Delhi, Minnesota

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Delhi is a city in Redwood County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 69 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.0 km²), all of it land. Principle streets in Delhi include County Road 9, which connects to Belview five miles to the west, and County Road 6, which connects to Minnesota State Highways 19 and 67 three miles to the south. The main east west street is Vanderburg Avenue. The city's only business is the Meadowland's grain elevator located near the railroad at the south side of town. A new handicap accessible city hall will be built in 2008 to be shared with the Township of Delhi. City sewer was installed in 2004. There are no longer any churches in the city as both the Lutheran and Presbyterian congregations reduced drastically in numbers at the end of the twentieth century. Once a thriving city it has all but shrunk away into a mere bed-room community. The closest town is Redwood Falls which itself is collapsing because of its own economic restrictions.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 69 people, 28 households, and 16 families residing in the city. The population density was 89.9 people per square mile (34.6/km²). There were 35 housing units at an average density of 45.6/sq mi (17.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.65% White, 1.45% from other races, and 2.90% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.35% of the population.

There were 28 households out of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.6% were married couples living together, 3.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.3% were non-families. 32.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 3.24.

In the city the population was spread out with 31.9% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 31.9% from 25 to 44, 18.8% from 45 to 64, and 13.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 81.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,875, and the median income for a family was $31,750. Males had a median income of $24,375 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $9,829. There were no families and 2.2% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 50.0% of those over 64.

Coordinates: 44°35′57″N 95°12′40″W / 44.59917°N 95.21111°W / 44.59917; -95.21111

Belview | Clements | Delhi | Lamberton | Lucan | Milroy | Morgan | Redwood Falls‡ | Revere | Sanborn | Seaforth | Vesta | Wabasso | Walnut Grove | Wanda

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