Delta, Louisiana

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Delta Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles W of Jackson, Mississippi (center to center)
Nearest Large City 171 miles N of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Madison
P.O. Box Zip Codes 71233
Phone Area Codes 318
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.325
Longitude -90.926

Delta Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.8 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 59 F
Apr Temp 52 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 79 F
Annual Precip 57.9 inches
Distance 22.6 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 55 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 58.9 inches
Station ONWARD
Distance 29.4 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 54 F
Apr Temp 53 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 52 to 77 F
Annual Precip 57.8 inches
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Delta Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 239 100%
Male 108 45.2%
Female 131 54.8%
Under 18 62 25.9%
18+ 177 74.1%
65+ 27 11.3%
Median Age 34.4
Average Family Size 3
White 227 95%
African-American 6 2.5%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.4%
Other 1 0.4%
Mixed Race 4 1.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 3.3%

Estimated Delta Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 227
Growth -12
Growth % -5%

Delta Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 45%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.8%
Irish 12.2%
German 9.2%
French (except Basque) 4.6%
Scottish 4.6%
French Canadian 2.3%
English 2.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Delta 239 $33,214
Richmond 499 $42,500
Tallulah 9,189 $20,100
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