Delta, Pennsylvania

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Delta, Pennsylvania

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Delta strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):

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People in Middle Class or Better
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Top 19% Delta People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Delta, Pennsylvania

Comparing Delta to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 8 8
Well-Paid Single Women 8 6
Male Share of the Population 7 9
Female Share of the Population 4 2
Age of the Population 3 1
Racial Diversity 2 3
Senior Citizens 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 9
Portion of People Married 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 8
Median Family Income 7 7
People Above Poverty 6 6
College Educated Adults 6 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 1
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
People Living Alone 5 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 5
Affordability of Rents 3 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 4
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Delta Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles S of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 32 miles NE of Baltimore, Maryland
County York
Metro Area York
Standard Zip Codes 17314
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.726
Longitude -76.326

Delta Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.4 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 61 F
Jul Temp 67 to 85 F
Oct Temp 46 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Distance 15.6 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 40 F
Apr Temp 37 to 65 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 45.4 inches
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 41 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 47 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.2 inches
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Delta Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 741 100%
Male 364 49.1%
Female 377 50.9%
Under 18 218 29.4%
18+ 523 70.6%
65+ 81 10.9%
Median Age 34
Average Family Size 3.12
White 725 97.8%
African-American 7 0.9%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 6 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Delta Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 725
Growth -16
Growth % -2.2%

Delta Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 26.2%
US/American 21.2%
English 12.3%
Irish 10.7%
Welsh 5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.6%
Dutch 3.2%
Italian 3.2%
British 3%
Polish 2.8%
Scotch-Irish 2.3%
Pennsylvania German 1.4%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
European 1.1%
Scottish 1.1%
Swiss 0.7%
French Canadian 0.4%
African 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Delta, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bryansville (17314)
Coal Cabin Beach (17314)
Slate Hill (17314)
West Bangor (17314)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Delta 741 $45,000
Cross Roads 518 $60,556
Fawn Grove 463 $50,714
Felton 449 $53,125
Oxford 4,315 $41,172
Quarryville 1,994 $44,000
Stewartstown 1,752 $54,891
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