Delaware County, Iowa Population 2018

Delaware County, Iowa's estimated population is 17,153 with a growth rate of -1.67% 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
201717,153-292-1.67%
201617,4451761.02%
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
White17,154
Two or More Races177
Asian63
Black or African American33
Some Other Race13
American Indian and Alaska Native5

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Delaware County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Delaware County, Iowa Median Age

43.2


Total

42.5


Male

43.7


Female

Delaware County, Iowa Adults

There are 13,258 adults, (3,140 of which are seniors) in Delaware County, Iowa.

Delaware County, Iowa Age Dependency

72.4

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Delaware County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

8,735

50.07%

Male

8,710

49.93%

Delaware County, Iowa Households and Families

Delaware County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Delaware County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.9%6.1%
All81%19%
Male67.1%32.9%
Non Family63.9%36.1%
Female56.8%43.2%

81.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Delaware County, Iowa Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,8822.581
Married3,9992.9793.9
Non Family1,9021.2663.9
Female5282.956.8
Male4533.0767.1

2.91

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

6.1%

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 Grade5064.25%
9th to 12th Grade6035.06%
High School Graduate5,18243.49%
Some College2,47620.78%
Associates Degree1,35411.36%
Bachelors Degree1,1789.89%
Graduate Degree6165.17%

Delaware County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,72110,7101,793
Hispanic8722
Multiple Races69411
Asian2823
Native American55
Black55
Other Race42

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 15.30%.

Delaware County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,908$43,743$27,021
Less Than High School$16,867$29,107$12,031
High School Grad$32,752$41,164$20,580
Some College$36,276$45,879$29,505
Bachelors Degree$48,766$60,417$44,234
Graduate Degree$52,105$57,813$49,632

$35,908

Average Earnings

$43,743

Average Male

$27,021

Average Female

Delaware County, Iowa Language

Delaware County, Iowa Language by Age

Delaware County, Iowa Language

97.76% of Delaware County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 2.24% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.42% of the population.

Delaware County, Iowa Poverty

Delaware County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,6581,4738.84%
Hispanic19810050.51%
Asian513466.67%
Black332575.76%
Multiple17673.98%
Other13538.46%
Native55100.00%

9.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.11%

Male Poverty Rate

10.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Delaware County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Delaware County, Iowa is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Delaware County, Iowa is Multiple, with 3.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.97%.

Delaware County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.74%
High School9.50%
Some College4.10%
Bachelors or Greater2.13%

Delaware County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed32.70%
Female Unemployed30.77%
Male Employed4.28%
Female Employed4.10%

Delaware County, Iowa Income

Delaware County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,452$74,548
Families$71,433$85,905
Married Families$79,100$
Non Families$32,104$42,327

Delaware County, Iowa Marital Status

Delaware County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.3%

Male Marriage Rate

57.8%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Delaware County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Delaware County, Iowa Veterans

Delaware County, Iowa Veterans by War

942

Number of Veterans

877

Male Veterans

65

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam370
Korea194
First Gulf War136
World War II97
Second Gulf War58

Delaware County, Iowa Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+353
65 to 74271
55 to 64144
35 to 54113
18 to 3461

Delaware County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9287.08%
Hispanic1714.66%
2 or More1419.18%

Delaware County, Iowa Veterans by Education

7.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Delaware County, Iowa Employment Status

Delaware County, Iowa Employment by Age

70.2%

Labor Force Participation

67.8%

Employment Rate

3.4%

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