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Delta County, Colorado (CO)

County population in 2021: 31,616 (37% urban, 63% rural); it was 27,834 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,740
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,829
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,566
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,134 (it was 2,492 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

34%

Land area: 1142 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 28 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Delta County: 94.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.5%), Retail trade (12.5%), Construction (10.5%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 71%
  • Government: 15%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 14%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Delta County, CO (2021)
    • 24,67878.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4,95615.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 7952.5%Two or more races
    • 3701.2%Some other race alone
    • 2890.9%Asian alone
    • 2360.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1030.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

48.2 years
Colorado median age:

37.6 years
Males: 15,918  (50.3%)
Females: 15,698  (49.7%)
Average household size:
Delta County:

2.0 people
Colorado:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2021: $53,140 ($32,785 in 1999)
This county:

$53,140
Colorado:

$82,254

Median contract rent in 2021 for apartments: $674 (lower quartile is $551, upper quartile is $945)
This county:

$674
State:

$1378


Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $314,788 (it was $116,000 in 2000)
Delta:

$314,788
Colorado:

$466,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $201,259 - $437,543
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,320
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $433

Institutionalized population: 650

Crime in 2021 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 41
  • Thefts: 103
  • Auto thefts: 16

Crime in 2020 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 80
  • Thefts: 122
  • Auto thefts: 20
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 98 buildings, average cost: $200,500
  • 2020: 57 buildings, average cost: $202,400
  • 2019: 60 buildings, average cost: $196,500
  • 2018: 48 buildings, average cost: $173,900
  • 2017: 46 buildings, average cost: $193,900
  • 2016: 15 buildings, average cost: $154,700
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $168,500
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2013: 13 buildings, average cost: $142,000
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $216,600
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $176,700
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2008: 45 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2007: 114 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 2006: 146 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2005: 110 buildings, average cost: $128,600
  • 2004: 74 buildings, average cost: $121,300
  • 2003: 58 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2002: 36 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 2001: 24 buildings, average cost: $110,600
  • 2000: 92 buildings, average cost: $77,300
  • 1999: 51 buildings, average cost: $93,600
  • 1998: 57 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 1997: 35 buildings, average cost: $76,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Delta, CO residents
Average permit cost in Delta, CO
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $976 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $901 (0.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Delta, CO in 2021
Distribution of house value in Delta, CO in 2021
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Delta, CO in 2021
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 17.1%
Delta County:

17.1%
Colorado:

9.7%
(15.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.6% for Black residents, 29.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.4% for American Indian residents, 20.4% for other race residents, 9.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2021: 48.2 years old
(Males: 45.9 years old, Females: 50.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 53.3 years old, Black residents: 29.4 years old, American Indian residents: 43.8 years old, Asian residents: 42.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31.0 years old, Other race residents: 28.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Delta County is $487 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $574 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $788 a month.

Cities in this county include: Delta, Orchard City, Cedaredge, Paonia, Hotchkiss, Crawford.

Delta County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Neighboring counties: Bracken County, Kentucky , Mason County, West Virginia , Nevada County, California , Hocking County, Ohio , Moniteau County, Missouri , Prince William County, Virginia , Shawnee County, Kansas .

Unemployment in March 2023:
Here:

3.6%
Colorado:

2.7%

Unemployment by year in Delta, CO
County total employment by year in Delta, CO
County average yearly wages by year in Delta, CO

Current college students: 538
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,545 (51.6% naturalized citizens)

Delta County:

4.9%
Whole state:

9.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2152010 or later
  • 2912000 to 2009
  • 4651990 to 1999
  • 2241980 to 1989
  • 1071970 to 1979
  • 225Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 78.6%

Delta County marital status for males Delta County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,414
  • One, attached: 251
  • Two: 261
  • 3 or 4: 407
  • 5 to 9: 239
  • 10 to 19: 80
  • 20 to 49: 55
  • 50 or more: 20
  • Mobile homes: 2,246
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 148

Housing units in Delta County with a mortgage: 4,898 (287 second mortgage, 18 home equity loan, 243 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 45

Here:

8.2% with mortgage
State:

98.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Delta County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,23836
Catholic3,6304
Other1,6769
Mainline Protestant1,61511
Orthodox961
None19,697-
Delta County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Delta County:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This 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.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 31
This county:

10.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Delta County:

6.8%
Colorado:

5.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Delta County:

19.7%
State:

18.4%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.2%
State:

9.6%

Agriculture in Delta County:

Average size of farms: 247 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $36,761
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $414.13
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 63.12%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $34,682
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 13.26%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 91.14%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $63,553
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.50%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.49
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 5.07%
Corn for grain: 2887 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 351 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,016 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 2,521 acres

