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Decatur is a town in Green County, in the Monroe metro area.
The community was named after Commodore Stephen Decatur
The latitude of Decatur is 42.643N. The longitude is -89.427W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 879 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,688.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Decatur demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Green County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 53550 ZIP code.
33% of Decatur residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Decatur ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Decatur was $19,482, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Decatur residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Decatur, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $394. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,060.
Green County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Decatur political report.
The average commute time for Decatur workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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