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Population in 2012: 8,818 (88% urban, 12% rural). Population change since 2000: +37.8%
Males: 4,210  (47.7%)
Females: 4,608  (52.3%)

Median resident age:  38.0 years
Colorado median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 81416.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,724 (it was $27,415 in 2000)
Delta:

$40,724
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,975

Delta city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $163,478 (it was $93,500 in 2000)
Delta:

$163,478
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $170,137; Detached houses: $184,457; Townhouses or other attached units: $177,912; In 2-unit structures: $170,050; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $155,709; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $196,126; Mobile homes: $51,265; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $8,195

Median gross rent in 2012: $674.

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  • White alone - 6,094 (68.9%)
  • Hispanic - 2,478 (28.0%)
  • Two or more races - 117 (1.3%)
  • Black alone - 81 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 51 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 24 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Delta: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (19.5%), English (10.6%), Irish (9.5%), United States (5.4%), Scottish (3.4%), Swedish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 10/24/1882

Elevation: 4953 feet

Land area: 5.32 square miles.

Population density: 1,658 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Delta:

  • High school or higher: 82.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 11.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Delta city:

  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

709 residents are foreign born

This city:  8.0%
Colorado:  9.8%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Delta, Colorado as of November 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Delta to the number of sex offenders is 551 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $795 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $545 (0.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, CO (172.1 miles , pop. 144,126).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (176.5 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (424.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Orchard City, CO (2.6 miles ), Olathe, CO (3.2 miles ), Cedaredge, CO (3.6 miles ), Hotchkiss, CO (4.4 miles ), Montrose, CO (4.6 miles ), Crawford, CO (5.0 miles ), Whitewater-Kahnah Creek, CO (5.0 miles) , Paonia, CO (5.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $52,100
  • 1998: 29 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 1999: 32 buildings, average cost: $73,900
  • 2000: 51 buildings, average cost: $62,700
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $76,500
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $116,600
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $110,500
  • 2004: 26 buildings, average cost: $112,700
  • 2005: 60 buildings, average cost: $113,400
  • 2006: 107 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 2007: 89 buildings, average cost: $105,500
  • 2008: 33 buildings, average cost: $123,900
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $127,300
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $174,900
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $191,100
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $125,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 38.74 N, Longitude: 108.06 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +955 (+10.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,071 (57.3%)

Area code: 970

Delta household income distribution Delta home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Delta by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 01012100000
per 100,000 0.012.90.012.224.111.80.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 41337621013752
per 100,000 59.7167.238.185.672.423.6114.6141.975.555.122.5
Robberies 13612002315
per 100,000 14.938.676.212.224.10.00.021.832.411.056.2
Assaults 1358332540413229221812
per 100,000 193.9745.8419.0305.8482.6483.9366.6316.5237.3198.5135.0
Burglaries 59113556889517070614454
per 100,000 879.91453.0698.4831.71073.7601.9802.0764.0658.0485.1607.4
Thefts 158285244193205170239304306269255
per 100,000 2356.53664.73098.42360.62473.22006.42738.33318.13301.02965.82868.4
Auto thefts 926101118151613141011
per 100,000 134.2334.3127.0134.5217.2177.0183.3141.9151.0110.3123.7
Arson 467871555110
per 100,000 59.777.288.997.884.411.857.354.653.911.0112.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.0) 255.0589.3316.9318.0397.4273.1341.9377.1304.7246.0226.7

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Crime rate in Delta detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 20 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Colorado average:

2.23

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Delta, Colorado accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.9%
Colorado:

6.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Construction (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Delta-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/13/1994 at 06:01:23, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 41.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/27/2000 at 21:58:18, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.2 miles away from Delta center
On 11/7/2004 at 06:54:59, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 ML, Depth: 0.4 mi) earthquake occurred 57.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2001 at 22:38:54, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 21:48:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 67.7 miles away from Delta center
On 6/20/2002 at 22:17:04, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 36.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Delta County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Fires: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Chuck Cottier - Baseball player and coach.


