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Delaware County, New York (NY)

County population in 2021: 44,025 (22% urban, 78% rural); it was 48,055 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,642
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 7,126
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 14,597
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,130 (it was 4,673 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

47%

Land area: 1446 sq. mi.

Water area: 21.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 30 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Delaware County: 94.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (27.0%), Manufacturing (11.9%), Retail trade (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 67%
  • Government: 22%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 11%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Delaware County, NY (2021)
    • 39,27990.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,8284.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,1842.7%Two or more races
    • 6811.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3830.9%Asian alone
    • 1490.3%Some other race alone
    • 280.06%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 40.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

49.2 years
New York median age:

39.8 years
Males: 22,351  (50.8%)
Females: 21,674  (49.2%)
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Average household size:
Delaware County:

2.0 people
New York:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2021: $52,165 ($32,461 in 1999)
This county:

$52,165
New York:

$74,314

Median contract rent in 2021 for apartments: $609 (lower quartile is $470, upper quartile is $753)
This county:

$609
State:

$1274


Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $159,821 (it was $74,800 in 2000)
Delaware:

$159,821
New York:

$368,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $93,498 - $243,710

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $219,469
Here:

$219,469
State:

$441,759

Townhouses or other attached units: $199,510
Here:

$199,510
State:

$658,853

In 2-unit structures: $243,359
Here:

$243,359
State:

$655,904

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $647,428
Here:

$647,428
State:

$804,940

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $227,716
Here:

$227,716
State:

$784,206

Mobile homes: $77,955
Here:

$77,955
State:

$89,475

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,194
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $516

Institutionalized population: 573

Crime in 2020 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 12
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 17
  • Burglaries: 51
  • Thefts: 102
  • Auto thefts: 6

Crime in 2019 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 12
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 46
  • Thefts: 100
  • Auto thefts: 5
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 83 buildings, average cost: $190,600
  • 2020: 63 buildings, average cost: $187,600
  • 2019: 68 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2018: 40 buildings, average cost: $168,700
  • 2017: 49 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2016: 38 buildings, average cost: $143,800
  • 2015: 47 buildings, average cost: $176,700
  • 2014: 71 buildings, average cost: $145,400
  • 2013: 64 buildings, average cost: $173,100
  • 2012: 63 buildings, average cost: $192,100
  • 2011: 60 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2010: 65 buildings, average cost: $163,100
  • 2009: 76 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2008: 107 buildings, average cost: $124,700
  • 2007: 124 buildings, average cost: $128,900
  • 2006: 131 buildings, average cost: $115,800
  • 2005: 165 buildings, average cost: $112,700
  • 2004: 152 buildings, average cost: $114,600
  • 2003: 153 buildings, average cost: $123,400
  • 2002: 149 buildings, average cost: $104,300
  • 2001: 138 buildings, average cost: $118,100
  • 2000: 133 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 1999: 121 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 1998: 135 buildings, average cost: $76,700
  • 1997: 124 buildings, average cost: $68,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Delaware, NY residents
Average permit cost in Delaware, NY
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $3,016 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $2,736 (1.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Delaware, NY in 2021
Distribution of house value in Delaware, NY in 2021
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Delaware, NY in 2021
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 16.0%
Delaware County:

16.0%
New York:

13.9%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.2% for Black residents, 24.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.7% for American Indian residents, 34.8% for other race residents, 27.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2021: 49.2 years old
(Males: 48.8 years old, Females: 50.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50.7 years old, Black residents: 32.9 years old, American Indian residents: 66.3 years old, Asian residents: 43.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30.1 years old, Other race residents: 31.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Delaware County is $456 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $547 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $676 a month.

Cities in this county include: Sidney, Walton, Davenport, Delhi, Roxbury, Colchester, Kortright, Harpersfield, Meredith, Masonville.

