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Delta, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Delta had a population of 708 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Delta is located at latitude 39.7267 and longitude -76.3271 in York County. 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. York County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 456 feet.

The Borough of Delta (GNIS ID: 1215738) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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


Total Population 708
Daytime Population: Workers 124
Daytime Population: Residents 373
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 497
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 708
Population in Familes 564
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,703
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $48,036
Average Household Income $62,645
Per Capita Income $23,801


Total Housing Units 321 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 156 (48.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 113 (35.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $171,429
Average Home Value $207,692


Total Households 269
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 176
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 -0.38% -0.14%
Households -0.4% -0.15%
Families -0.54% -0.23%
Median Household Income   3.03%
Per Capita Income   3.23%

Delta, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Delta to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania 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 # 1140 35th
Population Density # 499 72nd
Diversity Index # 774 56th
Median Household Income # 1061 40th
Per Capita Income # 1207 32nd

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