Delphos, Ohio

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Population in 2019: 6,937 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.1%
 
Males: 3,324  (47.9%)
Females: 3,613  (52.1%)
Median resident age:

38.2 years
Ohio median age:

39.6 years

Zip codes: 45833.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $57,517 (it was $35,817 in 2000)
Delphos:

$57,517
OH:

$58,642

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,741 (it was $16,380 in 2000)

Delphos city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $105,161 (it was $68,700 in 2000)
Delphos:

$105,161
OH:

$157,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $149,822; detached houses: $154,170; townhouses or other attached units: $168,742; in 2-unit structures: $107,340; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $145,185; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $84,142; mobile homes: $42,425

Median gross rent in 2019: $772.

March 2019 cost of living index in Delphos: 89.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.1%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.7% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Delphos, OH (2019)
    • 6,51592.5%White alone
    • 3424.9%Hispanic
    • 861.2%Two or more races
    • 610.9%Black alone
    • 70.10%Asian alone

Races in Delphos detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Delphos, Ohio as of June 18, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Delphos is 517 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Delphos by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.4)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(58.6)
5
(73.6)
2
(29.8)
1
(14.9)
3
(44.6)
2
(28.1)
4
(56.5)
1
(14.1)
2
(28.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.3)
N/AN/AN/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(44.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.4)
2
(28.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(43.9)
2
(29.4)
3
(44.7)
3
(44.7)
3
(44.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(28.5)
1
(14.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.4)
3
(43.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
56
(820.2)
47
(691.8)
47
(700.6)
54
(805.5)
54
(803.6)
85
(1,196)
36
(508.8)
29
(408.6)
42
(597.1)
30
(427.1)
24
(342.3)
30
(429.9)
7
(100.7)
17
(245.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
137
(2,006)
84
(1,236)
121
(1,804)
135
(2,014)
152
(2,262)
157
(2,209)
146
(2,064)
145
(2,043)
141
(2,005)
138
(1,965)
125
(1,783)
128
(1,834)
134
(1,927)
77
(1,111)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(58.6)
1
(14.7)
1
(14.9)
6
(89.5)
3
(44.6)
1
(14.1)
2
(28.3)
4
(56.4)
1
(14.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(28.5)
1
(14.3)
3
(43.1)
12
(173.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(44.7)
1
(14.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/AN/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(28.9)
City-Data.com crime index198.0163.8168.6165.0194.9195.8169.9126.1150.1114.2111.8116.1135.0104.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Delphos, OH

Crime rate in Delphos detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 11 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Ohio average:

1.14
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Ancestries: German (60.0%), American (8.8%), Irish (2.8%), French (1.9%), English (1.8%), European (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 780 feet

Land area: 2.90 square miles.

Population density: 2,389 people per square mile   (low).

Delphos, Ohio map

202 residents are foreign born (2.7% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).

This city:

2.9%
Ohio:

4.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $838 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $984 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (44.2 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (186.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Fort Jennings, OH (2.2 miles ),
Middle Point, OH (2.4 miles ),
Ottoville, OH (2.5 miles ),
Venedocia, OH (2.7 miles),
Elida, OH (2.9 miles ),
Spencerville, OH (3.1 miles ),
Elgin, OH (3.2 miles),
Vaughnsville, OH (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 40.84 N, Longitude: 84.34 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): America's Friendliest City

Daytime population change due to commuting: -282 (-4.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,097 (32.6%)

Area code: 419

Distribution of median household income in Delphos, OH in 2019
Distribution of house value in Delphos, OH in 2019

Property values in Delphos, OH

Delphos satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $137,200
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $110,600
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $123,000
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $119,200
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $141,100
  • 2005: 18 buildings, average cost: $165,100
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $199,000
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $172,500
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $191,700
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $227,500
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $176,300
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $176,300
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $352,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $370,000
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $345,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Delphos, OH residents
Average permit cost in Delphos, OH
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.3%
Ohio:

5.2%
Historical population in Delphos, OH
Historical housing units in Delphos, OH
Most common industries in Delphos, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.6%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
  • Construction (4.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (10.6%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.0%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.9%)
  • Machinery (5.3%)
  • Food (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.3%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Delphos, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.5%)
  • Registered nurses (5.9%)
  • Cashiers (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)

Average climate in Delphos, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Delphos, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.9. This is about average.

