Delaware County, Iowa Population 2018

Delaware County, Iowa's estimated population is 17,153 with a growth rate of -0.67% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Delaware County, Iowa is the 42nd largest county in Iowa.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201717,3261731.01%
201717,153-116-0.67%
201617,269-102-0.59%
201517,371-3-0.02%
201417,374-87-0.50%
201317,461-102-0.58%
201217,563-61-0.35%
201117,624-133-0.75%
201017,757-278-1.54%
199018,035-898-4.74%
198018,9331630.87%
197018,7702871.55%
196018,4837494.22%
195017,734-753-4.07%
194018,4873652.01%
193018,122-61-0.34%
192018,1832951.65%
191017,888-1,297-6.76%
190019,1851,83610.58%
189017,349-601-3.35%
188017,9505182.97%
187017,4326,40858.13%
186011,0249,265526.72%
18501,7591,591947.02%
18401680.00%

Delaware County, Iowa Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White17,003
Two or More Races183
Asian67
Black or African American48
Some Other Race15
American Indian and Alaska Native10

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Delaware County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2018

200400600800 Male Population200400600800 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Delaware County, Iowa Median Age

43.4


Total

43.1


Male

43.8


Female

Delaware County, Iowa Adults

There are 13,166 adults, (3,154 of whom are seniors) in Delaware County, Iowa.

Delaware County, Iowa Age Dependency

73.1

Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Delaware County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

8,667

50.02%

Male

8,659

49.98%

Delaware County, Iowa Households and Families

Delaware County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Delaware County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.1%5.9%
All82.2%17.8%
Male81.2%18.8%
Non Family64.8%35.2%
Female57.5%42.5%

82.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Delaware County, Iowa Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,9262.4782.2
Married4,052394.1
Non Family2,0361.1964.8
Female4922.9257.5
Male3463.1181.2

2.94

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Delaware County, Iowa Households

Delaware County, Iowa Education

Delaware County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5064.29%
9th to 12th Grade5104.32%
High School Graduate5,03942.69%
Some College2,33919.82%
Associates Degree1,40911.94%
Bachelors Degree1,35411.47%
Graduate Degree6465.47%

Delaware County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,59310,6661,993
Hispanic100462
Multiple Races64361
Asian3024
Native American10104
Other Race62
Black65

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 40.00%.

Delaware County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,032$47,018$27,179
Less Than High School$20,427$35,156$16,140
High School Grad$34,917$44,553$22,906
Some College$38,534$50,295$28,783
Bachelors Degree$48,015$56,612$41,690
Graduate Degree$55,483$66,645$50,962

$37,032

Average Earnings

$47,018

Average Male

$27,179

Average Female

Delaware County, Iowa Language

Delaware County, Iowa Language by Age

Delaware County, Iowa Language

97.69% of Delaware County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 2.31% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.38% of the population.

Delaware County, Iowa Poverty

Delaware County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,5161,3858.39%
Hispanic22911148.47%
Black484185.42%
Asian672131.34%
Native10660.00%
Multiple17052.94%
Other15533.33%

9.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.55%

Male Poverty Rate

8.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Delaware County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Delaware County, Iowa is Black, with 85.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Delaware County, Iowa is Multiple, with 2.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.79%.

Delaware County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.19%
High School8.44%
Some College4.43%
Bachelors or Greater2.32%

Delaware County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.81%
Male Unemployed15.63%
Male Employed4.91%
Female Employed3.56%

Delaware County, Iowa Income

Delaware County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$60,534$75,647
Families$72,423$88,749
Married Families$79,906$
Non Families$32,210$41,845

Delaware County, Iowa Marital Status

Delaware County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.0%

Male Marriage Rate

59.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Delaware County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

Delaware County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Delaware County, Iowa Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Delaware County, Iowa Veterans

Delaware County, Iowa Veterans by War

977

Number of Veterans

907

Male Veterans

70

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam424
Korea220
First Gulf War164
Second Gulf War77
World War II25

Delaware County, Iowa Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+371
65 to 74300
35 to 54144
55 to 64126
18 to 3436

Delaware County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9627.40%
Hispanic1914.29%
2 or More1523.08%

Delaware County, Iowa Veterans by Education

7.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Delaware County, Iowa Employment Status

Delaware County, Iowa Employment by Age

70.1%

Labor Force Participation

68.3%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Delaware County, Iowa Employment by Race

Delaware County, Iowa Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Delaware County, Iowa

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Manchester51805053-127-2.45%
Dyersville 405841961383.40%
Edgewood 866861-5-0.58%
Earlville812787-25-3.08%
Hopkinton628610-18-2.87%
Delhi460471112.39%
Colesburg404396-8-1.98%
Ryan361356-5-1.39%
Greeley256250-6-2.34%
Dundee174170-4-2.30%
Delaware159155-4-2.52%
Masonville127124-3-2.36%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990