Earthquake activity:

Delta County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 1272% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 422.2 miles away from Delta County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 523.4 miles away from the county center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 474.9 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 326.5 miles away from the county center
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 576.0 miles away from Delta County center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 3/18/2020 at 13:09:31, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 7.4 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 258.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Colorado Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4498, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Colorado Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3224: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3224, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Colorado McGruder Fire, Incident Period: July 03, 2004 to July 11, 2004, Fire Management Assistance Declared: July 03, 2004, FEMA Id: 2526, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Colorado Wildfires, Incident Period: April 23, 2002 to August 06, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1421: June 19, 2002, FEMA Id: 1421, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Colorado SEVERE STORMS, MUDSLIDES, LANDSLIDES, FLOODING, Incident Period: July 27, 1984, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-719: July 27, 1984, FEMA Id: 719, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Colorado Drought, Incident Period: January 29, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3025: January 29, 1977, FEMA Id: 3025, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Colorado FLOODING, LANDSLIDES, Incident Period: July 06, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-396: July 06, 1973, FEMA Id: 396, Natural disaster type: Landslide, Flood
  • Colorado Heavy Rains, Flooding, Incident Period: September 22, 1970, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-293: September 22, 1970, FEMA Id: 293, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain

The number of natural disasters in Delta County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Delta

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,006 (60.6%)
  • Carpooled: 895 (9.0%)
  • Bus: 22 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 30 (0.3%)
  • Bicycle: 48 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 336 (3.4%)
  • Worked at home: 2,877 (29.0%)
Class of Workers in 2021
Most common industries in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2021


  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2021


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (49%)
  • Thailand (8%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • England (3%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Delta County


  • English (15%)
  • American (13%)
  • German (12%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • European (3%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Swedish (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Delta County, Colorado in 2010:

  • 459 people in state prisons
  • 134 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 48 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 40 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 17 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Delta County, Colorado in 2000:

  • 467 people in state prisons
  • 168 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 115 people in nursing homes
  • 99 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 31 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 21 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 8 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $54,303.

9.75% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($57,395 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.75%
Colorado average:

11.28%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.18% relocated from other counties in Colorado ($32,986 average AGI)
3.57% relocated from other states ($24,410 average AGI)
Delta County:

3.57%
Colorado average:

5.04%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Montrose County, CO  1.35% ($36,411 average AGI)
from Mesa County, CO  1.26% ($40,862)
from Jefferson County, CO  0.49% ($78,169)
from Garfield County, CO  0.33% ($28,700)
from Denver County, CO  0.31% ($58,811)
from El Paso County, CO  0.23% ($50,857)
from Boulder County, CO  0.22% ($69,154)


7.18% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($42,646 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.18%
Colorado average:

11.05%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.80% relocated to other counties in Colorado ($22,589 average AGI)
3.38% relocated to other states ($20,058 average AGI)
Delta County:

3.38%
Colorado average:

4.80%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Montrose County, CO  1.21% ($41,817 average AGI)
to Mesa County, CO  1.09% ($42,797)

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 12.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Delta County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Delta County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Delta County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Delta County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Delta County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Delta County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Delta County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,548 (5,803 aged, 745 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,068 (16%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Delta County, Colorado in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (453)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (429)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (392)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (365)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (191)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (179)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (117)
  • Unspecified dementia (111)
  • Congestive heart failure (55)
  • Atrial fibrillation and flutter (11)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 187.6. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 123.4
  • Other - 64.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 31,616
  • Male householders: 5,874 (1,815 living alone), Female householders: 6,750 (2,198 living alone)
  • 6,144 spouses (6,060 opposite-sex spouses), 513 unmarried partners, (504 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 7,250 children (6,608 natural, 200 adopted, 430 stepchildren), 941 grandchildren, 575 brothers or sisters, 483 parents, 34 foster children, 702 other relatives, 1,015 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,289

Size of family households: 4,488 2-persons, 1,116 3-persons, 1,105 4-persons, 839 5-persons, 165 6-persons, 74 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,020 1-person, 749 2-persons, 44 3-persons, 15 4-persons.

3,878 married couples with children.
980 single-parent households (269 men, 711 women).

