While Decatur’s official policy promotes diversity, gentrification has long been a major force in Decatur, with the city losing approximately 70 percent of its Black population between 1980 and 2013.
NYS Entity Status
- Dissolution by Proclamation / Annulment of Authority (Sep 27, 1995)
NYS Filing Date
MAY 25, 1984
NYS DOS ID#
NYS Entity Type
FOREIGN BUSINESS CORPORATION
1984 - DECATUR ELECTRONICS, INC.
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