Delta County CO Information


Delta County Subdivisions

Delta County CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 31,001
Population in Households 30,449
Population in Familes 25,010
Population in Group Qrtrs 552
Population Density1 27
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 12,872
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 8,750
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,925 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,386 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,486 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,053 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $210,250
Average Home Value $241,964


Median Household Income $39,788
Average Household Income $55,448
Per Capita Income $23,292
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.03% -0.07%
Households 0.21% -0.01%
Families 0.18% -0.03%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   2.02%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Delta County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Delta County to the other 64 counties and county equivalents in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 18 73rd
Population Density1 # 19 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 35 47th
Median Household Income # 48 27th
Per Capita Income # 48 27th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.