Hospitals/medical centers in Delta:

  • DELTA MONTROSE HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 70 STAFFORD LANE #103)
  • HUMAN TOUCH HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCY INC DELTA (Home Health Center, 540 MAIN STREET #112)
  • DELTA COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Local, provides emergency services, 1501 E 3RD STREET)
  • DELTA CARE CTR (Nursing Home, 1102 GRAND AVE)
  • WILLOW TREE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 2050 SOUTH MAIN STREET)

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Airports and heliports located in Delta:


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Local government website: www.deltaco.org

College/University in Delta:

  • Delta Montrose Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 101; Location: 1765 US Hwy 50; Public; Website: www.dmtc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Delta:

  • Mesa State College (about 36 miles; Grand Junction, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,126)
  • Western State College of Colorado (about 64 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 102 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • San Juan College (about 137 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 3,028)
  • Adams State College (about 148 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,076)
  • Colorado School of Mines (about 168 miles; Golden, CO; FT enrollment: 4,383)
  • Red Rocks Community College (about 171 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 3,082)

Public high schools in Delta:

Public elementary/middle schools in Delta:

Private elementary/middle school in Delta:

  • DELTA SDA SCHOOL (Students: 4; Location: 762 MEEKER ST; Grades: 1 - 6)
See full list of schools located in Delta, School District: DELTA COUNTY 50(J)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Hawkins Field was changed with the FAA in June 2003 and is now called Westwinds Airpark. There are homes and hangars on the runway. Same ID (D17)

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Notable locations in Delta: Delta County Ambulance District (A), Delta Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Delta Cemetery (1), Memory Gardens Cemetery (2), Mesa View Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: Uncompahgre River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Delta County Historical Society (Museums; 251 Meeker Street), Fort Uncompahgre Living History Museum (205 Gunnison River Drive), Blonds Unique Travel Club (1432 Bluff Street).

Hotels: Four Seasons Lock Smithing LLC (577 Ash Mesa Road), Four Seasons River Inn & RV Park (676 Highway 50), Comfort Inn Delta (180 Gunnison River Drive), El-D-Rado Motel (702 Main Street), Best Western Sundance (903 Main Street).

Court: Colorado State Government - Courts- Delta County Combined Court (501 Palmer Street).

 
Delta County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 25.2. This is better than average.
City:

25.2
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 27.2. This is worse than average. There were 23 monitors within city limits.
City:

27.2
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 7.08. This is significantly better than average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
City:

7.08
U.S.:

11.24

Drinking water stations with addresses in Delta and their reported violations in the past:

DELTA CITY OF (Population served: 7900, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
VISITOR CENTER (Address: 2250 HWY 50 , Population served: 49, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
SUNSHINE CG (Address: 2250 HWY 50 , Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
SILVER JACK CG (Address: 2250 HWY 50 , Population served: 36, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2001), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-14-2001)
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Delta that have no violations reported:

  • ONE MILE CG (Population served: 86, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROSY LANE CG (Population served: 55, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PITKIN CG (Population served: 31, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.5%
(13.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 30.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.1% for American Indian residents, 4.8% for other race residents, 17.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.2%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.7%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Delta, CO

People in group quarters in Delta in 2010:

  • 48 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 42 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 40 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Delta in 2000:

  • 44 people in nursing homes
  • 31 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 22 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Delta compared to Colorado state average:

Delta, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Banks with branches in Delta (2011 data):