Delaware County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
City or TownHomes measuredLiving AreaBasement
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Best Estimate (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Range (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Best Estimate (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Range (%)
Andes town91710 - 274531 - 58
Bovina town16137 - 203826 - 50
Colchester town141913 - 274434 - 56
Davenport town262519 - 345344 - 63
Delhi town482217 - 275042 - 57
Deposit town182015 - 274940 - 59
Franklin town281611 - 224031 - 49
Hamden town262316 - 325442 - 65
Hancock town16149 - 203626 - 46
Harpersfield town17139 - 193425 - 43
Kortright town182215 - 295039 - 60
Masonville town6138 - 223523 - 49
Meredith town15106 - 163020 - 43
Middletown town261410 - 193729 - 46
Roxbury town262519 - 325244 - 61
Sidney town701613 - 204136 - 46
Stamford town171610 - 243828 - 49
Tompkins town161811 - 254433 - 56
Walton town612722 - 325649 - 63
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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Delaware County: Columbia Country Club (A), Barton Corners (B), Stockport Station (C), Ichabod Crane Home (D), The Maelstrom (E), Blackberry Hill Farm (F), Braleys Farm (G), Fix Brothers Farm (H), Harrier Fields Farm (I), Holmquest Farms (J), Little Rainbow Chevre (K), Millerhurst Farm (L), Nine-Jay Nursery And Greenhouses (M), Red Barn Farm (N), Roxbury Farm (O), Smith Farms (P), The Farm At Miller's Crossing (Q), White Oak Farms (R), Katchkie Farm (S), Stone House Farm (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Delaware County include: Carmelite Sisters Convent (A), Saint John's Lutheran Church (B), Saint Johns Church (C), Saint Joseph Church (D), Taghkanic Center Church (E), Saint Pauls Church (F), Chatham Center United Methodist Church (G), Ghent Reformed Church (H), Elizaville Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sacred Heart Cemetery (1), Saint James Cemetery (2), Saint Paul Cemetery (3), Stuyvesant Falls Cemetery (4), Livingston Reformed Cemetery (5), Immaculate Conception Cemetery (6), Austerlitz Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Knickerbocker Lake (A), Lilli Pond (B), Long Pond (C), Lower Rhoda Pond (D), Merwin Lake (E), Miller Pond (F), Moore Pond (G), No Bottom Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Green Brook (A), Bash Bish Brook (B), Wyomanock Creek (C), Frisbee Creek (D), Foxes Creek (E), Widows Creek (F), Westover Brook (G), Snydam Creek (H), Fitting Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Delaware County include: Olana Historic Site (1), Shafford Memorial Park (2), Martin Van Buren National Historic Site (3), Wortman Square (4), Lake Taghkanic State Park (5), Clermont State Historic Site (6), Clermont State Park (7), Taconic State Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Barnstable County, Massachusetts , Boone County, Illinois , Carroll County, Illinois , Dixon County, Nebraska , Livingston County , Schoharie County .

Unemployment in March 2023:
Here:

3.9%
New York:

4.0%

Unemployment by year in Delaware, NY
County total employment by year in Delaware, NY
County average yearly wages by year in Delaware, NY

Current college students: 2,388
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 24.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,872 (68.2% naturalized citizens)

Delaware County:

4.3%
Whole state:

22.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2852010 or later
  • 3032000 to 2009
  • 3881990 to 1999
  • 2741980 to 1989
  • 1191970 to 1979
  • 976Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 71.0%

Delaware County marital status for males Delaware County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 23,263
  • One, attached: 288
  • Two: 1,290
  • 3 or 4: 809
  • 5 to 9: 607
  • 10 to 19: 194
  • 20 to 49: 204
  • 50 or more: 109
  • Mobile homes: 3,543
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 19

Housing units in Delaware County with a mortgage: 6,205 (482 second mortgage, 22 home equity loan, 438 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 533

Here:

1.1% with mortgage
State:

95.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Delaware County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,5389
Mainline Protestant7,32565
Evangelical Protestant2,95130
Other2,32710
Orthodox121
None26,827-
Delaware County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Delaware County:

3.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Delaware County:

7.56 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 56
This county:

12.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Delaware County:

8.2%
New York:

8.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Delaware County:

25.3%
State:

23.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.0%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Delaware County:

Average size of farms: 243 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $64,111
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $108.56
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 6.93%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 85.63%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $58,502
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 34.91%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.23%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $72,854
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.56%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 18.70
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 41.26%
Corn for grain: 1900 harvested acres
Vegetables: 144 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 55 acres

Tornado activity:

