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Population in 2012: 278 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.6%
 

Males: 125  (45.2%)
Females: 153  (54.8%)

Median resident age:  45.1 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 71940.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,144 (it was $23,977 in 2000)
Delight:

$28,144
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,011

Delight city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $53,547 (it was $30,700 in 2000)
Delight:

$53,547
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $55,024; Detached houses: $59,940; Mobile homes: $36,477

Median gross rent in 2012: $433.

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  • White alone - 274 (98.2%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Delight: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (18.9%), Irish (17.5%), German (8.3%), French (7.3%), English (5.8%), Portuguese (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 347 feet

Land area: 0.46 square miles.

Population density: 610 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Delight:

  • High school or higher: 81.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Delight city:

  • Never married: 10.9%
  • Now married: 56.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 17.6%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.8%
Arkansas:  3.9%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Delight, Arkansas as of July 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Delight to the number of sex offenders is 278 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $700 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $276 (0.8%)

Delight satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Little Rock, AR (82.8 miles , pop. 183,133).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (109.2 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (207.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Antoine, AR (2.2 miles) , Okolona, AR (3.1 miles) , Murfreesboro, AR (3.3 miles ), McCaskill, AR (3.3 miles) , Blevins, AR (3.4 miles ), Amity, AR (4.1 miles ), Kirby, AR (4.1 miles ), Prescott, AR (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 34.03 N, Longitude: 93.50 W

Area code: 870

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.3%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: 0 (0.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (41%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (29%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (2%)
  • Wholesale trade (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (14%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Electricians (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Delight-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 148% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.1 miles away from the Delight city center killed 3 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 13.4 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 100 people.

Earthquake activity:

Delight-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/16/1997 at 19:07:27, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 12.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2001 at 01:13:25, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 24.5 miles away from Delight center
On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/3/2001 at 10:46:13, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.8 miles away from Delight center
On 4/22/2005 at 05:17:04, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pike County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Glen Campbell - Country singer, Scott Reeves - Country singer.


Hospitals/medical centers near Delight:

  • PIKE COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; MURFREESBORO, AR)
  • MURFREESBORO REHAB AND NURSING, INC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MURFREESBORO, AR)

Political contributions by individuals in Delight, AR

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Delight:

  • Henderson State University (about 27 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; Full-time enrollment: 2,863)
  • Texarkana College (about 53 miles; Texarkana, TX; FT enrollment: 2,250)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 54 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 2,501)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 82 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 6,816)
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (about 84 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 2,068)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 87 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 4,856)
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (about 87 miles; Pine Bluff, AR; FT enrollment: 3,368)

Public high school in Delight:

  • DELIGHT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 143; Location: 621 EAST CHERRY; Grades: 07 - 12)

Public elementary/middle school in Delight:

  • DELIGHT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 173; Location: 621 EAST CHERRY; Grades: PK - 06)
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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Home of Country Singer Glen Campbell.
  • Closest Hospitals: Arkadelphia, AR, Arkadelphia Baptist Hospital

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Notable locations in Delight: Delight Rural Volunteer Fire Department (A), Delight Ambulance Service (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Little Wolf Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Pike County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Delight and their reported violations in the past:

DELIGHT WATERWORKS (Population served: 1375, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and JUL-07-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ANTOINE WATERWORKS (Population served: 548, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.4%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.3%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.7%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Delight, AR

Delight compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Delight (2011 data):

  • Bank of Delight: Bank Of Delight at 503 E Antioch Street, branch established on 1911/06/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $80.3 mil, Deposits: $63.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Delight travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Wood (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Delight city (based on Pike County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.77%
Here59.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAmerican Baptist AssociationChurches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchNational Association of Free Will Baptists
Adherents24.3%21.3%16.3%9.8%9.3%
Congregations8.8%21.1%22.8%14.0%8.8%
NameAssemblies of GodChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents7.7%5.5%2.1%1.4%2.4%
Congregations8.8%1.8%1.8%1.8%10.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Pike County:

4.65 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Pike County:

6.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

5.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.1%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Pike County:

28.9%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.8%
State:

13.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$416
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$638
Fire - Other 0$0 1$53
Water Supply 1$1,670$20,0402$647
Totals for Government 1$1,670$20,04010$1,754

