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Dyess, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The Town of Dyess had a population of 379 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Dyess is located at latitude 35.5894 and longitude -90.2133 in Mississippi County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Dyess (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mississippi County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 223 feet.

The Town of Dyess (GNIS ID: 2406409) 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 Town of Dyess is located within Township of Dyess, a minor civil division (MCD) of Mississippi County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dyess 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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Dyess, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 379
Population in Households 379
Population in Familes 333
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 392
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 130
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 98
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 160 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 94 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (18.7%)
Median Home Value $41,667
Average Home Value $66,316


Median Household Income $30,479
Average Household Income $42,990
Per Capita Income $15,049
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.25% -1.08%
Households -0.95% -0.94%
Families -1.25% -1.04%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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.

Dyess, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dyess 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 # 345 36th
Population Density1 # 299 45th
Diversity Index2 # 171 68th
Median Household Income # 431 20th
Per Capita Income # 504 7th

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