Delight, Arkansas Population 2024

288

Delight is a city located in Pike County Arkansas. Delight has a 2024 population of 288. Delight is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -0.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 290 in 2020.

The average household income in Delight is $45,660 with a poverty rate of 28.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Delight is 51.8 years, 48.3 years for males, and 56.4 years for females.

Delight Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Delight was:

  • White: 86.49%
  • Black or African American: 5.79%
  • Two or more races: 5.02%
  • Asian: 1.54%
  • Native American: 1.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
639.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.69% (-2)
The current population of Delight, Arkansas is 288 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 290.

Delight, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White22486.49%
Black or African American155.79%
Two or more races135.02%
Asian41.54%
Native American31.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Delight Population by Race

Delight Population Pyramid 2024

Delight Median Age

51.8

Total

48.3

Male

56.4

Female

Delight Adults

There are 204 adults, (90 of whom are seniors) in Delight.

Delight Age Dependency

127.2

Age Dependency Ratio

78.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Delight Sex Ratio

Female14455.6%
Male11544.4%

Delight Population by Age

Delight Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1361.973.526.5
Non Family701.018020
Married532.675.524.5
Female93.7822.277.8
Male445050
showing: 5 rows

2.82

Average Family Size

1.9

Average Household Size

73.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Delight Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Delight Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Delight Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.79%.

Delight Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$31,250

Average Earnings

$33,625

Average Male

$18,929

Average Female

Delight Earnings by Educational Attainment

Delight Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Delight Language

98.41% of Delight residents speak only English, while 1.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.59% of the population.

Delight Language

Delight Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2245524.55%
Black1515100%
Multiple13323.08%
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28.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.35%

Male Poverty Rate

31.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Delight

The race most likely to be in poverty in Delight is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Delight is Multiple, with 23.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.64%.

Delight Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.44%
High School30.86%
Some College8.11%
Bachelors or Greater
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Delight Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed60%
Female Employed24.24%
Male Employed10.87%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Delight Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Delight Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Delight Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Delight Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Delight Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Delight Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Delight Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

31

Number of Veterans

21

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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Delight Veterans by War

count

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Delight Veterans by Age

count

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Delight Veterans by Race

Delight Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Delight Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

44.8%

Labor Force Participation

37.6%

Employment Rate

16%

Unemployment Rate

Delight Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Delight Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Delight Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

59.85%

Born in Delight

98.46%

Native Born

1.54%

Foreign Born

1.54%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.46% of Delight residents were born in the United States, with 59.85% having been born in Arkansas. 1.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Delight Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029288
2028288
2027288
2026288
2025288
2024288
2023288
2022288
2021288-2-0.69%
2020290155.45%
2019275
2018275-2-0.72%
2017277-3-1.07%
2016280
2015280-5-1.75%
2014285-4-1.38%
2013289-3-1.03%
2012292
2011292-1-0.34%
2010293
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Delight Population by Year