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People

Total Population 4,174
Male Share of the Population 49.8%
Female Share of the Population 50.2%
Senior Citizens 19.2%
Employed Population 16+ 1,431
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 42.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,472
% Above Poverty Level 85.3%
% Below Poverty Level 14.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37.9%
Median Gross Rent $496
Median House Value $74,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 54.6%
US/American 0%
English 6.8%
Irish 7.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Fordyce Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles SW of Pine Bluff, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 163 miles SW of Memphis, Tennessee
County Dallas
Standard Zip Codes 71742
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.813
Longitude -92.412

Fordyce Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station FORDYCE
Distance 1.2 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 53.3 inches
Station SPARKMAN
Distance 25.2 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 52 F
Apr Temp 47 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 50.5 inches
Station CAMDEN 1
Distance 28.2 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 49 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 53 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Banks 129 $0
Bearden 934 $33,295
Carthage 536 $51,477
Kingsland 439 $33,214
Rison 1,175 $27,333
Thornton 592 $46,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Fordyce High Schools

FORDYCE HIGH SCHOOL
100 REDBUG BLVD.
870-352-2126
Serves 376 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13

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