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Delaware County, Indiana (IN)

County population in 2019: 114,135 (77% urban, 23% rural); it was 118,769 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 19,661
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 10,257
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 31,692
Renter-occupied apartments: 16,598 (it was 15,439 in 2000)
% of renters here:

33%
State:

30%

Land area: 393 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 290 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Delaware County: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (27.5%), Educational, health and social services (16.4%), Manufacturing (10.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 66%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 20%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Delaware County, IN (2019)
    • 99,85886.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8,0897.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,9932.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,5632.2%Two or more races
    • 1,8501.6%Asian alone
    • 1300.1%Some other race alone
    • 1210.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1030.09%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

36.6 years
Indiana median age:

38.0 years
Males: 55,356  (48.5%)
Females: 58,779  (51.5%)
Average household size:
Delaware County:

2.0 people
Indiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $45,065 ($34,659 in 1999)
This county:

$45,065
Indiana:

$57,603

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $579 (lower quartile is $425, upper quartile is $730)
This county:

$579
State:

$669


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $101,800 (it was $74,400 in 2000)
Delaware:

$101,800
Indiana:

$156,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $65,000 - $161,800

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $133,248
Here:

$133,248
State:

$196,369

Townhouses or other attached units: $128,375
Here:

$128,375
State:

$179,895

In 2-unit structures: $124,491
Here:

$124,491
State:

$129,696

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $142,591
Here:

$142,591
State:

$148,047

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $183,491
Here:

$183,491
State:

$188,172

Mobile homes: $33,913
Here:

$33,913
State:

$63,481

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $976
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $375

Institutionalized population: 1,541

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 15
  • Burglaries: 91
  • Thefts: 431
  • Auto thefts: 54

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 19
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 23
  • Burglaries: 104
  • Thefts: 489
  • Auto thefts: 73
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 267 buildings, average cost: $125,300
  • 1998: 239 buildings, average cost: $124,800
  • 1999: 291 buildings, average cost: $137,900
  • 2000: 270 buildings, average cost: $169,000
  • 2001: 302 buildings, average cost: $161,200
  • 2002: 293 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2003: 290 buildings, average cost: $178,300
  • 2004: 289 buildings, average cost: $168,900
  • 2005: 256 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 2006: 153 buildings, average cost: $169,800
  • 2007: 120 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2008: 71 buildings, average cost: $144,400
  • 2009: 44 buildings, average cost: $175,100
  • 2010: 46 buildings, average cost: $161,700
  • 2011: 72 buildings, average cost: $134,300
  • 2012: 44 buildings, average cost: $171,300
  • 2013: 58 buildings, average cost: $196,000
  • 2014: 54 buildings, average cost: $197,700
  • 2015: 46 buildings, average cost: $219,300
  • 2016: 82 buildings, average cost: $191,700
  • 2017: 68 buildings, average cost: $218,100
  • 2018: 52 buildings, average cost: $143,100
  • 2019: 58 buildings, average cost: $110,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Delaware, IN residents
Average permit cost in Delaware, IN
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,047 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $735 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Delaware, IN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Delaware, IN in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Delaware, IN in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 22.8%
Delaware County:

22.8%
Indiana:

11.9%
(21.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.5% for Black residents, 24.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.0% for American Indian residents, 14.4% for other race residents, 38.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 36.6 years old
(Males: 35.2 years old, Females: 37.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38.0 years old, Black residents: 35.6 years old, American Indian residents: 82.4 years old, Asian residents: 58.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.9 years old, Other race residents: 20.0 years old)

Area name: Muncie, IN MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Delaware County is $495 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $598 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $806 a month.

Cities in this county include: Muncie, Yorktown, Albany, Daleville, Eaton, Gaston, Selma.

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

2018 air pollution in Delaware County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.027 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable location: Harrison Hills Country Club (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Delaware County include: Bethel Church (A), Freedom Church (B), Campbell Chapel (C), Cooper Chapel (D), Mount Carmel Church (E), New Century Church (F), New Liberty Church (G), Osborn Prairie Church (H), Phanuel Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Baker Cemetery (1), Bend Cemetery (2), Bethel Cemetery (3), Beulah Cemetery (4), Mount Hope Cemetery (5), Spring Hill Cemetery (6), Bonebrake Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Scott Pond (A), South Hemlock Lake (B), Hemlock Lakes (C), Riley Lake (D), Lake Holiday Hide-away (E), Shawnee Lake (F), North Hemlock Lake (G), Painter Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Stillwater Creek (A), Lick Branch (B), Slush Run (C), Prairie Creek (D), Grindstone Creek (E), Graham Creek (F), Flint Creek (G), East Fork Coal Creek (H), North Fork Coal Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Butte County, California , Hamilton County , Howard County , Noble County, Ohio , Washington County, Pennsylvania .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.0%
Indiana:

4.9%

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

Current college students: 16,227
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,807 (71.5% naturalized citizens)

Delaware County:

2.5%
Whole state:

5.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,0012010 or later
  • 5332000 to 2009
  • 4781990 to 1999
  • 2711980 to 1989
  • 1551970 to 1979
  • 233Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 82.9%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 37,428
  • One, attached: 1,163
  • Two: 2,545
  • 3 or 4: 1,938
  • 5 to 9: 2,518
  • 10 to 19: 1,760
  • 20 to 49: 991
  • 50 or more: 827
  • Mobile homes: 3,545

Housing units in Delaware County with a mortgage: 16,455 (545 second mortgage, 1,486 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 11,638

Here:

59.3% with mortgage
State:

65.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Delaware County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,04298
Mainline Protestant9,87640
Catholic4,1713
Other1,9927
Black Protestant1,7419
None82,849-
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: 15
Delaware County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 52
Delaware County:

4.52 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 78
This county:

6.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Delaware County:

10.0%
Indiana:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Delaware County:

31.3%
State:

29.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.9%
State:

14.3%

Agriculture in Delaware County:

Average size of farms: 276 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $73,048
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $255.16
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.71%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 13.08%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $71,298
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 90.17%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $101,639
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.79%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.03
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 9.32%
Corn for grain: 61899 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1764 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 99529 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,173 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 26 acres

Tornado activity:

Delaware County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Indiana state average. It is 7842243.1 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Delaware County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 25% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 180.4 miles away from Delaware County 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) earthquake occurred 159.2 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 180.5 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 164.0 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 58.5 miles away from Delaware County center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 200.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Indiana Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 31, 2020, FEMA Id: 4515, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Indiana Snow, Incident Period: February 12, 2007 to February 14, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3274: March 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3274, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Indiana Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3238: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3238, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Indiana Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 01, 2005 to February 11, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1573: January 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 1573, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Snow, Incident Period: December 21, 2004 to December 23, 2004, Emergency Declared EM-3197: January 11, 2005, FEMA Id: 3197, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2004 to June 25, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1520: June 03, 2004, FEMA Id: 1520, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: August 26, 2003 to September 15, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1487: September 05, 2003, FEMA Id: 1487, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: July 04, 2003 to August 06, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1476: July 11, 2003, FEMA Id: 1476, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: September 20, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1433: September 25, 2002, FEMA Id: 1433, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Indiana Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 01, 1999 to January 15, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3135: January 15, 1999, FEMA Id: 3135, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Delaware County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Delaware

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 41,902 (79.0%)
  • Carpooled: 4,300 (8.1%)
  • Bus: 861 (1.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 664 (1.3%)
  • Bicycle: 429 (0.8%)
  • Walked: 2,865 (5.4%)
  • Worked at home: 1,945 (3.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • India (20%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (14%)
  • Mexico (11%)
  • Philippines (8%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Other Middle Africa (5%)
  • Korea (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Delaware County


  • American (21%)
  • German (14%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • English (7%)
  • European (5%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Delaware County, Indiana in 2000:

  • 5,043 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,147 people in nursing homes
  • 169 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 158 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 142 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 109 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 81 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 40 people in other group homes
  • 26 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Delaware County, Indiana in 2010:

  • 6,798 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,014 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 297 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 192 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 180 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 157 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 61 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 60 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 56 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 7 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $53,577.

5.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,683 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
Indiana average:

6.06%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.63% relocated from other counties in Indiana ($24,026 average AGI)
1.70% relocated from other states ($12,657 average AGI)
Delaware County:

1.70%
Indiana average:

2.21%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Madison County, IN  0.70% ($30,173 average AGI)
from Marion County, IN  0.40% ($31,381)
from Randolph County, IN  0.31% ($38,127)
from Henry County, IN  0.30% ($39,959)
from Hamilton County, IN  0.23% ($62,484)
from Jay County, IN  0.17% ($33,176)
from Blackford County, IN  0.17% ($32,735)


6.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,493 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
Indiana average:

6.25%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.16% relocated to other counties in Indiana ($27,853 average AGI)
2.26% relocated to other states ($14,640 average AGI)
Delaware County:

2.26%
Indiana average:

2.40%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Marion County, IN  0.76% ($35,386 average AGI)
to Madison County, IN  0.75% ($35,954)
to Hamilton County, IN  0.38% ($63,662)
to Randolph County, IN  0.32% ($28,389)
to Henry County, IN  0.28% ($31,913)
to Allen County, IN  0.20% ($34,086)
to Jay County, IN  0.16% ($24,969)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.4

