Delta County, Colorado Population 2021

Delta County, Colorado's estimated population is 31,718 with a growth rate of 0.88% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Delta County, Colorado is the 19th largest county in Colorado. The 2010 Population was 30,860 and has seen a growth of 2.78% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202131,7182780.88%
202031,4402780.89%
201931,1622780.90%
201830,8843651.20%
201730,5191730.57%
201630,3464331.45%
201529,913-50-0.17%
201429,963-375-1.24%
201330,338-127-0.42%
201230,465720.24%
201130,393-467-1.51%
201030,8609,88047.09%
199020,980-245-1.15%
198021,2255,93938.85%
197015,286-316-2.03%
196015,602-1,763-10.15%
195017,3658955.43%
194016,4702,26615.95%
193014,2045363.92%
192013,668-20-0.15%
191013,6888,201149.46%
19005,4872,953116.54%
18902,5340.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.88%
County Website
Founded
February 11, 1883
County Seat
2010 Population
30,860
Growth Since 2010
2.78%
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Delta County, Colorado Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28,86694.44%
Two or More Races4671.53%
Black or African American3671.20%
Asian3231.06%
Some Other Race2730.89%
American Indian and Alaska Native2690.88%
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Delta County, Colorado Population by Race

Delta County, Colorado Population Pyramid $2021

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Delta County, Colorado Median Age

47.3


Total

44.8


Male

50.5


Female

Delta County, Colorado Adults

There are 24,484 adults, (7,727 of whom are seniors) in Delta County, Colorado.

Delta County, Colorado Age Dependency

82.4

Age Dependency Ratio

46.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Delta County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

15,112

49.44%

Male

15,453

50.56%

Delta County, Colorado Population by Age

Delta County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Delta County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.1%14.9%
All73.6%26.4%
Female65.3%34.7%
Male64.8%35.2%
Non Family59.2%40.8%

73.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Delta County, Colorado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,8832.4673.6
Married6,3013.0485.1
Non Family4,1471.1859.2
Female8473.8165.3
Male5883.2864.8

3.08

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Delta County, Colorado Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7283.27%
9th to 12th Grade1,3436.02%
High School Graduate8,54438.33%
Some College5,06322.71%
Associates Degree1,7807.98%
Bachelors Degree3,04413.65%
Graduate Degree1,7918.03%
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Delta County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Delta County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White19,10218,0414,465
Hispanic2,4351,590238
Asian26722018
2+ Races264264118
Black217163
Native American19512434
Other Race18414228

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 44.70%.

Delta County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,156$38,802$25,022
Less Than 9th Grade$23,827$23,040$24,481
High School Graduate$28,958$39,194$19,253
Some College$28,866$37,175$24,206
Bachelors Degree$37,604$39,183$36,106
Graduate Degree$47,255$67,694$40,851

$31,156

Average Earnings

$38,802

Average Male

$25,022

Average Female

Delta County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Delta County, Colorado Language by Age

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Delta County, Colorado Language

90.39% of Delta County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 9.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.57% of the population.

Delta County, Colorado Language

Delta County, Colorado Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,2114,03916.68%
Hispanic4,2481,13626.74%
Asian32210031.06%
Native2137535.21%
Other2736624.18%
Black2114219.91%
Multiple467204.28%

18.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.77%

Male Poverty Rate

19.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Delta County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Delta County, Colorado is Native, with 35.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Delta County, Colorado is Multiple, with 4.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.32%.

Delta County, Colorado Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.93%
High School15.28%
Some College13.34%
Bachelors or Greater8.31%

Delta County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed41.22%
Male Unemployed29.46%
Female Employed11.93%
Male Employed8.66%

Delta County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Delta County, Colorado Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,269$65,899
Families$61,398$82,434
Married Families$70,791-
Non Families$26,244$33,220
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Income by Household Type

Delta County, Colorado Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.8%

Male Marriage Rate

56.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Delta County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

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Delta County, Colorado 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 55-64.

Delta County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

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Delta County, Colorado Marital Status

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3,037

Number of Veterans

2,859

Male Veterans

178

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,483
First Gulf War394
Korea377
Second Gulf War349
World War II130

Delta County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,035
75+943
55 to 64523
35 to 54344
18 to 34192

Delta County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,95012.73%
Hispanic662.11%
Native American5624.03%
2+ Races185.47%
Black135.02%

Delta County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Delta County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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10.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Delta County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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46.9%

Labor Force Participation

43.8%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Delta County, Colorado Employment by Age

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Delta County, Colorado Employment by Race

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Delta County, Colorado 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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52.75%

Born in Delta County, Colorado

95.37%

Native Born

4.63%

Foreign Born

2.19%

Non Citizen

2.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.37% of Delta County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 52.75% having been born in Colorado. 2.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Delta County, Colorado Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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