City:

62.9
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0372. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0372
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.65. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.65
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Delphos-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 55% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.6 miles away from the Delphos city center killed 4 people and injured 125 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 7.9 miles away from the city center killed 13 people and injured 104 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Delphos-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Ohio state average. It is 9% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 21.3 miles away from Delphos center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 183.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 210.1 miles away from Delphos center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 251.1 miles away from Delphos center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 173.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 251.1 miles away from Delphos center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Allen County (7) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Delphos topographic map

Main business address for: COMBANC INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Delphos:

  • SARAH JANE LIVING CENTER (328 WEST SECOND STREET)
  • VANCREST HEALTH CARE CENTER OF DELPHOS (328 W SECOND ST)
  • VANCREST OF DELPHOS (1425 EAST FIFTH STREET)

Airports located in Delphos:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Delphos:

  • University of Northwestern Ohio (about 12 miles; Lima, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,231)
  • James A Rhodes State College (about 18 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Ohio Northern University (about 28 miles; Ada, OH; FT enrollment: 2,474)
  • The University of Findlay (about 39 miles; Findlay, OH; FT enrollment: 3,649)
  • Northwest State Community College (about 43 miles; Archbold, OH; FT enrollment: 2,406)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (about 44 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 4,320)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne (about 45 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 10,126)

Public high school in Delphos:

Private high schools in Delphos:

  • ST JOHN' S ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 748, Location: 110 N PIERCE ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • ST JOHN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 252, Location: 515 E 2ND ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Delphos:

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Library in Delphos:

  • DELPHOS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $564,428; Location: 309 W. 2ND ST.; 68,188 books; 2,773 audio materials; 2,202 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 266 state licensed databases; 259 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Delphos: Delphos Water Works (A), Delphos Fire and Rescue (B), Delphos Fire and Rescue Vehicle Storage (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Delphos: COMBANC INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Delphos include: First Christian Union Church (A), Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Church (B), Saint Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church (C), Trinity United Methodist Church (D), First Assembly of God Church (E), First United Presbyterian Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Westside Cemetery (1), Saint Johns Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Delphos include: Delphos City Park (1), Stadium Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Delphos Canal Commission (Museums; 249 North Main Street).

Hotel: Arrow Motel (718 East 5th Street).

Birthplace of: Horace Hendrickson - Football, Thomas Weinandy - Theologian, Neely Edwards - Actor.

Allen County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Delphos and their reported violations in the past:

DELPHOS WATER TREATMENT PLANT (Population served: 6,944, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In OCT-2007. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-17-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-08-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-19-2007), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-08-2008)
RAABE MOTOR SALES INC (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-29-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-11-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-14-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-02-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-14-2008)
S & K'S LANDECK TAVERN (Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.5%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.6%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
123 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
9 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
94 people in nursing homes in 2000
6 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Delphos (2011 data):

  • First Financial Bank, National Association: Delphos Branch at 202 North Main Street, branch established on 1983/08/15. Info updated 2009/09/21: Bank assets: $6,663.4 mil, Deposits: $5,754.9 mil, headquarters in Hamilton, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 101 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Bancorp
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Delphos Branch at 901 Elida Avenue, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • The Union Bank Company: Delphos Branch at 114 East Third Street, branch established on 1893/01/01. Info updated 2010/09/01: Bank assets: $586.4 mil, Deposits: $482.1 mil, headquarters in Columbus Grove, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: United Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Federal Bank of the Midwest: Delphos at 230 East Second Street, branch established on 1877/03/27. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $2,053.2 mil, Deposits: $1,610.5 mil, headquarters in Defiance, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 32 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Delphos:

Marital status in Delphos, OH
  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 48.5%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

For population 25 years and over in Delphos:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Ohio average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Delphos
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Delphos, OH (based on Allen County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic17,9468
Evangelical Protestant17,30177
Mainline Protestant14,93454
Black Protestant4,3519
Other9508
Orthodox--
None50,849-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
This county:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Allen County:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
This county:

3.71 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 55
This county:

5.23 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Allen County:

11.5%
State:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Allen County:

31.1%
State:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.7%
Ohio:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.4%
Ohio:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Delphos:

49.5%
Ohio:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Delphos:

