Delta County CO Information


Delta County Subdivisions

Delta County CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 30,485
Daytime Population: Workers 11,269
Daytime Population: Residents 17,198
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 28,467
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 29,788
Population in Familes 24,444
Population in Group Qrtrs 697
Population Density2 27
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $40,395
Average Household Income $57,616
Per Capita Income $23,944


Total Housing Units 14,572 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,090 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,396 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,086 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $212,500
Average Home Value $241,106


Total Households 12,486
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 8,469
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.21% -0.44%
Households -0.24% -0.47%
Families -0.29% -0.51%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   2.43%


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, 2017 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 # 19 72nd
Population Density # 19 72nd
Diversity Index # 33 50th
Median Household Income # 46 30th
Per Capita Income # 45 31st

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