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Statistics & Facts

The Arkansas state capital is Little Rock.
The population of Dumas is approximately 4,554 (2009), 4706 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,177 (2000), 1893 (2010).
The amount of land area in Dumas is 7.557 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Dumas is 3.0 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Dumas to Washington DC is 912 miles.
The distance to the Arkansas state capital is 77 miles. (as the crow flies)
Dumas is positioned 33.88 degrees north of the equator and 91.48 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Dumas elevation is 166 feet above sea level.
Dumas per capita income is $ 16,739 (2009).
Dumas median income is $ 27,509 (2009).
The Dumas median home price is $ 56,531 (2009).


in southeastern Arkansas about 38 miles from Pine Bluff. Other nearby communities include Mitchellville, Winchester, Gould, Tillar, Reed, Watson, Gillett and Grady.
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Every summer there is a Ding Dong Days Festival and a lucky person is designated the Ding Dong Daddy of the city for the year. The slogan came from a Vaudeville song called, I'm a Ding Dong Daddy from Dumas. The town took the song on as its own.
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Dumas City Government

City of Dumas

Mayors Office
P.O. Box 157
Dumas, AR 71639
Phone: 870-382-2121

Dumas Chamber

Dumas Chamber of Commerce
165 South Main
Dumas AR 71639
Phone: 870-382-5447

Dumas Organizations

Dumas Chamber of Commerce
165 South Main
Dumas AR 71639
Phone: 870-382-5447

Dumas Schools

Dumas Public Schools Dumas


The population of Dumas was:
1990 - 5,520
2000 - 5,238
2009 - 4,554

Median age:
2000 - 33 years

Population Density:
2000 - 1,746 persons per square mile

Number of Housing Units:
1990 - 2,049
2000 - 2,177

Median Household Income:
2000 - $ 25,754
2009 - $ 27,509

Per Capita Income:
2000 - $ 12,727
2009 - $ 16,739

Median House Value:
2000 - $ 46,200
2009 - $ 56,531

Dumas is located in the Central Time Zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.

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