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Decatur County, Indiana (IN)

County population in 2016: 26,648 (46% urban, 54% rural); it was 24,555 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,785
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,246
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,871
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,946 (it was 2,518 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

30%

Land area: 373 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 72 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Decatur County: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (22.3%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.7%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (14.8%), Educational, health and social services (13.2%), Manufacturing (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 62%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 30%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Decatur County, IN (2017)
    • 25,073102.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5222.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3951.6%Asian alone
    • 2741.1%Two or more races
    • 1520.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 190.08%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

39.4 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years
Males: 13,196  (49.5%)
Females: 13,452  (50.5%)
Average household size:
Decatur County:

2.0 people
Indiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,988 ($40,401 in 1999)
This county:

$54,988
Indiana:

$54,181

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $615 (lower quartile is $478, upper quartile is $694)
This county:

$615
State:

$633


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $134,388 (it was $88,100 in 2000)
Decatur:

$134,388
Indiana:

$141,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $88,517 - $191,595
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $966
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $375

Institutionalized population: 288
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 71 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 1998: 112 buildings, average cost: $99,300
  • 1999: 102 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 2000: 100 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 2001: 100 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2002: 102 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2003: 91 buildings, average cost: $131,200
  • 2004: 98 buildings, average cost: $116,400
  • 2005: 88 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2006: 102 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2007: 91 buildings, average cost: $150,800
  • 2008: 34 buildings, average cost: $170,200
  • 2009: 51 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2010: 31 buildings, average cost: $187,700
  • 2011: 26 buildings, average cost: $207,100
  • 2012: 29 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2013: 36 buildings, average cost: $242,200
  • 2014: 50 buildings, average cost: $166,400
  • 2015: 50 buildings, average cost: $159,200
  • 2016: 47 buildings, average cost: $206,700
  • 2017: 54 buildings, average cost: $231,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Decatur, IN residents
Average permit cost in Decatur, IN
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $857 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $815 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Decatur, IN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Decatur, IN in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Decatur, IN in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.7%
Decatur County:

11.7%
Indiana:

13.5%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.6% for Black residents, 4.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 39.4 years old
(Males: 38.7 years old, Females: 40.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39.7 years old, Black residents: 31.2 years old, American Indian residents: 61.5 years old, Asian residents: 46.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 17.8 years old, Other race residents: 7.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Decatur County is $489 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $587 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $761 a month.

Cities in this county include: Greensburg, Westport, St. Paul, Lake Santee, Newpoint, Clarksburg, Millhousen.

Decatur County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Neighboring counties: Harford County, Maryland , Sutter County, California , Wetzel County, West Virginia , Owen County , Washington County, Ohio .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Indiana:

3.9%

Unemployment by year in Decatur, IN
County total employment by year in Decatur, IN
County average yearly wages by year in Decatur, IN

Current college students: 647
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 426 (67.2% naturalized citizens)

Decatur County:

1.6%
Whole state:

5.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2132010 or later
  • 632000 to 2009
  • 1131990 to 1999
  • 541980 to 1989
  • 341970 to 1979
  • 80Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 74.8%

Decatur County marital status for males Decatur County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,065
  • One, attached: 205
  • Two: 308
  • 3 or 4: 359
  • 5 to 9: 416
  • 10 to 19: 173
  • 20 to 49: 106
  • 50 or more: 103
  • Mobile homes: 711

Housing units in Decatur County with a mortgage: 4,663 (162 second mortgage, 665 home equity loan, 14 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,668

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

65.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Decatur County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,5094
Mainline Protestant4,96628
Evangelical Protestant3,44122
Other31
None10,821-
Decatur County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Decatur County:

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Decatur County:

3.61 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 22
This county:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Decatur County:

9.4%
Indiana:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Decatur County:

29.3%
State:

29.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.0%
State:

14.3%

Agriculture in Decatur County:

Average size of farms: 306 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $128,631
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $279.51
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.82%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 45.28%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $107,453
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 82.37%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.06%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $112,891
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 82.40%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.60
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 4.78%
Corn for grain: 71795 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 5422 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 86688 harvested acres
Vegetables: 80 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 11 acres

Earthquake activity:

