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, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Delhi who work in food service (11.59%), office and administrative support (10.80%), and sales jobs (10.41%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Delhi spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.15 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small town, Delhi does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Delhi with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.07% of adults in Delhi have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Delhi in 2010 was $18,990, 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 $75,960 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 Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Acadian/Cajun.
The most common language spoken in Delhi is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.