude: 97.59 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,700 (+74.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,590 (60.2%)

Area code: 940

Decatur household income distribution Decatur home values distribution

Crime rates in Decatur by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000100000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.016.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2203223880214
per 100,000 37.636.80.051.433.332.246.9124.7121.70.032.416.164.1
Robberies 2322026112016
per 100,000 37.655.235.334.30.032.293.715.615.230.10.016.196.1
Assaults 2015226987108387
per 100,000 376.0276.135.334.399.9145.1125.0109.2152.1120.548.6128.9112.1
Burglaries 21312542224233223316131910
per 100,000 394.8570.7440.8719.3366.4677.2515.5343.1501.9240.9210.7306.2160.2
Thefts 244216171229208216156152212169155186267
per 100,000 4,587.33,976.43,015.33,921.93,464.43,482.72,436.72,370.23,224.32,544.82,512.62,997.14,276.1
Auto thefts 231312152717221211107914
per 100,000 432.4239.3211.6256.9449.7274.1343.6187.1167.3150.6113.5145.0224.2
Arson 1111007001000
per 100,000 18.818.417.617.10.00.0109.30.00.015.10.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 354.7312.7182.1280.0274.3267.4246.4254.7303.3160.4156.6192.3296.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Decatur detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 26 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.36
Texas average:

2.05
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.2%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +909 (+21.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (22%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (20%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)

Work and jobs in Decatur: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Decatur, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Decatur-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 131% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.7 miles away from the Decatur city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.1 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Decatur-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 184.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 119.0 miles away from Decatur center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 106.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 117.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 396.4 miles away from Decatur center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 105.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wise County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 3 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Decatur topographic map

Birthplace of: Samuel M. Sampler - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Brian Christian - College football player (Sam Houston St. Bearkats), Guinn Williams (actor) - Actor, Tommy Tatum - Baseball player, James Manness - Football player.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Decatur: Samuel M. Sampler.

Hospitals in Decatur:

  • COMPASS HOSPICE INC (125 CR 3051)
  • HOSPICE OF TEJAS (206-A N STATE)
  • SOLARIS HOSPICE INC (1502 S FM 51)
  • WISE REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 609 MEDICAL CENTER DRIVE)

Dialysis Facilities in Decatur:

  • WISE REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM DIALYSIS CENTER (2150 S. FM 51)

Home Health Centers in Decatur:

  • 1ST TEXAS HOME HEALTH INC (1821 S FM 51)
  • ANGELS CARE HOME HEALTH (106 S WASHBURN ST)

Nursing Homes in Decatur:

  • DECATUR CONVALESCENT CENTER (605 WEST MULBERRY)
  • DECATUR NURSING AND REHABILITATION LP (605 W MULBERRY)
  • GOLDEN YEARS HAVEN (1210 S BUS 287/81)
  • SENIOR CARE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER - DEC (701 W BENNETT RD)
  • THE HILLS NURSING AND REHABILITATION (201 E THOMPSON ST)

Airports and heliports located in Decatur:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Decatur:

  • University of North Texas (about 26 miles; Denton, TX; Full-time enrollment: 31,694)
  • Texas Woman's University (about 27 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 11,837)
  • Weatherford College (about 36 miles; Weatherford, TX; FT enrollment: 4,080)
  • North Central Texas College (about 37 miles; Gainesville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,550)
  • Tarrant County College District (about 37 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 33,775)
  • Texas Christian University (about 39 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • DeVry University-Texas (about 40 miles; Irving, TX; FT enrollment: 4,098)

Public high school in Decatur:

  • Decatur High School (Students: 859; Location: 750 E EAGLE SUMMIT DR; Grades: 9-12; Our rating: 75)

Public elementary/middle schools in Decatur:

See full list of schools located in Decatur, School District: DECATUR INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Decatur:

  • DECATUR PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $404,588; Location: 1700 S FM 51; 55,690 books; 1,830 audio materials; 4,535 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 64 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses located at corner of W. Mulberry & Chico st

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Notable locations in Decatur: Texas Tourist Camp (A), Decatur Fire Department (B), Wise County Heritage Museum (C), Decatur Police Department (D), Decatur City Public Works (E), LifeStar 4 - Southwest Helicopters - Decatur (F), Decatur Police Department (G), Wise County Emergency Medical Services (H), Decatur Baptist College Administration Building (I), Waggoner Mansion (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Decatur include: Saint John Church (A), Bell Church (B), First United Pentecostal Church of Decatur (C), Cornerstone Church of the Nazarene (D), Church of Christ (E), Catholic Church of the Assumption (F), Primera Iglesia Bautista Church (G), Eagle Drive Baptist Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Oaklawn Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Decatur: Eagle Stadium (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn (1709 Sr 287), Best Western Decatur Inn (1801 South Highway 287), Comfort Inn Decatur (1709 Sr 287).