Delaware County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below New York state average. It is 8077250.1 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 4 fatalities and 45 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 8/28/1973, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 4 people and injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Delaware County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 124.6 miles away from Delaware County center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 171.8 miles away from the county center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 169.8 miles away from the county center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 335.9 miles away from the county center
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 33.1 miles away from Delaware County center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 141.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • New York Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4480-NY: March 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4480, Natural disaster type: Other
  • New York Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: August 13, 2018 - August 15, 2018, FEMA Id: 4397, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New York Severe Winter Storm And Snowstorm, Incident Period: March 14, 2017 - March 15, 2017, FEMA Id: 4322, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • New York Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 13, 2014 to May 22, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4180: July 08, 2014, FEMA Id: 4180, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New York Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 26, 2013 to July 11, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4129: July 12, 2013, FEMA Id: 4129, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New York Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 27, 2012 to November 09, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3351: October 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3351, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Remnants of Tropical Storm Lee, Incident Period: September 07, 2011 to September 11, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4031: September 13, 2011, FEMA Id: 4031, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • New York Remnants of Tropical Storm Lee, Incident Period: September 07, 2011 to September 11, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3341: September 08, 2011, FEMA Id: 3341, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • New York Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to September 05, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4020: August 31, 2011, FEMA Id: 4020, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 25, 2011 to September 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3328: August 26, 2011, FEMA Id: 3328, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 26 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Delaware County (36) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 15, Hurricanes: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 3 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Delaware

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,447 (72.2%)
  • Carpooled: 1,507 (8.1%)
  • Bus: 32 (0.2%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 52 (0.3%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 22 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 246 (1.3%)
  • Bicycle: 74 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 1,099 (5.9%)
  • Worked at home: 3,276 (17.6%)
Class of Workers in 2021
Most common industries in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common occupations in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2021


  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2021


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (10%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Poland (6%)
  • Italy (6%)
  • Venezuela (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)
  • Russia (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Delaware County


  • English (15%)
  • German (14%)
  • Italian (13%)
  • Irish (13%)
  • American (8%)
  • Polish (4%)
  • Scottish (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Delaware County, New York in 2010:

  • 1,425 people in college/university student housing
  • 431 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 174 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 153 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 80 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 79 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 59 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 25 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 3 people in correctional residential facilities

People in group quarters in Delaware County, New York in 2000:

  • 978 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 526 people in nursing homes
  • 211 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 137 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 81 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 30 people in other group homes
  • 14 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 13 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 12 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 4 people in religious group quarters
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $58,740.

7.29% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($79,662 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.29%
New York average:

5.29%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.45% relocated from other counties in New York ($62,048 average AGI)
1.84% relocated from other states ($17,615 average AGI)
Delaware County:

1.84%
New York average:

1.86%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Otsego County, NY  1.01% ($38,517 average AGI)
from Kings County, NY  0.77% ($131,368)
from New York County, NY  0.57% ($202,030)
from Chenango County, NY  0.42% ($30,178)
from Broome County, NY  0.36% ($42,603)
from Queens County, NY  0.30% ($125,673)
from Suffolk County, NY  0.25% ($80,591)


6.35% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($60,410 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
New York average:

6.93%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.18% relocated to other counties in New York ($34,822 average AGI)
2.18% relocated to other states ($25,588 average AGI)
Delaware County:

2.18%
New York average:

3.55%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Otsego County, NY  1.18% ($38,064 average AGI)
to Chenango County, NY  0.48% ($33,451)
to Broome County, NY  0.40% ($38,942)
to Kings County, NY  0.19% ($95,303)
to Schoharie County, NY  0.18% ($40,032)
to Suffolk County, NY  0.17% ($68,586)
to Ulster County, NY  0.15% ($71,154)

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 11.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 11.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Delaware County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Delaware County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Delaware County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Delaware County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Delaware County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Delaware County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Delaware County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 9,469 (7,834 aged, 1,635 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 716 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Delaware County, New York in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,156)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,042)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (688)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (486)
  • Unspecified dementia (304)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (294)
  • Hypertensive heart disease without (congestive) heart failure (188)
  • Congestive heart failure (180)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (149)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (139)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.34
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,482
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 135
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 28,829

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 867
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,081
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 19

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 33
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 61

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 106.1. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 63.6
  • Other - 42.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 44,025
  • Male householders: 9,583 (3,096 living alone), Female householders: 9,168 (3,319 living alone)
  • 8,495 spouses (8,390 opposite-sex spouses), 1,859 unmarried partners, (1,725 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 9,562 children (8,816 natural, 178 adopted, 585 stepchildren), 754 grandchildren, 339 brothers or sisters, 563 parents, 9 foster children, 442 other relatives, 1,268 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 2,255

Size of family households: 6,268 2-persons, 2,395 3-persons, 1,382 4-persons, 618 5-persons, 263 6-persons, 213 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,413 1-person, 1,170 2-persons, 65 3-persons, 84 4-persons, 14 6-persons.

