Delta County, Michigan Population 2020

Delta County, Michigan's estimated population is 35,779 with a growth rate of -0.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Delta County, Michigan is the 44th largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202035,779-39-0.11%
201935,818-39-0.11%
201835,857-39-0.11%
201735,896-304-0.84%
201636,200-217-0.60%
201536,417-164-0.45%
201436,581-221-0.60%
201336,802-33-0.09%
201236,835-106-0.29%
201136,941-108-0.29%
201037,049-731-1.93%
199037,780-1,167-3.00%
198038,9473,0238.41%
197035,9241,6264.74%
196034,2981,3854.21%
195032,913-1,124-3.30%
194034,0371,7575.44%
193032,2801,3714.44%
192030,9098012.66%
191030,1086,22726.08%
190023,8818,55155.78%
189015,3308,518125.04%
18806,8124,270167.98%
18702,5421,370116.89%
18601,1720.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.11%
County Website
Founded
created March 9, 1843 organized 1861[1]
County Seat

Delta County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White33,95793.83%
Two or More Races1,2313.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native6881.90%
Asian1530.42%
Black or African American1060.29%
Some Other Race480.13%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.02%

Delta County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2020

Delta County, Michigan Median Age

47


Total

46.2


Male

48.2


Female

Delta County, Michigan Adults

There are 28,899 adults, (8,209 of whom are seniors) in Delta County, Michigan.

Delta County, Michigan Age Dependency

74.9

Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Delta County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

18,192

50.27%

Male

17,998

49.73%

Delta County, Michigan Households and Families

Delta County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Delta County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.7%6.3%
All79.5%20.5%
Female68.1%31.9%
Male65.8%34.2%
Non Family65.3%34.7%

79.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,9492.2379.5
Married7,7702.7893.7
Non Family5,8121.1865.3
Female1,5982.9868.1
Male7693.0965.8

2.76

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Delta County, Michigan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5552.10%
9th to 12th Grade1,0483.97%
High School Graduate8,80733.34%
Some College6,73025.48%
Associates Degree3,59613.62%
Bachelors Degree3,87314.66%
Graduate Degree1,8036.83%

Delta County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White25,00223,5525,476
Multiple Races58150759
Native American41940884
Hispanic26122447
Asian1228517
Black71667
Other Race21218
Islander322

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 66.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,713$42,666$25,535
Less Than High School$14,766$17,500$14,458
High School Grad$29,235$36,967$20,703
Some College$27,710$41,557$21,317
Bachelors Degree$44,657$56,058$36,542
Graduate Degree$60,188$67,031$51,820

$31,713

Average Earnings

$42,666

Average Male

$25,535

Average Female

Delta County, Michigan Language

Delta County, Michigan Language by Age

Delta County, Michigan Language

98.01% of Delta County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 1.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.81% of the population.

Delta County, Michigan Poverty

Delta County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White33,2564,19812.62%
Multiple1,21036730.33%
Asian1465537.67%
Hispanic4615111.06%
Native658314.71%
Black563155.36%
Other481327.08%

13.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.65%

Male Poverty Rate

13.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Delta County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Delta County, Michigan is Black, with 55.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Delta County, Michigan is Native, with 4.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.03%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.33%
High School13.57%
Some College12.39%
Bachelors or Greater3.85%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed32.62%
Female Unemployed13.55%
Female Employed9.18%
Male Employed5.35%

Delta County, Michigan Income

Delta County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,490$60,245
Families$57,987$71,764
Married Families$68,580-
Non Families$24,930$37,905

Delta County, Michigan Marital Status

Delta County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

53.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Delta County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Delta County, Michigan 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 55-64.

Delta County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Delta County, Michigan Veterans

3,051

Number of Veterans

2,905

Male Veterans

146

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,308
First Gulf War567
Korea380
Second Gulf War250
World War II123
Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,018
75+932
35 to 54637
55 to 64394
18 to 3470
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,91710.64%
2 or More8311.82%
Indian387.74%
Hispanic3513.01%
Other1356.52%

$Delta County, Michigan Veterans by Education

7.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Delta County, Michigan Employment Status

55.5%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Delta County, Michigan Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

80.26%

Born in Michigan

98.75%

Native Born

1.25%

Foreign Born

0.44%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.75% of Delta County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 80.26% having been born in Michigan. 0.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

  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