For population 25 years and over in Delta:
For population 15 years and over in Delta village:
12 residents are foreign born (2.5% Latin America, 1.7% Europe, 0.8% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (42.8 miles , pop. 184,256).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (129.4 miles , pop. 227,818).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (317.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Vicksburg, MS (1.9 miles ), Mound, LA (2.3 miles) , Richmond, LA (3.8 miles ), Tallulah, LA (4.0 miles ), Edwards, MS (4.4 miles ), Utica, MS (4.9 miles ), Learned, MS (4.9 miles) , Newellton, LA (5.0 miles ).
Latitude: 32.32 N, Longitude: 90.94 W
Area code: 318
Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+1.3%).
Work and jobs in Delta: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Delta, Louisiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Delta-area historical tornado activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 262% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/5/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 2.2 miles away from the Delta village center killed 38 people and injured 270 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 3/3/1966, a category F5 tornado 24.6 miles away from the village center killed 58 people and injured 518 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Delta-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Louisiana state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/11/1996 at 18:17:49, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 86.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Madison Parish (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Tornado: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Madame C. J. Walker.
Other hospitals/medical centers near Delta:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Delta:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 27.2. This is worse than average. There were 23 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 7.08. This is significantly better than average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Delta that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.9%
(4.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Delta compared to Louisiana state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Delta village (based on Madison Parish data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.28%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.43% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,333 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.76% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($23,800 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Delta fatal accident list:
Apr 12, 2003 10:16 PM, I-20, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 2, 1999 09:05 PM, I-20, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 9, Fatalities: 2
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 336 meters (1,102ft)
Total costs: $65,299,000
Total average daily traffic: 24,100
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,928
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 40,970
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2
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