90.8% of residents of Delta speak English at home.
7.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English well).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (74% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $173,179,000 ($5,816 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,736,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $88,151,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $37,364,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $922,000
Federal grants: $31,529,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,333,000 ($1,698,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $11,880,000 ($66,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,255,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $33,537,000
Federal Government insurance: $8,542,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,660
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

76 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,681
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

32 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +374
Here:

+12 per 1000 residents
State:

+24 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,795
Here:

+60 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Delta County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.21 millions of gallons per day (20% from ground, 80% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.0

Year house built in Delta County, Colorado
  • Year house built in Delta County, Colorado
  • 202020 or later
  • 7562010 to 2019
  • 2,8862000 to 2009
  • 2,3151990 to 1999
  • 1,5641980 to 1989
  • 2,8091970 to 1979
  • 8181960 to 1969
  • 7451950 to 1959
  • 4851940 to 1949
  • 2,4591939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Delta County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Delta County, Colorado
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Delta County, Colorado
  • 241 room
  • 722 rooms
  • 2543 rooms
  • 7734 rooms
  • 1,9775 rooms
  • 2,8626 rooms
  • 1,2437 rooms
  • 8328 rooms
  • 1,3579+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Delta County, Colorado
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Delta County, Colorado
  • 1671 room
  • 812 rooms
  • 3173 rooms
  • 9124 rooms
  • 7845 rooms
  • 4626 rooms
  • 2467 rooms
  • 1168 rooms
  • 1299+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Delta County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Delta County, Colorado
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Delta County, Colorado
  • 25no bedroom
  • 3121 bedroom
  • 1,7582 bedrooms
  • 5,0773 bedrooms
  • 1,7754 bedrooms
  • 4245+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Delta County, Colorado
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Delta County, Colorado
  • 168no bedroom
  • 5541 bedroom
  • 1,1712 bedrooms
  • 9593 bedrooms
  • 3774 bedrooms
  • 205+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Delta County, Colorado in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Delta County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Delta County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 211no vehicle
  • 1,9871 vehicle
  • 3,3572 vehicles
  • 2,4063 vehicles
  • 1,0104 vehicles
  • 3815+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Delta County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Delta County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 369no vehicle
  • 1,3301 vehicle
  • 1,0012 vehicles
  • 3713 vehicles
  • 444 vehicles
  • 1445+ vehicles

88.7% of Delta County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 61% lived in Colorado.

Delta County:

88.7%
State average:

82.7%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 16,472
  • Other state: 13,216
  • Northeast: 1,332
  • Midwest: 3,761
  • South: 2,421
  • West: 5,731
Year householders moved into unit in Delta County, CO
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Delta County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 46.8%Utility gas
  • 17.4%Electricity
  • 17.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.4%Wood
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 1.2%Solar energy
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 50.0%Utility gas
  • 22.4%Electricity
  • 17.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.3%Wood
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Coal or coke
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 325
Here:

11.0%
Colorado:

11.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 148
Here:

8.7%
Colorado:

8.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 111
Here:

21.0%
Colorado:

13.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Delta County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $2,198,000
    Other: $1,981,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,493,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,019,000
    Air Transportation: $20,000
    Air Transportation: $14,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $5,599,000
    General - Other: $1,017,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $4,383,000
    Regular Highways: $4,002,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,999,000
    Regular Highways: $3,931,000
    Police Protection: $3,513,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,125,000
    Police Protection: $2,989,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,981,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,962,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,898,000
    Financial Administration: $1,813,000
    Financial Administration: $1,502,000
    Health - Other: $1,277,000
    Health - Other: $1,275,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,094,000
    Solid Waste Management: $956,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $944,000
    Solid Waste Management: $893,000
    General Public Buildings: $552,000
    General Public Buildings: $527,000
    Parks and Recreation: $229,000
    Housing and Community Development: $125,000
    Housing and Community Development: $121,000
    Libraries: $88,000
    Libraries: $88,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $86,000
    General - Other: $85,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $83,000
    Air Transportation: $80,000
    Air Transportation: $76,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $909,000
    General Local Government Support: $710,000
    Health and Hospitals: $414,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $99,000
    Interest on Debt: $69,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $154,000
    Health and Hospitals: $139,000
    Highways: $62,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,719,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,486,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,967,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,733,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $476,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $313,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $242,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $80,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $690,000
    General Revenue - Other: $572,000
    Interest Earnings: $345,000
    Interest Earnings: $120,000
    Rents: $17,000
    Sale of Property: $8,000
    Rents: $7,000
    Sale of Property: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,731,000
    Solid Waste Management: $808,000
    Regular Highways: $559,000
    Central Staff Services: $309,000
    Central Staff Services: $202,000
    Police Protection: $190,000
    Police Protection: $154,000
    General Public Building: $97,000
    Solid Waste Management: $91,000
    General Public Building: $50,000
    Air Transportation: $13,000
    Correctional Institutions: $13,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,000
    Financial Administration: $6,000
    Air Transportation: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,454,000
    Cash and Securities: $20,299,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $3,532,000
    Public Welfare: $3,142,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,186,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,079,000
    Health and Hospitals: $973,000
    Health and Hospitals: $547,000
    Other: $515,000
    Other: $443,000
    Highways: $109,000
    Highways: $46,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,776,000
    Property: $5,232,000
    Property: $4,993,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,869,000
    Other: $3,701,000
    Other: $2,998,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,072,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $970,000
    Other License: $9,000
    Other License: $5,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,771,000
    : $9,624,000

