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The City of Fordyce had a population of 3,302 as of July 1, 2022. Fordyce ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Fordyce is located at latitude 33.8137 and longitude -92.4129 in Dallas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fordyce encompass a land area of 6.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dallas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 285 feet.

The City of Fordyce 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 Fordyce is located within Township of Fordyce, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dallas County.

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Fordyce, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 3,302 (100%)
Population in Households 3,093 (93.7%)
Population in Families 2,464 (74.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 209 ( 6.3%)
Population Density 485
Diversity Index2 59


Median Household Income $35,606
Average Household Income $52,363
% of Income for Mortgage4 12%
Per Capita Income $21,460
Wealth Index5 38


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,641 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 721 (43.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 620 (37.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 299 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $80,810
Average Home Value $96,577
Housing Affordability Index3 212


Total Households 1,342
Average Household Size 2.30
Family Households 863
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -1.24% -0.94%
Households -1.30% -0.83%
Families   -0.87%
Median Household Income   1.43%
Per Capita Income   2.69%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.36%

Fordyce, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fordyce to the other 625 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 100 84th
Population Density # 206 67th
Median Household Income # 523 16th
Housing Affordability Index # 417 67th
Per Capita Income # 537 14th
Diversity Index # 73 89th

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