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Delta, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Delta Census Designated Place had a population of 193 as of July 1, 2016. Delta ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Delta is located at latitude 33.4405 and longitude -85.6759 in Clay County. The formal boundaries for the Delta Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Clay County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,109 feet.

The Delta Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2582670) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Delta Census Designated Place is located within Lineville Division of Clay County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Delta population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Delta: Deltaville.

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Delta, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 193
Population in Households 193
Population in Familes 168
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 25
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 86
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 63
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 180 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 73 (40.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 ( 7.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 94 (52.2%)
Median Home Value $147,917
Average Home Value $164,726


Median Household Income $52,455
Average Household Income $61,898
Per Capita Income $24,659
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.33% -0.1%
Households -0.72% -0.23%
Families 1.61% -0.32%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   1.48%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Delta, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Delta to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 513 12th
Population Density1 # 570 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 461 21st
Median Household Income # 74 87th
Per Capita Income # 94 84th

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