Delta County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $2,198,000
    Other: $1,981,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,493,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,019,000
    Air Transportation: $20,000
    Air Transportation: $14,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $5,599,000
    General - Other: $1,017,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $4,383,000
    Regular Highways: $4,002,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,999,000
    Regular Highways: $3,931,000
    Police Protection: $3,513,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,125,000
    Police Protection: $2,989,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,981,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,962,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,898,000
    Financial Administration: $1,813,000
    Financial Administration: $1,502,000
    Health - Other: $1,277,000
    Health - Other: $1,275,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,094,000
    Solid Waste Management: $956,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $944,000
    Solid Waste Management: $893,000
    General Public Buildings: $552,000
    General Public Buildings: $527,000
    Parks and Recreation: $229,000
    Housing and Community Development: $125,000
    Housing and Community Development: $121,000
    Libraries: $88,000
    Libraries: $88,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $86,000
    General - Other: $85,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $83,000
    Air Transportation: $80,000
    Air Transportation: $76,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $909,000
    General Local Government Support: $710,000
    Health and Hospitals: $414,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $99,000
    Interest on Debt: $69,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $154,000
    Health and Hospitals: $139,000
    Highways: $62,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,719,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,486,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,967,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,733,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $476,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $313,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $242,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $80,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $690,000
    General Revenue - Other: $572,000
    Interest Earnings: $345,000
    Interest Earnings: $120,000
    Rents: $17,000
    Sale of Property: $8,000
    Rents: $7,000
    Sale of Property: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,731,000
    Solid Waste Management: $808,000
    Regular Highways: $559,000
    Central Staff Services: $309,000
    Central Staff Services: $202,000
    Police Protection: $190,000
    Police Protection: $154,000
    General Public Building: $97,000
    Solid Waste Management: $91,000
    General Public Building: $50,000
    Air Transportation: $13,000
    Correctional Institutions: $13,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,000
    Financial Administration: $6,000
    Air Transportation: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,454,000
    Cash and Securities: $20,299,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $3,532,000
    Public Welfare: $3,142,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,186,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,079,000
    Health and Hospitals: $973,000
    Health and Hospitals: $547,000
    Other: $515,000
    Other: $443,000
    Highways: $109,000
    Highways: $46,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,776,000
    Property: $5,232,000
    Property: $4,993,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,869,000
    Other: $3,701,000
    Other: $2,998,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,072,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $970,000
    Other License: $9,000
    Other License: $5,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,771,000
    : $9,624,000

Delta County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $2,198,000
    Other: $1,981,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,493,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,019,000
    Air Transportation: $20,000
    Air Transportation: $14,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $5,599,000
    General - Other: $1,017,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $4,383,000
    Regular Highways: $4,002,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,999,000
    Regular Highways: $3,931,000
    Police Protection: $3,513,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,125,000
    Police Protection: $2,989,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,981,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,962,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,898,000
    Financial Administration: $1,813,000
    Financial Administration: $1,502,000
    Health - Other: $1,277,000
    Health - Other: $1,275,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,094,000
    Solid Waste Management: $956,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $944,000
    Solid Waste Management: $893,000
    General Public Buildings: $552,000
    General Public Buildings: $527,000
    Parks and Recreation: $229,000
    Housing and Community Development: $125,000
    Housing and Community Development: $121,000
    Libraries: $88,000
    Libraries: $88,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $86,000
    General - Other: $85,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $83,000
    Air Transportation: $80,000
    Air Transportation: $76,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $909,000
    General Local Government Support: $710,000
    Health and Hospitals: $414,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $99,000
    Interest on Debt: $69,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $154,000
    Health and Hospitals: $139,000
    Highways: $62,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,719,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,486,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,967,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,733,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $476,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $313,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $242,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $80,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $690,000
    General Revenue - Other: $572,000
    Interest Earnings: $345,000
    Interest Earnings: $120,000
    Rents: $17,000
    Sale of Property: $8,000
    Rents: $7,000
    Sale of Property: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,731,000
    Solid Waste Management: $808,000
    Regular Highways: $559,000
    Central Staff Services: $309,000
    Central Staff Services: $202,000
    Police Protection: $190,000
    Police Protection: $154,000
    General Public Building: $97,000
    Solid Waste Management: $91,000
    General Public Building: $50,000
    Air Transportation: $13,000
    Correctional Institutions: $13,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,000
    Financial Administration: $6,000
    Air Transportation: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,454,000
    Cash and Securities: $20,299,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $3,532,000
    Public Welfare: $3,142,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,186,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,079,000
    Health and Hospitals: $973,000
    Health and Hospitals: $547,000
    Other: $515,000
    Other: $443,000
    Highways: $109,000
    Highways: $46,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,776,000
    Property: $5,232,000
    Property: $4,993,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,869,000
    Other: $3,701,000
    Other: $2,998,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,072,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $970,000
    Other License: $9,000
    Other License: $5,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,771,000
    : $9,624,000

