Delta, Alabama

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Population in 2010: 197.
Males: 72  (36.6%)
Females: 125  (63.4%)
Median resident age:

32.7 years
Alabama median age:

39.6 years

Zip code: 36258

Estimated median household income in 2022: $48,126
Delta:

$48,126
AL:

$59,674

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $28,354

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $161,370
Delta:

$161,370
AL:

$200,900

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $183,839; detached houses: $282,665; mobile homes: $66,526
March 2022 cost of living index in Delta: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 61.5%

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According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Delta, Alabama as of June 19, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Delta is 44 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (76.9%), Irish (12.5%), French (10.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1066 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hoover, AL (64.4 miles , pop. 62,742).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (65.0 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (591.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Hollis Crossroads, AL (2.6 miles ),
Lineville, AL (3.1 miles ),
Folsom, AL (3.2 miles ),
Morrison Crossroads, AL (3.4 miles ),
Oxford, AL (3.7 miles ),
Ashland, AL (3.8 miles ),
Wedowee, AL (3.9 miles ),
Hobson City, AL (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 33.44 N, Longitude: 85.69 W

Area code: 256

Distribution of median household income in Delta, AL in 2022
Distribution of house value in Delta, AL in 2022
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

2.3%
Alabama:

2.6%
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AQI PM2.5
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Tornado activity:

Delta-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 105% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.1 miles away from the Delta place center killed 7 people and injured 199 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/1/1953, a category F4 tornado 10.3 miles away from the place center killed 7 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Delta-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 73.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 90.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 73.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 185.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 186.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 125.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clay County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Delta:

  • LINEVILLE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LINEVILLE, AL)
  • CLAY COUNTY HOSPITAL HOME CARE, LLC (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; ASHLAND, AL)
  • CLAY COUNTY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; ASHLAND, AL)
  • HOSPICE OF CLAY COUNTY (Hospital, about 14 miles away; ASHLAND, AL)
  • RAI-SNOW ST-OXFORD (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; OXFORD, AL)
  • WEDOWEE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; WEDOWEE, AL)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, ANNISTON (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ANNISTON, AL)

Amtrak station near Delta:

  • 17 miles: ANNISTON (126 W.4TH ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Delta:

  • Southern Union State Community College (about 23 miles; Wadley, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,120)
  • Jacksonville State University (about 27 miles; Jacksonville, AL; FT enrollment: 7,566)
  • West Georgia Technical College (about 35 miles; Waco, GA; FT enrollment: 4,768)
  • University of West Georgia (about 36 miles; Carrollton, GA; FT enrollment: 10,358)
  • Gadsden State Community College (about 42 miles; Gadsden, AL; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • Georgia Highlands College (about 58 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,071)
  • Auburn University (about 60 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 22,741)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Delta Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Cemeteries: Shiloh Cemetery (1), Delta Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Lake Gerald (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Clay County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.2 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

63.3%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.3%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.1% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Delta:

Marital status in Delta, AL
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 86.9%
  • Separated: 13.1%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Delta:

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.9
Alabama average:

11.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Delta, AL (based on Clay County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,89953
Mainline Protestant1,03812
Catholic1861
Black Protestant1812
Other11
None3,627-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Clay County:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Clay County:

7.25 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Clay County:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Clay County:

12.4%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.6%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Clay County:

14.1%
Alabama:

13.5%

Strongest AM radio stations in Delta:

  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WZZX (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LINEVILLE, AL; Owner: ROBERT A. PERRY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHMA (1390 AM; 5 kW; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: CASEY NETWORK, LLC)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Delta:

  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WVOK-FM (97.9 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WASZ (95.5 FM; ASHLAND, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMAX-FM (105.3 FM; BOWDON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W269AX (101.7 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLJS-FM (91.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES/JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WCKS (102.7 FM; FRUITHURST, AL; Owner: WCKS, INC.)
  • WTDR (92.7 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: JACOBS BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WSSY-FM (97.5 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: GREAT SOUTH RFDC, LLC)
  • WELR-FM (102.3 FM; ROANOKE, AL; Owner: EAGLE'S NEST, INC.)
  • WALR-FM (104.1 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Delta:

  • WCIQ (Channel 7; MOUNT CHEAHA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • W29AO (Channel 29; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WJXS-CA (Channel 24; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA HERITAGE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)

Delta fatal accident list:

Oct 1, 2012 12:50 AM, Sr-9, Lat: 33.451428, Lon: -85.696150, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 7, 2003 01:30 AM, Sr-9, Lat: 33.440336, Lon: -85.690153, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 82ft / 25.4mTotal length
  • $6,714,000Total costs
  • 11,792Total average daily traffic
  • 1,450Total average daily truck traffic
  • 16,539Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Delta, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Delta, AL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Delta)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Hwy 9 Us 431 (Lat: 33.523444 Lon: -85.641639), Call Sign: KIV469,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.055 MHz, Grant Date: 03/18/2021, Expiration Date: 05/07/2031, Registrant: St Of Al, Dept Of Trans, 517 Traffic Operations Dr., Montgomery, AL 36117, Phone: (334) 242-6507, Fax: (334) 242-6506, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • HOLLIS CROSSROADS, 8324 Hwy 431 (#28125) (Lat: 33.526083 Lon: -85.640528), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.5 m, Overall height: 78.9 m, Call Sign: WQQF346,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6271.36 MHz, 6271.36 MHz, 6271.36 MHz, 6271.36 MHz, 6271.36 MHz, 6271.36 MHz, 6271.36 MHz, 6389.96 MHz, 6389.96 MHz, 6389.96 MHz... (+5 more), Grant Date: 10/25/2022, Expiration Date: 11/26/2032, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon, 5055 Northpointe Pkwy, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:

  • CHULAFINNEE, 3817 County Road 11 (Lat: 33.537944 Lon: -85.662250), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 83.8 m, Overall height: 86.9 m, Call Sign: WRCU952,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11135.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11135.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz... (+22 more), Grant Date: 02/05/2019, Expiration Date: 02/05/2029, Certifier: Larry F Butts, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 N. 18th St / Bin 5n-5409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-7600, Fax: (205) 257-2134, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Delta)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: AERO COMMANDER 100 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3664X, N3664X, N-3664X, Serial Number: 314, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 12/17/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 09/13/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Steven C Lurie, 4041 County Road 24, Delta, AL 36258
  • Aircraft: RODGERS F SHERMAN JABIRU SK (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5891, N5891, N-5891, Serial Number: 0066A, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 03/18/1998, Certificate Issue Date: 03/20/1998
    Registrant (Individual): F Sherman Rodgers, 3719 County Road 88, Delta, AL 36258
  • Aircraft: WEEKS ROBERT GYRO COPTER (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 9034L, N9034L, N-9034L, Serial Number: B72437, Certificate Issue Date: 08/31/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Robert H Weeks, 703 Weeks Dr, Delta, AL 36258
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/20/2017

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Delta, AL
  • 72.9%Electricity
  • 27.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Delta compared to Alabama 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 significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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