Courts: Wise County - Commissioner Court (206 South State Street), Wise County - County Court Judge at Law- Texas Cooperative Extension (206 South State Street), Wise County - County Court Judge at Law (101 North Trinity Street).

Wise 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 97.7. This is worse than average.

City:

97.7
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.09. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.09
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.5
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.9%
(4.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 48.3% for other race residents, 81.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.9%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.4%
Whole state:  6.0%

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
206 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Decatur in 2000:

  • 148 people in nursing homes
  • 82 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 39 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally ill

Decatur, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Decatur compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Decatur (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Decatur South Branch, Decatur Wal-Mart In-Store Branch, Decatur Downtown Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First Financial Bank, National Association: Decatur Branch at 608 West Hale Ave, branch established on 1986/06/30. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $317.5 mil, Deposits: $269.0 mil, headquarters in Southlake, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Bankshares, Inc.
  • Legend Bank, N.A.: Decatur Branch at 1706 Fm 51 South, branch established on 1996/09/30. Info updated 2007/11/26: Bank assets: $586.1 mil, Deposits: $512.5 mil, headquarters in Bowie, TX, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Legend Bancorp, Inc.
  • Citibank, National Association: 910 U.S. Highway 380 W Branch at 910 U.S. Highway 380 W, branch established on 1925/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • North Texas Bank, National Association: at 661 W. Thompson St., branch established on 2004/10/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $131.8 mil, Deposits: $119.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Chisholm Bancshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Decatur, Texas:

  • Ramada LTD, 1507 Hwy 287 S, Decatur, TX 76234 , Phone: (940) 627-6262
  • Comfort Inn, 1709 Hwy 287 S, Decatur, TX 76234 , Phone: (940) 627-6919, Fax: (940) 627-2535
  • Days Inn & Suites, 1900 S Trinity St, Decatur, TX 76234 , Phone: (940) 627-2463, Fax: (940) 627-6537
  • Super 8, 1600 South Hwy 287, Decatur, TX 76234 , Phone: (940) 627-0250, Fax: (940) 627-1678
  • Holiday Inn Express& Suites, 1051 Hwy 287 N, Decatur, TX 76234 , Phone: (940) 627-0776, Fax: (940) 627-5255
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 110 S Hwy 287/81, Decatur, TX 76234 , Phone: (940) 627-4900, Fax: (940) 627-4902
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 110 SW Us Hwy 81-287, Decatur, TX 76234 , Phone: (940) 627-4900, Fax: (940) 627-4902
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites, 1405 S Hwy 287, Decatur, TX 76234 , Phone: (940) 627-9603, Fax: (940) 627-9609
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 fire-safe hotels and motels in Decatur, Texas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.4
Texas average:

14.4

Decatur travel time to work - commute Decatur mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (68%)
  • Utility gas (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Decatur city (based on Wise County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,959101
Mainline Protestant2,57211
Catholic2,2802
Other5681
None34,748-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Wise County:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Wise County:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Wise County:

5.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Here:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.5%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Wise County:

29.1%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.1%
State:

15.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$19,494$58,4820$0
Other Government Administration 2$15,770$94,6200$0
Judicial and Legal 4$9,280$27,8400$0
Police Protection - Officers 21$88,114$50,3510$0
Police - Other 6$15,420$30,8400$0
Firefighters 11$40,556$44,2430$0
Fire - Other 1$2,746$32,9520$0
Streets and Highways 25$52,364$25,1350$0
Sewerage 5$18,822$45,1730$0
Parks and Recreation 6$15,748$31,4960$0
Water Supply 6$16,858$33,7160$0
Local Libraries 6$18,044$36,0886$3,182
Other and Unallocable 32$94,474$35,4280$0
Totals for Government 129$407,690$37,9256$3,182

