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Delta, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Delta Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Clay County at latitude 33.4405 and longitude -85.6759. Clay County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,109 feet.

The formal official name is the Delta Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Delta, Alabama.

The U5 Census Class Code for Delta indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Delta: Deltaville.

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Delta, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 198
Population in Households 198
Population in Familes 173
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 25
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 91
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 67
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 180 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 77 (42.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 ( 7.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 (49.4%)
Median Home Value $85,526
Average Home Value $104,545


Median Household Income $37,420
Average Household Income $48,491
Per Capita Income $19,925
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.12% 0.2%
Households 0.26% 0.22%
Families 3.88% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
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 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 506 13th
Population Density1 # 567 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 470 19th
Median Household Income # 277 52nd
Per Capita Income # 235 59th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.