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Decker is a town in Knox County, in the Vincennes metro area.
The community was named for Issac Decker, founder
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Decker. For links to other places called Decker, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Decker is 38.518N. The longitude is -87.523W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 466 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 282.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Decker demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Knox 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 47524 ZIP code.
16% of Decker residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Decker ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Decker was $15,482, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Decker residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Decker, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $175. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $488.
Knox County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Decker political report.
The average commute time for Decker workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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