Delano, California Population 2022

51,106
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Delano is a city located in Kern County California. Delano has a 2020 population of 51,106. Delano is currently declining at a rate of -0.31% annually and its population has decreased by -0.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 51,428 in 2010.

The average household income in Delano is $58,668 with a poverty rate of 18.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $916 per month, and the median house value is $202,900. The median age in Delano is 30.4 years, 30.3 years for males, and 30.7 years for females.

Delano Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Delanowas:

  • White: 58.11%
  • Asian: 13.34%
  • Two or more races: 12.28%
  • Other race: 11.32%
  • Black or African American: 4.21%
  • Native American: 0.50%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.25%
The current population of Delano, California is 51,106 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 51,428.

Delano, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White30,69258.11%
Black or African American2,2264.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native2620.50%
Asian7,04513.34%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1330.25%
Some Other Race5,97811.32%
Two or More Races6,48512.28%
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Delano Population by Race

Delano Population Pyramid 2022

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Delano Median Age

31.1


Total

30.8


Male

31.8


Female

Delano Adults

There are 39,282 adults, (4,519 of whom are seniors) in Delano.

Delano Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

13

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Delano Sex Ratio

Female

21,831

41.33%

Male

30,990

58.67%

Delano Population by Age

Delano Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Delano Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married66.6%33.4%
Male62.8%37.2%
All59.4%40.6%
Non Family44.1%55.9%
Female41.9%58.1%

59.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Delano Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,4443.8759.4
Married7,2924.2866.6
Male8024.3462.8
Female1,8034.1541.9
Non Family1,5471.3444.1

4.16

Average Family Size

3.87

Average Household Size

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Delano Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8,19024.86%
9th to 12th Grade5,42916.48%
High School Graduate9,56729.04%
Some College5,88417.86%
Associates Degree1,4524.41%
Bachelors Degree1,9635.96%
Graduate Degree4611.40%
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Delano Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Delano Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian4,9993,776843
White2,1991,608239
Other Race3,4772,052266
Hispanic23,62512,5191,236
Black1,8491,10448
2+ Races4,2422,30588
Native American213169
Islander8357

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 79.34%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 16.86%.

Delano Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,850$28,464$20,109
Less Than 9th Grade$17,188$22,936$14,456
High School Graduate$23,589$25,887$22,827
Some College$31,465$44,764$23,258
Bachelors Degree$54,489$46,426$61,274
Graduate Degree$61,815$90,202$61,714

$23,850

Average Earnings

$28,464

Average Male

$20,109

Average Female

Delano Earnings by Educational Attainment

Delano Language by Age

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Delano Language

27.72% of Delano residents speak only English, while 72.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 60.48% of the population.

Delano Language

Delano Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black25611544.92%
Multiple5,5381,41425.53%
Hispanic35,9407,46720.78%
White1,52723915.65%
Asian6,8386128.95%
Other1,106NaN%

18.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.09%

Male Poverty Rate

20.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Delano

The race most likely to be in poverty in Delano is Black, with 44.92% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.57%.

Delano Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.93%
High School11.04%
Some College12.00%
Bachelors or Greater5.86%

Delano Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.02%
Male Unemployed5.91%
Female Employed13.74%
Female Unemployed6.01%

Delano Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Delano Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,042$61,751
Families$50,442$63,896
Married Families$57,798-
Non Families$17,837$37,090
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Income by Household Type

Delano Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

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 35-44.

Delano Marital Status by Race

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Delano Marital Status

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790

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War270
First Gulf War186
Vietnam149
Korea24
World War II42

Delano Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34222
35 to 54229
55 to 64140
65 to 74114
75+85

Delano Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4301.93%
Black482.24%
Native American208.33%
Asian781.42%
Islander3328.21%
Other Race1182.80%
2+ Races631.33%
Hispanic4581.58%

Delano Veterans by Race

Delano Veterans by Education

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4.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Delano Veterans by Education

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49.3%

Labor Force Participation

43.4%

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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58.60%

Born in Delano

63.54%

Native Born

36.46%

Foreign Born

24.67%

Non Citizen

11.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

63.54% of Delano residents were born in the United States, with 58.60% having been born in California. 24.67% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18804010.00%
19208054041.76%
19302,6321,82712.58%
19404,5731,9415.68%
19508,7174,1446.66%
196011,9133,1963.17%
197014,5592,6462.03%
198016,4911,9321.25%
199022,7626,2713.28%
200039,48916,7275.66%
201053,04113,5522.99%
201152,880-161-0.30%
201252,719-161-0.30%
201352,558-161-0.31%
201452,397-161-0.31%
201552,236-161-0.31%
201652,075-161-0.31%
201751,914-161-0.31%
201851,753-161-0.31%
201951,592-161-0.31%
202051,428-164-0.32%
202151,267-161-0.31%
202251,106-161-0.31%

Delano Population by Year