Delta County, Texas Population 2021

Delta County, Texas's estimated population is 5,329 with a growth rate of -0.02% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Delta County, Texas is the 203rd largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 5,242 and has seen a growth of 1.66% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20215,329-1-0.02%
20205,330-1-0.02%
20195,331-1-0.02%
20185,332561.06%
20175,2761292.51%
20165,147-12-0.23%
20155,159170.33%
20145,142220.43%
20135,120-122-2.33%
20125,242951.85%
20115,147-95-1.81%
20105,2423857.93%
19904,857180.37%
19804,839-88-1.79%
19704,927-933-15.92%
19605,860-3,104-34.63%
19508,964-3,894-30.28%
194012,858-280-2.13%
193013,138-2,749-17.30%
192015,8871,3219.07%
191014,566-683-4.48%
190015,2496,13267.26%
18909,1173,52062.89%
18805,5970.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.02%
County Website
State
Founded
1870
County Seat
2010 Population
5,242
Growth Since 2010
1.66%
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Delta County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,59487.52%
Black or African American4618.78%
Two or More Races1052.00%
Some Other Race571.09%
Asian280.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.08%
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Delta County, Texas Population by Race

Delta County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Delta County, Texas Median Age

44.3


Total

44.3


Male

44.2


Female

Delta County, Texas Adults

There are 4,027 adults, (1,056 of whom are seniors) in Delta County, Texas.

Delta County, Texas Age Dependency

76.7

Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Delta County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

2,761

52.60%

Male

2,488

47.40%

Delta County, Texas Population by Age

Delta County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Delta County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.4%14.6%
Male84.9%15.1%
All78.2%21.8%
Non Family71.4%28.6%
Female52.6%47.4%

78.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Delta County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9992.5978.2
Married1,1533.0285.4
Non Family5831.1371.4
Female1904.3752.6
Male732.8884.9

3.13

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Delta County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1353.75%
9th to 12th Grade3068.49%
High School Graduate1,15332.00%
Some College85523.73%
Associates Degree2496.91%
Bachelors Degree56015.54%
Graduate Degree3459.58%
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Delta County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Delta County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,0702,733853
Black284245
Hispanic19513029
Other Race573714
Asian282819
2+ Races1818
Native American444

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Delta County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,865$45,962$30,550
Less Than 9th Grade$16,667$$
High School Graduate$23,667$33,882$
Some College$35,288$45,721$29,063
Bachelors Degree$51,731$72,438$45,907
Graduate Degree$52,008$119,861$50,417

$36,865

Average Earnings

$45,962

Average Male

$30,550

Average Female

Delta County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Delta County, Texas Language by Age

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Delta County, Texas Language

95.58% of Delta County, Texas residents speak only English, while 4.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.84% of the population.

Delta County, Texas Language

Delta County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,19271617.08%
Black45126057.65%
Hispanic3996015.04%
Multiple10532.86%

20.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.24%

Male Poverty Rate

22.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Delta County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Delta County, Texas is Black, with 57.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Delta County, Texas is Multiple, with 2.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.66%.

Delta County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.35%
High School21.24%
Some College17.17%
Bachelors or Greater0.44%

Delta County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed84.62%
Male Unemployed44.44%
Male Employed9.12%
Female Employed7.87%

Delta County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Delta County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,038$70,369
Families$61,889$82,290
Married Families$73,780-
Non Families$30,398$40,206
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Income by Household Type

Delta County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.2%

Male Marriage Rate

58.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Delta County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Delta County, Texas 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 45-54.

Delta County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Delta County, Texas Marital Status

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419

Number of Veterans

345

Male Veterans

74

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam193
Korea72
First Gulf War69
Second Gulf War27
World War II13

Delta County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+128
65 to 74120
35 to 5488
55 to 6483
18 to 34

Delta County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White38610.89%
Black267.78%
2+ Races711.86%

Delta County, Texas Veterans by Race

Delta County, Texas Veterans by Education

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12.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Delta County, Texas Veterans by Education

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54.2%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Delta County, Texas Employment by Age

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Delta County, Texas Employment by Race

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Delta County, Texas 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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76.66%

Born in Delta County, Texas

98.69%

Native Born

1.31%

Foreign Born

0.23%

Non Citizen

1.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.69% of Delta County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 76.66% having been born in Texas. 0.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Delta County, Texas 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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