Delton, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Delton, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Delton Census Designated Place had a population of 862 as of July 1, 2016. Delton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Delton is located at latitude 42.4946 and longitude -85.4132 in Barry County. The formal boundaries for the Delton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Barry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 945 feet.

The Delton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583733) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Delton Census Designated Place is located within Township of Barry, a minor civil division (MCD) of Barry County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Delton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Delton, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 862
Population in Households 862
Population in Familes 691
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 399
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 352
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 243
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 441 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 283 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 69 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 (20.2%)
Median Home Value $147,619
Average Home Value $206,602


Median Household Income $49,354
Average Household Income $60,442
Per Capita Income $24,573
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.18% -0.05%
Households 0.0% 0.06%
Families -0.13% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Delton, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Delton to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 462 33rd
Population Density1 # 556 20th
Diversity Index2 # 440 36th
Median Household Income # 258 63rd
Per Capita Income # 250 64th

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