For population 25 years and over in Delight:
For population 15 years and over in Delight city:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $700 (1.0%)
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
Population change in the 1990s: 0 (0.0%).
Work and jobs in Delight: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Delight, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
Birthplace of: Glen Campbell - Country singer, Scott Reeves - Country singer.
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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:ANTOINE WATERWORKS (Population served: 548, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.4%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
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No gay or lesbian households reported
Delight compared to Arkansas state average:
Banks with branches in Delight (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Delight city (based on Pike County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.77%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
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Delight government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
6.70% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,387 average adjusted gross income)
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:
7.24% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,248 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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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
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
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:
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