  • Alpine Bank: Delta Branch at 1660 State Highway 92, branch established on 2007/11/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,256.5 mil, Deposits: $1,918.7 mil, headquarters in Glenwood Springs, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices, Holding Company: Alpine Banks Of Colorado
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Delta Branch at 488 Highway 92, branch established on 1993/08/16. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • First Colorado National Bank: First National Bank, Delta - Paonia at 150 Gunnison River Drive, branch established on 2002/11/01. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $47.0 mil, Deposits: $38.5 mil, headquarters in Paonia, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First Colorado Financial Corp.
  • Bank of Colorado: Delta Branch at 145 West 4th Street, branch established on 1999/02/16. Info updated 2006/09/15: Bank assets: $2,140.7 mil, Deposits: $1,783.1 mil, headquarters in Fort Collins, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 40 total offices, Holding Company: Pinnacle Bancorp, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Delta Branch at 500 Palmer Street, branch established on 1964/05/18. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • MontroseBank: N. Grand Avenue Branch at 1443 Mesa View Drive, branch established on 2002/09/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $221.4 mil, Deposits: $198.1 mil, headquarters in Montrose, CO, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First Mountain Company
  • Bank of the West: Delta Branch at 402 Main Street, branch established on 1909/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Academy Bank, National Association: Delta Branch at 37 Stafford Lane, branch established on 2007/06/06. Info updated 2008/06/10: Bank assets: $282.1 mil, Deposits: $218.0 mil, headquarters in Colorado Springs, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 54 total offices, Holding Company: Dickinson Financial Corporation Ii

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Delta, Colorado:

  • Riverwood Inn, 677 Hwy 50 N, Delta, CO 81416 , Phone: (970) 874-5787
  • Best Western Sundance, 903 Main St, Delta, CO 81416 , Phone: (970) 874-9781, Fax: (970) 874-5440
  • Comfort Inn-delta, 180 Gunnison River Dr, Delta, CO 81416 , Phone: (970) 874-1000
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Delta, Colorado

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Delta travel time to work - commute


Delta mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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Religion statistics for Delta city (based on Delta County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.02%
Here36.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents27.5%13.1%10.5%9.4%8.0%
Congregations7.4%5.6%7.4%9.3%5.6%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChristian Churches and Churches of ChristSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents5.2%4.1%3.1%2.7%16.5%
Congregations5.6%3.7%5.6%3.7%46.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Delta County:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Delta County:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Delta County:

4.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Here:

10.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.8%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Delta County:

19.7%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.2%
State:

9.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$21,226$42,4520$0
Other Government Administration 6$29,606$59,2120$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$3,100
Police Protection - Officers 10$62,211$74,6530$0
Police - Other 4$10,709$32,1270$0
Streets and Highways 6$19,663$39,3260$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,376$40,5120$0
Sewerage 4$25,344$76,0320$0
Parks and Recreation 12$23,296$23,29671$57,059
Natural Resources 5$23,130$55,5122$1,271
Water Supply 8$29,986$44,9790$0
Electric Power 8$29,586$44,3790$0
Other and Unallocable 2$8,564$51,3840$0
Totals for Government 72$286,697$47,78374$61,430

Delta government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $4,029,000 ($456.91)
    Parks & Recreation: $830,000 ($94.13)
  • Current Operations - Parks & Recreation: $3,157,000 ($358.02)
    Electric Utilities: $2,323,000 ($263.44)
    Water Utilities: $1,466,000 ($166.25)
    Police Protection: $1,193,000 ($135.29)
    Sewerage: $1,069,000 ($121.23)
    Central Staff Services: $623,000 ($70.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $396,000 ($44.91)
    Regular Highways: $376,000 ($42.64)
    Financial Administration: $354,000 ($40.15)
    General Public Buildings: $93,000 ($10.55)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $44,000 ($4.99)
    Housing & Community Development: $36,000 ($4.08)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $568,000 ($64.41)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $7,000 ($0.79)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,679,000 ($190.41)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($0.57)

Delta government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $868,000 ($98.44)
    Parks & Recreation: $867,000 ($98.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $448,000 ($50.81)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,107,000 ($125.54)
    Public Welfare: $33,000 ($3.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $125,000 ($14.18)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $349,000 ($39.58)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $3,390,000 ($384.44)
    Water Utilities: $1,303,000 ($147.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $342,000 ($38.78)
    General Support: $126,000 ($14.29)
    Highways: $112,000 ($12.70)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $2,781,000 ($315.38)
    Motor Vehicle License: $23,000 ($2.61)
    Tobacco Sales: $0 ($0.00)

