Dumas, Arkansas

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Population in 2019: 4,046 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -22.8%
 
Males: 1,883  (46.5%)
Females: 2,163  (53.5%)
Median resident age:

36.5 years
Arkansas median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 71639, 71662.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $36,229 (it was $25,754 in 2000)
Dumas:

$36,229
AR:

$48,952

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,988 (it was $12,727 in 2000)

Dumas city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $70,658 (it was $46,200 in 2000)
Dumas:

$70,658
AR:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $86,066; detached houses: $90,761; mobile homes: $10,725

Median gross rent in 2019: $542.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dumas: 76.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 29.9%
(3.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.5% for Black residents, 71.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Dumas, AR (2019)
    • 2,39857.1%Black alone
    • 1,39233.2%White alone
    • 3628.6%Hispanic
    • 521.2%Asian alone
    • 220.5%Two or more races

Races in Dumas detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Dumas, Arkansas as of April 10, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dumas is 296 to 1.


Crime rates in Dumas by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(68.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(142.4)
3
(63.5)
1
(21.8)
1
(21.9)
2
(44.5)
1
(21.1)
3
(64.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(44.4)
2
(45.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
20
(406.8)
11
(232.8)
6
(130.7)
9
(197.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(63.3)
5
(107.9)
5
(111.6)
5
(111.1)
3
(68.6)
4
(94.1)
2
(47.3)
5
(119.6)
1
(24.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
23
(467.8)
11
(232.8)
14
(304.9)
6
(131.6)
16
(355.9)
9
(189.8)
16
(345.2)
6
(133.9)
8
(177.8)
13
(297.5)
16
(376.2)
14
(331.3)
7
(167.5)
12
(293.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
54
(1,098)
38
(804.2)
56
(1,220)
48
(1,053)
25
(556.0)
49
(1,033)
60
(1,294)
33
(736.4)
46
(1,022)
29
(663.6)
28
(658.4)
35
(828.2)
18
(430.7)
14
(342.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
124
(2,522)
100
(2,116)
122
(2,657)
90
(1,974)
84
(1,868)
83
(1,750)
56
(1,208)
43
(959.6)
48
(1,067)
54
(1,236)
71
(1,669)
45
(1,065)
21
(502.5)
18
(440.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(183.0)
9
(190.5)
7
(152.4)
4
(87.7)
6
(133.5)
4
(84.4)
8
(172.6)
5
(111.6)
7
(155.6)
3
(68.6)
6
(141.1)
3
(71.0)
2
(47.9)
1
(24.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(20.3)
1
(21.2)
4
(87.1)
1
(21.9)
1
(22.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(47.9)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index521.9323.4321.4262.7231.1265.1305.9159.1231.1355.4227.6253.0123.5178.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Dumas, AR

Crime rate in Dumas detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 24 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.94
Arkansas average:

2.35
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Ancestries: American (9.3%), English (9.0%), German (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/28/1904

Elevation: 166 feet

Land area: 2.96 square miles.

Population density: 1,366 people per square mile   (low).

Dumas, Arkansas map

271 residents are foreign born (4.8% Latin America, 1.2% Asia).

This city:

6.5%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $413 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $466 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (38.2 miles , pop. 55,085).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (121.4 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (315.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Mitchellville, AR (1.2 miles ),
Winchester, AR (2.8 miles),
Gould, AR (2.8 miles ),
Tillar, AR (3.5 miles ),
Reed, AR (3.6 miles ),
Watson, AR (3.6 miles ),
Gillett, AR (4.2 miles ),
Grady, AR (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 33.89 N, Longitude: 91.49 W

Area code: 870

Distribution of median household income in Dumas, AR in 2019
Distribution of house value in Dumas, AR in 2019
Dumas satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 1998: 22 buildings, average cost: $65,400
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $65,900
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $54,500
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $67,700
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $209,000
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $110,500
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $72,400
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $106,200
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $55,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $33,000
  • 2013: 17 buildings, average cost: $33,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $155,900
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $265,000
  • 2019: 5 buildings, average cost: $96,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Dumas, AR residents
Average permit cost in Dumas, AR
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.8%
Arkansas:

5.7%
Historical population in Dumas, AR
Historical housing units in Dumas, AR
Most common industries in Dumas, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (9.2%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.3%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (14.4%)
  • Public administration (9.7%)
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.4%)
  • Truck transportation (5.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.7%)
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.9%)
  • Public administration (8.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Social assistance (6.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Dumas, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.5%)
  • Cashiers (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)

Average climate in Dumas, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Dumas-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 79% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.1 miles away from the Dumas city center killed 5 people and injured 16 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/28/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dumas-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 371% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 137.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 97.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 99.7 miles away from Dumas center
On 2/28/2011 at 05:00:50, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 107.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 320.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 354.2 miles away from Dumas center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Desha County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dumas topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Dumas:

  • DELTA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 300 EAST PICKENS)
  • DELTA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HHA (811 HIGHWAY 65 SOUTH)
  • DESHA COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (751 HIGHWAY 65 SOUTH)
  • DUMAS NURSING CENTER (960 E BOWLES)

Airports located in Dumas:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dumas:

  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 28 miles; Monticello, AR; Full-time enrollment: 3,130)
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (about 40 miles; Pine Bluff, AR; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • Delta State University (about 45 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 3,304)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 59 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 65 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,100)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 71 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,233)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 76 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 9,227)

Public high schools in Dumas:

  • DUMAS JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 315 S COLLEGE ST, Grades: 7-9)
  • DUMAS HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 709 DAN GILL DR, Grades: 10-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Dumas:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Dumas: Dumas Nursing Center (A), Dumas Public Library (B), Desha County Museum (C), Dumas Emergency Medical Services (D), Dumas Fire Department (E), Dumas Police Department (F), Southeast Arkansas Law Enforcement Center- State Police Troop E (G), Southeast Arkansas Law Enforcement Center - Desha County Sheriff Substation (H), Southeast Arkansas Law Enforcement Center- Highway Patrol Station (I), Southeast Arkansas Law Enforcement Center- Alcohol Tobacco And Firearms (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Carter Shopping Center (1), Brookhaven Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dumas include: West Dumas Church of God in Christ (A), First United Methodist Church (B), Calvary Missionary Baptist Church (C), Northside Baptist Church (D), Holy Child Catholic Church (E), First Baptist Church of Dumas (F), First Assembly of God Church (G), Dumas Church of Christ (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Dumas: Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Executive Inn (310 Highway 65 South), Pendleton Inn (167 Pendleton Lane), Days Inn (501 Highway 65 South), Dumas-Days Inn (501 Highway 65 S), Econo Lodge Inn & Suites (722 Highway 65 South).

Court: Dumas City - Municipal Court (149 East Waterman Street).

Birthplace of: Jim Hines - (born 1946), athlete, Doug Terry - Football player, Kimberly Lacy - Television personality.

Desha County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dumas and their reported violations in the past:

DUMAS WATERWORKS (Population served: 5,770, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-08-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-16-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-28-2011)
GARRETT BRIDGE WATER ASSOC (Population served: 815, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-03-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-08-2012)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dumas that have no violations reported:

  • MITCHELLVILLE WATERWORKS (Population served: 475, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.0%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.3%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
46 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Dumas (2011 data):

  • Merchants and Farmers Bank: Downtown Branch at 130 West Waterman Street, branch established on 2006/02/06; Merchants And Farmers Bank at 500 Highway 65 South, branch established on 1909/05/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $95.6 mil, Deposits: $86.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: M & F Financial Corporation
  • Simmons First Bank of South Arkansas: Simmons First Bank Of Dumas Branch at Highway 65 Near Highway 54, branch established on 1974/03/04. Info updated 2011/01/04: Bank assets: $190.7 mil, Deposits: $162.7 mil, headquarters in Lake Village, AR, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Simmons First National Corporation
  • Bank of Star City: Damas Branch at 265 Highway 65 South, branch established on 1989/11/20. Info updated 2011/09/12: Bank assets: $104.4 mil, Deposits: $83.5 mil, headquarters in Star City, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Star City Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Dumas:

Marital status in Dumas, AR
  • Never married: 31.0%
  • Now married: 50.7%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

For population 25 years and over in Dumas:

  • High school or higher: 78.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Arkansas average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Dumas
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Dumas, AR (based on Desha County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,17332
Black Protestant1,38010
Mainline Protestant8567
Catholic822
Other341
None4,483-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Desha County:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
This county:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Desha County:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.0%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

33.6%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Desha County:

14.7%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.1%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Dumas:

41.3%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Dumas:

29.5
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.7%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Dumas:

12.9%
State:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.9%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

50.5%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Dumas:

79.4%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dumas, AR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 13$47,047$43,4280$0
Health 8$35,512$53,2682$1,805
Solid Waste Management 6$13,071$26,1421$1,541
Police - Other 6$16,304$32,6082$2,199
Other Government Administration 6$19,354$38,7088$3,600
Water Supply 5$14,128$33,9071$1,622
Streets and Highways 4$10,727$32,1811$134
Correction 3$6,530$26,1202$2,062
Judicial and Legal 2$5,003$30,0181$1,717
Financial Administration 2$6,338$38,0280$0
Firefighters 1$5,633$67,59619$2,635
Parks and Recreation 1$3,766$45,1921$935
Totals for Government 57$183,413$38,61338$18,249

Dumas government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $170,000 ($42.02)
    Regular Highways: $44,000 ($10.87)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,339,000 ($330.94)
    Health - Other: $694,000 ($171.53)
    Water Utilities: $432,000 ($106.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $404,000 ($99.85)
    Sewerage: $374,000 ($92.44)
    General - Other: $314,000 ($77.61)
    Regular Highways: $313,000 ($77.36)
    Financial Administration: $271,000 ($66.98)
    Central Staff Services: $240,000 ($59.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $139,000 ($34.35)
    Air Transportation: $110,000 ($27.19)
    Local Fire Protection: $91,000 ($22.49)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $46,000 ($11.37)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $375,000 ($92.68)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $107,000 ($26.45)
    Local Fire Protection: $11,000 ($2.72)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $225,000 ($55.61)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $89,000 ($22.00)

Dumas government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $806,000 ($199.21)
    Sewerage: $573,000 ($141.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $408,000 ($100.84)
    Air Transportation: $108,000 ($26.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $45,000 ($11.12)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $195,000 ($48.20)
    Air Transportation: $123,000 ($30.40)
    General Local Government Support: $45,000 ($11.12)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $707,000 ($174.74)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $194,000 ($47.95)
    General Revenue - Other: $95,000 ($23.48)
    Interest Earnings: $29,000 ($7.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $632,000 ($156.20)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $287,000 ($70.93)
    General Local Government Support: $87,000 ($21.50)
    Other: $45,000 ($11.12)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,900,000 ($469.60)
    Public Utilities Sales: $330,000 ($81.56)
    Property: $257,000 ($63.52)
    Other Selective Sales: $241,000 ($59.57)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $41,000 ($10.13)

Dumas government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,142,000 ($2753.83)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,440,000 ($2580.33)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $702,000 ($173.50)

Dumas government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,214,000 ($300.05)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,440,000 ($1591.70)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $974,000 ($240.73)

5.31% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($28,344 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.31%
Arkansas average:

6.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Drew County, AR  0.85% ($34,229 average AGI)
from Lincoln County, AR  0.61% ($15,280)
from Chicot County, AR  0.54% ($22,182)
Businesses in Dumas, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike2
Baskin-Robbins1Pizza Hut1
Circle K1RadioShack1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Econo Lodge1Subway1
H&R Block1True Value1
McDonald's1U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Dumas:

  • KDDA (1560 AM; daytime; 1 kW; DUMAS, AR; Owner: METRO BIRCH ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KPBA (1270 AM; 5 kW; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: METRO BIRCH ENTERPRISES, INC)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dumas:

  • KAFN (102.5 FM; GOULD, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXFE (106.9 FM; DUMAS, AR; Owner: METRO BIRCH ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KMSX (94.9 FM; MAUMELLE, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KDEW-FM (97.3 FM; DE WITT, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KHBM-FM (93.7 FM; MONTICELLO, AR; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KGPQ (99.9 FM; MONTICELLO, AR; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KXSA-FM (103.1 FM; DERMOTT, AR; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dumas:

  • KATV (Channel 7; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: KATV, LLC)
  • KETS (Channel 2; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KASN (Channel 38; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
Dumas fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Dumas fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 118ft / 36.2mTotal length
  • 49,629Total average daily traffic
  • 9,525Total average daily truck traffic
  • 55,363Total future (year 2004) average daily traffic
New bridges in Dumas, AR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11970-1979
  • 31990-1999
  • 82000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Dumas, AR

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dumas)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

81 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Dumas, AR)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • At Kxfe Site Hwy 54 W, (Lat: 33.890917 Lon: -91.527333), Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WMF483, Licensee ID: L01589859,
    Assigned Frequencies: 948.750 MHz, 949.250 MHz, Grant Date: 11/24/1992, Expiration Date: 06/01/2028, Registrant: Arkansas County Broadcasters, Inc., P.O. Box 789 Highway 64 West, Wynne, AR 72396
  • STATION, Near Hwy 54 0.7 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 33.898139 Lon: -91.514556), Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WNEX511,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1975.00 MHz, 1955.00 MHz, Grant Date: 04/20/1999, Expiration Date: 06/21/2009, Cancellation Date: 12/15/2000, Phone: (501) 221-8200
  • STATION, E15 Dumas Headquarters 2.7 Mi N On Hwy 65 (Lat: 33.931472 Lon: -91.518167), Overall height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: WNEX603,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1895.00 MHz, Grant Date: 04/20/1999, Expiration Date: 06/23/2009, Cancellation Date: 12/18/2000, Phone: (501) 221-8200
  • Dumas Site, 90 Reed Rd (Lat: 33.881861 Lon: -91.497361), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQUY619,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 11/18/2014, Expiration Date: 11/18/2024, Certifier: Jeffrey R Strenkowski, Registrant: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP, 1111 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 739-3000, Fax: (202) 739-3001, Email:
  • AR01812C, Highway 175 (Lat: 33.885000 Lon: -91.460000), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.8 m, Overall height: 83.5 m, Call Sign: WQXJ845,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 03/28/2016, Expiration Date: 03/28/2026, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Mile 21 On Arkansas River (Lat: 33.980667 Lon: -91.355667), Type: Tower, Call Sign: KZV779, Licensee ID: L00538239,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.900 MHz, Grant Date: 06/05/2012, Expiration Date: 06/04/2022, Certifier: Raymond D Mannis, Registrant: Bruce Oakley Inc Dba Oakley Pendleton Warehouse
  • Dumas Memorial Airport (Lat: 33.882056 Lon: -91.531500), Call Sign: WRLB3284,
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.30551 MHz, Grant Date: 09/08/1997, Expiration Date: 09/08/2002, Cancellation Date: 12/08/2002, Registrant: City Of Dumas, 155 E Waterman, Dumas, AR 71639

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dumas)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Dumas)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 14. The highest number of fire incidents - 81 took place in 2012, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Dumas, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (50.2%), and Outside Fires (35.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Dumas, AR
    • 11650.2%Structure Fires
    • 8235.5%Outside Fires
    • 3213.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dumas, AR

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Dumas, Arkansas:

  • Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, 722 Hwy 65 S, Dumas, Arkansas 71639 , Phone: (870) 382-2707, Fax: (870) 382-2836
  • Days Inn Of Dumas, 501 Hwy 65 S, Dumas, Arkansas 71639 , Phone: (870) 382-4449, Fax: (870) 382-4449
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Dumas, Arkansas
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dumas, AR
  • 51.6%Electricity
  • 46.2%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dumas, AR
  • 72.5%Electricity
  • 27.5%Utility gas


Dumas compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 11 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2021.