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Population in 2012: 440 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.9%
 

Males: 221  (50.2%)
Females: 219  (49.8%)

Median resident age:  43.5 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip codes: 63744.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,371 (it was $25,417 in 2000)
Delta:

$38,371
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,596

Delta city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $64,442 (it was $47,200 in 2000)
Delta:

$64,442
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $71,971; Detached houses: $77,000; Mobile homes: $48,262

Median gross rent in 2012: $597.

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  • White alone - 419 (95.7%)
  • Two or more races - 17 (3.9%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Delta: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (41.6%), Irish (14.2%), Dutch (8.8%), United States (8.8%), French (5.9%), Scotch-Irish (4.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1967

Elevation: 340 feet

Land area: 0.44 square miles.

Population density: 1,000 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Delta:

  • High school or higher: 72.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Delta city:

  • Never married: 30.4%
  • Now married: 45.0%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 7.9%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Delta, Missouri as of November 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Delta to the number of sex offenders is 147 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $455 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $677 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (102.7 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (339.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Allenville, MO (1.4 miles) , Whitewater, MO (2.1 miles) , Chaffee, MO (2.1 miles ), Dutchtown, MO (2.4 miles) , Gordonville, MO (3.0 miles ), Oran, MO (3.0 miles ), Kelso, MO (3.2 miles ), Advance, MO (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 37.20 N, Longitude: 89.74 W

Area code: 573

Delta household income distribution Delta home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Delta by Year
Type 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Thefts 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Auto thefts 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 282.5) 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

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Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Missouri average:

2.42
Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.8%
Missouri:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +66 (+14.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Other services, except public administration (22%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Delta-area historical tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 168% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/22/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.5 miles away from the Delta city center killed one person and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 9/22/2006, a category F4 tornado 33.8 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused $7 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Delta-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 13% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 11.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 44.1 miles away from Delta center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 38.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 82.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/5/1994 at 14:55:37, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 LG, 4.2 MD, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 33.0 miles away from Delta center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 89.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cape Girardeau County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Delta:

  • CHAFFEE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CHAFFEE, MO)
  • NORTH SCOTT MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 5 miles away; CHAFFEE, MO)
  • ADVANCE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ADVANCE, MO)

Political contributions by individuals in Delta, MO

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Delta:

  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 15 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; Full-time enrollment: 7,475)
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale (about 46 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 16,261)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 49 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 2,091)
  • John A Logan College (about 53 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,443)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 61 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 2,353)
  • Mineral Area College (about 63 miles; Park Hills, MO; FT enrollment: 2,165)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 77 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 5,997)

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Notable location: Delta Rural Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Cape Girardeau County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM10

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 and their reported violations in the past:

DELTA (Population served: 450, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.8%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.9%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.6%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Delta, MO

Delta compared to Missouri state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Delta travel time to work - commute


Delta mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Delta city (based on Cape Girardeau County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.46%
Here61.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents25.1%23.6%18.3%13.4%5.8%
Congregations4.3%19.6%14.1%17.4%4.3%
NameUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.8%1.8%1.6%1.1%6.5%
Congregations4.3%3.3%1.1%2.2%29.3%
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: 13
Cape Girardeau County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Cape Girardeau County:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
Cape Girardeau County:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 73
Here:

10.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.6%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Cape Girardeau County:

29.7%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.1%
State:

13.5%

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 0$0 12$5,438
Solid Waste Management 0$0 5$4,632
Water Supply 0$0 5$2,022
Totals for Government 0$0 22$12,092


7.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,434 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.20%
Missouri average:

7.87%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($231 average AGI)
Cape Girardeau County:

0.12%
Missouri average:

0.11%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Scott County, MO  1.09% ($30,045 average AGI)
from St. Louis County, MO  0.39% ($24,149)
from Bollinger County, MO  0.38% ($29,337)


6.55% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,472 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.55%
Missouri average:

7.66%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($116 average AGI)
Cape Girardeau County:

0.06%
Missouri average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Scott County, MO  1.02% ($27,220 average AGI)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.56% ($36,432)
to Bollinger County, MO  0.31% ($28,815)

Strongest AM radio stations in Delta:

  • KAPE (1550 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KRHW (1520 AM; 5 kW; SIKESTON, MO)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KWOC (930 AM; 5 kW; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)

Strongest FM radio stations in Delta:

  • KCGQ-FM (99.3 FM; GORDONVILLE, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KGMO (100.7 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KWKZ (106.1 FM; CHARLESTON, MO; Owner: ANDERSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KEZS-FM (102.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKIB (96.5 FM; ANNA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS)
  • KREZ (104.7 FM; CHAFFEE, MO; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • KRCU (90.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KMHM (104.1 FM; LUTESVILLE, MO; Owner: HAROLD L. LAWDER)
  • KBXB (97.9 FM; SIKESTON, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KGKS (93.9 FM; SCOTT CITY, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KBHI (107.1 FM; MINER, MO; Owner: DANA R WITHERS)
  • KYRX (97.3 FM; MARBLE HILL, MO; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBDZ (93.1 FM; PERRYVILLE, MO; Owner: D/B/A DONZE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDEX-FM (102.3 FM; DEXTER, MO; Owner: DEXTER BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Delta:

  • K47FB (Channel 47; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K69HT (Channel 69; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • K65GP (Channel 65; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K58FD (Channel 58; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KCGI-CA (Channel 45; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • K33EQ (Channel 33; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K67HF (Channel 67; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Delta fatal accident list:

Nov 30, 1990 08:10 PM, Mckennly, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 10, 1989 05:20 PM, 25, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Delta Fire Dept 211 E State St (Lat: 37.194500 Lon: -89.736750), Call Sign: WNAA242
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz, 155.475 MHz, 155.730 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/03/2005, Expiration Date: 05/02/2015
    Registrant: Delta Fire Protection District, 211 East State Street, Delta, MO 63744, Phone: (573) 794-2400, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KC0WJC, Licensee ID: L01137106
    Grant Date: 04/05/2006, Expiration Date: 04/05/2016, Certifier: Jeffrey A Lawson
    Registrant: Jeffrey A Lawson, 116 Red Fern St, Delta, MO 63744
  • Call Sign: KD0NAX, Licensee ID: L01604153
    Grant Date: 11/22/2010, Expiration Date: 11/22/2020, Certifier: James C Dunn
    Registrant: James C Dunn, Delta, MO 63744
  • Call Sign: KD0NAZ, Licensee ID: L01604155
    Grant Date: 11/22/2010, Expiration Date: 11/22/2020, Certifier: Pamela K Dunn
    Registrant: Pamela K Dunn, Delta, MO 63744



Delta on our top lists:

  • #49 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index)"
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