Births per 1000 population in Delaware County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Delaware County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Delaware County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.0%
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: 19,469 (15,959 aged, 3,510 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,389 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,696)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,658)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,463)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,154)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (753)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (750)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (640)
  • Congestive heart failure (608)
  • Unspecified dementia (539)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (445)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.85
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 15,850
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 334
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 44,201

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,102
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 982
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 15

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 44
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 67

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 31.4. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 147.5. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 88.2
  • Suffocation - 35.1
  • Other - 24.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 114,135
  • Male householders: 24,349 (8,076 living alone), Female householders: 21,291 (7,015 living alone)
  • 16,359 spouses (16,072 opposite-sex spouses), 4,712 unmarried partners, (4,616 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 24,980 children (22,652 natural, 668 adopted, 1,660 stepchildren), 2,387 grandchildren, 1,440 brothers or sisters, 739 parents, 84 foster children, 915 other relatives, 9,408 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 7,471

Size of family households: 12,985 2-persons, 6,045 3-persons, 3,776 4-persons, 2,581 5-persons, 421 6-persons, 173 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 15,091 1-person, 3,089 2-persons, 1,062 3-persons, 264 4-persons, 76 5-persons, 77 6-persons.

8,407 married couples with children.
8,801 single-parent households (3,492 men, 5,309 women).

96.6% of residents of Delaware speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (73% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $615,731,000 ($5,228 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $12,506,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $284,818,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $146,193,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,250,000
Federal grants: $140,883,000
Federal procurement contracts: $7,108,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $28,479,000 ($6,403,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $172,223,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $38,670,000
Federal Government insurance: $63,967,000

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

Births: 7,054
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 6,256
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +748
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -3,817
Here -33 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Delaware County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 12.32 millions of gallons per day (22% from ground, 78% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.4

Year house built in Delaware County, Indiana
  • Year house built in Delaware County, Indiana
  • 1,0372014 or later
  • 1572010 to 2013
  • 3,4212000 to 2009
  • 5,9751990 to 1999
  • 3,7501980 to 1989
  • 7,3731970 to 1979
  • 7,5081960 to 1969
  • 7,5551950 to 1959
  • 4,9151940 to 1949
  • 11,0241939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Delaware County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Delaware County, Indiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Delaware County, Indiana
  • 751 room
  • 2512 rooms
  • 7513 rooms
  • 1,7724 rooms
  • 5,9585 rooms
  • 7,0956 rooms
  • 5,6527 rooms
  • 3,1678 rooms
  • 3,3729+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Delaware County, Indiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Delaware County, Indiana
  • 2101 room
  • 7892 rooms
  • 2,4723 rooms
  • 3,9594 rooms
  • 4,5605 rooms
  • 2,9726 rooms
  • 7627 rooms
  • 7368 rooms
  • 1,0879+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Delaware County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Delaware County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Delaware County, Indiana
  • 75no bedroom
  • 5811 bedroom
  • 6,3342 bedrooms
  • 15,3393 bedrooms
  • 5,0284 bedrooms
  • 7365+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Delaware County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Delaware County, Indiana
  • 210no bedroom
  • 3,6821 bedroom
  • 6,0292 bedrooms
  • 6,0233 bedrooms
  • 1,1854 bedrooms
  • 4185+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Delaware County, Indiana 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
  • 699no vehicle
  • 8,9871 vehicle
  • 11,6222 vehicles
  • 4,8103 vehicles
  • 1,5764 vehicles
  • 3995+ 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
  • 4,069no vehicle
  • 6,5861 vehicle
  • 4,9622 vehicles
  • 1,0693 vehicles
  • 5924 vehicles
  • 2695+ vehicles

77.0% of Delaware County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in Indiana.

Delaware County:

77.0%
State average:

85.3%

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

  • This state: 83,611
  • Other state: 27,554
  • Northeast: 3,782
  • Midwest: 13,260
  • South: 7,064
  • West: 3,448
Year householders moved into unit in Delaware County, IN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Delaware County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 70.0%Utility gas
  • 21.0%Electricity
  • 5.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 1.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 50.1%Utility gas
  • 43.0%Electricity
  • 3.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 193
Here:

2.3%
Indiana:

12.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 469
Here:

9.8%
Indiana:

9.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 307
Here:

1.9%
Indiana:

21.4%

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 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,317,000
  • Charges - Other: $3,369,000
    Sewerage: $202,000
    Parks and Recreation: $139,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,197,000
    Air Transportation: $1,853,000
    Health - Other: $205,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $102,000
    General - Other: $25,000
    Local Fire Protection: $24,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $9,186,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,651,000
    Regular Highways: $5,239,000
    Police Protection: $4,795,000
    Health - Other: $3,586,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,133,000
    General - Other: $3,055,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,483,000
    Financial Administration: $1,946,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,938,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,142,000
    Air Transportation: $460,000
    Sewerage: $142,000
    Local Fire Protection: $75,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $1,678,000
    Highways: $1,678,000
    Other: $251,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,311,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,115,000
    Highways: $618,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,796,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,703,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $94,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $11,220,000
    General Revenue - Other: $553,000
    Interest Earnings: $387,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $255,000
    Rents: $242,000
    Sale of Property: $30,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,047,000
    General - Other: $279,000
    Police Protection: $167,000
    Correctional Institutions: $126,000
    Air Transportation: $110,000
    Health - Other: $59,000
    Local Fire Protection: $39,000
    Corrections - Other: $34,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,000
    Financial Administration: $7,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $51,231,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $5,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $2,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $797,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $34,050,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,812,000
    Highways: $5,066,000
    Health and Hospitals: $36,000
  • Tax - Property: $23,177,000
    Other Selective Sales: $3,669,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $849,000
    Other License: $311,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,099,000

Delaware County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,317,000
  • Charges - Other: $3,369,000
    Sewerage: $202,000
    Parks and Recreation: $139,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,197,000
    Air Transportation: $1,853,000
    Health - Other: $205,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $102,000
    General - Other: $25,000
    Local Fire Protection: $24,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $9,186,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,651,000
    Regular Highways: $5,239,000
    Police Protection: $4,795,000
    Health - Other: $3,586,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,133,000
    General - Other: $3,055,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,483,000
    Financial Administration: $1,946,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,938,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,142,000
    Air Transportation: $460,000
    Sewerage: $142,000
    Local Fire Protection: $75,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $1,678,000
    Highways: $1,678,000
    Other: $251,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,311,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,115,000
    Highways: $618,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,796,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,703,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $94,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $11,220,000
    General Revenue - Other: $553,000
    Interest Earnings: $387,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $255,000
    Rents: $242,000
    Sale of Property: $30,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,047,000
    General - Other: $279,000
    Police Protection: $167,000
    Correctional Institutions: $126,000
    Air Transportation: $110,000
    Health - Other: $59,000
    Local Fire Protection: $39,000
    Corrections - Other: $34,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,000
    Financial Administration: $7,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $51,231,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $5,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $2,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $797,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $34,050,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,812,000
    Highways: $5,066,000
    Health and Hospitals: $36,000
  • Tax - Property: $23,177,000
    Other Selective Sales: $3,669,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $849,000
    Other License: $311,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,099,000

Delaware County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,317,000
  • Charges - Other: $3,369,000
    Sewerage: $202,000
    Parks and Recreation: $139,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,197,000
    Air Transportation: $1,853,000
    Health - Other: $205,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $102,000
    General - Other: $25,000
    Local Fire Protection: $24,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $9,186,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,651,000
    Regular Highways: $5,239,000
    Police Protection: $4,795,000
    Health - Other: $3,586,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,133,000
    General - Other: $3,055,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,483,000
    Financial Administration: $1,946,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,938,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,142,000
    Air Transportation: $460,000
    Sewerage: $142,000
    Local Fire Protection: $75,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $1,678,000
    Highways: $1,678,000
    Other: $251,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,311,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,115,000
    Highways: $618,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,796,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,703,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $94,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $11,220,000
    General Revenue - Other: $553,000
    Interest Earnings: $387,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $255,000
    Rents: $242,000
    Sale of Property: $30,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,047,000
    General - Other: $279,000
    Police Protection: $167,000
    Correctional Institutions: $126,000
    Air Transportation: $110,000
    Health - Other: $59,000
    Local Fire Protection: $39,000
    Corrections - Other: $34,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,000
    Financial Administration: $7,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $51,231,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $5,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $2,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $797,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $34,050,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,812,000
    Highways: $5,066,000
    Health and Hospitals: $36,000
  • Tax - Property: $23,177,000
    Other Selective Sales: $3,669,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $849,000
    Other License: $311,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,099,000

