Delta, Iowa Population 2024

255

Delta is a city located in Keokuk County Iowa. Delta has a 2024 population of 255. Delta is currently declining at a rate of -0.39% annually and its population has decreased by -2.3% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 261 in 2020.

The average household income in Delta is $57,031 with a poverty rate of 13.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Delta is 37.9 years, 47 years for males, and 30 years for females.

Delta Demographics

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

  • White: 89.39%
  • Other race: 6.75%
  • Black or African American: 1.61%
  • Two or more races: 1.29%
  • Native American: 0.96%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
273.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.3% (-6)
The current population of Delta, Iowa is 255 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 261.

Delta, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White27889.39%
Other race216.75%
Black or African American51.61%
Two or more races41.29%
Native American30.96%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Delta Population by Race

Delta Population Pyramid 2024

Delta Median Age

37.9

Total

47

Male

30

Female

Delta Adults

There are 229 adults, (51 of whom are seniors) in Delta.

Delta Age Dependency

74.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Delta Sex Ratio

Female14747.27%
Male16452.73%

Delta Population by Age

Delta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1232.5386.213.8
Non Family591.0584.715.3
Married513.9288.211.8
Female1038020
Male36.331000
showing: 5 rows

3.88

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

86.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Delta Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Delta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Delta Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 8.84%.

Delta Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$47,841

Average Earnings

$50,875

Average Male

$27,188

Average Female

Delta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Delta Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Delta Language

92.2% of Delta residents speak only English, while 7.8% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.8% of the population.

Delta Language

Delta Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2784114.75%
Native3266.67%
Hispanic2428.33%
showing: 3 rows

13.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.85%

Male Poverty Rate

11.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Delta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Delta is Native, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Delta is Hispanic, with 8.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 38.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.09%.

Delta Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade66.67%
High School15.74%
Some College12.68%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Delta Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed8.7%
Male Employed2.5%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Delta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Delta Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Delta Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

62.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Delta Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Delta Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Delta Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Delta Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

34

Number of Veterans

34

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Delta Veterans by War

count

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Delta Veterans by Age

count

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Delta Veterans by Race

Delta Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

26.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Delta Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Delta Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Delta Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Delta Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

73.63%

Born in Delta

93.89%

Native Born

6.11%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

6.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.89% of Delta residents were born in the United States, with 73.63% having been born in Iowa. 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029250-1-0.4%
2028251-1-0.4%
2027252-1-0.4%
2026253-1-0.39%
2025254-1-0.39%
2024255-1-0.39%
2023256-1-0.39%
2022257-1-0.39%
2021258-3-1.15%
2020261-55-17.41%
2019316-1-0.32%
201831710.32%
2017316
2016316
2015316-3-0.94%
2014319-1-0.31%
2013320-6-1.84%
201232610.31%
2011325-3-0.91%
2010328
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Delta Population by Year