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Dumas is a city in Moore County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Louis Dumas, developer.

The latitude of Dumas is 35.865N. The longitude is -101.972W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,661 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 13,724.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$36,147
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Dumas demographic reports
Dumas is in the Panhandle.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 63. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 4.5 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Dogie Days - June 13-16, 2007
Dates often change. Check Dumas web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Meredith National Recreation Area
Historic sites and museums: Moore County Historical Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Dumas demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Moore 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 79029 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

11% of Dumas residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dumas ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dumas was $16,180, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

13% of Dumas residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Dumas festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.



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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Dumas, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $339.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $710.


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Libraries

Libraries in Dumas include Killgore Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Dumas include Moore County News Press

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Politics

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

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Traffic

The average commute time for Dumas workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in Dumas include Best Western, Comfort Inn Dumas, Days Inn, Econo Lodge, Holiday Inn Express.

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