4,038 married couples with children.
2,309 single-parent households (1,077 men, 1,232 women).

95.1% of residents of Delaware speak English at home.
2.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
2.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (75% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (11% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 85% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $335,735,000 ($7,094 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $29,373,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $130,228,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $58,188,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,579,000
Federal grants: $76,511,000
Federal procurement contracts: $45,394,000 ($11,454,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $23,835,000 ($15,096,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,247,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,643,000
Federal Government insurance: $58,001,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,256
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,832
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

42 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +96
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+35 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +32
Here +1 per 1000 residents
State -52 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Delaware County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 453.11 millions of gallons per day (1% from ground, 99% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

3.8

Year house built in Delaware County, New York
  • Year house built in Delaware County, New York
  • 102020 or later
  • 1,0102010 to 2019
  • 2,6762000 to 2009
  • 2,6911990 to 1999
  • 4,8811980 to 1989
  • 4,7431970 to 1979
  • 1,8521960 to 1969
  • 1,9951950 to 1959
  • 1,1501940 to 1949
  • 9,3201939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Delaware County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Delaware County, New York
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Delaware County, New York
  • 311 room
  • 1522 rooms
  • 6983 rooms
  • 1,9084 rooms
  • 2,5385 rooms
  • 2,9676 rooms
  • 1,7737 rooms
  • 1,8698 rooms
  • 2,6129+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Delaware County, New York
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Delaware County, New York
  • 971 room
  • 3442 rooms
  • 7833 rooms
  • 1,1584 rooms
  • 6995 rooms
  • 4386 rooms
  • 3407 rooms
  • 3198 rooms
  • 2249+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Delaware County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Delaware County, New York
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Delaware County, New York
  • 29no bedroom
  • 7271 bedroom
  • 2,9132 bedrooms
  • 6,8963 bedrooms
  • 2,9524 bedrooms
  • 1,0095+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Delaware County, New York
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Delaware County, New York
  • 123no bedroom
  • 1,0771 bedroom
  • 1,5872 bedrooms
  • 8853 bedrooms
  • 5544 bedrooms
  • 1225+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Delaware County, New York in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Delaware County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Delaware County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 518no vehicle
  • 5,1521 vehicle
  • 5,7952 vehicles
  • 2,0473 vehicles
  • 7494 vehicles
  • 2945+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Delaware County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Delaware County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 957no vehicle
  • 2,2781 vehicle
  • 8982 vehicles
  • 1843 vehicles
  • 384 vehicles
  • 685+ vehicles

89.3% of Delaware County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 79% lived in New York.

Delaware County:

89.3%
State average:

89.7%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 35,101
  • Other state: 6,895
  • Northeast: 3,556
  • Midwest: 912
  • South: 1,730
  • West: 670
Year householders moved into unit in Delaware County, NY
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Delaware County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 44.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 18.9%Wood
  • 15.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.6%Utility gas
  • 7.3%Electricity
  • 2.0%Other fuel
  • 1.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 37.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 26.5%Electricity
  • 18.3%Utility gas
  • 8.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.1%Wood
  • 1.8%Coal or coke
  • 1.6%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 233
Here:

6.8%
New York:

16.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 137
Here:

8.1%
New York:

16.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 184
Here:

6.9%
New York:

