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Decker, Indiana - Basic Facts

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The Town of Decker had a population of 283 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Decker: Decker Town, Deckertown.

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Decker, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 283
Daytime Population: Workers 2
Daytime Population: Residents 119
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 121
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.43
Population in Households 283
Population in Familes 246
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,567
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $43,458
Average Household Income $55,527
Per Capita Income $20,799


Total Housing Units 117 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 82 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $78,571
Average Home Value $98,780


Total Households 105
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 78
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 1.78% 0.56%
Households 1.84% 0.57%
Families 1.91% 0.51%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   3.78%

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, 2017 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 # 563 17th
Population Density # 252 63rd
Diversity Index # 345 49th
Median Household Income # 483 29th
Per Capita Income # 543 20th

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