Delano, California Population 2021

54,877
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Delano is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 54,877, it is the 167th largest city in California and the 712th largest city in the United States. Delano is currently growing at a rate of 1.20% annually and its population has increased by 3.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 53,041 in 2010. Delano reached it's highest population of 54,877 in 2021. Spanning over 14 miles, Delano has a population density of 3,842 people per square mile.

The average household income in Delano is $58,668 with a poverty rate of 22.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $903 per month, and the median house value is $182,900. The median age in Delano is 30.4 years, 30.3 years for males, and 30.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 131.7 males.

Delano Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Delano was:

  • White: 70.68%
  • Asian: 12.40%
  • Other race: 10.38%
  • Black or African American: 4.02%
  • Two or more races: 1.61%
  • Native American: 0.68%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.23%
The current population of Delano, California is 54,877, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 52,921.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 53,041.

Delano, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White37,37870.68%
Asian6,56012.40%
Some Other Race5,49210.38%
Black or African American2,1274.02%
Two or More Races8511.61%
American Indian and Alaska Native3570.68%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1210.23%
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Delano Population by Race

Delano Population Pyramid 2021

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Delano Median Age

30.4


Total

30.3


Male

30.7


Female

Delano Adults

There are 38,942 adults, (4,383 of whom are seniors) in Delano.

Delano Age Dependency

53

Age Dependency Ratio

12.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Delano Sex Ratio

Female

22,824

43.16%

Male

30,062

56.84%

Delano Population by Age

Delano Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Delano Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married66.4%33.6%
Male58.3%41.7%
All58.2%41.8%
Non Family46.4%53.6%
Female39.4%60.6%

58.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Delano Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,7453.8458.2
Married7,3034.2666.4
Female2,2514.0539.4
Non Family1,4541.3446.4
Male7373.9558.3

4.12

Average Family Size

3.84

Average Household Size

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Delano Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8,74027.32%
9th to 12th Grade4,66314.57%
High School Graduate9,15328.61%
Some College5,54917.34%
Associates Degree1,4444.51%
Bachelors Degree1,9946.23%
Graduate Degree4541.42%
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Delano Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Delano Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic22,83211,9431,242
Asian4,8073,664926
Other Race3,1791,723238
White2,1251,505234
Black1,7691,09031
Multiple Races69948827
Native American248210
Islander8666

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 84.68%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 19.26%.

Delano Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,983$25,728$18,111
Less Than High School$16,279$19,783$13,600
High School Grad$22,703$24,909$22,231
Some College$30,423$33,950$26,635
Bachelors Degree$46,411$46,120$50,192
Graduate Degree$60,500$49,228$61,813

$21,983

Average Earnings

$25,728

Average Male

$18,111

Average Female

Delano Earnings by Educational Attainment

Delano Language by Age

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Delano Language

25.08% of Delano residents speak only English, while 74.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 63.30% of the population.

Delano Language

Delano Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic36,6419,18325.06%
Other4,87283817.20%
Asian6,39163910.00%
White1,70830517.86%
Black34213940.64%
Native2224922.07%
Multiple3414312.61%

22.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.41%

Male Poverty Rate

24.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Delano

The race most likely to be in poverty in Delano is Black, with 40.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Delano is Asian, with 10.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.41%.

Delano Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.57%
High School14.09%
Some College12.92%
Bachelors or Greater10.90%

Delano Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed22.16%
Male Unemployed21.50%
Female Employed16.33%
Male Employed12.10%

Delano Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Delano Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,641$58,668
Families$45,875$59,675
Married Families$53,908-
Non Families$20,709$43,812
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Income by Household Type

Delano Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Delano Married by Age and Sex

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Delano Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Delano Marital Status by Race

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Delano Marital Status

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734

Number of Veterans

685

Male Veterans

49

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War155
Vietnam148
First Gulf War147
World War II81
Korea27

Delano Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54218
75+156
18 to 34138
55 to 64113
65 to 74109

Delano Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4821.82%
Hispanic4371.51%
Other932.33%
Asian581.10%
Hawaiian3130.69%
Black301.49%
2 or More233.18%
Indian175.50%

Delano Veterans by Race

Delano Veterans by Education

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8.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Delano Veterans by Education

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52.5%

Labor Force Participation

46.3%

Employment Rate

11.9%

Unemployment Rate

Delano Employment by Age

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Delano Employment by Race

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Delano Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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56.52%

Born in California

62.23%

Native Born

37.77%

Foreign Born

26.88%

Non Citizen

10.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

62.23% of Delano residents were born in the United States, with 56.52% having been born in California. 26.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Delano Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202154,8776521.20%
202054,2256521.22%
201953,5736521.23%
201852,921440.08%
201752,8773090.59%
201652,568730.14%
201552,495480.09%
201452,4471160.22%
201352,331-72-0.14%
201252,403-1,217-2.27%
201153,6204900.92%
201053,13013,6413.01%
200039,48916,7275.66%
199022,7626,2713.28%
198016,4911,9321.25%
197014,5592,6462.03%
196011,9133,1963.17%
19508,7174,1446.66%
19404,5731,9415.68%
19302,6321,82712.58%
19208054041.76%
18804010.00%

Delano Population by Year