Delaware County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,317,000
  • Charges - Other: $3,369,000
    Sewerage: $202,000
    Parks and Recreation: $139,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,197,000
    Air Transportation: $1,853,000
    Health - Other: $205,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $102,000
    General - Other: $25,000
    Local Fire Protection: $24,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $9,186,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,651,000
    Regular Highways: $5,239,000
    Police Protection: $4,795,000
    Health - Other: $3,586,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,133,000
    General - Other: $3,055,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,483,000
    Financial Administration: $1,946,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,938,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,142,000
    Air Transportation: $460,000
    Sewerage: $142,000
    Local Fire Protection: $75,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $1,678,000
    Highways: $1,678,000
    Other: $251,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,311,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,115,000
    Highways: $618,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,796,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,703,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $94,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $11,220,000
    General Revenue - Other: $553,000
    Interest Earnings: $387,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $255,000
    Rents: $242,000
    Sale of Property: $30,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,047,000
    General - Other: $279,000
    Police Protection: $167,000
    Correctional Institutions: $126,000
    Air Transportation: $110,000
    Health - Other: $59,000
    Local Fire Protection: $39,000
    Corrections - Other: $34,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,000
    Financial Administration: $7,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $51,231,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $5,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $2,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $797,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $34,050,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,812,000
    Highways: $5,066,000
    Health and Hospitals: $36,000
  • Tax - Property: $23,177,000
    Other Selective Sales: $3,669,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $849,000
    Other License: $311,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,099,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,466
  • Number of aged recipients: 117
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,349
  • Number of recipients under 18: 407
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,769
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 290
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 824
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,117
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 30 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED422$91,552363$102,0441,511$107,776136$38,1915$1,234,800122$64,09833$52,606
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$87,78623$124,435147$113,53712$25,5830$08$77,7505$49,800
APPLICATIONS DENIED63$77,06377$69,091625$106,92380$15,8881$60,00041$62,46332$51,594
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN28$89,21420$102,850412$112,11911$27,9090$028$71,4293$62,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS10$91,2005$94,60080$111,8638$86,6250$01$52,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 23 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED56$136,17955$115,8000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED23$103,30439$122,5383$79,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$113,90922$117,5001$153,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$86,2507$139,1430$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$82,6673$132,3330$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Delaware, IN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Delaware, IN - Value
Most common first names in Delaware County, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1,00979.4 years
William86072.9 years
Robert78670.6 years
John74873.6 years
Charles70673.5 years
James69671.0 years
George39974.9 years
Helen34080.8 years
Dorothy30878.2 years
Ruth29679.9 years
Most common last names in Delaware County, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith47874.1 years
Miller30476.0 years
Jones29575.0 years
Brown28573.0 years
Johnson28274.1 years
Davis27174.6 years
Williams24074.4 years
Wilson16874.8 years
Moore16377.2 years
Clark15776.7 years
Businesses in Delaware County, IN
NameCountNameCount
ALDI2LensCrafters1
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts3Long John Silver's1
Aeropostale1Lowe's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Macy's1
Applebee's1Marriott1
Arby's3MasterBrand Cabinets7
AutoZone2Maurices1
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's6
Bath & Body Works1Meijer1
Best Western1Menards1
Blockbuster1Motherhood Maternity1
Buffalo Wild Wings1New Balance1
Burger King3Nike3
CVS4Olive Garden1
Carson Pirie Scott1Outback1
Casual Male XL1Outback Steakhouse1
Catherines1Pac Sun1
Charlotte Russe1Panera Bread1
Chevrolet1Papa John's Pizza2
Chick-Fil-A1Payless2
Chuck E. Cheese's1Penske1
Comfort Inn1PetSmart1
Dairy Queen3Pizza Hut4
Days Inn1Plato's Closet1
Deb1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Decora Cabinetry2Quiznos1
Discount Tire1RadioShack3
Domino's Pizza1Red Lobster1
Dressbarn1Ruby Tuesday1
FedEx14Rue211
Finish Line1SAS Shoes2
Foot Locker1Sears3
Ford1Shoe Carnival1
GNC2Spencer Gifts1
GameStop2Sprint Nextel1
Gap1Staples1
Goodwill1Starbucks3
H&R Block4Steak 'n Shake1
Haworth1Subway12
Hilton1Super 81
Hobby Lobby1T-Mobile6
Holiday Inn1T.J.Maxx1
Honda1Taco Bell3
Hot Topic1Target1
Hyundai1Toyota1
IHOP1Toys"R"Us1
JCPenney1U-Haul4
Jamba Juice1UPS21
Jones New York4Vans1
Journeys1Verizon Wireless2
Justice1Victoria's Secret1
KFC3Volkswagen1
Kmart1Walgreens4
Kohl's1Walmart2
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's3
Lane Bryant1Wet Seal1
Lane Furniture1YMCA5