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Delton, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Delton Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Barry County at latitude 42.4946 and longitude -85.4132. Barry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 945 feet.

The formal official name is the Delton Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Delton, Michigan.

The U5 Census Class Code for Delton indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

Delton Census Designated Place, MI Boundary Map


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Delton, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 886
Population in Households 886
Population in Familes 714
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 410
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 362
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 250
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 450 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 292 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 70 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 88 (19.6%)
Median Home Value $103,165
Average Home Value $117,466


Median Household Income $50,393
Average Household Income $59,334
Per Capita Income $24,017
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.38% 0.43%
Households 0.66% 0.44%
Families 0.48% 0.4%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
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, 2014 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 # 448 35th
Population Density1 # 550 21st
Diversity Index2 # 430 38th
Median Household Income # 200 71st
Per Capita Income # 247 64th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.