28.1
Ohio:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Delphos:

19.7%
Ohio:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Delphos:

10.4%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.7%
Ohio:

34.2%

General health condition:
Delphos:

58.6%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.2%
Ohio:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Delphos, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 10$76,070$91,2849$11,342
Firefighters 7$36,310$62,24622$2,137
Streets and Highways 5$17,196$41,2700$0
Water Supply 5$19,867$47,6811$764
Sewerage 4$16,966$50,8980$0
Parks and Recreation 2$8,319$49,9140$0
Financial Administration 2$6,408$38,4482$1,827
Other Government Administration 2$9,648$57,88810$3,099
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$625
Totals for Government 37$190,783$61,87645$19,794

Delphos government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $2,481,000 ($357.65)
    Water Utilities: $1,311,000 ($188.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $90,000 ($12.97)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($0.43)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,300,000 ($187.40)
    Police Protection: $941,000 ($135.65)
    Water Utilities: $889,000 ($128.15)
    Local Fire Protection: $680,000 ($98.03)
    General - Other: $584,000 ($84.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $472,000 ($68.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $398,000 ($57.37)
    Regular Highways: $299,000 ($43.10)
    Financial Administration: $281,000 ($40.51)
    Central Staff Services: $270,000 ($38.92)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000 ($1.15)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000 ($0.43)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,393,000 ($200.81)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $80,000 ($11.53)
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($3.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $371,000 ($53.48)
    Police Protection: $44,000 ($6.34)
    Sewerage: $28,000 ($4.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,990,000 ($286.87)

Delphos government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,563,000 ($369.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $480,000 ($69.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $73,000 ($10.52)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $80,000 ($11.53)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $110,000 ($15.86)
    Health and Hospitals: $77,000 ($11.10)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $444,000 ($64.00)
    Rents: $19,000 ($2.74)
    Donations From Private Sources: $19,000 ($2.74)
    Fines and Forfeits: $11,000 ($1.59)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($0.58)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,169,000 ($312.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $301,000 ($43.39)
    Highways: $253,000 ($36.47)
    Other: $27,000 ($3.89)
    General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($0.86)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $3,687,000 ($531.50)
    Property: $447,000 ($64.44)
    Motor Vehicle License: $74,000 ($10.67)
    Other Selective Sales: $28,000 ($4.04)

Delphos government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,827,000 ($5020.47)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,789,000 ($4726.68)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,037,000 ($293.64)

Delphos government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,353,000 ($483.35)

4.42% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,592 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.42%
Ohio average:

5.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Auglaize County, OH  0.65% ($35,471 average AGI)
from Van Wert County, OH  0.40% ($42,019)
from Hancock County, OH  0.23% ($47,000)


5.36% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,479 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.36%
Ohio average:

5.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Auglaize County, OH  0.63% ($37,650 average AGI)
to Franklin County, OH  0.36% ($29,438)
to Van Wert County, OH  0.36% ($33,144)
Businesses in Delphos, OH
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Alco Stores1McDonald's1
Arby's1Microtel1
AutoZone1Penske1
Circle K1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
FedEx1Rite Aid1
Ford1Subway1
GNC1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
Lane Furniture1

Strongest AM radio stations in Delphos:

  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIMA (1150 AM; 1 kW; LIMA, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)

Strongest FM radio stations in Delphos:

  • WDOH (107.1 FM; DELPHOS, OH; Owner: VOGEL ROACH CORPORATION)
  • WIMT (102.1 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBCJ (88.1 FM; SPENCERVILLE, OH; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WMLX (103.3 FM; ST. MARYS, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBIE (91.5 FM; DELPHOS, OH; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WLWD (93.9 FM; COLUMBUS GROVE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFGF (93.1 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: FOREVER OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WTGN (97.7 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: ASSOCIATED CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS)
  • WZRX-FM (107.5 FM; FORT SHAWNEE, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGLE (90.7 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: PUBLIC B/C FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WKKI (94.3 FM; CELINA, OH; Owner: SONSHINE CORP.)
  • WBUK (106.3 FM; OTTAWA, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WUZZ-FM (104.9 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WZOQ (92.1 FM; WAPAKONETA, OH; Owner: FOREVER OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WCSM-FM (96.7 FM; CELINA, OH; Owner: HAYCO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBYR (98.9 FM; VAN WERT, OH; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WKSD (99.7 FM; PAULDING, OH; Owner: FIRST FAMILY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYSM (89.3 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: SIDE BY SIDE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Delphos:

  • WTLW (Channel 44; LIMA, OH; Owner: AMERICAN CHRISTIAN TELEVISION SERVICES, INC.)
  • WOHL-CA (Channel 25; LIMA, OH; Owner: TV-67, INC.)
  • WLMO-LP (Channel 65; LIMA, OH; Owner: METRO VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WLIO (Channel 35; LIMA, OH; Owner: LIMA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • W61CZ (Channel 61; LIMA, OH; Owner: YONEIDE S. DINZEY)
  • W55CH (Channel 55; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBGU-TV (Channel 27; BOWLING GREEN, OH; Owner: BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WDFM-LP (Channel 19; DEFIANCE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
Delphos fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Delphos fatal accident list:

Nov 12, 2005 09:15 PM, Sr-66, Lat: 40.829340, Lon: -84.335040, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 90Number of bridges
  • 728ft / 222mTotal length
  • $492,000Total costs
  • 259,894Total average daily traffic
  • 50,272Total average daily truck traffic
  • 295,485Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in Delphos, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 41910-1919
  • 31920-1929
  • 31940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 91960-1969
  • 311970-1979
  • 141980-1989
  • 121990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Delphos, OH

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Delphos)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Delphos, OH)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Delphos)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: BURKHART GROB FLUGZEUGBAU G103 TWIN ASTIR (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 11TA , Serial Number: 3193, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 01/24/1998, Certificate Issue Date: 03/09/2011
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Robert B Curry, 5495 Defiance Trl, Delphos, OH 45833, Other Owners: Linne R Curry
  • Aircraft: DEHAVILLAND TIGER MOTH DH-82C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: DEHAV ENG GIPSY MAJOR (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 221J , Serial Number: 1705, Year manufactured: 1963, Certificate Issue Date: 07/20/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Scott A Cox, 5045 Kiggins Rd, Delphos, OH 45833
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 120 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2460N , Serial Number: 12713, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 07/19/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 02/01/1989
    Registrant (Individual): Scot A Cox, 5045 Kiggins Rd, Delphos, OH 45833
  • Aircraft: SOCATA TBM 700 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-64 (700 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 365NK , Serial Number: 340, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 12/07/2005, Certificate Issue Date: 02/09/2019
    Registrant (LLC): K&l Aviation LLC, Po Box 279, Delphos, OH 45833
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 425 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 12, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: U/A CANADA PT6A SERIES (715 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 6772P , Serial Number: 425-0022, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 02/19/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 03/05/2003
    Registrant (Partnership): And Rick Good Partnership Dave, 4075 Grubb Rd N, Delphos, OH 45833
  • Aircraft: SOCATA TBM 700 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-64 (700 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 512WH , Serial Number: 340, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 12/07/2005, Certificate Issue Date: 01/04/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Langhals Air LLC, Po Box 279, Delphos, OH 45833

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 52. The highest number of fire incidents - 76 took place in 2005, and the least - 23 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Delphos, OH When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (45.4%), and Structure Fires (40.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Delphos, OH
    • 40045.4%Outside Fires
    • 35740.5%Structure Fires
    • 12113.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 40.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Delphos, OH
Most common first names in Delphos, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary10081.4 years
John7277.9 years
William6773.8 years
Robert6373.2 years
Helen5280.5 years
Margaret4682.4 years
Richard4671.3 years
Joseph4177.1 years
Charles3875.0 years
Clarence3777.1 years
Most common last names in Delphos, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller6678.3 years
Pohlman2578.5 years
Lause2373.1 years
Suever2175.4 years
Ricker2180.8 years
Kill1979.9 years
Cross1966.3 years
Williams1877.5 years
Osting1776.9 years
Grothaus1582.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Delphos, OH
  • 88.1%Utility gas
  • 11.9%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Delphos, OH
  • 49.8%Utility gas
  • 49.5%Electricity
  • 0.8%Other fuel


Delphos compared to Ohio state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.

Delphos on our top lists:

  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of assaults per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in the same U.S. state as the city (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 (45833) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of German first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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