Delaware, Indiana Population 2024

3,486

Delaware is a city located in Indiana. Delaware has a 2024 population of 3,486. Delaware is currently growing at a rate of 0.06% annually and its population has increased by 0.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,478 in 2020.

The average household income in Delaware is $73,166 with a poverty rate of 7.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Delaware is 48.3 years, 46.7 years for males, and 50.2 years for females.

Delaware Demographics

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

  • White: 95.38%
  • Two or more races: 3.16%
  • Other race: 0.6%
  • Asian: 0.57%
  • Black or African American: 0.29%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
29.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
119.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.23% (8)
The current population of Delaware, Indiana is 3,486 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,478.

Delaware, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,32295.38%
Two or more races1103.16%
Other race210.6%
Asian200.57%
Black or African American100.29%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Delaware Population by Race

Delaware Population Pyramid 2024

Delaware Median Age

48.3

Total

46.7

Male

50.2

Female

Delaware Adults

There are 2,875 adults, (863 of whom are seniors) in Delaware.

Delaware Age Dependency

73.1

Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Delaware Sex Ratio

Female1,75150.27%
Male1,73249.73%

Delaware Population by Age

Delaware Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4642.328317
Married8732.6791.38.7
Non Family3721.1974.525.5
Female1683.0266.733.3
Male512.256.943.1

2.67

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

83.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Delaware Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade120.46%
9th to 12th Grade2188.36%
High School Graduate1,14443.88%
Some College48318.53%
Associates Degree2208.44%
Bachelors Degree31712.16%
Graduate Degree2138.17%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Delaware Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Delaware Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,5422,312509
2+ Races292911
Asian20200
Hispanic12126
Black101010
Other Race660

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Delaware Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$41,345$56,888$32,723
Less Than 9th Grade$88,000$90,357$0
High School Graduate$31,279$46,458$26,000
Some College$45,833$62,898$26,250
Bachelors Degree$41,375$47,813$41,344
Graduate Degree$65,391$0$59,615

$41,345

Average Earnings

$56,888

Average Male

$32,723

Average Female

Delaware Earnings by Educational Attainment

Delaware Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Delaware Language

98.59% of Delaware residents speak only English, while 1.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.82% of the population.

Delaware Language

Delaware Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,2312487.68%

7.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.73%

Male Poverty Rate

7.9%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Delaware

The race most likely to be in poverty in Delaware is White, with 7.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Delaware is White, with 7.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.62%.

Delaware Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School11.72%
Some College4.41%
Less Than 9th Grade3.04%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Delaware Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed6.33%
Male Employed5.21%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Delaware Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Delaware Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$70,147$73,166
Families$82,536$85,574
Married Families$91,042$-999,999,999
Non Families$28,333$34,729

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Delaware Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.3%

Male Marriage Rate

53.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Delaware Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Delaware Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Delaware Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Delaware Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

230

Number of Veterans

221

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam130
First Gulf War33
Korea12
Second Gulf War5
World War II0

Delaware Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7498
75+65
35 to 5435
55 to 6432
18 to 340

Delaware Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2258.02%
2+ Races517.24%

Delaware Veterans by Race

Delaware Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.7%

Veteran Disability Rate

Delaware Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.6%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Delaware Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Delaware Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Delaware 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

85.19%

Born in Delaware

98.79%

Native Born

1.21%

Foreign Born

0.57%

Non Citizen

0.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.79% of Delaware residents were born in the United States, with 85.19% having been born in Indiana. 0.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Delaware Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,49620.06%
20283,49420.06%
20273,49220.06%
20263,49020.06%
20253,48820.06%
20243,48620.06%
20233,48420.06%
20223,48220.06%
20213,48020.06%
20203,478160.46%
20193,462-9-0.26%
20183,471-27-0.77%
20173,498-20-0.57%
20163,518-14-0.4%
20153,532-20-0.56%
20143,552-21-0.59%
20133,573-10-0.28%
20123,583-19-0.53%
20113,60210.03%
20103,60100%

Delaware Population by Year