Decatur government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $1,535,000 ($245.17)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,000,000 ($159.72)
    Regular Highways: $759,000 ($121.23)
    Police Protection: $746,000 ($119.15)
    Sewerage: $384,000 ($61.33)
    Parks & Recreation: $367,000 ($58.62)
    Financial Administration: $275,000 ($43.92)
    Central Staff Services: $274,000 ($43.76)
    General Public Buildings: $268,000 ($42.80)
    Libraries: $246,000 ($39.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $194,000 ($30.99)
    General - Other: $153,000 ($24.44)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $140,000 ($22.36)
    Air Transportation: $97,000 ($15.49)
    Fire Protection: $48,000 ($7.67)
    Health Services - Other: $48,000 ($7.67)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $526,000 ($84.01)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $839,000 ($134.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,846,000 ($294.84)

Decatur government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $388,000 ($61.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $210,000 ($33.54)
    All Other: $172,000 ($27.47)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $40,000 ($6.39)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $246,000 ($39.29)
    General Revenue, NEC: $206,000 ($32.90)
    Rents: $11,000 ($1.76)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,018,000 ($162.59)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $136,000 ($21.72)
  • Tax - Property: $3,982,000 ($636.00)
    NEC: $448,000 ($71.55)

Decatur government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $11,195,000 ($1788.05)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $10,835,000 ($1730.55)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $360,000 ($57.50)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $194,000 ($30.99)

Decatur government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,810,000 ($289.09)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,028,000 ($483.63)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $990,000 ($158.12)

8.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,097 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.58%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Tarrant County, TX  2.73% ($42,775 average AGI)
from Denton County, TX  0.96% ($47,871)
from Parker County, TX  0.57% ($34,604)


7.99% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,004 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.99%
Texas average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tarrant County, TX  2.22% ($40,056 average AGI)
to Denton County, TX  0.96% ($35,391)
to Parker County, TX  0.65% ($36,087)

Strongest AM radio stations in Decatur:

  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KTNO (1440 AM; 12 kW; DENTON, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHVN (970 AM; 10 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KLIF (570 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KLIF LICO, INC.)
  • KNAX (1630 AM; 10 kW; FT. WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTCK (1310 AM; 9 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Decatur:

  • KRNB (105.7 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KDKR (91.3 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KHCK-FM (99.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: KHCK-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KMEO (96.7 FM; FLOWER MOUND, TX; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKDL (106.7 FM; MUENSTER, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZMP-FM (101.7 FM; AZLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KNOR (93.7 FM; HEALDTON, OK; Owner: AM & PM BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KWRD-FM (100.7 FM; HIGHLAND VILLAGE, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KESN (103.3 FM; ALLEN, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSOC (94.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KPLX (99.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KPLX LICO, INC.)
  • KTPW (89.7 FM; SANGER, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KTCY (104.9 FM; PILOT POINT, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFWR (95.9 FM; MINERAL WELLS, TX; Owner: LKCM RADIO GROUP, LP)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KBOC (98.3 FM; BRIDGEPORT, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • KDXX (107.1 FM; BENBROOK, TX; Owner: KCYT-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)

TV broadcast stations around Decatur:

  • KFWD (Channel 52; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HIC BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KLDT (Channel 55; LAKE DALLAS, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING OF DALLAS, INC.)
Decatur fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Decatur)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 137 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Decatur, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 71 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Decatur)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Decatur)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 56 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$120,2397$142,64615$185,2103$30,0933$107,3270$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$56,2801$139,9901$43,7100$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$115,8501$100,2808$102,9242$17,8551$62,8501$57,710
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$99,4234$110,4230$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$77,5700$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1502.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$252,270
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1502.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 155
  • Hazardous Condition: 46
  • Service Call: 9
  • Good Intent Call: 27

Incident types - Decatur

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Most common first names in Decatur, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary9781.4 years
James7173.6 years
John6478.6 years
William5877.2 years
Robert4874.5 years
Charles4074.6 years
George3977.9 years
Joe2576.0 years
Thomas2475.1 years
Ruby2280.7 years
Most common last names in Decatur, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown3579.9 years
Smith3175.8 years
Taylor2776.5 years
Rhine2282.6 years
Young2081.3 years
Jones2071.1 years
Lambert1975.9 years
Stone1981.2 years
White1877.8 years
Walker1677.7 years
Businesses in Decatur, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2La Quinta1
Arby's1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1Lowe's1
Baymont Inn2McDonald's2
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Blockbuster1Quiznos1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Ramada1
Comfort Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx3Sears1
Ford1Sprint Nextel1
H&R Block1Starbucks1
Hilton1Subway2
Holiday Inn2Taco Bell1
IHOP1U-Haul2
Jack In The Box1UPS3
Jones New York1Walmart1
Knights Inn1Wendy's1
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