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Dell, Arkansas
Town
Location in Mississippi County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Mississippi County and the state of Arkansas
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Mississippi
Area
 • Total 0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)
 • Land 0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 240 ft (73 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 251
 • Density 278.9/sq mi (109.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72426
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-18160
GNIS feature ID 0057638

Dell is a town in Mississippi County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 251 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Dell is located at 35°51′25″N 90°2′24″W / 35.85694°N 90.04°W / 35.85694; -90.04 (35.856818, -90.040113).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.3 km² (0.9 mi²), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 162
1920 233 43.8%
1930 267 14.6%
1940 323 21.0%
1950 384 18.9%
1960 383 −0.3%
1970 358 −6.5%
1980 310 −13.4%
1990 258 −16.8%
2000 251 −2.7%
2010 223 −11.2%
Est. 2015 209 −6.3%
U.S. Decennial Census
2014 Estimate

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 223 people residing in the town. The racial makeup of the town was 99.6% White and 0.4% were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

As of the census of 2000, there were 251 people, 115 households, and 73 families residing in the town. The population density was 108.9/km² (282.5/mi²). There were 121 housing units at an average density of 52.5/km² (136.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 89.64% White, 1.20% Black or African American, 0.40% Asian, 7.97% from other races, and 0.80% from two or more races. 7.97% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 115 households out of which 18.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.7% were married couples living together, 12.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.7% were non-families. 34.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.78.

In the town, the population was spread out with 19.5% under the age of 18, 10.8% from 18 to 24, 23.1% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, and 23.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 90.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,607, and the median income for a family was $31,667. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,762. About 10.6% of families and 12.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 12.0% of those sixty five or over.


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