Delta, Ohio

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Delta, Ohio
Village
Main Street
Location of Delta, Ohio
Location of Delta, Ohio
Location of Delta in Fulton County
Location of Delta in Fulton County
Coordinates: 41°34′30″N 84°0′9″W / 41.57500°N 84.00250°W / 41.57500; -84.00250Coordinates: 41°34′30″N 84°0′9″W / 41.57500°N 84.00250°W / 41.57500; -84.00250
Country United States
State Ohio
County Fulton
Government
 • Type Charter Municipality
 • Mayor Dan D. Miller
Area[1]
 • Total 2.67 sq mi (6.92 km2)
 • Land 2.67 sq mi (6.92 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 722 ft (220 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 3,103
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 3,083
 • Density 1,162.2/sq mi (448.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43515
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-21616[5]
GNIS feature ID 1079943[2]
Website http://www.villageofdelta.org

Delta is a village in Fulton County, Ohio, United States. The population was 3,103 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

The first settlement at Delta was made in the 1830s.[6] A post office called Delta has been in operation since 1837.[7] The village was incorporated about 1863.[8]

Geography[edit]

Delta is located at 41°34′30″N 84°0′9″W / 41.57500°N 84.00250°W / 41.57500; -84.00250 (41.575090, -84.002477).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.67 square miles (6.92 km2), all land.[1] Delta lies within the watershed of the Maumee River. Bad Creek, a tributary of the Maumee River, flows through the village. Alternate U.S. 20 and State Route 2 pass through the village in an east-west direction. State Route 109 goes through the village in a north-south direction. The Ohio Turnpike runs in an east-west direction approximately two miles north of the village. There is an interchange at the intersection of State Route 109 and the Ohio Turnpike.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 753
1880 859 14.1%
1890 1,132 31.8%
1900 1,230 8.7%
1910 169 −86.3%
1920 1,543 813.0%
1930 1,778 15.2%
1940 1,773 −0.3%
1950 2,120 19.6%
1960 2,376 12.1%
1970 2,544 7.1%
1980 2,831 11.3%
1990 2,849 0.6%
2000 2,930 2.8%
2010 3,103 5.9%
Est. 2015 3,121 [10] 0.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 3,103 people, 1,203 households, and 842 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,162.2 inhabitants per square mile (448.7/km2). There were 1,293 housing units at an average density of 484.3 per square mile (187.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.1% White, 0.4% African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.9% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.3% of the population.

There were 1,203 households of which 37.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples living together, 13.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.0% were non-families. 26.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.10.

The median age in the village was 35.5 years. 27.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.8% were from 25 to 44; 25.4% were from 45 to 64; and 12.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.4% male and 51.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 2,930 people, 1,134 households, and 831 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,126.7 people per square mile (435.1/km²). There were 1,193 housing units at an average density of 458.7 per square mile (177.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 95.94% White, 0.10% African American, 0.55% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.20% Pacific Islander, 1.98% from other races, and 1.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.49% of the population.

There were 1,134 households out of which 38.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.5% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.7% were non-families. 22.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the village the population was spread out with 28.7% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 94.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.6 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $41,920, and the median income for a family was $50,543. Males had a median income of $35,784 versus $25,552 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,959. About 6.9% of families and 9.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.7% of those under age 18 and 7.1% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Delta has a system of public schools known as the Pike-Delta-York Local School District.[12] This was the consolidation of the village school in Delta and the two surrounding township schools (Pike Township and York Township.) After the consolidation, Pike and York were closed, and the only remaining schools are in Delta. Delta High School serves the entire district as its lone secondary school.[13]

Notable people[edit]

  • Steve Buehrer served in the Ohio House of Representatives and the Ohio Senate.
  • Nate Kmic played his high school football at Delta High School from 2001-2005 and Mt Union University.
  • Mary Wood-Allen (1841-1908) was a physician who lectured and wrote on child-rearing and sexuality; she was the first white child born in Delta.
  • Brian Tilse guitar player for heavy metal bands Fight and Cyanide
  • Johnny Kane television sports personality currently with Fox Sports Detroit and B10 Network.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  2. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-17. 
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ Aldrich, Lewis Cass (1888). History of Henry and Fulton Counties, Ohio. D. Mason & Company. p. 571. 
  7. ^ "Fulton County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  8. ^ Reighard, Frank H. (1920). A Standard History of Fulton County, Ohio (Volume 1). Lewis Publishing Company. p. 391. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  10. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  12. ^ "Pike-Delta-York Schools". www.pdy.k12.oh.us. Retrieved 2016-05-07. 
  13. ^ "Pike-Delta-York High School". www.pdy.k12.oh.us. Retrieved 2016-05-07.