Delta County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $2,198,000
    Other: $1,981,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,493,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,019,000
    Air Transportation: $20,000
    Air Transportation: $14,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $5,599,000
    General - Other: $1,017,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $4,383,000
    Regular Highways: $4,002,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,999,000
    Regular Highways: $3,931,000
    Police Protection: $3,513,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,125,000
    Police Protection: $2,989,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,981,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,962,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,898,000
    Financial Administration: $1,813,000
    Financial Administration: $1,502,000
    Health - Other: $1,277,000
    Health - Other: $1,275,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,094,000
    Solid Waste Management: $956,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $944,000
    Solid Waste Management: $893,000
    General Public Buildings: $552,000
    General Public Buildings: $527,000
    Parks and Recreation: $229,000
    Housing and Community Development: $125,000
    Housing and Community Development: $121,000
    Libraries: $88,000
    Libraries: $88,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $86,000
    General - Other: $85,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $83,000
    Air Transportation: $80,000
    Air Transportation: $76,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $909,000
    General Local Government Support: $710,000
    Health and Hospitals: $414,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $99,000
    Interest on Debt: $69,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $154,000
    Health and Hospitals: $139,000
    Highways: $62,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,719,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,486,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,967,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,733,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $476,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $313,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $242,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $80,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $690,000
    General Revenue - Other: $572,000
    Interest Earnings: $345,000
    Interest Earnings: $120,000
    Rents: $17,000
    Sale of Property: $8,000
    Rents: $7,000
    Sale of Property: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,731,000
    Solid Waste Management: $808,000
    Regular Highways: $559,000
    Central Staff Services: $309,000
    Central Staff Services: $202,000
    Police Protection: $190,000
    Police Protection: $154,000
    General Public Building: $97,000
    Solid Waste Management: $91,000
    General Public Building: $50,000
    Air Transportation: $13,000
    Correctional Institutions: $13,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,000
    Financial Administration: $6,000
    Air Transportation: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,454,000
    Cash and Securities: $20,299,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $3,532,000
    Public Welfare: $3,142,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,186,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,079,000
    Health and Hospitals: $973,000
    Health and Hospitals: $547,000
    Other: $515,000
    Other: $443,000
    Highways: $109,000
    Highways: $46,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,776,000
    Property: $5,232,000
    Property: $4,993,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,869,000
    Other: $3,701,000
    Other: $2,998,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,072,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $970,000
    Other License: $9,000
    Other License: $5,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,771,000
    : $9,624,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 461
  • Number of aged recipients: 82
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 379
  • Number of recipients under 18: 39
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 292
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 130
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 230
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 162
Most common first names in Delta County, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John21578.7 years
William17078.2 years
Mary16680.9 years
Robert16273.4 years
James15173.9 years
Charles13677.4 years
George10876.9 years
Margaret8382.0 years
Ruth6880.9 years
Dorothy6780.5 years
Most common last names in Delta County, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10078.7 years
Miller5278.3 years
Jones5274.4 years
Davis5280.2 years
Johnson4981.7 years
Brown4778.6 years
Wilson4578.8 years
Anderson4079.1 years
Williams3880.0 years
White3673.3 years
Businesses in Delta County, CO
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2MasterBrand Cabinets7
Ace Hardware3McDonald's1
AutoZone1New Balance1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Big O Tires1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Rodeway Inn1
Comfort Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Subway4
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx7Toyota1
Ford1U-Haul5
GNC1UPS7
H&R Block2Vons1
KFC1Walmart1
Kroger2Wendy's1

Delta County on our top lists:

  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"