Delta County, Colorado Population 2018

Delta County, Colorado's estimated population is 30,568 with a growth rate of 0.73% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Delta County, Colorado is the 19th largest county in Colorado.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201730,217-351-1.15%
201730,5682220.73%
201630,3464441.48%
201529,902-45-0.15%
201429,947-374-1.23%
201330,321-128-0.42%
201230,449770.25%
201130,372-487-1.58%
201030,8599,87947.09%
199020,980-245-1.15%
198021,2255,93938.85%
197015,286-316-2.03%
196015,602-1,763-10.15%
195017,3658955.43%
194016,4702,26615.95%
193014,2045363.92%
192013,668-20-0.15%
191013,6888,201149.46%
19005,4872,953116.54%
18902,5340.00%

Delta County, Colorado Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White28,400
Some Other Race488
Two or More Races399
Black or African American349
Asian291
American Indian and Alaska Native290

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Delta County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,0001,2001,400 Male Population2004006008001,0001,2001,400 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Delta County, Colorado Median Age

47.8


Total

45.4


Male

49.6


Female

Delta County, Colorado Adults

There are 24,061 adults, (7,253 of whom are seniors) in Delta County, Colorado.

Delta County, Colorado Age Dependency

79.8

Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Delta County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

14,996

49.63%

Male

15,221

50.37%

Delta County, Colorado Households and Families

Delta County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Delta County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.8%17.2%
All71%29%
Non Family60%40%
Female51.4%48.6%
Male47.8%52.2%

71.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Delta County, Colorado Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,1192.471
Married6,5282.9482.8
Non Family4,0451.1560
Female9483.3151.4
Male5983.4647.8

2.95

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

3.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Delta County, Colorado Households

Delta County, Colorado Education

Delta County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7463.39%
9th to 12th Grade1,6907.69%
High School Graduate8,26737.61%
Some College5,29024.06%
Associates Degree1,7267.85%
Bachelors Degree2,78212.66%
Graduate Degree1,4826.74%

Delta County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White18,78717,3734,035
Hispanic2,4121,562192
Other Race31524949
Multiple Races26824642
Asian2452287
Black238134
Native American2051468

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 93.06%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 21.48%.

Delta County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,795$36,264$24,791
Less Than High School$30,135$31,690$24,253
High School Grad$26,758$35,128$18,448
Some College$29,239$32,409$26,005
Bachelors Degree$34,523$51,549$31,023
Graduate Degree$43,729$51,818$39,091

$30,795

Average Earnings

$36,264

Average Male

$24,791

Average Female

Delta County, Colorado Language

Delta County, Colorado Language by Age

Delta County, Colorado Language

89.76% of Delta County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 10.24% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.51% of the population.

Delta County, Colorado Poverty

Delta County, Colorado Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,1433,56514.77%
Hispanic4,09294623.12%
Other48814429.51%
Asian2889733.68%
Native2759333.82%
Multiple3938722.14%
Black1885931.38%

16.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.61%

Male Poverty Rate

18.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Delta County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Delta County, Colorado is Native, with 33.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Delta County, Colorado is White, with 14.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.77%.

Delta County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.66%
High School16.24%
Some College13.32%
Bachelors or Greater5.92%

Delta County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed33.87%
Female Unemployed31.24%
Female Employed10.58%
Male Employed7.64%

Delta County, Colorado Income

Delta County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,487$61,871
Families$54,679$75,467
Married Families$60,315$82,192
Non Families$22,658$33,070

Delta County, Colorado Marital Status

Delta County, Colorado Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

58.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Delta County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

Delta County, Colorado Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Delta County, Colorado Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Delta County, Colorado Veterans

Delta County, Colorado Veterans by War

3,150

Number of Veterans

2,893

Male Veterans

257

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,527
Korea324
First Gulf War305
World War II281
Second Gulf War216

Delta County, Colorado Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,094
75+902
55 to 64681
35 to 54347
18 to 34126

Delta County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,01813.35%
Hispanic1193.97%
Indian7233.33%
2 or More288.48%
Black207.27%
Other123.12%

Delta County, Colorado Veterans by Education

8.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Delta County, Colorado Employment Status

Delta County, Colorado Employment by Age

49.4%

Labor Force Participation

45.2%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Delta County, Colorado Employment by Race

Delta County, Colorado Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Delta County, Colorado

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Delta88758914390.44%
Orchard City31193065-54-1.73%
Cedaredge22532220-33-1.46%
Paonia14581425-33-2.26%
Hotchkiss942916-26-2.76%
Crawford430413-17-3.95%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990