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.
When you are in Dardanelle, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 44.64% of Dardanelle’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Dardanelle is a city of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Dardanelle who work in food service (10.62%), maintenance occupations (8.98%), and management occupations (7.53%).
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 17.49 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
In Dardanelle, just 9.83% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Dardanelle in 2010 was $16,162, 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 $64,648 for a family of four. Dardanelle also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 32.59% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Dardanelle is a somewhat 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 31.94% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Dardanelle include Irish, English, Scottish, and French Canadian.
Dardanelle also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 16.43%.
The most common language spoken in Dardanelle is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Gujarathi.