Delano is located at 45.04 degrees north, 93.78 degrees west. The Zip code is 55328.
As of the census of 2000, there are 3,837 people, 1,368 households, and 986 families residing in the city. The population density is 576.4/km² (1,492.8/mi²). There are 1,391 housing units at an average density of 209.0/km² (541.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 98.18% White, 0.34% African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.31% from other races, and 0.73% from two or more races. 0.91% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 1,368 households out of which 45.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.5% are married couples living together, 8.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.9% are non-families. 22.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.80 and the average family size is 3.37.
In the city the population is spread out with 33.5% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 35.4% from 25 to 44, 17.1% from 45 to 64, and 7.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 31 years. For every 100 females there are 96.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.7 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $52,917, and the median income for a family is $63,011. Males have a median income of $40,902 versus $30,562 for females. The per capita income for the city is $21,538. 2.7% of the population and 1.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 3.0% are under the age of 18 and 8.8% are 65 or older.