Delhi is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 2,818 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Delhi is the 131st largest community in Louisiana.
Delhi is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Delhi is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Delhi who work in healthcare suport services (17.10%), office and administrative support (13.92%), and maintenance occupations (7.72%).
The overall crime rate in Delhi is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.14 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small town, Delhi does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Delhi rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.46% of adults 25 and older in Delhi have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Delhi in 2010 was $18,942, which is lower middle income relative to Louisiana, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $75,768 for a family of four. However, Delhi contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Delhi is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Delhi home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Delhi residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Delhi include Irish, German, English, French, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Delhi is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.