39.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Delaware County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $969,000
    Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $759,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $709,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $627,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $44,503,000
    Cash and Securities: $28,299,000
  • Charges - Other: $6,808,000
    Other: $6,550,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,032,000
    Solid Waste Management: $948,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $9,327,000
    Regular Highways: $5,269,000
    General - Other: $3,263,000
    General - Other: $1,600,000
    Solid Waste Management: $594,000
    Solid Waste Management: $578,000
    Health - Other: $354,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $15,024,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $13,723,000
    General - Other: $13,043,000
    General - Other: $12,026,000
    Regular Highways: $8,626,000
    Health - Other: $8,569,000
    Health - Other: $8,061,000
    Regular Highways: $7,531,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,867,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,045,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,634,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,864,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,641,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,047,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,297,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,502,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,440,000
    Police Protection: $2,146,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,069,000
    Police Protection: $2,001,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,798,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,652,000
    Financial Administration: $1,538,000
    Financial Administration: $1,384,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,118,000
    Parks and Recreation: $932,000
    Parks and Recreation: $922,000
    Corrections - Other: $868,000
    Housing and Community Development: $241,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $240,000
    Housing and Community Development: $221,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $156,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $147,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $129,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $109,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $82,000
    Libraries: $28,000
    Libraries: $28,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $3,948,000
    Other: $3,785,000
    Health and Hospitals: $41,000
    Health and Hospitals: $40,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $688,000
    Interest on Debt: $133,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $704,000
    Other - Other Higher Education: $673,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $8,492,000
    Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $8,402,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $7,724,000
    Other: $2,391,000
    Highways: $249,000
    Highways: $122,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $8,364,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,470,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $7,136,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,815,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,995,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,975,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,305,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,228,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $840,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $830,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $10,187,000
    General Revenue - Other: $4,564,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,011,000
    Interest Earnings: $350,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $111,000
    Rents: $92,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $90,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $70,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $48,000
    Rents: $36,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $3,921,000
    Regular Highways: $2,890,000
    General - Other: $938,000
    General - Other: $733,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $379,000
    Police Protection: $167,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $158,000
    Police Protection: $137,000
    Correctional Institutions: $132,000
    Health - Other: $62,000
    Correctional Institutions: $62,000
    Health - Other: $58,000
    General Public Building: $49,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $46,000
    Corrections - Other: $45,000
    General Public Building: $43,000
    Corrections - Other: $43,000
    Central Staff Services: $37,000
    Financial Administration: $36,000
    Central Staff Services: $13,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $58,955,000
    Cash and Securities: $58,162,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $6,000,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,136,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $13,672,000
    Public Welfare: $11,611,000
    Other: $6,279,000
    Other: $5,549,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,773,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,763,000
    Highways: $3,079,000
    Highways: $2,600,000
  • Tax - Property: $33,673,000
    Property: $32,293,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $22,360,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $21,833,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $395,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $278,000
    Other License: $248,000
    Other License: $66,000
    Other: $30,000
    Other Selective Sales: $21,000
    Other Selective Sales: $5,000
    Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,589,000
    : $24,282,000

Delaware County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $969,000
    Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $759,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $709,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $627,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $44,503,000
    Cash and Securities: $28,299,000
  • Charges - Other: $6,808,000
    Other: $6,550,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,032,000
    Solid Waste Management: $948,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $9,327,000
    Regular Highways: $5,269,000
    General - Other: $3,263,000
    General - Other: $1,600,000
    Solid Waste Management: $594,000
    Solid Waste Management: $578,000
    Health - Other: $354,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $15,024,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $13,723,000
    General - Other: $13,043,000
    General - Other: $12,026,000
    Regular Highways: $8,626,000
    Health - Other: $8,569,000
    Health - Other: $8,061,000
    Regular Highways: $7,531,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,867,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,045,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,634,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,864,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,641,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,047,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,297,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,502,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,440,000
    Police Protection: $2,146,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,069,000
    Police Protection: $2,001,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,798,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,652,000
    Financial Administration: $1,538,000
    Financial Administration: $1,384,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,118,000
    Parks and Recreation: $932,000
    Parks and Recreation: $922,000
    Corrections - Other: $868,000
    Housing and Community Development: $241,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $240,000
    Housing and Community Development: $221,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $156,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $147,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $129,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $109,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $82,000
    Libraries: $28,000
    Libraries: $28,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $3,948,000
    Other: $3,785,000
    Health and Hospitals: $41,000
    Health and Hospitals: $40,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $688,000
    Interest on Debt: $133,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $704,000
    Other - Other Higher Education: $673,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $8,492,000
    Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $8,402,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $7,724,000
    Other: $2,391,000
    Highways: $249,000
    Highways: $122,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $8,364,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,470,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $7,136,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,815,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,995,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,975,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,305,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,228,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $840,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $830,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $10,187,000
    General Revenue - Other: $4,564,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,011,000
    Interest Earnings: $350,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $111,000
    Rents: $92,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $90,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $70,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $48,000
    Rents: $36,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $3,921,000
    Regular Highways: $2,890,000
    General - Other: $938,000
    General - Other: $733,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $379,000
    Police Protection: $167,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $158,000
    Police Protection: $137,000
    Correctional Institutions: $132,000
    Health - Other: $62,000
    Correctional Institutions: $62,000
    Health - Other: $58,000
    General Public Building: $49,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $46,000
    Corrections - Other: $45,000
    General Public Building: $43,000
    Corrections - Other: $43,000
    Central Staff Services: $37,000
    Financial Administration: $36,000
    Central Staff Services: $13,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $58,955,000
    Cash and Securities: $58,162,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $6,000,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,136,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $13,672,000
    Public Welfare: $11,611,000
    Other: $6,279,000
    Other: $5,549,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,773,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,763,000
    Highways: $3,079,000
    Highways: $2,600,000
  • Tax - Property: $33,673,000
    Property: $32,293,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $22,360,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $21,833,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $395,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $278,000
    Other License: $248,000
    Other License: $66,000
    Other: $30,000
    Other Selective Sales: $21,000
    Other Selective Sales: $5,000
    Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,589,000
    : $24,282,000

