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The City of Dumas had a population of 4,567 as of July 1, 2016. Dumas ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dumas is located at latitude 33.8848 and longitude -91.4863 in Desha County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dumas (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Desha County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 167 feet.

The City of Dumas (GNIS ID: 2403515) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Dumas is located within Township of Randolph, a minor civil division (MCD) of Desha County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dumas population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Dumas, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,567
Population in Households 4,567
Population in Familes 3,790
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,406
Diversity Index2 60
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,865
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 1,270
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,092 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 992 (47.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 873 (41.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 227 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $56,113
Average Home Value $74,219
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,810
Average Household Income $44,495
Per Capita Income $18,057
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.48% -0.67%
Households -0.24% -0.53%
Families -0.46% -0.7%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Dumas, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dumas to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 74 86th
Population Density1 # 24 96th
Diversity Index2 # 31 94th
Median Household Income # 394 27th
Per Capita Income # 394 27th

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