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Delta, Missouri

Delta is a city located in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 517.

Geography Delta is located at 37°11'51" North, 89°44'20" West (37.197371, -89.738757)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.1 km² (0.4 mi²). 1.1 km² (0.4 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 517 people, 204 households, and 136 families residing in the city. The population density is 453.7/km² (1,175.0/mi²). There are 222 housing units at an average density of 194.8/km² (504.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 99.23% White, 0.00% African American, 0.39% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.39% from two or more races. 0.58% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 204 households out of which 35.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% are married couples living together, 9.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% are non-families. 29.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 16.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.53 and the average family size is 3.16.

In the city the population is spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 30.4% from 25 to 44, 20.1% from 45 to 64, and 14.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 93.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 83.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $25,417, and the median income for a family is $39,250. Males have a median income of $23,750 versus $15,938 for females. The per capita income for the city is $13,622. 17.1% of the population and 13.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 17.2% are under the age of 18 and 25.6% are 65 or older.

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