Delta County, Texas Population 2024

5,544

Delta County, Texas's estimated 2024 population is 5,544 with a growth rate of 1.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Delta County, Texas is the 196th largest county in Texas. The 2010 population was 5,242 and has seen a growth of 5.76% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,889691.19%
20285,820691.2%
20275,751691.21%
20265,682691.23%
20255,613691.24%
20245,544691.26%
20235,475691.28%
20225,406691.29%
20215,3371152.2%
20205,222-105-1.97%
20195,327160.3%
20185,311430.82%
20175,2681372.67%
20165,131-23-0.45%
20155,154170.33%
20145,137200.39%
20135,117-123-2.35%
20125,240951.85%
20115,145-97-1.85%
20105,242
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%
193013,138-2,749-17.3%
192015,8871,3219.07%
191014,566-683-4.48%
190015,2496,13267.26%
18909,1173,52062.89%
18805,597-292-4.96%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.26% (69)
County Website
Delta County
State
Texas
County Seat
2010 Population
5,242
Area
257 mi²
Density
22 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
5.76% (302)
Founded
1870

Delta County, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,37082.8%
Black or African American4628.75%
Two or more races3666.93%
Other race611.16%
Asian190.36%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Delta County, Texas Population by Race

Delta County, Texas Population Pyramid 2024

Delta County, Texas Median Age

40.6

Total

43.6

Male

38

Female

Delta County, Texas Adults

There are 4,082 adults, (1,072 of whom are seniors) in Delta County, Texas.

Delta County, Texas Age Dependency

75.3

Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Delta County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female2,87254.41%
Male2,40645.59%

Delta County, Texas Population by Age

Delta County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,1062.4880.319.7
Married1,2592.9191.88.2
Non Family5461.275.124.9
Female1623.1231.568.5
Male1392.7953.246.8
showing: 5 rows

2.82

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

80.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

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

Delta County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 53.49%.

Delta County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,936

Average Earnings

$43,209

Average Male

$45,521

Average Female

Delta County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Delta County, Texas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Delta County, Texas Language

97.18% of Delta County, Texas residents speak only English, while 2.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.44% of the population.

Delta County, Texas Language

Delta County, Texas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,05459214.6%
Black45710122.1%
Hispanic496275.44%
Multiple366123.28%
Other611016.39%
Asian19421.05%
showing: 6 rows

14.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.86%

Male Poverty Rate

15.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Delta County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Delta County, Texas is Black, with 22.1% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Delta County, Texas is Multiple, with 3.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.87%.

Delta County, Texas Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.55%
High School15.63%
Some College11.06%
Bachelors or Greater1.9%
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Delta County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed11.64%
Male Employed8.08%
Female Employed6.53%
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Delta County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Delta County, Texas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Delta County, Texas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

62.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.6%

Male Marriage Rate

57.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Delta County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Delta County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Delta County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Delta County, Texas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

313

Number of Veterans

274

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

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Delta County, Texas Veterans by War

count

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Delta County, Texas Veterans by Age

count

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Delta County, Texas Veterans by Race

Delta County, Texas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Delta County, Texas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59%

Labor Force Participation

55.3%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Delta County, Texas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Delta County, Texas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Delta County, Texas 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

84.6%

Born in Delta County, Texas

98.67%

Native Born

1.33%

Foreign Born

0.63%

Non Citizen

0.7%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.67% of Delta County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 84.6% having been born in Texas. 0.63% 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

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