Delhi, IA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Delhi, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Delhi had a population of 482 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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


Total Population 482
Daytime Population: Workers 600
Daytime Population: Residents 192
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 792
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.64
Population in Households 462
Population in Familes 387
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density2 495
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $62,132
Average Household Income $67,641
Per Capita Income $27,024


Total Housing Units 225 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 182 (80.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $172,115
Average Home Value $215,055


Total Households 217
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 153
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 0.65% 0.33%
Households 0.72% 0.37%
Families 2.27% 0.26%
Median Household Income   3.93%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

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, 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 # 477 53rd
Population Density # 652 35th
Diversity Index # 830 17th
Median Household Income # 205 80th
Per Capita Income # 538 47th

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