Delta County, Colorado Population 2024

32,040

Delta County, Colorado's estimated 2024 population is 32,040 with a growth rate of 0.69% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Delta County, Colorado is the 17th largest county in Colorado. The 2010 population was 30,858 and has seen a growth of 3.83% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202933,1352190.67%
202832,9162190.67%
202732,6972190.67%
202632,4782190.68%
202532,2592190.68%
202432,0402190.69%
202331,8212190.69%
202231,6022190.7%
202131,3833321.07%
202031,051300.1%
201931,0211860.6%
201830,8353191.05%
201730,5161640.54%
201630,3524271.43%
201529,925-48-0.16%
201429,973-376-1.24%
201330,349-124-0.41%
201230,473750.25%
201130,398-460-1.49%
201030,858
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%
18902,534-30,601-92.35%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.69% (219)
County Website
Delta County
County Seat
2010 Population
30,858
Area
1142 mi²
Density
28 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
3.83% (1,182)
Founded
February 11, 1883

Delta County, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White27,47888.15%
Two or more races2,4287.79%
Other race6412.06%
Native American2410.77%
Asian1950.63%
Black or African American1900.61%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Delta County, Colorado Population by Race

Delta County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2024

Delta County, Colorado Median Age

47.8

Total

45.6

Male

50.1

Female

Delta County, Colorado Adults

There are 25,068 adults, (8,391 of whom are seniors) in Delta County, Colorado.

Delta County, Colorado Age Dependency

86.9

Age Dependency Ratio

50.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Delta County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female15,53149.82%
Male15,64250.18%

Delta County, Colorado Population by Age

Delta County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All12,2632.4576.123.9
Married5,9033.0689.210.8
Non Family4,6681.2364.335.7
Female1,2093.6659.840.2
Male4833.6470.429.6
showing: 5 rows

3.14

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

76.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Delta County, Colorado 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 County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Delta County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.51%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40%.

Delta County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,549

Average Earnings

$48,289

Average Male

$31,135

Average Female

Delta County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Delta County, Colorado Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Delta County, Colorado Language

91.46% of Delta County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 8.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.56% of the population.

Delta County, Colorado Language

Delta County, Colorado Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White24,1833,35213.86%
Hispanic4,4971,03022.9%
Multiple2,23244419.89%
Asian1942211.34%
Native1972211.17%
Other622213.38%
Black9833.06%
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15.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.38%

Male Poverty Rate

16.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Delta County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Delta County, Colorado is Hispanic, with 22.9% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Delta County, Colorado is Black, with 3.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.37%.

Delta County, Colorado Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.21%
High School14%
Some College10.03%
Bachelors or Greater8.55%
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Delta County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed26.8%
Male Unemployed20.38%
Female Employed9.31%
Male Employed7.47%
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Delta County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Delta County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Delta County, Colorado Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Delta County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Delta County, Colorado Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Delta County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Delta County, Colorado Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,727

Number of Veterans

2,526

Male Veterans

201

Female Veterans

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Delta County, Colorado Veterans by War

count

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Delta County, Colorado Veterans by Age

count

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Delta County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Delta County, Colorado Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Delta County, Colorado Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.6%

Labor Force Participation

47.4%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Delta County, Colorado Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Delta County, Colorado Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Delta County, Colorado 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

52.19%

Born in Delta County, Colorado

95.83%

Native Born

4.17%

Foreign Born

1.75%

Non Citizen

2.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.83% of Delta County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 52.19% having been born in Colorado. 1.75% 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

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