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Delta is a city in Delta County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for its location on the delta at the junction of the Gunnison and Uncompahgre rivers.

The latitude of Delta is 38.742N. The longitude is -108.068W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,957 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,788.


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Median household income
Local
$27,415
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Delta demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Uncompahgre
Local festivals include:
  • Delta Uncompahgre Blues Festival - Sept. 22, 2007
  • Deltarado Days - July 19-22, 2007
  • Council Tree Pow Wow - Sept. 14-16, 2007
Dates often change. Check Delta web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Crawford State Park, Sweitzer State Park, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
Delta attractions: Dry Mesa Quarry
Historic sites and museums: Delta County Museum
Colleges and universities: Delta-Montrose Area Vocational Technical Center

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Delta demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Delta County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 81416 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

17% of Delta residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Delta ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Delta was $14,369, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

13% of Delta residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Delta, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $371.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $753.


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Libraries in Delta include Delta Pl/Delta County Pld ... View libraries

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National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KPRU.

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Delta County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Delta political report.

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The average commute time for Delta workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Delta include Best Western, Comfort Inn-Delta.

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