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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.
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.
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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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fordyce was $12,118, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Fordyce residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Fordyce include Charlotte Street Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Fordyce, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $249. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $567.
Libraries in Fordyce include Dallas County Library ... View libraries
Dallas County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fordyce political report.
The average commute time for Fordyce workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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