Delhi, IA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Delhi, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Delhi had a population of 474 as of July 1, 2016. Delhi ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Delhi is located at latitude 42.4338 and longitude -91.3259 in Delaware County. The formal boundaries for the City of Delhi (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Delaware County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,027 feet.

The City of Delhi (GNIS ID: 2394501) 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 City of Delhi is located within Township of Delhi, a minor civil division (MCD) of Delaware County.

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, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 474
Population in Households 453
Population in Familes 381
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density1 487
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 213
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 151
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 228 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 179 (78.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $173,077
Average Home Value $216,994


Median Household Income $60,575
Average Household Income $66,982
Per Capita Income $26,970
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.29%
Households 0.54% 0.37%
Families 2.42% 0.26%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   1.25%
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, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Delhi to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa 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 # 483 52nd
Population Density1 # 659 35th
Diversity Index2 # 859 15th
Median Household Income # 211 79th
Per Capita Income # 493 51st

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