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Delta is in Madison Parish, in the Tallulah metro area.
The community was named for its location near the Mississippi River delta
The latitude of Delta is 32.325N. The longitude is -90.926W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 89 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 234.
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12% of Delta residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Delta ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Delta was $15,346, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% of Delta residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Delta, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $228. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $600.
Madison Parish supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Delta political report.
The average commute time for Delta workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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