Decatur County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 141.6 miles away from Decatur County center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 113.9 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 132.5 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 153.7 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 139.0 miles away from Decatur County center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 119.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 12, 2008 to October 06, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1795: September 23, 2008, FEMA Id: 1795, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 30, 2008 to June 27, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1766: June 08, 2008, FEMA Id: 1766, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3238: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3238, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Indiana Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 01, 2005 to February 11, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1573: January 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 1573, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Snow, Incident Period: December 21, 2004 to December 23, 2004, Emergency Declared EM-3197: January 11, 2005, FEMA Id: 3197, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2004 to June 25, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1520: June 03, 2004, FEMA Id: 1520, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: September 20, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1433: September 25, 2002, FEMA Id: 1433, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Indiana Blizzard of 96, Incident Period: January 06, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1109: April 02, 1996, FEMA Id: 1109, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • Indiana Flooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: December 28, 1990 to January 22, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-891: January 05, 1991, FEMA Id: 891, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana TORNADOES, Incident Period: April 04, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-423: April 04, 1974, FEMA Id: 423, Natural disaster type: Tornado

The number of natural disasters in Decatur County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Decatur

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,379 (85.0%)
  • Carpooled: 1,431 (9.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 19 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 63 (0.4%)
  • Bicycle: 77 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 256 (1.6%)
  • Worked at home: 477 (3.0%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (27%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Philippines (49%)
  • Mexico (17%)
  • Nigeria (14%)
  • Dominican Republic (13%)
  • Korea (7%)
  • France (7%)
  • India (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Decatur County


  • American (32%)
  • German (29%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • European (3%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • British (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Decatur County, Indiana in 2000:

  • 219 people in nursing homes
  • 38 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 19 people in other group homes
  • 10 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Decatur County, Indiana in 2010:

  • 230 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 58 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 52 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 20 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $54,177.

5.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,209 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.89%
Indiana average:

6.06%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.92% relocated from other counties in Indiana ($32,002 average AGI)
0.97% relocated from other states ($7,207 average AGI)
Decatur County:

0.97%
Indiana average:

2.21%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ripley County, IN  0.73% ($39,141 average AGI)
from Shelby County, IN  0.71% ($41,276)
from Bartholomew County, IN  0.63% ($39,412)
from Jennings County, IN  0.45% ($24,125)
from Marion County, IN  0.37% ($36,025)
from Rush County, IN  0.36% ($35,256)
from Franklin County, IN  0.26% ($32,857)


5.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,432 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
Indiana average:

6.25%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.72% relocated to other counties in Indiana ($27,827 average AGI)
1.20% relocated to other states ($9,606 average AGI)
Decatur County:

1.20%
Indiana average:

2.40%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ripley County, IN  0.71% ($34,145 average AGI)
to Bartholomew County, IN  0.60% ($33,813)
to Shelby County, IN  0.57% ($35,246)
to Marion County, IN  0.54% ($34,362)
to Jennings County, IN  0.37% ($28,625)
to Franklin County, IN  0.34% ($44,514)
to Rush County, IN  0.33% ($16,944)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.0

Births per 1000 population in Decatur County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Decatur County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Decatur County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Decatur County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Decatur County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Decatur County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Decatur County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Decatur County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Decatur County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,213 (3,602 aged, 611 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 557 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Decatur County, Indiana in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (394)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (296)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (181)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (177)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (173)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (153)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (116)
  • Congestive heart failure (100)
  • Unspecified dementia (74)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (64)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,725
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 284
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 48,418

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,346
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 993
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 20

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 27
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 83

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 26,648
  • In family households: 22,611 (4,299 male householders, 2,904 female householders)
    5,500 spouses, 7,702 children (6,818 natural, 208 adopted, 684 stepchildren), 546 grandchildren, 197 brothers or sisters, 257 parents, 180 other relatives, 999 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,636 (1,601 male householders (1,258 living alone)), 1,433 female householders (1,250 living alone)), 600 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 367

Size of family households: 3,559 2-persons, 1,520 3-persons, 1,018 4-persons, 826 5-persons, 190 6-persons, 143 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,506 1-person, 480 2-persons, 28 3-persons, 11 5-persons.

3,535 married couples with children.
2,255 single-parent households (1,026 men, 1,229 women).

