Decatur County IN Information


Decatur County Subdivisions

Decatur County IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 26,957
Population in Households 26,580
Population in Familes 21,829
Population in Group Qrtrs 377
Population Density1 72
Diversity Index2 12


Median Household Income $52,510
Average Household Income $64,890
Per Capita Income $25,250


Total Housing Units 11,638 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,259 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,155 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,224 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $135,219
Average Home Value $166,245


Total Households 10,414
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 7,204
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.56% 0.61%
Households 0.52% 0.59%
Families 0.36% 0.47%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   2.77%


Decatur County IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Decatur County to the other 92 counties and county equivalents in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 59 37th
Population Density # 59 37th
Diversity Index # 64 34th
Median Household Income # 38 60th
Per Capita Income # 52 45th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.