Delta County, Colorado Population 2022

Delta County, Colorado's estimated population is 31,996 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 3.68% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18902,5340.00%
19005,4872,953116.54%
191013,6888,201149.46%
192013,668-20-0.15%
193014,2045363.92%
194016,4702,26615.95%
195017,3658955.43%
196015,602-1,763-10.15%
197015,286-316-2.03%
198021,2255,93938.85%
199020,980-245-1.15%
201030,8609,88047.09%
201130,393-467-1.51%
201230,465720.24%
201330,338-127-0.42%
201429,963-375-1.24%
201529,913-50-0.17%
201630,3464331.45%
201730,5191730.57%
201830,8843651.20%
201931,1622780.90%
202031,4402780.89%
202131,7182780.88%
202231,9962780.88%
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Delta County, Colorado Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28,72893.40%
Black or African American3631.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native2520.82%
Asian2630.86%
Some Other Race3961.29%
Two or More Races7562.46%
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Delta County, Colorado Population by Race

Delta County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2022

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Delta County, Colorado Median Age

47.7


Total

45.4


Male

50.5


Female

Delta County, Colorado Adults

There are 24,748 adults, (7,959 of whom are seniors) in Delta County, Colorado.

Delta County, Colorado Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

47.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Delta County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

15,265

49.63%

Male

15,493

50.37%

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
Married86.8%13.2%
All73.2%26.8%
Male61.3%38.7%
Female59.3%40.7%
Non Family58.6%41.4%

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Delta County, Colorado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,2772.3973.2
Married6,2622.986.8
Male6673.0161.3
Female1,0383.9859.3
Non Family4,3101.1858.6

2.97

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Delta County, Colorado Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6843.03%
9th to 12th Grade1,6287.20%
High School Graduate8,25636.52%
Some College5,38423.82%
Associates Degree1,7427.71%
Bachelors Degree3,28814.54%
Graduate Degree1,6257.19%
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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
2+ Races561511162
White19,16417,9094,514
Native American22614634
Other Race24719828
Asian20915321
Hispanic2,5021,625240
Black201151

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.45%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 28.88%.

Delta County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,146$41,236$27,495
Less Than 9th Grade$28,750$24,637$43,231
High School Graduate$29,791$44,432$21,261
Some College$30,889$39,705$27,068
Bachelors Degree$44,330$48,854$39,402
Graduate Degree$46,325$61,161$41,098

$33,146

Average Earnings

$41,236

Average Male

$27,495

Average Female

Delta County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Delta County, Colorado Language by Age

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Delta County, Colorado Language

90.13% of Delta County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 9.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.96% of the population.

Delta County, Colorado Language

Delta County, Colorado Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian26210841.22%
Native1695130.18%
Hispanic4,2651,19027.90%
Black2274118.06%
White24,1933,94216.29%
Other67NaN%
Multiple700355.00%

18.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.18%

Male Poverty Rate

20.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Delta County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Delta County, Colorado is Asian, with 41.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Delta County, Colorado is Multiple, with 5.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.94%.

Delta County, Colorado Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.23%
High School15.69%
Some College12.57%
Bachelors or Greater8.58%

Delta County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.34%
Male Unemployed19.52%
Female Employed11.53%
Female Unemployed45.19%

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$47,968$63,782
Families$62,003$77,765
Married Families$72,538-
Non Families$27,098$35,747
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Income by Household Type

Delta County, Colorado Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

55.2%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Delta County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

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Delta County, Colorado Marital Status

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3,063

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War305
First Gulf War399
Vietnam1,534
Korea447
World War II44

Delta County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34163
35 to 54327
55 to 64493
65 to 741,070
75+1,010

Delta County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,97112.85%
Native American6628.45%
2+ Races264.11%
Hispanic922.90%

Delta County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Delta County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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8.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Delta County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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47.5%

Labor Force Participation

44.3%

Employment Rate

6.9%

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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52.89%

Born in Delta County, Colorado

95.53%

Native Born

4.47%

Foreign Born

2.23%

Non Citizen

2.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.53% of Delta County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 52.89% having been born in Colorado. 2.23% 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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