The city of Dumas is located in the County of Desha. It covers a total area of 7.8 sq. km. The economy of the city revolves around industries involved in aviation, arts and crafts, automotive, construction, cleaning, textiles, pharmaceuticals, food processing, farm equipment and food processing, enhance the economic viability of the city. Commercial spaces are utilized by clinics, clubs, convenience stores, department stores, garden centers and seafood restaurants, enhance the financial viability of the city.