Delhi is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 2,900 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 professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Delhi who work in office and administrative support (12.15%), food service (11.87%), and maintenance occupations (8.67%).
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 15.14 minutes getting to work every day.
Delhi is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Delhi rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.95% 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 $19,138, which is middle income relative to Louisiana, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $76,552 for a family of four.
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 English, German, Scots-Irish, and Acadian/Cajun.
The most common language spoken in Delhi is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.