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Delta, Utah - Basic Facts

The City of Delta had a population of 3,548 as of July 1, 2017. Delta ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Utah. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Delta is located at latitude 39.3537 and longitude -112.5726 in Millard County. The formal boundaries for the City of Delta (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Millard County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,639 feet.

The City of Delta (GNIS ID: 2410320) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Utah is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Delta is located within Delta Division of Millard County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Delta population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Delta: Melville.

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


Total Population 3,548
Daytime Population: Workers 2,088
Daytime Population: Residents 1,896
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,984
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 3,462
Population in Familes 3,006
Population in Group Qrtrs 86
Population Density2 764
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $43,663
Average Household Income $58,774
Per Capita Income $20,149


Total Housing Units 1,331 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 771 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 426 (32.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 133 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $130,858
Average Home Value $153,664


Total Households 1,198
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 876
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 0.44% 0.43%
Households 0.55% 0.5%
Families 0.5% 0.43%
Median Household Income   -0.34%
Per Capita Income   1.17%

Delta, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Delta to the other 325 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Utah 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 # 105 68th
Population Density # 122 63rd
Diversity Index # 19 95th
Median Household Income # 273 16th
Per Capita Income # 255 22nd

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