Delhi, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Delhi, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Delhi had a population of 3,040 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Delhi is located at latitude 32.4529 and longitude -91.49 in Richland Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Delhi (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Richland Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 89 feet.

The Town of Delhi (GNIS ID: 2406371) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Delhi is located within Parish Governing Authority District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Richland Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Delhi population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Delhi, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,040
Population in Households 2,969
Population in Familes 2,464
Population in Group Qrtrs 71
Population Density1 1,033
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 1,108
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 758
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,268 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 621 (49.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 488 (38.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 160 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $87,115
Average Home Value $125,081


Median Household Income $30,152
Average Household Income $54,246
Per Capita Income $20,056
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.64% 0.59%
Households 0.54% 0.57%
Families 0.19% 0.37%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Delhi, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Delhi to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 165 65th
Population Density1 # 146 69th
Diversity Index2 # 159 68th
Median Household Income # 390 18th
Per Capita Income # 293 38th

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