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Population in 2012: 285 (69% urban, 31% rural). Population change since 2000: +19.2%
Males: 150  (52.7%)
Females: 135  (47.3%)

Median resident age:  33.2 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 71233, 71282.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,394 (it was $29,750 in 2000)
Delta:

$29,394
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,731

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $17,729 (it was $31,900 in 2000)
Delta:

$17,729
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $60,592; Detached houses: $102,693; Mobile homes: $41,528

Median gross rent in 2012: $430.

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  • White alone - 244 (85.9%)
  • Black alone - 26 (9.2%)
  • Hispanic - 9 (3.2%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Delta: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (66.8%), Irish (6.1%), German (3.1%), French Canadian (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 87 feet

Land area: 2.98 square miles.

Population density: 96 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Delta:

  • High school or higher: 66.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Delta village:

  • Never married: 34.3%
  • Now married: 34.3%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

12 residents are foreign born (2.5% Latin America, 1.7% Europe, 0.8% North America).

This village:  5.0%
Louisiana:  3.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (1.3%)

Delta satellite photo by USGS

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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.8%
Louisiana:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+1.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (45%)
  • Public administration (24%)
  • Utilities (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (37%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (19%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (12%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (7%)
  • Life, physical, and social science technicians (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (13%)
  • Cashiers (11%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)
  • Business operations specialists (8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)

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Tornado activity:

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).
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Birthplace of: Madame C. J. Walker.


Hospital/medical center in Delta:

  • FMCNA - DELTA (Dialysis Facility, 104 RAILROAD AVE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Delta:

  • VICKSBURG CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; VICKSBURG, MS)
  • RIVER REGION HEALTH SYSTEM SNF (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; VICKSBURG, MS)
  • HERITAGE HOUSE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; V'BURG, MS)

Political contributions by individuals in Delta, LA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Delta:

  • Hinds Community College (about 31 miles; Raymond, MS; Full-time enrollment: 7,513)
  • Alcorn State University (about 34 miles; Alcorn State, MS; FT enrollment: 2,641)
  • Mississippi College (about 36 miles; Clinton, MS; FT enrollment: 3,586)
  • Jackson State University (about 43 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 6,635)
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center (about 45 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,006)
  • Belhaven University (about 45 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,631)
  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College (about 47 miles; Wesson, MS; FT enrollment: 3,079)

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Notable locations in Delta: Delta Landing (A), Delta Point Casting Field (B), Delta Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Madison Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 25.2. This is better than average.
City:

25.2
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 27.2. This is worse than average. There were 23 monitors within city limits.
City:

27.2
U.S.:

22.1
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.
City:

7.08
U.S.:

11.24

Drinking water stations with addresses in Delta that have no violations reported:

  • DELTA WATER SYSTEM (Address: P. O. BOX 29, Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

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:
This village:  2.5 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  70.2%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  8.8%
Whole state:  6.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Delta, LA

Delta compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)

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Religion statistics for Delta village (based on Madison Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.28%
Here36.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist AssociationOther
Adherents82.5%8.5%2.4%2.3%4.3%
Congregations50.0%7.1%7.1%7.1%28.6%
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: 2
This county:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Madison Parish:

3.39 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
This county:

5.08 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Madison Parish:

3.39 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.1%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.8%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Madison Parish:

8.2%
State:

13.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$4,429$26,5740$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,215$26,5801$250
Sewerage 1$1,772$21,2640$0
Totals for Government 4$8,416$25,2481$250


5.43% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,333 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.43%
Louisiana average:

8.89%

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:
from Warren County, MS  0.69% ($21,480 average AGI)
from Richland Parish, LA  0.44% ($25,438)
from East Carroll Parish, LA  0.38% ($35,143)


6.76% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($23,800 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Louisiana average:

13.45%

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:
to Warren County, MS  1.16% ($27,767 average AGI)
to Ouachita Parish, LA  1.03% ($20,316)
to Richland Parish, LA  0.46% ($37,588)

Strongest AM radio stations in Delta:

  • WQBC (1420 AM; 1 kW; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: CORLEY RUSHING COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WRTM (1490 AM; 1 kW; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: COMMANDER COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WTWZ (1120 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLINTON, MS; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WJDX (620 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIIN (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RIDGELAND, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WWDF (720 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICHLAND, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSLI (930 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: SPORTSRAD, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Delta:

  • WBBV (101.3 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: BISHOP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSTZ-FM (106.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMSI-FM (102.9 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W288BB (105.5 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMPN-FM (91.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WUSJ (96.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDBT (95.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRTM-FM (100.5 FM; PORT GIBSON, MS; Owner: COMMANDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WJKK (98.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • KBYO-FM (104.9 FM; TALLULAH, LA; Owner: TIGER COMMUNICATIONS INCORPORATED)
  • WATU (89.3 FM; PORT GIBSON, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WTYX (94.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: BACKYARD BROADCASTING MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WJMI (99.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Delta:

  • WLBT (Channel 3; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • WDBD (Channel 40; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WDBD LICENSE CORP.)
  • WNTZ (Channel 48; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)
  • W26BB (Channel 26; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WMPN-TV (Channel 29; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WJTV (Channel 12; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJKO-LP (Channel 64; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WJMF-LP (Channel 53; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJXF-LP (Channel 49; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAPT (Channel 16; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WAPT HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WBXK-CA (Channel 8; JACKSON, ETC., MS; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)

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
  • 201 First Street (Lat: 32.325694 Lon: -90.925944), Structure height: 47.5 m, Call Sign: KNKN819
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/14/2009, Expiration Date: 11/01/2019, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • 110 Old Highway 80 West (Lat: 32.321083 Lon: -90.931778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 73.1 m, Overall height: 78.9 m, Call Sign: KNKN475
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/31/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Michael P Goggin
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:


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