Delta is a somewhat small city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 8,791 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Delta is the 54th largest community in Colorado.
Unlike some cities, Delta isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Delta are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Delta is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Delta who work in office and administrative support (12.00%), teaching (9.25%), and sales jobs (8.03%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Delta is worth considering.
In terms of college education, Delta is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.68% of adults 25 and older in Delta have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Delta in 2010 was $23,542, which is middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $94,168 for a family of four. However, Delta contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Delta is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Delta home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Delta residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Delta also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 19.22% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Delta include Irish, English, Scottish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Delta is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.