Delhi, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Delhi, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Delhi had a population of 2,836 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Delhi, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,836
Daytime Population: Workers 2,061
Daytime Population: Residents 1,698
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,759
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.33
Population in Households 2,765
Population in Familes 2,288
Population in Group Qrtrs 71
Population Density2 964
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $31,562
Average Household Income $58,256
Per Capita Income $21,438


Total Housing Units 1,263 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 580 (45.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 450 (35.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 233 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $88,507
Average Home Value $126,979


Total Households 1,030
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 699
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.41% -0.28%
Households -0.54% -0.31%
Families -0.95% -0.49%
Median Household Income   -0.17%
Per Capita Income   1.4%

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, 2017 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 # 168 65th
Population Density # 159 67th
Diversity Index # 158 68th
Median Household Income # 378 20th
Per Capita Income # 257 46th

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