Fordyce Dallas County, Arkansas

Fordyce: City in Arkansas, USA

About

Fordyce is a city located in the county of Dallas in the U.S. state of Arkansas. Its population at the 2010 census was 4,300. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,589 inhabitants.

Fordyce Quick Facts

Population : 3,589 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arkansas (United States)
County : Dallas County
Postal code : 71742
Phone Area Codes : 870
Water as percent of area : 0%
Land as percent of area : 100%
Altitude : 285 feet / 87 meters
Capital city : Fordyce is capital of Dallas County
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 14:52:22 (19th May 2022)
Population growth : -19.81% (2010-2020)
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Location of Fordyce on Arkansas map.
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Geography

Fordyce is located at 33°48'49"N 92°24'47"W (33.8137200, -92.4129300).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Fordyce decreased by 19.81% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1987 4,799 - census
2010 4,300 -11.6% census
2011 4,270 -0.7% estimation process
2012 4,214 -1.33% estimation process
2013 4,177 -0.89% estimation process
2014 4,070 -2.63% estimation process
2015 3,982 -2.21% estimation process
2016 3,909 -1.87% estimation process
2017 3,861 -1.24% estimation process
2018 3,781 -2.12% estimation process
2019 3,705 -2.05% estimation process
2020 3,589 -3.23% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 7,009
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 8,124
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -13.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 6,482
April 1, 2010 Population : 8,116
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.3%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 21.0%
People over 65 (%) : 24.4%
Female persons, % : 50.5%
White only, percent : 56.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 40.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.7%
Asians alone % : 0.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.9%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 53.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 453
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 0.2%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 4,348

Fordyce zip code is 71742. County name: Dallas, County fips: 05039

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 4,348
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 67.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $70,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $873
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $295
2015-2019 median gross rent : $673
2015-2019 Households : 2,969
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.21
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 84.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 1.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 75.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 58.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 83.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 11.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 17.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 51.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 51.3%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 4,684
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 34,261
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 194,190
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 71,755
2012 total retail sales per capita : $8,984
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $38,072
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $20,517
Percentage of people living in poverty : 18.8%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 184
2019 total employment : 2,400
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 81,465
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 3.1%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 342
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 594
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 360
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 148
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 69
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 502
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 88
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 460
2010 population per square mile : 12.2
2010 land area in square miles : 667.39
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 40.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $67,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,046
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $393
2015-2019 median gross rent : $815
2015-2019 Households : 22,975
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.52
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 78.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 83.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 74.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 80.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 16.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 13.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 76,281
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 835,271
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 615,628
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 414,717
2012 total retail sales per capita : $6,892
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $33,568
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $19,076
Percentage of people living in poverty : 30.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 4,348
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,456
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,537
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,709
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,440
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 298
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,828
2010 population per square mile : 2,980.0
2010 land area in square miles : 19.97

People born in Fordyce (8)

People born in Fordyce, including college football coach Bear Bryant, basketball player Cory Carr, theologian James Hal Cone, .

List

  • Larry Lacewell (American football player, coach, scout, college athletics administrator) he was born in 12/02/1937
  • Ray E. Porter (United States Army general) he was born in 29/07/1891
  • Ray Phillips (American-football player (1954-)) he was born in 18/03/1954
  • Ronald T. Farrar (American journalist and academic) he was born in 01/01/1935
  • Tommy Barnes (American football player and coach) he was born in 12/04/1951

Schools in Fordyce

College & universities near Fordyce, AR

Code Name City ZIP
107992 Southern Arkansas University Tech Camden (AR) 71701-1906

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Fordyce, AR

Code Name Address Type
ARK Arkadelphia station 798 South 5th St. RAIL
MVN Malvern station 200 East First St. RAIL
LRK Little Rock Union Station 1400 West Markham Street RAIL
HOP Hope 100 East Division Street RAIL

Post offices near Fordyce

Post Office Name City ZIP
Fordy Post Office Fordyce (AR) 71742

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Dallas County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Dallas County , AR.

City Name Population Title
Sparkman 359 City in Arkansas, USA
Carthage 286 City in Arkansas, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Fordyce distances to largest Arkansas cities