Delphi is a very small city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 2,858 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Delphi is the 165th largest community in Indiana. Much of the housing stock in Delphi was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Delphi is a blue-collar town, with 43.53% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Delphi is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Delphi who work in office and administrative support (11.38%), sales jobs (9.83%), and food service (8.62%).
As is often the case in a small city, Delphi doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of people in Delphi with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.98% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Delphi in 2010 was $17,960, which is lower middle income relative to Indiana, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $71,840 for a family of four. However, Delphi contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Delphi is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Delphi home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Delphi residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Delphi also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.46% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Delphi include Irish, English, Italian, and Welsh.
The most common language spoken in Delphi is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.