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Fordyce is a city in Dallas County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Col. Samuel Fordyce, railroad president.

The latitude of Fordyce is 33.813N. The longitude is -92.412W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 285 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,513.


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Median household income
Local
$23,297
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Fordyce demographic reports
Well-known residents have included:
· Bear Bryant, football coach
Local festivals include:
  • Fordyce on the Cottonbelt Festival - April 27-28, 2007
  • Dallas County Fair - Sept. 19-22, 2007
Dates often change. Check Fordyce web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Dallas County Museum

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Fordyce demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dallas County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 71742 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

2% of Fordyce residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fordyce ancestry & family history guide.

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Recommendations: Cinnamon bread from Klappenbach Bakery

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fordyce was $12,118, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

10% of Fordyce residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Fordyce include Charlotte Street Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Fordyce, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $249.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $567.


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Libraries in Fordyce include Dallas County Library ... View libraries

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Dallas County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fordyce political report.

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The average commute time for Fordyce workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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