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Delta is a city in Cape Girardeau County, in the Cape Girardeau-Jackson metro area.
The latitude of Delta is 37.196N. The longitude is -89.736W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 341 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 517.
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26% of Delta residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Delta ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Delta was $13,622, compared with $21,587 nationally.
3% of Delta residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Delta, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $229. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $554.
Cape Girardeau County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Delta political report.
The average commute time for Delta workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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