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The Town of Dumas had a population of 500 as of July 1, 2017. Dumas ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dumas is located at latitude 34.638 and longitude -88.8431 in Tippah County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Dumas (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tippah County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 623 feet.

The Town of Dumas (GNIS ID: 2406403) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Dumas is located within Supervisor District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tippah County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dumas population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.


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Dumas, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 500
Daytime Population: Workers 71
Daytime Population: Residents 262
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 333
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 500
Population in Familes 430
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 128
Diversity Index3 15
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,630
Average Household Income $49,903
Per Capita Income $19,393

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 199 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 153 (76.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $95,556
Average Home Value $113,149
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 187
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 137
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.86% 0.63%
Households 0.68% 0.63%
Families 0.1% 0.58%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   3.29%

Dumas, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dumas to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 266 27th
Population Density # 334 8th
Diversity Index # 345 5th
Median Household Income # 121 67th
Per Capita Income # 175 52nd

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