Delton, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Delton, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Delton Census Designated Place had a population of 855 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Delton, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 855
Daytime Population: Workers 530
Daytime Population: Residents 576
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,106
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.29
Population in Households 854
Population in Familes 684
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 396
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $49,683
Average Household Income $61,337
Per Capita Income $24,858


Total Housing Units 441 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 279 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 69 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 93 (21.1%)
Median Home Value $148,780
Average Home Value $208,363


Total Households 348
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 240
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.27% -0.07%
Households -0.16% 0.0%
Families -0.28% -0.17%
Median Household Income   1.16%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

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, 2017 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 # 463 33rd
Population Density # 558 20th
Diversity Index # 437 37th
Median Household Income # 282 59th
Per Capita Income # 283 59th

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