Dell is a tiny town located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 190 people and just one neighborhood, Dell is the 298th largest community in Arkansas.
Unlike some towns, Dell isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Dell are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dell is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dell who work in office and administrative support (20.27%), law enforcement and fire fighting (8.11%), and management occupations (6.76%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Dell has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Dell has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Dell has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Dell than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Dell may be for you.
Dell is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, Dell is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 32.82% of adults in Dell have a college degree.
The per capita income in Dell in 2018 was $36,560, which is wealthy relative to Arkansas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $146,240 for a family of four. However, Dell contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Dell home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dell residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Dell include German, Scots-Irish, English, Irish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Dell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and German/Yiddish.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 15 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 95.8% of America.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Dell are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 54.2% of the neighborhoods in America. With 27.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 77.6% of U.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, 36.0% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 23.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (20.7%), and 16.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.0% of households.
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Dell, AR, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (17.3%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (8.9%), and residents who report English roots (7.1%), and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (2.4%), along with some Scottish 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 under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (87.6%) 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 (9.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.