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Delta, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Delta is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in York County at latitude 39.7267 and longitude -76.3271. York County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 456 feet.

The formal official name is the Borough of Delta, but most people and references simply refer to it as Delta, Pennsylvania.

The P1 Census Class Code for Delta indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Delta (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Delta, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 754
Population in Households 754
Population in Familes 604
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,879
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 288
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 189
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 332 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 167 (50.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 121 (36.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $135,648
Average Home Value $141,916


Median Household Income $48,121
Average Household Income $57,920
Per Capita Income $22,123
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.83% 0.76%
Households 0.92% 0.75%
Families 0.76% 0.63%
Median Household Income   3.21%
Per Capita Income   2.97%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Delta, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Delta to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 1115 37th
Population Density1 # 460 74th
Diversity Index2 # 752 57th
Median Household Income # 908 49th
Per Capita Income # 1174 34th

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