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People

Total Population 321
Male Share of the Population 50.5%
Female Share of the Population 49.5%
Senior Citizens 19.3%
Employed Population 16+ 152
Age of the Population 49

Families

% of people married 51.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $39,063
% Above Poverty Level 76.3%
% Below Poverty Level 23.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 49.4%
Median Gross Rent $533
Median House Value $69,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 44.2%
US/American 0%
English 2.5%
Irish 10.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Delight Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 85 miles SW of Little Rock, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 203 miles SE of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Pike
Standard Zip Codes 71940
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.031
Longitude -93.502

Delight Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MURFREESBORO 5 SW
Distance 15.1 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 50 F
Apr Temp 46 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 56.9 inches
Station NASHVILLE
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 51 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 54.4 inches
Station SPARKMAN
Distance 39.2 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 52 F
Apr Temp 47 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 50.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Delight, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bowen (71940)

Pike (71940)

Piney Grove (71940)

Pisgah (71940)

Tobin (71940)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Amity 768 $37,500
Antoine 92 $46,667
Blevins 251 $48,750
Murfreesboro 1,639 $31,797
Okolona 139 $51,250
Prescott 3,221 $27,112

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Delight High Schools

DELIGHT HIGH SCHOOL
621 EAST CHERRY
870-379-2214
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 171 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.2

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