Delight government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $223,000 ($802.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($82.73)
    Financial Administration: $21,000 ($75.54)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($28.78)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($25.18)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($7.19)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $9,000 ($32.37)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $37,000 ($133.09)

Delight government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $22,000 ($79.14)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($14.39)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($10.79)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $248,000 ($892.09)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $12,000 ($43.17)
    Property: $10,000 ($35.97)

Delight government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $91,000 ($327.34)

6.70% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,387 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.70%
Arkansas average:

7.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Howard County, AR  1.08% ($22,189 average AGI)
from Garland County, AR  0.85% ($26,448)
from Clark County, AR  0.55% ($18,947)


7.24% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,248 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.24%
Arkansas average:

7.29%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Garland County, AR  0.99% ($30,529 average AGI)
to Howard County, AR  0.75% ($20,654)
to Clark County, AR  0.61% ($19,524)

Strongest AM radio stations in Delight:

  • KWXI (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBHS (590 AM; 5 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: J & A, INC.)
  • KTPA (1370 AM; 1 kW; PRESCOTT, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXOW (1420 AM; 5 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Delight:

  • KLAZ (105.9 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KQUS-FM (97.5 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KVOL RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KYDL (96.7 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KSMB/KDYS RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K204DI (88.7 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KMTB (99.5 FM; MURFREESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX RADIO, INC.)
  • KWXE (104.5 FM; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KYXK (106.9 FM; GURDON, AR; Owner: CLARK COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSSW (96.9 FM; NASHVILLE, AR; Owner: DON CAMPBELL)
  • KHPA (104.9 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJMY (101.7 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX, INC.)
  • K209CV (89.7 FM; PRESCOTT, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Delight:

  • KETG (Channel 9; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KTEV-LP (Channel 13; PRESCOTT, AR; Owner: SANDRA A. MAY)
  • KJEP-CA (Channel 23; NASHVILLE, AR; Owner: KNVL-TV)
  • KSJA-CA (Channel 21; NASHVILLE, AR; Owner: KNVL-TV)
  • KTSS-LP (Channel 50; HOPE, AR; Owner: ARTEX TV, LLC)

Delight fatal accident list:

Nov 11, 1975 07:43 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Delight)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Hwy 26 3.5 Mi W (Lat: 34.052889 Lon: -93.555750), Call Sign: WZP379
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.455 MHz, 153.545 MHz, 153.620 MHz, 158.220 MHz, 158.235 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/01/2005, Expiration Date: 04/11/2015
    Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 3419 Via Lido Suite 609, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3908, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 723-2025

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, On St Hwy 19 1.3 Mi Se Of (Lat: 34.015361 Lon: -93.484611), Overall height: 91.1 m, Call Sign: WNEX517
    Assigned Frequencies: 2192.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/20/1999, Expiration Date: 06/21/2009, Cancellation Date: 06/24/2008
    Registrant: Department Of Information Systems, #1 Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72203, Phone: (501) 683-1615, Fax: (501) 682-4310, Email:
  • K9 DELIGHT, 1.3 Mi Se On Hwy 19 (Lat: 34.015528 Lon: -93.484972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 88.3 m, Overall height: 91.1 m, Call Sign: WQBJ331
    Assigned Frequencies: 6785.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/19/2004, Expiration Date: 10/19/2014, Certifier: Dale Saffold
    Registrant: Department Of Information Systems, One Capital Mall, Little Rock, AR 72203, Phone: (501) 683-1798, Fax: (501) 682-4310, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Delight)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 34
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Delight


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Delight, AR

Most common first names in Delight, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1872.4 years
James1877.9 years
John1374.0 years
Mary976.2 years
Martha874.1 years
Joe767.4 years
Robert771.3 years
Charles663.2 years
George679.7 years
Thomas673.2 years
Most common last names in Delight, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lamb1674.1 years
Jones1676.7 years
Hill1470.1 years
Johnson1376.3 years
Avery1281.2 years
Lee1181.7 years
Kelley1079.9 years
Nolen980.9 years
Slatton974.5 years
Stone875.6 years

Delight on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Personal appearance workers"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Legal support workers"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other financial specialists"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Machinery"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Other health and personal care stores"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations:"
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