Delta, Colorado Population 2022

9,280
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Delta is a city located in Delta County Colorado. Delta has a 2020 population of 9,280. It is also the county seat of Delta County. Delta is currently growing at a rate of 1.03% annually and its population has increased by 4.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,857 in 2010.

The average household income in Delta is $50,329 with a poverty rate of 16.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $768 per month, and the median house value is $170,500. The median age in Delta is 43.3 years, 42.1 years for males, and 45 years for females.

Delta Demographics

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

  • White: 90.88%
  • Two or more races: 2.63%
  • Other race: 2.12%
  • Asian: 2.08%
  • Native American: 1.64%
  • Black or African American: 0.65%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Delta, Colorado is 9,280 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,280.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,857.

Delta, Colorado Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,02490.88%
Two or More Races2322.63%
Some Other Race1872.12%
Asian1842.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native1451.64%
Black or African American570.65%
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Delta Population by Race

Delta Population Pyramid $2022

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Delta Median Age

43.3


Total

42.1


Male

45


Female

Delta Adults

There are 6,750 adults, (2,124 of whom are seniors) in Delta.

Delta Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

45.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Delta Sex Ratio

Female

4,262

48.27%

Male

4,567

51.73%

Delta Population by Age

Delta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Delta Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family45.6%54.4%
Male60.4%39.6%
All60.5%39.5%
Female63.2%36.8%
Married74.2%25.8%

60.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Delta Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3622.5660.5
Married1,4463.5474.2
Non Family1,3691.1445.6
Male3162.8960.4
Female2314.3463.2

3.41

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Delta Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2724.41%
9th to 12th Grade5809.41%
High School Graduate2,43839.56%
Some College1,28720.88%
Associates Degree4627.50%
Bachelors Degree79812.95%
Graduate Degree3265.29%
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Delta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Delta Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,8374,490950
Hispanic976562101
Other Race15712428
2+ Races13913977
Asian129952
Native American913715
Black3128

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 55.40%.

Delta Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,950$33,594$26,182
Less Than 9th Grade$24,314$19,846$
High School Graduate$26,275$37,542$14,631
Some College$30,448$36,250$24,559
Bachelors Degree$47,759$$48,042
Graduate Degree$54,316$54,750$53,929

$30,950

Average Earnings

$33,594

Average Male

$26,182

Average Female

Delta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Delta Language by Age

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Delta Language

85.44% of Delta residents speak only English, while 14.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.91% of the population.

Delta Language

Delta Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,21394915.27%
Hispanic1,97034217.36%
Asian1849048.91%
Native1244233.87%
Black343191.18%
OtherNaN%

16.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.21%

Male Poverty Rate

20.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Delta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Delta is Black, with 91.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Delta is Hispanic, with 17.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.97%.

Delta Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.59%
High School20.84%
Some College10.93%
Bachelors or Greater4.22%

Delta Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed25.45%
Female Employed12.63%
Male Unemployed11.02%
Male Employed3.67%

Delta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Delta Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,415$50,329
Families$51,450$63,025
Married Families$61,080-
Non Families$27,624$30,147
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Income by Household Type

Delta Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Delta Married by Age and Sex

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Delta Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Delta Marital Status by Race

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Delta Marital Status

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1,029

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam435
Korea215
First Gulf War177
Second Gulf War122
World War II62

Delta Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+347
65 to 74318
35 to 54176
55 to 64152
18 to 3436

Delta Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White97816.11%
Native American3330.00%
2+ Races188.82%
Hispanic141.17%

Delta Veterans by Race

Delta Veterans by Education

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8.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Delta Veterans by Education

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46.2%

Labor Force Participation

43%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Delta Employment by Age

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Delta Employment by Race

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Delta 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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57.64%

Born in Delta

94.89%

Native Born

5.11%

Foreign Born

1.68%

Non Citizen

3.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.89% of Delta residents were born in the United States, with 57.64% having been born in Colorado. 1.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Delta Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20229,280951.03%
20219,185951.05%
20209,090951.06%
20198,995951.07%
20188,900921.04%
20178,808440.50%
20168,764941.08%
20158,670280.32%
20148,642-156-1.77%
20138,79820.02%
20128,796640.73%
20118,732-125-1.41%
20108,8572,4573.30%
20006,4002,6115.38%
19903,789-142-0.37%
19803,9312370.62%
19703,694-138-0.37%
19603,832-265-0.67%
19504,0973800.98%
19403,7177792.38%
19302,9383151.14%
19202,6230.00%

Delta Population by Year