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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B
Decatur County is located in Indiana with a population of 26,480. In Decatur County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Decatur County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Decatur County are above average.
Population
26,480

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$121,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$767
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%
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Decatur County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    237.3
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    8.5
    40.7
  • Robbery
    16.9
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    93.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    542.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    8.5
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    44%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%

Working in Decatur County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$52,270
National
$55,322

Decatur County Reviews

1 review
I like that it's a small town that is family oriented. People are very pleasant and welcoming. My husband grew up here and upon visiting family multiple times, I knew this was where we wanted to raise our kids. It is a small town so everyone knows everyone. I am not caucasian like my husband, and we definitely stand out, but everyone here has been very welcoming . My daughters do not feel any different. They love it out here and so do we.
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