Delaware County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $969,000
    Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $759,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $709,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $627,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $44,503,000
    Cash and Securities: $28,299,000
  • Charges - Other: $6,808,000
    Other: $6,550,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,032,000
    Solid Waste Management: $948,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $9,327,000
    Regular Highways: $5,269,000
    General - Other: $3,263,000
    General - Other: $1,600,000
    Solid Waste Management: $594,000
    Solid Waste Management: $578,000
    Health - Other: $354,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $15,024,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $13,723,000
    General - Other: $13,043,000
    General - Other: $12,026,000
    Regular Highways: $8,626,000
    Health - Other: $8,569,000
    Health - Other: $8,061,000
    Regular Highways: $7,531,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,867,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,045,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,634,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,864,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,641,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,047,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,297,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,502,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,440,000
    Police Protection: $2,146,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,069,000
    Police Protection: $2,001,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,798,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,652,000
    Financial Administration: $1,538,000
    Financial Administration: $1,384,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,118,000
    Parks and Recreation: $932,000
    Parks and Recreation: $922,000
    Corrections - Other: $868,000
    Housing and Community Development: $241,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $240,000
    Housing and Community Development: $221,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $156,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $147,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $129,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $109,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $82,000
    Libraries: $28,000
    Libraries: $28,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $3,948,000
    Other: $3,785,000
    Health and Hospitals: $41,000
    Health and Hospitals: $40,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $688,000
    Interest on Debt: $133,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $704,000
    Other - Other Higher Education: $673,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $8,492,000
    Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $8,402,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $7,724,000
    Other: $2,391,000
    Highways: $249,000
    Highways: $122,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $8,364,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,470,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $7,136,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,815,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,995,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,975,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,305,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,228,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $840,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $830,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $10,187,000
    General Revenue - Other: $4,564,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,011,000
    Interest Earnings: $350,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $111,000
    Rents: $92,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $90,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $70,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $48,000
    Rents: $36,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $3,921,000
    Regular Highways: $2,890,000
    General - Other: $938,000
    General - Other: $733,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $379,000
    Police Protection: $167,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $158,000
    Police Protection: $137,000
    Correctional Institutions: $132,000
    Health - Other: $62,000
    Correctional Institutions: $62,000
    Health - Other: $58,000
    General Public Building: $49,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $46,000
    Corrections - Other: $45,000
    General Public Building: $43,000
    Corrections - Other: $43,000
    Central Staff Services: $37,000
    Financial Administration: $36,000
    Central Staff Services: $13,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $58,955,000
    Cash and Securities: $58,162,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $6,000,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,136,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $13,672,000
    Public Welfare: $11,611,000
    Other: $6,279,000
    Other: $5,549,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,773,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,763,000
    Highways: $3,079,000
    Highways: $2,600,000
  • Tax - Property: $33,673,000
    Property: $32,293,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $22,360,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $21,833,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $395,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $278,000
    Other License: $248,000
    Other License: $66,000
    Other: $30,000
    Other Selective Sales: $21,000
    Other Selective Sales: $5,000
    Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,589,000
    : $24,282,000

