Delta County MI Information


Delta County Subdivisions

Delta County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 36,697
Population in Households 36,074
Population in Familes 28,188
Population in Group Qrtrs 623
Population Density1 31
Diversity Index2 15


Median Household Income $46,827
Average Household Income $59,692
Per Capita Income $25,891


Total Housing Units 20,214 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,256 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,550 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,408 (21.8%)
Median Home Value $114,104
Average Home Value $144,099


Total Households 15,806
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 10,071
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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% -0.3%
Households -0.14% -0.32%
Families -0.37% -0.46%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.87%


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, 2018 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 # 64 24th
Diversity Index # 51 37th
Median Household Income # 42 51st
Per Capita Income # 36 58th

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