|Area||Census 1990||Census 2000||Census 2010||Projection 2013|
|Village of Decatur||1,760||1,858||1,819|
|Van Buren County||70,060||76,263||76,258||75,455|
State Equalized Value 2015
|Village of Decatur||$38,635,335|
|Van Buren County||$3,654,289,196|
|Electric||Michigan Power Company (AEP)|
|Gas||Consumers Energy Company|
|Water||Village of Decatur|
|Sewer||Village of Decatur|
- First State Bank
- Honor Credit Union
Colleges & Universities
|Notre Dame||South Bend||www.nd.edu|
|Andrews University||Berrien Springs||www.andrews.edu|
|Lake Michigan University||Benton Harbor||www.lmc.cc.mi.us|
|Southwestern Michigan College||Dowagiac||www.swmich.edu|
|Bronson-Lakeview||Paw Paw||8 Miles|
|Borgess-Lee Memorial||Dowagiac||15 Miles|
Van Buren Vocational-Technical Center located in Lawrence (15 miles) provides programs for high school students in agriculture, business and office, communications and media, construction, health, manufacturing, marketing and distribution, science and technology, personal service and transportation; evening adult vocational-technical education and high school completion courses.
There are 7 Catholic and 70 Protestant churches located in Van Buren County. The nearest synagogue is in Kalamazoo. Inside the Village, there are 12 churches varying in denominations.
Decatur opportunities include five parks, one lake for swimming, boating and diving, and campgrounds. Nearby Lake Michigan and Van Buren State Park offer beaches, swimming, sand dunes, camping, nature trails, fishing, marinas, picnicking, cross-country skiing, and snowmobile trails. Within the county, there are six golf courses; the 34-mile Kal-Haven Trail; numerous inland lakes, rivers and streams; downhill skiing and two museums.
Lake of the Woods Improvement Association: www.lakeofthewoodsmi.org