Delhi, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Delhi, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Delhi is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Richland Parish at latitude 32.4529 and longitude -91.49. Richland Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 89 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Delhi, but most people and references simply refer to it as Delhi, Louisiana.

The P1 Census Class Code for Delhi indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Town of Delhi, LA Boundary Map


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Delhi, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,840
Population in Households 2,769
Population in Familes 2,301
Population in Group Qrtrs 71
Population Density1 988
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 1,038
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 712
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,215 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 600 (49.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 439 (36.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 177 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $80,981
Average Home Value $125,374


Median Household Income $28,385
Average Household Income $45,352
Per Capita Income $16,772
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.64% -0.54%
Households -0.69% -0.6%
Families -1.18% -0.77%
Median Household Income   3.76%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
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 473 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 166 65th
Population Density1 # 154 68th
Diversity Index2 # 140 72nd
Median Household Income # 402 15th
Per Capita Income # 389 18th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.