Dumas, Texas Population 2021

13,543
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Dumas is a city located in Moore County Texas. It is also the county seat of Moore County. With a 2020 population of 13,543, it is the 198th largest city in Texas and the 2479th largest city in the United States . Dumas is currently declining at a rate of -1.04% annually and its population has decreased by -7.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,691 in 2010. Dumas reached it's highest population of 15,015 in 2012. Spanning over 6 miles, Dumas has a population density of 2,451 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dumas is $71,809 with a poverty rate of 14.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $862 per month, and the median house value is $132,100. The median age in Dumas is 30.6 years, 29.8 years for males, and 33 years for females.

Dumas Demographics

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

  • White: 75.90%
  • Other race: 10.32%
  • Asian: 6.71%
  • Two or more races: 3.29%
  • Black or African American: 3.18%
  • Native American: 0.60%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Dumas, Texas is 13,543 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,969.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,691.

Dumas, Texas Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202120,654-143-0.69%
202020,797-143-0.69%
201920,940-143-0.68%
201821,083-521-2.47%
201721,604-37-0.17%
201621,641-84-0.39%
201521,725-261-1.20%
201421,986-160-0.73%
201322,146-284-1.28%
201222,4303601.60%
201122,070650.29%
201022,0050.00%

Dumas Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,79475.90%
Some Other Race1,46810.32%
Asian9546.71%
Two or More Races4683.29%
Black or African American4523.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native860.60%
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Dumas Population by Race

Dumas Population Pyramid $2021

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Dumas Median Age

30.6


Total

29.8


Male

33


Female

Dumas Adults

There are 9,685 adults, (1,525 of whom are seniors) in Dumas.

Dumas Age Dependency

74.3

Age Dependency Ratio

18.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Dumas Sex Ratio

Female

6,856

48.21%

Male

7,366

51.79%

Dumas Population by Age

Dumas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dumas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.5%28.5%
Female67.4%32.6%
All66.1%33.9%
Male60.9%39.1%
Non Family56.2%43.8%

66.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dumas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,5383.166.1
Married2,5303.6671.5
Non Family1,2681.1856.2
Female4514.2867.4
Male2894.7260.9

3.77

Average Family Size

3.1

Average Household Size

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Dumas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,43917.45%
9th to 12th Grade82810.04%
High School Graduate2,27827.62%
Some College1,74221.12%
Associates Degree6207.52%
Bachelors Degree8089.80%
Graduate Degree5336.46%
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Dumas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dumas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic3,8932,097274
White3,5133,225794
Other Race78937273
Black37832394
Asian348250122
2+ Races14911463
Native American704228

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.80%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 42.28%.

Dumas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,595$45,820$27,104
Less Than 9th Grade$30,373$35,833$17,483
High School Graduate$24,945$39,103$21,712
Some College$44,631$61,699$31,210
Bachelors Degree$59,531$68,136$55,139
Graduate Degree$62,386$106,218$60,966

$38,595

Average Earnings

$45,820

Average Male

$27,104

Average Female

Dumas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dumas Language by Age

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Dumas Language

53.16% of Dumas residents speak only English, while 46.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 39.27% of the population.

Dumas Language

Dumas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic7,47089511.98%
White4,89351610.55%
Asian94435237.29%
Other1,46026518.15%
Black42521751.06%
Multiple46012326.74%
Native862832.56%

14.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.21%

Male Poverty Rate

12.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dumas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dumas is Black, with 51.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dumas is White, with 10.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.23%.

Dumas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.95%
High School15.58%
Bachelors or Greater9.92%
Some College6.54%

Dumas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed53.17%
Female Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed6.59%
Male Employed6.01%

Dumas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dumas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,117$71,809
Families$68,049$79,570
Married Families$74,722-
Non Families$43,730$49,502
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Income by Household Type

Dumas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Dumas Married by Age and Sex

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Dumas Marriage

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

Dumas Marital Status by Race

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Dumas Marital Status

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491

Number of Veterans

464

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War193
Vietnam113
Korea92
First Gulf War35
World War II34

Dumas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54169
75+128
65 to 7493
55 to 6454
18 to 3447

Dumas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4195.63%
Hispanic901.87%
Other Race282.52%
2+ Races1610.06%
Asian163.02%
Black123.17%

Dumas Veterans by Race

Dumas Veterans by Education

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1.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dumas Veterans by Education

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71.8%

Labor Force Participation

67.3%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Dumas Employment by Age

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Dumas Employment by Race

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Dumas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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60.30%

Born in Dumas

79.11%

Native Born

20.89%

Foreign Born

15.24%

Non Citizen

5.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

79.11% of Dumas residents were born in the United States, with 60.30% having been born in Texas. 15.24% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202113,543-142-1.04%
202013,685-142-1.03%
201913,827-142-1.02%
201813,969-403-2.80%
201714,372-59-0.41%
201614,431-86-0.59%
201514,517-206-1.40%
201414,723-136-0.92%
201314,859-156-1.04%
201215,0152361.60%
201114,779280.19%
201014,7511,0040.71%
200013,7478760.66%
199012,8716770.54%
198012,1942,4232.24%
19709,7711,2941.43%
19608,4772,3503.30%
19506,1270.00%

Dumas Population by Year