Dumas, Arkansas Population 2024

3,560

Dumas is a city located in Desha County Arkansas. Dumas has a 2024 population of 3,560. Dumas is currently declining at a rate of -2.86% annually and its population has decreased by -10.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,976 in 2020.

The average household income in Dumas is $41,227 with a poverty rate of 26.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dumas is 34.5 years, 28.6 years for males, and 38.5 years for females.

Dumas Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Dumas was:

  • Black or African American: 64.41%
  • White: 31.1%
  • Other race: 2.93%
  • Two or more races: 0.73%
  • Asian: 0.63%
  • Native American: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,108.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-10.46% (-416)
The current population of Dumas, Arkansas is 3,560 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,976.

Dumas, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American2,55464.41%
White1,23331.1%
Other race1162.93%
Two or more races290.73%
Asian250.63%
Native American80.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dumas Population by Race

Dumas Population Pyramid 2024

Dumas Median Age

34.5

Total

28.6

Male

38.5

Female

Dumas Adults

There are 2,915 adults, (711 of whom are seniors) in Dumas.

Dumas Age Dependency

79.9

Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Dumas Sex Ratio

Female2,26457.1%
Male1,70142.9%

Dumas Population by Age

Dumas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,7092.3258.141.9
Non Family7511.125347
Married5283.277822
Female3413.351.648.4
Male893.067.992.1
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3.14

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

58.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dumas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Dumas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dumas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 29.21%.

Dumas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$26,452

Average Earnings

$29,159

Average Male

$24,150

Average Female

Dumas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dumas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dumas Language

90.05% of Dumas residents speak only English, while 9.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.28% of the population.

Dumas Language

Dumas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black2,53275929.98%
White1,00812112%
Hispanic36311732.23%
Asian2525100%
Multiple29620.69%
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26.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.57%

Male Poverty Rate

21.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dumas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dumas is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dumas is White, with 12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.61%.

Dumas Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College32.36%
Less Than 9th Grade26.76%
High School23.22%
Bachelors or Greater7.95%
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Dumas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed69.17%
Female Unemployed68.18%
Male Employed13.6%
Female Employed11.87%
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Dumas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dumas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dumas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

34.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.4%

Male Marriage Rate

30.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Dumas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dumas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Dumas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dumas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

103

Number of Veterans

103

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Dumas Veterans by War

count

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Dumas Veterans by Age

count

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Dumas Veterans by Race

Dumas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.8%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dumas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.4%

Labor Force Participation

48.6%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

Dumas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dumas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dumas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

78.74%

Born in Dumas

95.06%

Native Born

4.94%

Foreign Born

4.94%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.06% of Dumas residents were born in the United States, with 78.74% having been born in Arkansas. 4.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dumas Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,035-105-3.34%
20283,140-105-3.24%
20273,245-105-3.13%
20263,350-105-3.04%
20253,455-105-2.95%
20243,560-105-2.86%
20233,665-105-2.79%
20223,770-105-2.71%
20213,875-101-2.54%
20203,976-86-2.12%
20194,062-43-1.05%
20184,105-90-2.15%
20174,195-54-1.27%
20164,249-49-1.14%
20154,298-89-2.03%
20144,387-98-2.19%
20134,485-17-0.38%
20124,502-55-1.21%
20114,557-84-1.81%
20104,641-597-11.4%
20005,238-282-5.11%
19905,520-571-9.37%
19806,0911,49132.41%
19704,6001,06029.94%
19603,5401,02840.92%
19502,512
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Dumas Population by Year