Delaware County, Pennsylvania Population 2018

Delaware County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 564,696 with a growth rate of 0.42% 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
2017564,6962,3800.42%
2016562,316-1,679-0.30%
2016563,9952900.05%
2015563,7057920.14%
2014562,9131,3040.23%
2013561,6098270.15%
2012560,7821,7030.30%
2011559,0791780.03%
2010558,90111,2502.05%
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
White395,791
Black or African American118,089
Asian29,581
Two or More Races12,080
Some Other Race5,839
American Indian and Alaska Native832
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander104

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

Delaware County, Pennsylvania 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, Pennsylvania Median Age

39


Total

36.9


Male

40.7


Female

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 435,795 adults, (84,910 of which are seniors) in Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

60.1

Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

292,145

51.95%

Male

270,171

48.05%

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.2%13.8%
All69.4%30.6%
Male60.5%39.5%
Female53.8%46.2%
Non Family53.4%46.6%

69.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All203,6102.6569.4
Married96,9383.3586.2
Non Family67,3971.253.4
Female29,7373.4453.8
Male9,5383.4460.5

3.3

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Households

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9,2012.43%
9th to 12th Grade19,5125.16%
High School Graduate119,34731.58%
Some College62,44316.52%
Associates Degree28,4147.52%
Bachelors Degree80,49221.30%
Graduate Degree58,52615.49%

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White275,782260,813110,955
Black69,08861,50313,800
Asian19,60316,51910,589
Hispanic10,1147,3042,352
Multiple Races4,2433,8201,452
Other Race3,0811,883494
Native American55334167
Islander512416

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.57%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 54.02%.

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,776$51,512$36,533
Less Than High School$22,047$24,570$19,321
High School Grad$31,675$39,300$26,001
Some College$38,800$46,474$32,704
Bachelors Degree$54,483$68,374$46,103
Graduate Degree$75,400$96,649$62,023

$42,776

Average Earnings

$51,512

Average Male

$36,533

Average Female

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Language

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Language

88.27% of Delaware County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 11.73% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, 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
White372,35324,0556.46%
Black113,01823,87521.12%
Hispanic18,1446,15433.92%
Asian28,7273,74613.04%
Other5,4232,04137.64%
Multiple11,5052,00717.44%
Native80425531.72%

10.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.75%

Male Poverty Rate

11.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Delaware County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Delaware County, Pennsylvania is Other, with 37.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Delaware County, Pennsylvania is White, with 6.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.57%.

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.06%
High School11.76%
Some College8.73%
Bachelors or Greater3.70%

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed29.54%
Male Unemployed20.56%
Female Employed5.62%
Male Employed3.82%

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Income

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$66,576$92,813
Families$84,998$111,744
Married Families$105,173$132,974
Non Families$36,776$51,208

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.1%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Veterans

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

29,138

Number of Veterans

27,547

Male Veterans

1,591

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam10,457
Korea3,778
First Gulf War3,337
Second Gulf War2,851
World War II2,626

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+8,919
65 to 747,495
55 to 645,487
35 to 545,325
18 to 341,912

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White23,9837.51%
Black4,6255.51%
Hispanic3762.90%
Asian2220.98%
2 or More2153.91%
Other711.78%
Indian223.66%

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

5.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

64.9%

Labor Force Participation

60%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Employment by Education

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%
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