Location of Delta, Ohio
Location of Delta in Fulton County
|• Type||Charter Municipality|
|• Mayor||Dan D. Miller|
|• Total||2.67 sq mi (6.92 km2)|
|• Land||2.67 sq mi (6.92 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||722 ft (220 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||3,083|
|• Density||1,162.2/sq mi (448.7/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1079943|
Delta is located at (41.575090, -84.002477).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.67 square miles (6.92 km2), all land. 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.
As of the census 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.
As of the census 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.
Delta has a system of public schools known as the Pike-Delta-York Local School District. 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.
- 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.
- Steve Buehrer served in the Ohio House of Representatives and the Ohio Senate.
- Nate Kmic played football at Delta from 2001-2004 and at Mount Union from 2005-2008. Kmic established many Ohio High School and NCAA records for rushing yards, touchdowns, and points scored in a season/career. Kmic also established the NCAA all-time rushing record with 8,074 career yards at Mount Union. Kmic helped Mount Union win (3) National Titles in 2005, 2006, and 2008; Mount Union was runner-up in 2007. Mount Union Purple Raiders football.
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