Delhi, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Delhi, California - Basic Facts

The Delhi Census Designated Place had a population of 11,513 as of July 1, 2018. Delhi ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Delhi is located at latitude 37.4306 and longitude -120.7759 in Merced County. The formal boundaries for the Delhi Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Merced County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 118 feet.

The Delhi Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408654) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Delhi Census Designated Place is located within Livingston-Delhi CCD of Merced County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Delhi population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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Delhi, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 11,513
Population in Households 11,454
Population in Familes 10,548
Population in Group Qrtrs 59
Population Density1 3,280
Diversity Index2 84


Median Household Income $53,458
Average Household Income $66,616
Per Capita Income $16,933


Total Housing Units 2,983 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,877 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 975 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 132 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $193,373
Average Home Value $324,973


Total Households 2,851
Average Household Size 4.02
Family Households 2,491
Average Family Size 4
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.83% 0.84%
Households 0.75% 0.83%
Families 0.65% 0.84%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   3.39%

Delhi, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Delhi to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 460 70th
Population Density # 421 72nd
Diversity Index # 218 86th
Median Household Income # 915 40th
Per Capita Income # 1325 13th

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