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Delta, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Delta Census Designated Place had a population of 196 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Delta: Deltaville.

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Delta, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 196
Daytime Population: Workers 18
Daytime Population: Residents 147
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 165
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 196
Population in Familes 170
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 25
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $52,930
Average Household Income $62,473
Per Capita Income $25,362


Total Housing Units 180 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 74 (41.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 ( 8.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 91 (50.6%)
Median Home Value $147,917
Average Home Value $163,667


Total Households 89
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 65
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.07% 0.0%
Households -0.15% -0.23%
Families 1.83% -0.31%
Median Household Income   0.78%
Per Capita Income   1.49%

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, 2017 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 # 504 13th
Population Density # 569 2nd
Diversity Index # 461 21st
Median Household Income # 85 86th
Per Capita Income # 107 82nd

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