Dell, Arkansas

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Population in 2014: 211 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.9%
 
Males: 88  (42.2%)
Females: 123  (57.8%)
Median resident age:  54.7 years
Arkansas median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 72426.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $44,506 (it was $26,607 in 2000)
Dell:

$44,506
AR:

$44,334

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $24,931 (it was $15,762 in 2000)

Dell town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $96,748 (it was $54,000 in 2000)
Dell:

$96,748
AR:

$123,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $98,549; Detached houses: $97,251

Median gross rent in 2016: $585.

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    • 22299.6%White alone
    • 10.4%Hispanic

Races in Dell detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Dell: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (20.7%), English (11.5%), Irish (11.5%), French (5.7%), German (4.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 241 feet

Land area: 0.89 square miles.

Population density: 237 people per square mile   (very low).

Dell, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Dell:

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dell town:

  • Never married: 15.4%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 15.5%

1 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
Arkansas:

2.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $454 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $367 (0.5%)

Dell satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (36.7 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (51.3 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (432.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Burdette, AR (2.5 miles) , Victoria, AR (2.6 miles) , Manila, AR (2.7 miles ), Gosnell, AR (2.9 miles ), Blytheville, AR (3.0 miles ), Luxora, AR (3.0 miles ), Osceola, AR (3.4 miles ), Keiser, AR (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 35.86 N, Longitude: 90.04 W

Area code: 870

Dell household income distribution Dell home values distribution

Crime rates in Dell (2015):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 burglary (480.8 per 100,000)
  • 1 larceny count (480.8 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 52.9 (higher means more crime, US average = 234.7)

Crime rates in Dell (2016):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 burglaries (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 0.0 (higher means more crime, US average = 236.5)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.85
Arkansas average:

2.17
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.1%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -11 (-4.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (34%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (23%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (40%)
  • Production occupations (30%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (2%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Dell: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Dell, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Dell-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 117% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.0 miles away from the Dell town center killed 35 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/16/1998, a category F4 tornado 5.9 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 12 people and caused $350,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dell-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 22.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.4 miles away from Dell center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 18.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 94.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 215.2 miles away from Dell center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 30.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mississippi County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dell topographic map

Birthplace of: Eddie Moss - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Dell:

  • MANILA NH (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MANILA, AR)
  • MANILA NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MANILA, AR)
  • GOSNELL THERAPY AND LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GOSNELL, AR)
  • KEITH ACRES (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BLYTHEVILLE, AR)
  • BLYTHEVILLE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BLYTHEVILLE, AR)
  • GREAT RIVER MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; BLYTHEVILLE, AR)
  • HOME HEALTH PROFESSIONALS INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; BLYTHEVILLE, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dell:

  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 36 miles; Jonesboro, AR; Full-time enrollment: 12,323)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 39 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • Rhodes College (about 49 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 50 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)
  • University of Memphis (about 52 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 68 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 3,360)
  • Union University (about 68 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)

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Notable locations in Dell: Dell Volunteer Fire Department (A), Dell Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2005 was 71.0. This is about average.

City:

71.0
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 14.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.8
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 9.6%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.0%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.1%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Arkansas average:

11.6

Dell travel time to work - commute Dell mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dell town (based on Mississippi County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant24,84595
Black Protestant3,02716
Mainline Protestant2,07315
Other7003
Catholic5002
None15,335-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Mississippi County:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Mississippi County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Mississippi County:

4.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

3.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.5%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Mississippi County:

32.5%
Arkansas:

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

14.3%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.8%
State:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Dell:

47.8%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

26.8%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Dell:

13.1%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Dell:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Dell:

36.7%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

53.8%
State:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

82.8%
State:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dell, AR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$121
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$691
Streets and Highways 0$0 4$5,381
Water Supply 1$2,910$34,9200$0
Totals for Government 1$2,910$34,9206$6,193

5.64% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,297 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.64%
Arkansas average:

6.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Craighead County, AR  0.80% ($22,516 average AGI)
from Shelby County, TN  0.30% ($15,178)
from Pemiscot County, MO  0.28% ($27,738)


6.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,948 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.70%
Arkansas average:

6.84%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Craighead County, AR  1.19% ($35,408 average AGI)
to Shelby County, TN  0.31% ($31,875)
to Crittenden County, AR  0.30% ($32,255)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dell:

  • KLCN (910 AM; 5 kW; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: SUDBURY SERVICES, INC.)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KOSE (860 AM; 1 kW; WILSON, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMC (790 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dell:

  • KAMJ (93.9 FM; GOSNELL, AR; Owner: PHOENIX BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WJZN (98.9 FM; MUNFORD, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHLS (96.3 FM; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: SUDBURY SERVICES, INC.)
  • KQDD (107.3 FM; OSCEOLA, AR; Owner: PHOENIX BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WYPL (89.3 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS/SHELBY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY & INFO CNTR.)
  • KBCM (88.3 FM; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KIYS (101.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ,CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFIN (107.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KASU (91.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WEGR (102.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAUF (89.9 FM; KENNETT, MO; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KDXY (104.9 FM; LAKE CITY, AR; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ARKANSAS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Dell:

  • WMC-TV (Channel 5; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KVTJ (Channel 48; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: AGAPE CHURCH, INC.)
  • KAIT (Channel 8; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • K46EM (Channel 46; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLMT (Channel 30; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTY-TV (Channel 24; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTEJ (Channel 19; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)

Dell fatal accident list:

Sep 5, 2010 05:26 AM, Sr-18-06, Lat: 35.86933, Lon: -90.01451, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dell)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • DELL, 1085 W County Road 458 (Lat: 35.806444 Lon: -90.081750), Overall height: 150 m, Call Sign: WLR594
    Assigned Frequencies: 2171.60 MHzGrant Date: 01/03/2001, Expiration Date: 12/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 02/08/2008, Certifier: Carol L TackerRegistrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, 11760 U.S. Highway 1, 6th Floor, North Palm Beach, FL 33408, Phone: (202) 255-1679, Fax: (561) 279-2097, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-502B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-34AG (750 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 3074F , Serial Number: 502B-3006, Year manufactured: 2014, Airworthiness Date: 11/10/2014
    Registrant (Corporation): Simpson Air Inc, Po Box 123, Dell, AR 72426
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN ACFT ENG COR-SCHWEIZER G-164B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6608K , Serial Number: 386B, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 04/11/1998
    Registrant (Corporation): Simpson Air Inc, Po Box 123, Dell, AR 72426
  • Aircraft: BEECH M35 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 669V , Serial Number: D-6354, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 03/02/1960
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Andrew C Blankenship, Po Box 8, Dell, AR 72426, Other Owners: Angela Blankenship
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-502 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A SER (750 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 9184T , Serial Number: 502-0199, Year manufactured: 1992, Airworthiness Date: 12/15/1992
    Registrant (Corporation): Simpson Air Inc, Po Box 123, Dell, AR 72426

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

DELL WATERWORKS (Population served: 1,236, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Most common first names in Dell, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James772.4 years
David567.8 years
John471.7 years
Joseph482.5 years
Curtis379.3 years
Anna364.3 years
Annie370.0 years
Mary375.7 years
Robert371.0 years
Betty278.5 years
Most common last names in Dell, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hardin575.4 years
Minyard471.5 years
Hughes483.0 years
Boren378.7 years
Smith375.0 years
Houston376.0 years
Austin379.4 years
Russell377.6 years
Foster352.0 years
Duncan381.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (65%)
  • Electricity (34%)

Dell compared to Arkansas 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 significantly below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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