For population 25 years and over in Delaware:
For population 15 years and over in Delaware town:
232 residents are foreign born (5.2% Europe, 2.8% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (42.1 miles , pop. 76,415).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (82.7 miles , pop. 273,546).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (92.3 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Hortonville, NY (1.2 miles ), Callicoon, NY (1.7 miles ), Jeffersonville, NY (2.0 miles ), Cochecton, NY (2.4 miles ), Fremont, NY (2.7 miles ), Bethel, NY (3.1 miles ), Narrowsburg, NY (3.3 miles ), Smallwood, NY (3.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 41.76 N, Longitude: 75.00 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 845
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Delaware: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Delaware-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 25% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.1 miles away from the Delaware town center injured 12 people and caused $3 million in damages.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 32.3 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Delaware-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New York state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 62.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 80.1 miles away from Delaware center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 73.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 88.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Sullivan County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Delaware:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Delaware:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
374 people in job corps and vocational training facilities in 2000
10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Delaware compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Delaware town (based on Sullivan County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.64%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 31
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
Number of full-service restaurants: 84
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.48% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,136 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,212 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($257 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Delaware:
Strongest FM radio stations in Delaware:
TV broadcast stations around Delaware:
Delaware, New York:
See more detailed statistics of Delaware fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 20See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Delaware, NY
Total length: 90 meters (295ft)
Total costs: $53,493,000
Total average daily traffic: 19,622
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,375
Total future (year 2017) average daily traffic: 25,740
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1