Profile for Delhi, New York, NY
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Delhi is a village in Delaware County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for city in India
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Delhi. For links to other places called Delhi, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Delhi is 42.278N. The longitude is -74.916W.
It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,371 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,551.
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our Delhi demographic reports
Delhi is on the West Branch of the Delaware River
The SUNY college began here in 1913 as the State School of Agriculture and Domestic Science
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 7. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.7 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Charles Evans Hughes, chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court
Historic sites and museums: Delaware County Museum
Colleges and universities:
SUNY College of Technology, Delhi
From Utica ... our train started to Rome, and from Rome to Syracuse. After leaving the last-mentioned place we lost sight for awhile of this classical nomenclature, and traversed a region where Asiatic names were in greater favor - through Canton to Pekin, leaving Delhi on the left.
-- Life and Liberty in America
Charles Mackay, 1859
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Ancestry & family history
16% of Delhi residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Delhi ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Delhi was $13,421, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Delhi residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Delhi include Delaware County Courthouse Square District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Delhi, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $402. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $935.
Libraries in Delhi include Cannon Free Library ... View libraries
Delaware County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Delhi political report.
The average commute time for Delhi workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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“ From Utica ... our train started to Rome, and from Rome to Syracuse. After leaving the last-mentioned place we lost sight for awhile of this classical nomenclature, and traversed a region where Asiatic names were in greater favor - through Canton to Pekin, leaving Delhi on the left. ”
~ Life and Liberty in America
Charles Mackay, 1859
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