Delaware County, Pennsylvania Population 2019

Delaware County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 563,487 with a growth rate of -0.00% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Delaware County, Pennsylvania is the 5th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018564,7511,2640.22%
2017563,487-3-0.00%
2016563,4903290.06%
2015563,1614130.07%
2014562,7481,2200.22%
2013561,5287720.14%
2012560,7561,5280.27%
2011559,2282460.04%
2010558,98211,3312.07%
1990547,651-7,356-1.33%
1980555,007-45,028-7.50%
1970600,03546,8818.48%
1960553,154138,92033.54%
1950414,234103,47833.30%
1940310,75630,49210.88%
1930280,264107,18061.92%
1920173,08455,17846.80%
1910117,90623,14424.42%
190094,76220,07926.89%
189074,68318,58233.12%
188056,10116,69842.38%
187039,4038,80628.78%
186030,5975,91823.98%
185024,6794,88824.70%
184019,7912,46814.25%
183017,3232,51316.97%
182014,810760.52%
181014,7341,92515.03%
180012,8093,32635.07%
17909,4830.00%

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White392,912
Black or African American119,269
Asian30,739
Two or More Races13,111
Some Other Race6,445
American Indian and Alaska Native749
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander159

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2019

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Median Age

39


Total

37


Male

40.7


Female

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 438,131 adults, (86,922 of whom are seniors) in Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

60.4

Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

292,609

51.94%

Male

270,775

48.06%

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.8%14.2%
All69.6%30.4%
Male59.9%40.1%
Non Family54.1%45.9%
Female53.9%46.1%

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All204,8702.6469.6
Married98,6043.3485.8
Non Family67,4111.1954.1
Female29,5313.4253.9
Male9,3243.3759.9

3.28

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8,8562.33%
9th to 12th Grade18,7564.93%
High School Graduate118,45131.15%
Some College62,96216.56%
Associates Degree27,9887.36%
Bachelors Degree82,53421.70%
Graduate Degree60,72715.97%

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White274,706260,294112,783
Black71,06463,72814,890
Asian20,46617,50511,392
Hispanic10,5077,9182,731
Multiple Races4,4584,0061,620
Other Race3,4692,432686
Native American46830874
Islander1263119

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.75%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.66%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,002$53,072$38,079
Less Than High School$22,367$25,158$20,232
High School Grad$32,410$40,457$26,364
Some College$40,329$47,239$34,728
Bachelors Degree$56,462$70,771$47,216
Graduate Degree$77,408$100,911$63,272

$45,002

Average Earnings

$53,072

Average Male

$38,079

Average Female

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Language

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Language

88.29% of Delaware County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 11.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.59% of the population.

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black114,26723,41720.49%
White369,77223,0396.23%
Hispanic18,6125,32928.63%
Asian29,9903,57411.92%
Other6,0422,12335.14%
Multiple12,4721,83514.71%
Native72932945.13%

10.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.42%

Male Poverty Rate

11.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Delaware County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Delaware County, Pennsylvania is Native, with 45.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Delaware County, Pennsylvania is White, with 6.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.34%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.81%
High School11.61%
Some College8.59%
Bachelors or Greater3.64%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed29.07%
Male Unemployed19.84%
Female Employed5.24%
Male Employed3.63%

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Income

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$69,839$97,523
Families$89,150$117,443
Married Families$109,335$138,954
Non Families$38,175$53,570

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Veterans

28,019

Number of Veterans

26,450

Male Veterans

1,569

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam10,112
Korea3,360
First Gulf War3,328
Second Gulf War3,030
World War II2,233

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White22,8927.20%
Black4,4185.16%
Hispanic4183.12%
2 or More3115.38%
Asian2641.12%
Other1102.49%
Indian244.57%

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

5.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

65%

Labor Force Participation

60.6%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Delaware County, Pennsylvania

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Chester3397233988160.05%
Yeadon1144311493500.44%
Darby1069010654-36-0.34%
Lansdowne1062010606-14-0.13%
Collingdale87838765-18-0.20%
Brookhaven80068066600.75%
Glenolden7153715300.00%
Ridley Park70037023200.29%
Clifton Heights66526689370.56%
Folcroft66066621150.23%
Prospect Park64546472180.28%
Swarthmore61946239450.73%
Norwood58905880-10-0.17%
Sharon Hill56975685-12-0.21%
Media53275350230.43%
Aldan4152415420.05%
Upland3239324230.09%
Morton26692690210.79%
East Lansdowne26682656-12-0.45%
Chester Heights25312623923.63%
Colwyn2546254600.00%
Eddystone24102399-11-0.46%
Marcus Hook23972389-8-0.33%
Parkside2328232800.00%
Trainer18281838100.55%
Millbourne1159115900.00%
Rose Valley913946333.61%
Rutledge78479281.02%
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