Delta, Missouri Population 2024

381

Delta is a city located in Cape Girardeau County and Scott County Missouri. Delta has a 2024 population of 381. Delta is currently growing at a rate of 0.53% annually and its population has increased by 1.6% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 375 in 2020.

The average household income in Delta is $87,000 with a poverty rate of 5.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Delta is 32.4 years, 43.4 years for males, and 28.7 years for females.

Delta Demographics

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

  • White: 99%
  • Two or more races: 1%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
967.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.6% (6)
The current population of Delta, Missouri is 381 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 375.

Delta, Missouri Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White49799%
Two or more races51%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Delta Population by Race

Delta Population Pyramid 2024

Delta Median Age

32.4

Total

43.4

Male

28.7

Female

Delta Adults

There are 417 adults, (53 of whom are seniors) in Delta.

Delta Age Dependency

37.9

Age Dependency Ratio

14.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Delta Sex Ratio

Female27755.18%
Male22544.82%

Delta Population by Age

Delta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1403.5972.127.9
Married725.3184.715.3
Non Family371.1470.329.7
Female182.8927.872.2
Male13269.230.8

4.37

Average Family Size

3.59

Average Household Size

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Delta Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade5815.76%
Associates Degree92.45%
Bachelors Degree51.36%
Graduate Degree102.72%
High School Graduate17748.1%
Less Than 9th Grade123.26%
Some College9726.36%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White36829815

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 80.98%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 4.08%.

Delta Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$35,000$29,915$35,529
Less Than 9th Grade$85,500$85,833$21,250
Overall$32,143$43,750$29,280
Some College$29,089$45,500$29,004

$32,143

Average Earnings

$43,750

Average Male

$29,280

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

100% of Delta residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Delta Language

Delta Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White497265.23%

5.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.44%

Male Poverty Rate

5.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Delta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Delta is White, with 5.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Delta is White, with 5.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.7%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.07%.

Delta Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School7.91%
Less Than 9th Grade5.71%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Delta Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed4.88%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Delta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Delta Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$104,577
Households$55,000$87,000
Married Families$125,833$-999,999,999
Non Families$24,688$27,554

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Delta Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

57.1%

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 45-54, 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

15

Number of Veterans

15

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam7
Second Gulf War5
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Delta Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 345
65 to 745
75+3
55 to 642
35 to 540

Delta Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White153.64%

Delta Veterans by Race

Delta Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Delta Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

78.5%

Labor Force Participation

76.4%

Employment Rate

2.7%

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

92.23%

Born in Delta

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Delta residents were born in the United States, with 92.23% having been born in Missouri. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Delta Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202938810.26%
202838720.52%
202738510.26%
202638420.52%
202538210.26%
202438120.53%
202337910.26%
202237830.8%
202137500%
2020375-53-12.38%
2019428-8-1.83%
2018436-4-0.91%
2017440-3-0.68%
2016443-1-0.23%
201544400%
201444400%
201344400%
201244420.45%
201144230.68%
201043900%

Delta Population by Year