Dardanelle is a very small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 4,659 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Dardanelle is the 68th largest community in Arkansas.
Dardanelle real estate is some of the most expensive in Arkansas, although Dardanelle house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Dardanelle is a blue-collar town, with 45.65% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Dardanelle is a city of production and manufacturing workers, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dardanelle who work in office and administrative support (11.58%), maintenance occupations (9.76%), and teaching (7.23%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Dardanelle spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.72 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The percentage of people in Dardanelle with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.12% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Dardanelle in 2010 was $15,042, which is lower middle income relative to Arkansas, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $60,168 for a family of four. Dardanelle also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 31.79% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Dardanelle is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Dardanelle home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dardanelle residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Dardanelle also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 39.20% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Dardanelle include Irish, English, Scottish, and French .
Foreign born people are also an important part of Dardanelle's cultural character, accounting for 20.94% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Dardanelle is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Gujarathi.