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The Town of Dumas had a population of 503 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

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Dumas, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 503
Population in Households 503
Population in Familes 433
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 129
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 188
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 138
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 201 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 155 (77.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $93,478
Average Home Value $114,583


Median Household Income $37,894
Average Household Income $47,949
Per Capita Income $18,720
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.09% 0.67%
Households 0.88% 0.63%
Families 0.23% 0.43%
Median Household Income   0.49%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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, 2016 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 # 267 27th
Population Density1 # 335 8th
Diversity Index2 # 346 5th
Median Household Income # 119 67th
Per Capita Income # 169 54th

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