Delta County MI Information


Delta County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 36,745
Daytime Population: Workers 16,052
Daytime Population: Residents 20,128
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 36,180
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 36,122
Population in Familes 28,485
Population in Group Qrtrs 623
Population Density2 31
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $46,391
Average Household Income $57,738
Per Capita Income $24,987


Total Housing Units 20,415 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,201 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,586 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,628 (22.7%)
Median Home Value $105,227
Average Home Value $132,936


Total Households 15,787
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 10,088
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 -0.12% -0.32%
Households -0.18% -0.36%
Families -0.39% -0.5%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   1.93%


Delta County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Delta County to the other 83 counties and county equivalents 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 # 44 48th
Population Density # 65 24th
Diversity Index # 57 33rd
Median Household Income # 39 54th
Per Capita Income # 39 54th

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