95.3% of residents of Decatur speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (93% speak English very well, 7% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (66% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 27% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (55% speak English very well, 45% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $115,087,000 ($4,609 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,826,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $57,123,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $25,252,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,034,000
Federal grants: $21,015,000
Federal procurement contracts: $889,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,773,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,182,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $14,531,000
Federal Government insurance: $33,085,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,988
Here:

79 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,201
Here:

48 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +174
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -308
Here -12 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Decatur County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.35 millions of gallons per day (42% from ground, 58% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.4

Year house built in Decatur County, Indiana
  • Year house built in Decatur County, Indiana
  • 1722014 or later
  • 1042010 to 2013
  • 1,4522000 to 2009
  • 1,6471990 to 1999
  • 9641980 to 1989
  • 1,5461970 to 1979
  • 1,0811960 to 1969
  • 1,0791950 to 1959
  • 4051940 to 1949
  • 2,9151939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Decatur County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Decatur County, Indiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Decatur County, Indiana
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 803 rooms
  • 5694 rooms
  • 1,6065 rooms
  • 1,5836 rooms
  • 1,4547 rooms
  • 9818 rooms
  • 1,0269+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Decatur County, Indiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Decatur County, Indiana
  • 461 room
  • 402 rooms
  • 3413 rooms
  • 7324 rooms
  • 7145 rooms
  • 6016 rooms
  • 2777 rooms
  • 1578 rooms
  • 669+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Decatur County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Decatur County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Decatur County, Indiana
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1561 bedroom
  • 1,5032 bedrooms
  • 4,2963 bedrooms
  • 1,0784 bedrooms
  • 2625+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Decatur County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Decatur County, Indiana
  • 51no bedroom
  • 4471 bedroom
  • 1,2922 bedrooms
  • 9843 bedrooms
  • 2014 bedrooms
  • 65+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Decatur County, Indiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Decatur County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Decatur County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 160no vehicle
  • 1,2221 vehicle
  • 3,1392 vehicles
  • 1,9743 vehicles
  • 6304 vehicles
  • 2625+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Decatur County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Decatur County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 203no vehicle
  • 1,4661 vehicle
  • 1,0022 vehicles
  • 2853 vehicles
  • 194 vehicles
  • 155+ vehicles

85.0% of Decatur County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Indiana.

Decatur County:

85.0%
State average:

85.5%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 21,521
  • Other state: 4,532
  • Northeast: 360
  • Midwest: 2,046
  • South: 1,528
  • West: 602
Year householders moved into unit in Decatur County, IN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Decatur County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 35.6%Utility gas
  • 34.5%Electricity
  • 21.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.6%Wood
  • 2.8%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 51.2%Electricity
  • 33.9%Utility gas
  • 10.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.0%Wood
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 334
Here:

11.8%
Indiana:

12.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 194
Here:

13.9%
Indiana:

11.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 120
Here:

15.9%
Indiana:

21.9%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Decatur County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $48,414,000
    Other: $569,000
    Parks and Recreation: $83,000
    Regular Highways: $45,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $5,742,000
    Regular Highways: $1,057,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $48,719,000
    Regular Highways: $2,560,000
    Police Protection: $1,409,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,064,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,012,000
    Financial Administration: $823,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $634,000
    General - Other: $424,000
    Parks and Recreation: $385,000
    Health - Other: $355,000
    Corrections - Other: $154,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $112,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $855,000
    Corporate Stocks: $808,000
    Benefit Payments: $71,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $25,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $22,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $298,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $2,213,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $423,000
    Other - Libraries: $210,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $102,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $620,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $453,000
    Other: $176,000
    Health and Hospitals: $108,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,964,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,561,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,828,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,425,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $180,000
    Interest Earnings: $80,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $25,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $977,000
    Police Protection: $111,000
    Regular Highways: $66,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000
    Corrections - Other: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $47,086,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,640,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $4,533,000
    Highways: $2,723,000
    Other: $1,080,000
    General Local Government Support: $387,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $6,284,000
    Property: $5,704,000
    Other License: $506,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $332,000
    Other Selective Sales: $216,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $28,005,000

