Dumas, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 13,747. Estimated population in 2021: 13,887 (+1.0% change)
Males: 6,761 (49.2%), Females: 6,986 (50.8%)

Moore County

Zip code: 79029

Median resident age: 31.4 years
Median household income: $36,147
Median house value: $62,500

Races in Dumas:

  • White Non-Hispanic (54.3%)
  • Hispanic (42.7%)
  • Other race (26.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)
  • Other Asian (0.7%)
  • Black (0.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (9.4%), German (9.2%), Irish (7.5%), English (4.8%), Scottish (1.1%).

Elevation: 3657 feet

Land area: 5.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Dumas

  • High school or higher: 66.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dumas city

  • Never married: 18.6%
  • Now married: 65.3%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

16.4% Foreign born (15.4% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +824 (+6.4%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Dumas:

  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (224 E SECOND STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Dumas:

  • GOLDEN PLAINS COMM HOSP (about 42 miles; BORGER, TX)
  • INTEGRATED HEALTH SERVICE HOSPITAL (about 43 miles; AMARILLO, TX)
  • BAPTIST ST ANTHONYS HS BAPTIST CAMPUS (about 46 miles; AMARILLO, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dumas:

  • AMARILLO INTL (about 49 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Abbreviation: AMA)
  • LIBERAL MUNI (about 107 miles; LIBERAL, KS; Abbreviation: LBL)
  • CANNON AFB (about 139 miles; CLOVIS, NM; Abbreviation: CVS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Dumas:

  • MOORE COUNTY (about 3 miles; DUMAS, TX; Abbreviation: DUX)
  • SUNRAY (about 15 miles; SUNRAY, TX; Abbreviation: Q43)
  • PRONGER BROS RANCH (about 27 miles; STRATFORD, TX; Abbreviation: 3E7)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dumas:

  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 48 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,876)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 62 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 117 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 151 miles; PORTALES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,955)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 156 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 158 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • NEW MEXICO HIGHLANDS UNIVERSITY (about 217 miles; LAS VEGAS, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,278)

Schools

Public high schools in Dumas:

  • DUMAS H S (Students: 1,101; Location: 421 W 4TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • C H A M P S (Students: 30; Location: 421 W 4TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Dumas:

  • DUMAS J H (Students: 643; Location: 421 W 4TH ST; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • GREEN ACRES EL (Students: 562; Location: 421 W 4TH ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • MORNINGSIDE EL (Students: 546; Location: 421 W 4TH ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • SUNSET EL (Students: 492; Location: 421 W 4TH ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • CACTUS EL (Students: 475; Location: 421 W 4TH ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • HILLCREST EL (Students: 346; Location: 421 W 4TH ST; Grades: KG – 06)

Libraries

Library in Dumas:

  • KILLGORE MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $279,070; Location: 124 S BLISS AVE; 59,846 books; 3,500 audio materials; 1,120 video materials; 62 serial subscriptions)

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