Delhi, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Delhi, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Delhi had a population of 492 as of July 1, 2018. 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 42.4297 and longitude -91.331 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.

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Delhi, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 492
Population in Households 472
Population in Familes 393
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density2 505
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $59,627
Average Household Income $66,569
Per Capita Income $26,298


Total Housing Units 235 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 187 (79.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $174,219
Average Home Value $215,107


Total Households 220
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 155
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.82% 0.12%
Households 0.8% 0.18%
Families 2.15% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.34%

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, 2018 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 # 473 53rd
Population Density # 648 36th
Diversity Index # 899 11th
Median Household Income # 341 66th
Per Capita Income # 731 28th

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