Delhi, Minnesota

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Population in 2013: 69 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: 0.0%
 
Males: 32  (47.7%)
Females: 37  (52.3%)
Median resident age:  48.0 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip code: 56283

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,332 (it was $31,875 in 2000)
Delhi:

$28,332
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,063 (it was $9,829 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $52,795 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Delhi:

$52,795
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $131,453; Detached houses: $131,453
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  • White alone - 69 (98.6%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (1.4%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Delhi: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (48.3%), Norwegian (18.0%), English (11.2%), Swedish (5.6%), Czech (2.2%), Irish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1030 feet

Land area: 0.77 square miles.

Population density: 90 people per square mile   (very low).

Delhi, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Delhi:

  • High school or higher: 82.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Delhi city:

  • Never married: 7.3%
  • Now married: 74.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

2 residents are foreign born (2.9% Europe).

This city:  2.9%
Minnesota:  7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $556 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $275 (0.4%)

Delhi satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (83.6 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (98.8 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (424.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Belview, MN (2.4 miles ), Redwood Falls, MN (2.5 miles ), Echo, MN (3.2 miles ), Seaforth, MN (3.2 miles) , Morton, MN (3.4 miles ), Vesta, MN (3.4 miles ), Renville, MN (3.6 miles ), Wabasso, MN (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $149,000

Latitude: 44.60 N, Longitude: 95.21 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 507

Delhi household income distribution Delhi home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.8%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: 0 (0.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (58%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Manufacturing (41%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)

Average climate in Delhi, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Delhi-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 18% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.1 miles away from the Delhi city center killed 9 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/25/2000, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused $20 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Delhi-area historical earthquake activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 84.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 91.2 miles away from Delhi center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 209.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 223.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 115.1 miles away from Delhi center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 170.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Redwood County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Delhi topographic map

Birthplace of: Oscar Lagerstrom - Sound engineer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Delhi:

  • REDWOOD FALLS SOCS (Hospital, about 6 miles away; REDWOOD FALLS, MN)
  • REDWOOD CO PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; REDWOOD FALLS, MN)
  • WESTWOOD HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; REDWOOD FALLS, MN)
  • EASTWOOD HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; REDWOOD FALLS, MN)
  • REDWOOD FALLS DIALYSIS OF DAVITA (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; REDWOOD FALLS, MN)
  • REDWOOD AREA HOSP HOSPICE SER (Hospital, about 7 miles away; REDWOOD FALLS, MN)
  • REDWOOD AREA HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; REDWOOD FALLS, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Delhi:

  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 23 miles; Granite Falls, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,225)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 29 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Ridgewater College (about 38 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 65 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • South Central College (about 65 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,726)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 68 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 80 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)

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Notable locations in Delhi: Delhi (A), Delhi Town Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Delhi: Delhi Presbyterian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Redwood County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.4%
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.3%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  12.9%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 3.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Delhi compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Delhi travel time to work - commute Delhi mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (86%)
  • Wood (14%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Delhi city (based on Redwood County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 87.76%
Here: 87.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents36.7%32.3%14.2%8.8%2.8%
Congregations22.4%26.5%12.2%14.3%6.1%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLutheran ChurchAssemblies of GodChristian and Missionary AllianceOther
Adherents2.1%1.2%1.1%0.5%0.3%
Congregations6.1%4.1%2.0%2.0%4.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Redwood County:

3.22 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Redwood County:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

7.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Redwood County:

27.2%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.6%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 11$1,379
Totals for Government 0$0 11$1,379

Delhi government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $12,000 ($173.91)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($57.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($43.48)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($28.99)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($14.49)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($14.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $21,000 ($304.35)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $11,000 ($159.42)

Delhi government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $17,000 ($246.38)
  • Tax - Property: $13,000 ($188.41)
    NEC: $2,000 ($28.99)

4.61% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,446 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.61%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Renville County, MN  0.65% ($27,857 average AGI)
from Lyon County, MN  0.39% ($25,240)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.28% ($18,167)


5.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,318 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Renville County, MN  0.57% ($28,243 average AGI)
to Lyon County, MN  0.53% ($22,412)
to Brown County, MN  0.46% ($32,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Delhi:

  • KLGR (1490 AM; 1 kW; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KMHL (1400 AM; 1 kW; MARSHALL, MN; Owner: K M H L BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Delhi:

  • K292FC (106.3 FM; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)
  • KLGR-FM (97.7 FM; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KNSG (94.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KQIC (102.5 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: LAKELAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOLV (100.1 FM; OLIVIA, MN; Owner: BOLD RADIO, INC.)
  • KNUJ-FM (107.3 FM; SLEEPY EYE, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KDJS-FM (95.3 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Delhi:

  • KRWF (Channel 43; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: KSAX-TV, INC.)
  • K17BV (Channel 17; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REDWOOD TV IMPROVEMENT CORP.)
  • K39CH (Channel 39; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REDWOOD TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K54GH (Channel 54; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REDWOOD TV IMPROVEMENT CORPORATION)
  • K46FY (Channel 46; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REDWOOD TV IMPROVEMENT CORPORATION)
  • K52GU (Channel 52; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REDWOOD TV IMPROVEMENT CORPORATION)
  • K19CV (Channel 19; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REDWOOD TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K48GQ (Channel 48; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REDWOOD TV IMPROVEMENT CORPORATION)
  • K23FP (Channel 23; OLIVIA, MN; Owner: RENVILLE COUNTY TV CORPORATION)
  • K45FR (Channel 45; OLIVIA, MN; Owner: RENVILLE COUNTY TV CORPORATION)
  • K18DI (Channel 18; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K24CS (Channel 24; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K26DG (Channel 26; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K32DR (Channel 32; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K47EA (Channel 47; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K63AU (Channel 63; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT CORP)
  • K65BA (Channel 65; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT CORP)
  • K67AN (Channel 67; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT CORP)
  • K69DP (Channel 69; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT CORP)
  • K61AU (Channel 61; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT CORP)
  • K16CP (Channel 16; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K22DO (Channel 22; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K35DK (Channel 35; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K45DJ (Channel 45; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
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