Delaplaine is a tiny town located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 65 people and just one neighborhood, Delaplaine is the 340th largest community in Arkansas.
When you are in Delaplaine, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.59% of Delaplaine’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Delaplaine is a town of service providers, construction workers and builders, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Delaplaine who work in management occupations (22.03%), personal care services (10.17%), and maintenance occupations (8.47%).
A relatively large number of people in Delaplaine telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 15.25% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
The overall crime rate in Delaplaine is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Delaplaine has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Delaplaine a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small town, Delaplaine does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Delaplaine who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.18% of the adults in Delaplaine have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Delaplaine in 2018 was $26,146, which is upper middle income relative to Arkansas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $104,584 for a family of four. However, Delaplaine contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Delaplaine also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 37.07% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Delaplaine home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Delaplaine residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Delaplaine include Irish, German, English, Scottish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Delaplaine is English. Other important languages spoken here include Portuguese and African languages.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Delaplaine, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Divorcees may find friendship and understanding in this neighborhood, as 24.9% of its residents are divorced. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis found that this divorce rate is higher than in 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, the neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 5.5% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Arkansas. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees.
Unpopulated, and rural, the neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in America. One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Delaplaine are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 46.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.5% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 70.2% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 47.0% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 25.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (13.2%), and 11.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.3% of households.
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Delaplaine, AR, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (11.0%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (5.8%), and residents who report English roots (5.3%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (3.1%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (2.2%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (86.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (6.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.