Decatur County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $48,414,000
    Other: $569,000
    Parks and Recreation: $83,000
    Regular Highways: $45,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $5,742,000
    Regular Highways: $1,057,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $48,719,000
    Regular Highways: $2,560,000
    Police Protection: $1,409,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,064,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,012,000
    Financial Administration: $823,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $634,000
    General - Other: $424,000
    Parks and Recreation: $385,000
    Health - Other: $355,000
    Corrections - Other: $154,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $112,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $855,000
    Corporate Stocks: $808,000
    Benefit Payments: $71,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $25,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $22,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $298,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $2,213,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $423,000
    Other - Libraries: $210,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $102,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $620,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $453,000
    Other: $176,000
    Health and Hospitals: $108,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,964,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,561,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,828,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,425,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $180,000
    Interest Earnings: $80,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $25,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $977,000
    Police Protection: $111,000
    Regular Highways: $66,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000
    Corrections - Other: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $47,086,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,640,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $4,533,000
    Highways: $2,723,000
    Other: $1,080,000
    General Local Government Support: $387,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $6,284,000
    Property: $5,704,000
    Other License: $506,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $332,000
    Other Selective Sales: $216,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $28,005,000

Decatur County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $48,414,000
    Other: $569,000
    Parks and Recreation: $83,000
    Regular Highways: $45,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $5,742,000
    Regular Highways: $1,057,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $48,719,000
    Regular Highways: $2,560,000
    Police Protection: $1,409,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,064,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,012,000
    Financial Administration: $823,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $634,000
    General - Other: $424,000
    Parks and Recreation: $385,000
    Health - Other: $355,000
    Corrections - Other: $154,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $112,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $855,000
    Corporate Stocks: $808,000
    Benefit Payments: $71,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $25,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $22,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $298,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $2,213,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $423,000
    Other - Libraries: $210,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $102,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $620,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $453,000
    Other: $176,000
    Health and Hospitals: $108,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,964,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,561,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,828,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,425,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $180,000
    Interest Earnings: $80,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $25,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $977,000
    Police Protection: $111,000
    Regular Highways: $66,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000
    Corrections - Other: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $47,086,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,640,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $4,533,000
    Highways: $2,723,000
    Other: $1,080,000
    General Local Government Support: $387,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $6,284,000
    Property: $5,704,000
    Other License: $506,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $332,000
    Other Selective Sales: $216,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $28,005,000

Decatur County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $48,414,000
    Other: $569,000
    Parks and Recreation: $83,000
    Regular Highways: $45,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $5,742,000
    Regular Highways: $1,057,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $48,719,000
    Regular Highways: $2,560,000
    Police Protection: $1,409,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,064,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,012,000
    Financial Administration: $823,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $634,000
    General - Other: $424,000
    Parks and Recreation: $385,000
    Health - Other: $355,000
    Corrections - Other: $154,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $112,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $855,000
    Corporate Stocks: $808,000
    Benefit Payments: $71,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $25,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $22,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $298,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $2,213,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $423,000
    Other - Libraries: $210,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $102,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $620,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $453,000
    Other: $176,000
    Health and Hospitals: $108,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,964,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,561,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,828,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,425,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $180,000
    Interest Earnings: $80,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $25,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $977,000
    Police Protection: $111,000
    Regular Highways: $66,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000
    Corrections - Other: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $47,086,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,640,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $4,533,000
    Highways: $2,723,000
    Other: $1,080,000
    General Local Government Support: $387,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $6,284,000
    Property: $5,704,000
    Other License: $506,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $332,000
    Other Selective Sales: $216,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $28,005,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 331
  • Number of aged recipients: 26
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 305
  • Number of recipients under 18: 55
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 224
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 52
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 127
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 149
Most common first names in Decatur County, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary25581.0 years
John18875.8 years
Robert18272.5 years
Charles16775.6 years
William16275.6 years
James16174.0 years
George9274.6 years
Paul9174.9 years
Ruth8480.2 years
Helen8480.4 years
Most common last names in Decatur County, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller7978.9 years
Smith7579.1 years
Martin5875.1 years
Davis5075.0 years
Moore4375.7 years
Jones4276.5 years
Clark4174.1 years
Williams3877.3 years
Johnson3880.1 years
Robbins3680.8 years
Businesses in Decatur County, IN
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1Subway1
McDonald's1YMCA1