Delavan, Illinois Population 2024

1,527

Delavan is a city located in Tazewell County Illinois. Delavan has a 2024 population of 1,527. Delavan is currently declining at a rate of -0.78% annually and its population has decreased by -2.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,573 in 2020.

The average household income in Delavan is $76,349 with a poverty rate of 12.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Delavan is 40.1 years, 40.6 years for males, and 39.4 years for females.

Delavan Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Delavan was:

  • White: 95.55%
  • Two or more races: 2.75%
  • Other race: 0.94%
  • Black or African American: 0.47%
  • Asian: 0.18%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,059.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.92% (-46)
The current population of Delavan, Illinois is 1,527 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,573.

Delavan, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,63295.55%
Two or more races472.75%
Other race160.94%
Black or African American80.47%
Asian30.18%
Native American20.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Delavan Population by Race

Delavan Population Pyramid 2024

Delavan Median Age

40.1

Total

40.6

Male

39.4

Female

Delavan Adults

There are 1,239 adults, (301 of whom are seniors) in Delavan.

Delavan Age Dependency

82.1

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50

Child Dependency Ratio

Delavan Sex Ratio

Female89952.63%
Male80947.37%

Delavan Population by Age

Delavan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6672.5678.621.4
Married3572.9491.38.7
Non Family1761.0969.930.1
Female763.755050
Male583.1663.836.2
showing: 5 rows

2.94

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

78.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Delavan Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Delavan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Delavan Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 50%.

Delavan Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,311

Average Earnings

$57,782

Average Male

$32,578

Average Female

Delavan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Delavan Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Delavan Language

99.03% of Delavan residents speak only English, while 0.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.67% of the population.

Delavan Language

Delavan Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,54820513.24%
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12.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.6%

Male Poverty Rate

15.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Delavan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Delavan is White, with 13.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Delavan is White, with 13.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.3%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.71%.

Delavan Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School17.74%
Less Than 9th Grade17.7%
Some College7.8%
Bachelors or Greater
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Delavan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed71.43%
Female Unemployed53.66%
Female Employed9.5%
Male Employed1.03%
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Delavan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Delavan Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Delavan Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Delavan Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Delavan 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 45-54.

Delavan Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Delavan Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

163

Number of Veterans

147

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

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Delavan Veterans by War

count

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Delavan Veterans by Age

count

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Delavan Veterans by Race

Delavan Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Delavan Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.1%

Labor Force Participation

50.4%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Delavan Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Delavan Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Delavan Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

80.15%

Born in Delavan

99.53%

Native Born

0.47%

Foreign Born

0.29%

Non Citizen

0.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.53% of Delavan residents were born in the United States, with 80.15% having been born in Illinois. 0.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Delavan Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,467-12-0.81%
20281,479-12-0.8%
20271,491-12-0.8%
20261,503-12-0.79%
20251,515-12-0.79%
20241,527-12-0.78%
20231,539-12-0.77%
20221,551-12-0.77%
20211,563-10-0.64%
20201,573-39-2.42%
20191,612-10-0.62%
20181,622-19-1.16%
20171,641-8-0.49%
20161,64920.12%
20151,647-30-1.79%
20141,677-17-1%
20131,694-8-0.47%
20121,702-1-0.06%
20111,703-2-0.12%
20101,705
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Delavan Population by Year