Dumas is a very small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 4,323 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Dumas is the 70th largest community in Arkansas.
Dumas is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Dumas is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Dumas who work in management occupations (12.07%), office and administrative support (11.21%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (8.13%).
The percentage of people in Dumas with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.41% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Dumas in 2010 was $18,261, which is middle income relative to Arkansas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $73,044 for a family of four. Dumas also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 41.26% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Dumas is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Dumas home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dumas residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Dumas include German, Irish, French , and Welsh.
The most common language spoken in Dumas is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.