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The Town of Decker had a population of 269 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Decker is located at latitude 38.5184 and longitude -87.524 in Knox County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Decker (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Knox County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 466 feet.

The Town of Decker (GNIS ID: 2396684) 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 Town of Decker is located within Township of Johnson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Knox County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Decker population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Decker: Decker Town, Deckertown.

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Decker, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 269
Population in Households 269
Population in Familes 235
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,490
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 100
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 75
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 111 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 78 (70.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $74,107
Average Home Value $91,234


Median Household Income $44,036
Average Household Income $54,648
Per Capita Income $20,707
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.24% 0.3%
Households 1.34% 0.2%
Families 1.58% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   2.45%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Decker, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Decker to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 568 17th
Population Density1 # 281 59th
Diversity Index2 # 343 50th
Median Household Income # 437 36th
Per Capita Income # 499 27th

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