Delta, Colorado Population 2020

9,014

Delta is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 9,014, it is the 53rd largest city in Colorado and the 3306th largest city in the United States. Delta is currently growing at a rate of 0.52% annually and its population has increased by 1.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,915 in 2010. Spanning over 14 miles, Delta has a population density of 679 people per square mile.

The average household income in Delta is $50,194 with a poverty rate of 16.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $814 per month, and the median house value is $163,800. The median age in Delta is 44.6 years, 41.8 years for males, and 48 years for females. For every 100 females there are 109.0 males.

Delta Demographics

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

  • White: 92.44%
  • Asian: 2.29%
  • Other race: 1.88%
  • Two or more races: 1.85%
  • Native American: 0.88%
  • Black or African American: 0.66%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Delta, Colorado is 9,014, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,920.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,915.

Delta, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,10592.44%
Asian2012.29%
Some Other Race1651.88%
Two or More Races1621.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native770.88%
Black or African American580.66%

Delta Population Pyramid 2020

Delta Median Age

44.6


Total

41.8


Male

48


Female

Delta Adults

There are 6,811 adults, (2,138 of whom are seniors) in Delta.

Delta Age Dependency

87.6

Age Dependency Ratio

45.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Delta Sex Ratio

Female

4,196

47.86%

Male

4,572

52.14%

Delta Households and Families

Delta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Delta Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72%28%
Male58.4%41.6%
All56.8%43.2%
Female52.3%47.7%
Non Family42.2%57.8%

56.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3792.5256.8
Non Family1,3551.1442.2
Married1,3463.5472
Male370358.4
Female3083.652.3

3.3

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Delta Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3225.24%
9th to 12th Grade62610.19%
High School Graduate2,21536.05%
Some College1,30621.25%
Associates Degree5679.23%
Bachelors Degree78012.69%
Graduate Degree3295.35%

Delta Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,8184,398945
Hispanic98452697
Other Race15011429
Asian1481152
Multiple Races13812765
Native American572311
Black3128

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 92.03%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 47.10%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,027$36,112$27,557
Less Than High School$29,357$28,786$
High School Grad$23,023$32,059$14,477
Some College$31,939$36,250$28,977
Bachelors Degree$48,000$60,814$42,016
Graduate Degree$53,259$53,869$52,893

$32,027

Average Earnings

$36,112

Average Male

$27,557

Average Female

Delta Language

Delta Language by Age

Delta Language

82.36% of Delta residents speak only English, while 17.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.38% of the population.

Delta Poverty

Delta Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,26297615.59%
Hispanic1,94230315.60%
Asian2019044.78%
Native763444.74%
Black353291.43%

16.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.56%

Male Poverty Rate

21.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Delta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Delta is Black, with 91.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Delta is White, with 15.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.21%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.91%
High School18.59%
Some College13.02%
Bachelors or Greater3.25%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed24.44%
Female Employed13.58%
Male Unemployed12.80%
Male Employed4.01%

Delta Income

Delta Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,594$50,194
Families$52,021$61,294
Married Families$64,085-
Non Families$26,676$31,863

Delta Marital Status

Delta Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Delta Married by Age and Sex

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

Delta Veterans

1,139

Number of Veterans

1,071

Male Veterans

68

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam538
Korea223
First Gulf War197
Second Gulf War162
World War II70
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,07217.23%
2 or More3119.75%
Indian2643.33%
Hispanic221.79%
Other106.06%

$Delta Veterans by Education

5.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Delta Employment Status

45.4%

Labor Force Participation

41.2%

Employment Rate

9.4%

Unemployment Rate

Delta Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

55.98%

Born in Colorado

94.13%

Native Born

5.87%

Foreign Born

3.03%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.13% of Delta residents were born in the United States, with 55.98% having been born in Colorado. 3.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20209,014470.52%
20198,967470.53%
20188,9201061.20%
20178,814470.54%
20168,767971.12%
20158,670290.34%
20148,641-155-1.76%
20138,79640.05%
20128,792650.74%
20118,727-124-1.40%
20108,8512,4513.30%
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%