Delta, CO


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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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Delta is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (10.87%), food service (9.97%), and teaching (8.33%).

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Delta has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Delta a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

The percentage of adults in Delta who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.68% of the adults in Delta have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Delta in 2010 was $22,426, which is lower middle income relative to Colorado, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $89,704 for a family of four. However, Delta contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 23.84% 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.

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