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People

Total Population 1,155
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 17%
Employed Population 16+ 413
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 43%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,136
% Above Poverty Level 75.8%
% Below Poverty Level 24.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.2%
% Using Public Transportation 2.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 26.9%
Median Gross Rent $557
Median House Value $46,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 30%
US/American 0%
English 7.5%
Irish 10.2%

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

Dierks Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 90 miles S of Fort Smith, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 179 miles SE of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Howard
Standard Zip Codes 71833
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.119
Longitude -94.016

Dierks 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 15.5 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 16 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 SMITHVILLE
Distance 42.6 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 50 F
Apr Temp 44 to 72 F
Jul Temp 65 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 74 F
Annual Precip 55.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
De Queen 6,678 $34,583
Gillham 265 $34,306
Lockesburg 824 $46,429
Mineral Springs 1,092 $44,583
Murfreesboro 1,639 $31,797
Nashville 4,558 $40,332

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

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Dierks High Schools

DIERKS HIGH SCHOOL
900 OLD HWY 70 WEST
870-286-3234
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 264 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.2

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