Delhi, Louisiana Population 2020

2,790

Delhi is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 2,790, it is the 98th largest city in Louisiana and the 6457th largest city in the United States. Delhi is currently declining at a rate of -0.50% annually and its population has decreased by -4.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,919 in 2010. Delhi reached it's highest population of 3,290 in 1980. Spanning over 3 miles, Delhi has a population density of 972 people per square mile.

The average household income in Delhi is $47,453 with a poverty rate of 29.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $606 per month, and the median house value is $89,800. The median age in Delhi is 43.7 years, 36.4 years for males, and 47.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 107.1 males.

Delhi Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Delhi was:

  • Black or African American: 62.33%
  • White: 35.38%
  • Two or more races: 1.46%
  • Other race: 0.84%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Delhi, Louisiana is 2,790, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,818.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,919.

Delhi, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,79062.33%
White1,01635.38%
Two or More Races421.46%
Some Other Race240.84%

Delhi Population Pyramid 2020

Delhi Median Age

43.7


Total

36.4


Male

47.4


Female

Delhi Adults

There are 2,257 adults, (482 of whom are seniors) in Delhi.

Delhi Age Dependency

61.8

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Delhi Sex Ratio

Female

1,387

48.29%

Male

1,485

51.71%

Delhi Households and Families

Delhi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Delhi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.1%16.9%
All59.4%40.6%
Non Family44%56%
Female39.3%60.7%
Male38.9%61.1%

59.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0932.5859.4
Married4623.0983.1
Non Family3681.1344
Female1684.0739.3
Male953.1438.9

3.25

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Delhi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade794.02%
9th to 12th Grade26713.57%
High School Graduate80040.67%
Some College41020.84%
Associates Degree1075.44%
Bachelors Degree20410.37%
Graduate Degree1005.08%

Delhi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,154953101
White770625203
Hispanic3636
Other Race88
Multiple Races77

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.36%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,639$31,028$21,378
Less Than High School$30,694$32,431$
High School Grad$21,875$21,481$25,132
Some College$20,833$31,518$19,148
Bachelors Degree$51,250$52,667$49,583
Graduate Degree$56,250$61,250$56,250

$26,639

Average Earnings

$31,028

Average Male

$21,378

Average Female

Delhi Language

Delhi Language by Age

Delhi Language

96.06% of Delhi residents speak only English, while 3.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.10% of the population.

Delhi Poverty

Delhi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,76949127.76%
White88719221.65%
Hispanic13613599.26%
Multiple422969.05%
Other2424100.00%

29.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.85%

Male Poverty Rate

30.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Delhi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Delhi is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Delhi is White, with 21.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.52%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School41.91%
High School29.35%
Some College14.90%
Bachelors or Greater10.20%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed30.43%
Female Employed13.69%
Male Employed9.06%

Delhi Income

Delhi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$28,822$47,453
Families$41,513$57,195
Married Families$72,656-
Non Families$20,227$27,190

Delhi Marital Status

Delhi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.7%

Male Marriage Rate

37.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Delhi Married by Age and Sex

Delhi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Delhi Marital Status by Race

Delhi Veterans

172

Number of Veterans

140

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam55
First Gulf War44
Second Gulf War13
World War II
Korea
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5489
65 to 7441
75+16
55 to 6413
18 to 3413
Name Veterans % of Total
White9911.43%
Black604.45%
2 or More1341.94%

$Delhi Veterans by Education

22.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Delhi Employment Status

57.8%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Delhi Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

79.60%

Born in Louisiana

99.83%

Native Born

0.17%

Foreign Born

0.17%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.83% of Delhi residents were born in the United States, with 79.60% having been born in Louisiana. 0.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Oceania.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,790-14-0.50%
20192,804-14-0.50%
20182,818-45-1.57%
20172,863-14-0.49%
20162,877-21-0.72%
20152,898-41-1.40%
20142,939-36-1.21%
20132,975-12-0.40%
20122,987-8-0.27%
20112,995551.87%
20102,940-126-0.42%
20003,066-103-0.33%
19903,169-121-0.37%
19803,2904031.32%
19702,8873731.39%
19602,5140.00%