For population 25 years and over in Dumas:
For population 15 years and over in Dumas city:
2,490 residents are foreign born (13.5% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,491 (1.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (46.4 miles , pop. 173,627).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (250.4 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (363.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Cactus, TX (3.6 miles ), Sunray, TX (3.7 miles ), Channing, TX (4.9 miles ), Hartley, TX (4.9 miles ), Fritch, TX (5.1 miles ), Sanford, TX (5.2 miles ), Stinnett, TX (5.4 miles ), Morse, TX (5.5 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 35.86 N, Longitude: 101.97 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,207 (-15.4%)
Area code: 806
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Dumas detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 31 (26 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +824 (+6.4%).
Work and jobs in Dumas: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Dumas, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Dumas-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 89% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the Dumas city center .
On 3/18/1982, a category F4 tornado 17.2 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Dumas-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 83.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/2000 at 22:08:54, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 33.3 miles away from Dumas center
On 8/17/2000 at 01:08:05, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 33.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/18/2006 at 05:49:41, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 16.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/14/2008 at 03:07:28, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.6 miles away from Dumas center
On 6/19/2002 at 12:14:20, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Moore County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Fires: 2, Storms: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Steven Schafersman - Geologist, Elizabeth A. Davis - Theatre actor, Carl McAdams - Football player, Diane Kern - Film director.
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Local government website: www.ci.dumas.tx.us
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 14.9%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 61.4% for Black residents, 20.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.2% for American Indian residents, 20.5% for other race residents, 48.5% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Dumas (based on Moore County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.78%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
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Dumas government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.19% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,596 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.86% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,837 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Dumas fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 56 meters (184ft)
Total average daily traffic: 7,200
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,980
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dumas)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 110 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Dumas, TX)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dumas)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 25 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Dumas)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.