Delta County, Colorado Population 2018

Delta County, Colorado's estimated population is 30,568 with a growth rate of 1.15% 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
201730,5683471.15%
201630,221-125-0.41%
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
White28,515
Some Other Race530
Two or More Races354
American Indian and Alaska Native334
Asian271
Black or African American217

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Delta County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Delta County, Colorado Median Age

47.5


Total

45.5


Male

49.1


Female

Delta County, Colorado Adults

There are 23,905 adults, (7,041 of which are seniors) in Delta County, Colorado.

Delta County, Colorado Age Dependency

79.2

Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Delta County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

15,094

49.95%

Male

15,127

50.05%

Delta County, Colorado Households and Families

Delta County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Delta County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.6%16.4%
All70.6%29.4%
Non Family60.3%39.7%
Male47.1%52.9%
Female45.9%54.1%

70.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Delta County, Colorado Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,0272.4270.6
Married6,3422.9883.6
Non Family3,9431.1960.3
Female1,1222.9745.9
Male6203.5247.1

2.93

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

4.2%

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 Grade8113.73%
9th to 12th Grade1,7978.26%
High School Graduate8,02836.91%
Some College5,19023.86%
Associates Degree1,6627.64%
Bachelors Degree2,80712.90%
Graduate Degree1,4586.70%

Delta County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White18,68317,1914,055
Hispanic2,3551,39799
Other Race34527237
Asian22021349
Multiple Races21419556
Black20884
Native American1581299

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 96.82%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 26.17%.

Delta County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,654$35,223$23,769
Less Than High School$25,119$29,602$23,438
High School Grad$26,826$32,744$15,929
Some College$26,928$32,397$24,215
Bachelors Degree$34,152$47,875$31,750
Graduate Degree$43,801$50,069$38,500

$29,654

Average Earnings

$35,223

Average Male

$23,769

Average Female

Delta County, Colorado Language

Delta County, Colorado Language by Age

Delta County, Colorado Language

90.25% of Delta County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 9.75% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.40% of the population.

Delta County, Colorado Poverty

Delta County, Colorado Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,1703,61814.97%
Hispanic4,0851,02625.12%
Other53014928.11%
Asian2349038.46%
Multiple3477220.75%
Native3206620.63%
Black392871.79%

16.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.43%

Male Poverty Rate

19.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Delta County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Delta County, Colorado is Black, with 71.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Delta County, Colorado is White, with 14.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.02%.

Delta County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.67%
High School14.10%
Some College12.68%
Bachelors or Greater9.63%

Delta County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.36%
Male Unemployed30.61%
Female Employed10.55%
Male Employed8.70%

Delta County, Colorado Income

Delta County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,011$59,903
Families$53,720$71,099
Married Families$59,569$77,729
Non Families$22,547$34,442

Delta County, Colorado Marital Status

Delta County, Colorado Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

56.9%

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

Delta County, Colorado Veterans

Delta County, Colorado Veterans by War

3,177

Number of Veterans

2,940

Male Veterans

237

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,532
Korea424
First Gulf War303
World War II282
Second Gulf War232

Delta County, Colorado Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,053
75+960
55 to 64665
35 to 54379
18 to 34120

Delta County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,02813.37%
Hispanic1133.80%
Indian6137.89%
2 or More5220.88%
Black209.35%
Other164.02%

Delta County, Colorado Veterans by Education

7.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Delta County, Colorado Employment Status

Delta County, Colorado Employment by Age

50.6%

Labor Force Participation

45.9%

Employment Rate

9.2%

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