Delaware County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $969,000
    Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $759,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $709,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $627,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $44,503,000
    Cash and Securities: $28,299,000
  • Charges - Other: $6,808,000
    Other: $6,550,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,032,000
    Solid Waste Management: $948,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $9,327,000
    Regular Highways: $5,269,000
    General - Other: $3,263,000
    General - Other: $1,600,000
    Solid Waste Management: $594,000
    Solid Waste Management: $578,000
    Health - Other: $354,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $15,024,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $13,723,000
    General - Other: $13,043,000
    General - Other: $12,026,000
    Regular Highways: $8,626,000
    Health - Other: $8,569,000
    Health - Other: $8,061,000
    Regular Highways: $7,531,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,867,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,045,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,634,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,864,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,641,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,047,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,297,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,502,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,440,000
    Police Protection: $2,146,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,069,000
    Police Protection: $2,001,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,798,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,652,000
    Financial Administration: $1,538,000
    Financial Administration: $1,384,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,118,000
    Parks and Recreation: $932,000
    Parks and Recreation: $922,000
    Corrections - Other: $868,000
    Housing and Community Development: $241,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $240,000
    Housing and Community Development: $221,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $156,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $147,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $129,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $109,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $82,000
    Libraries: $28,000
    Libraries: $28,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $3,948,000
    Other: $3,785,000
    Health and Hospitals: $41,000
    Health and Hospitals: $40,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $688,000
    Interest on Debt: $133,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $704,000
    Other - Other Higher Education: $673,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $8,492,000
    Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $8,402,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $7,724,000
    Other: $2,391,000
    Highways: $249,000
    Highways: $122,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $8,364,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,470,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $7,136,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,815,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,995,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,975,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,305,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,228,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $840,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $830,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $10,187,000
    General Revenue - Other: $4,564,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,011,000
    Interest Earnings: $350,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $111,000
    Rents: $92,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $90,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $70,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $48,000
    Rents: $36,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $3,921,000
    Regular Highways: $2,890,000
    General - Other: $938,000
    General - Other: $733,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $379,000
    Police Protection: $167,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $158,000
    Police Protection: $137,000
    Correctional Institutions: $132,000
    Health - Other: $62,000
    Correctional Institutions: $62,000
    Health - Other: $58,000
    General Public Building: $49,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $46,000
    Corrections - Other: $45,000
    General Public Building: $43,000
    Corrections - Other: $43,000
    Central Staff Services: $37,000
    Financial Administration: $36,000
    Central Staff Services: $13,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $58,955,000
    Cash and Securities: $58,162,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $6,000,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,136,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $13,672,000
    Public Welfare: $11,611,000
    Other: $6,279,000
    Other: $5,549,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,773,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,763,000
    Highways: $3,079,000
    Highways: $2,600,000
  • Tax - Property: $33,673,000
    Property: $32,293,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $22,360,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $21,833,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $395,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $278,000
    Other License: $248,000
    Other License: $66,000
    Other: $30,000
    Other Selective Sales: $21,000
    Other Selective Sales: $5,000
    Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,589,000
    : $24,282,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,226
  • Number of aged recipients: 158
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,068
  • Number of recipients under 18: 128
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 772
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 326
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 614
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 498
Most common first names in Delaware County, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John75974.8 years
William72474.9 years
Mary68781.2 years
Charles44975.9 years
George43175.4 years
Joseph42674.2 years
Robert42070.0 years
Helen41080.3 years
James40673.7 years
Frank37776.5 years
Most common last names in Delaware County, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith30877.4 years
Miller16678.3 years
Brown12575.3 years
Johnson11776.4 years
Davis11774.7 years
Decker11275.6 years
Clark9776.3 years
Moore8373.1 years
Jones8073.7 years
Williams7572.1 years
Businesses in Delaware County, NY
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Lane Furniture2
AT&T2Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware4Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts2MasterBrand Cabinets8
Applebee's1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's7
Audi1New Balance1
Bath & Body Works1Nike5
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nissan1
Blockbuster1OfficeMax1
Burger King1Payless1
CVS2Penske1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut3
Clarion1Quiznos1
Curves1RadioShack4
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid7
Decora Cabinetry4Rue211
Dennys1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1Sears3
Dunkin Donuts5Starbucks1
FedEx7Subaru1
Ford1Subway5
GNC4Super 82
H&R Block5T-Mobile1
Hilton1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1True Value2
Home Depot1U-Haul5
Honda1UPS12
Hyundai1Verizon Wireless3
JCPenney1Volkswagen1
Jones New York1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Kmart1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1

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  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"