Delta government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $143,000 ($16.22)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $10,819,000 ($1226.92)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,920,000 ($444.55)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $6,899,000 ($782.38)
    Water Utilities: $143,000 ($16.22)

Delta government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,988,000 ($565.66)

8.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,837 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.75%
Colorado average:

10.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Montrose County, CO  1.18% ($32,333 average AGI)
from Mesa County, CO  0.93% ($29,933)
from Jefferson County, CO  0.37% ($80,556)


7.60% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,640 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.60%
Colorado average:

10.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Mesa County, CO  1.48% ($33,014 average AGI)
to Montrose County, CO  0.97% ($28,086)
to Jefferson County, CO  0.24% ($28,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Delta:

  • KDTA (1400 AM; 1 kW; DELTA, CO; Owner: MONUMENT MEDIA LLC)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUBC (580 AM; 5 kW; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Delta:

  • KDEA-LP (99.1 FM; DELTA, CO; Owner: COLORADO, STATE OF, TELECOM SERVS)
  • KKNN (95.1 FM; DELTA, CO; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K256AD (99.1 FM; PALISADE, CO; Owner: NORTH FORK VALLEY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • K205CK (88.9 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K214CA (90.7 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KSTR-FM (96.1 FM; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: LEGGETT BROADCASTING, INC)
  • K210CE (89.9 FM; MESA, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KPRU (103.3 FM; DELTA, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO INC)
  • KVMT (89.1 FM; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: NORTH FORK VALLEY PUBLIC RADIO, INC)
  • KRYD (104.9 FM; NORWOOD, CO; Owner: ROCKY III INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • KWGL (105.7 FM; OURAY, CO; Owner: WS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KPRH (88.3 FM; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO INC)
  • KKXK (94.1 FM; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KBNG (103.7 FM; RIDGWAY, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KZKS (105.3 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KDNK (90.5 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: CARBONDALE COMM. ACCESS RADIO, INC.)
  • KJYE (92.3 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K247AD (97.3 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR)
  • KLXV (91.9 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KRVG (95.5 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Delta:

  • K52BC (Channel 52; DELTA, ETC., CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K02GJ (Channel 2; DELTA, ETC., CO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • K12HV (Channel 12; DELTA, ETC., CO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Delta, Colorado:
  • Fatal accident count: 13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 25
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 34
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Colorado average:
  • Fatal accident count: 147
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 228
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 66
  • Fatalities: 158
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 391
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26

See more detailed statistics of Delta fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 15 meters (49ft)
Total average daily traffic: 12,952
Total average daily truck traffic: 861
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 17,689

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Delta)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Delta, CO)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Delta)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 29 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Delta)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 1


Most common first names in Delta, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8879.4 years
Robert8772.0 years
Mary8180.5 years
William7778.3 years
James7174.2 years
Charles6277.0 years
George4776.4 years
Margaret3683.9 years
Joseph3277.6 years
Ruth3180.3 years
Most common last names in Delta, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6080.1 years
Davis3781.7 years
Jones2771.0 years
Brown2478.6 years
Anderson2379.4 years
Johnson2284.4 years
Williams2280.1 years
White2173.3 years
Roberts2073.0 years
Wilson2079.0 years
Businesses in Delta, CO
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2MasterBrand Cabinets2
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1Rodeway Inn1
Big O Tires1SONIC Drive-In1
Comfort Inn1Sears1
Curves1Subway2
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul2
FedEx4UPS3
GNC1Vons1
H&R Block1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
Kroger1
Browse common businesses in Delta, CO


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  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Personal appearance workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest differences between daily high and daily low temperatures (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #64 (81416) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Estonian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Levi Mcleod (3)
  • Charles Kelly Cox (2)
  • Brian Wade Johnson (1)
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  • David Robert Loveland (1)

Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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