Statistically, Decatur has a relatively young, steadily growing population with strong indicators for continuing growth. Household income is a reflection of this type of population but will show steady increases in the median with the advent of increases in business and industry.
The City of Decatur completed its bond sale Tuesday, receiving $33.6 million for capital improvements. The Decatur City Council approved the sale of the nearly $34 million in bonds to pay for a series of projects. Read on...
In January, Texas added 29,000 total nonagricultural jobs, making gains in 20 of the last 21 months. For the month, the state exceeded the previous record employment level set in December 2021. Read on...
“We had a lot of choices when we were looking to relocate our corporate headquarters from Colorado, and Decatur has proven to be the best option for us. It was close to a major airport, but still a good environment for our employees’ families. The Decatur folks worked overtime to locate a piece of property and arranged a sale lease back with a local developer that got us exactly what we needed.”
Decatur is a thriving Texas community with a rich history and competitive location near the Dallas-Fort Worth Metro. Its regional health system, flourishing downtown, community-oriented lifestyle, strong retail base, and prime location are strengths that are propelling Decatur's economic growth.