Delphi is a very small city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 2,909 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Delphi is the 165th largest community in Indiana. Much of the housing stock in Delphi was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Delphi is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 44.60% of the Delphi workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Delphi is a city of production and manufacturing workers, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Delphi who work in management occupations (12.61%), sales jobs (9.23%), and office and administrative support (7.75%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Delphi is worth considering.
Being a small city, Delphi does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Delphi rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.34% of adults 25 and older in Delphi have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Delphi in 2018 was $22,679, which is lower middle income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $90,716 for a family of four. However, Delphi contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Delphi is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Delphi home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Delphi residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Delphi also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.48% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Delphi include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Delphi is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.