Delaware, Ohio Population 2021

43,995
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Delaware is a city located in Delaware County Ohio. It is also the county seat of Delaware County. With a 2020 population of 43,995, it is the 25th largest city in Ohio and the 885th largest city in the United States . Delaware is currently growing at a rate of 3.18% annually and its population has increased by 26.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 34,753 in 2010. Delaware reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 19 miles, Delaware has a population density of 2,279 people per square mile.

The average household income in Delaware is $82,284 with a poverty rate of 9.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $931 per month, and the median house value is $186,900. The median age in Delaware is 35.5 years, 35.3 years for males, and 35.9 years for females.

Delaware Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Delawarewas:

  • White: 87.57%
  • Black or African American: 5.34%
  • Asian: 3.34%
  • Two or more races: 3.23%
  • Other race: 0.40%
  • Native American: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Delaware, Ohio is 43,995 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 41,283.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 34,753.

Delaware, Ohio Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White35,52487.57%
Black or African American2,1655.34%
Asian1,3533.34%
Two or More Races1,3103.23%
Some Other Race1620.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native420.10%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.03%
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Delaware Population by Race

Delaware Population Pyramid $2021

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Delaware Median Age

35.5


Total

35.3


Male

35.9


Female

Delaware Adults

There are 30,514 adults, (4,864 of whom are seniors) in Delaware.

Delaware Age Dependency

58.2

Age Dependency Ratio

19

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Delaware Sex Ratio

Female

21,035

51.85%

Male

19,533

48.15%

Delaware Population by Age

Delaware Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Delaware Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female40.4%59.6%
Non Family41.6%58.4%
Male59.6%40.4%
All62.1%37.9%
Married82.5%17.5%

62.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Delaware Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,5112.6562.1
Married7,1353.3982.5
Non Family5,1681.2541.6
Female1,7383.5640.4
Male4703.1959.6

3.31

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Delaware Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2510.96%
9th to 12th Grade1,5585.97%
High School Graduate7,03126.96%
Some College5,92822.73%
Associates Degree2,0337.80%
Bachelors Degree5,89422.60%
Graduate Degree3,38412.98%
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Delaware Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Delaware Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White23,00721,6347,962
Black1,3031,110422
Asian725690623
Hispanic624421111
2+ Races451446160
Other Race944242
Native American1414
Islander12

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 85.93%.

Delaware Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,049$53,419$34,946
Less Than 9th Grade$21,715$22,708$21,686
High School Graduate$32,656$36,970$25,750
Some College$42,792$50,617$30,881
Bachelors Degree$60,398$73,469$48,859
Graduate Degree$64,565$85,250$53,457

$44,049

Average Earnings

$53,419

Average Male

$34,946

Average Female

Delaware Earnings by Educational Attainment

Delaware Language by Age

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Delaware Language

95.02% of Delaware residents speak only English, while 4.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.07% of the population.

Delaware Language

Delaware Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White33,0062,6387.99%
Multiple1,21441033.77%
Black1,83939421.42%
Hispanic1,27621016.46%
Other1624829.63%
Asian1,182433.64%
Islander1212100.00%
Native27518.52%

9.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.58%

Male Poverty Rate

10.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Delaware

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Delaware is Asian, with 3.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.19%.

Delaware Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.04%
High School11.48%
Some College8.39%
Bachelors or Greater1.96%

Delaware Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed22.19%
Male Unemployed11.86%
Female Employed5.98%
Male Employed3.97%

Delaware Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Delaware Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$69,087$82,284
Families$87,374$98,856
Married Families$100,102-
Non Families$38,094$48,947
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Income by Household Type

Delaware Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.6%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Delaware Married by Age and Sex

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Delaware Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Delaware Marital Status by Race

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Delaware Marital Status

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1,942

Number of Veterans

1,818

Male Veterans

124

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam604
First Gulf War514
Second Gulf War393
Korea115
World War II86

Delaware Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54645
65 to 74556
75+350
55 to 64237
18 to 34154

Delaware Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8326.76%
Black513.10%
2+ Races477.68%
Hispanic333.54%
Islander12100.00%

Delaware Veterans by Race

Delaware Veterans by Education

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10.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Delaware Veterans by Education

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69.2%

Labor Force Participation

66.4%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Delaware Employment by Age

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Delaware Employment by Race

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Delaware Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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74.89%

Born in Delaware

95.83%

Native Born

4.17%

Foreign Born

2.44%

Non Citizen

1.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.83% of Delaware residents were born in the United States, with 74.89% having been born in Ohio. 2.44% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202143,9951,3563.18%
202042,6391,3563.28%
201941,2831,3563.40%
201839,9275441.38%
201739,3835171.33%
201638,8666601.73%
201538,2066591.76%
201437,5478132.21%
201336,7348072.25%
201235,9272960.83%
201135,6317522.16%
201034,8799,6363.29%
200025,2435,2132.34%
199020,0301,2500.65%
198018,7803,7722.27%
197015,0081,7261.23%
196013,2821,4781.19%
195011,8042,8602.81%
19408,9442690.31%
19308,675-81-0.09%
19208,756-320-0.36%
19109,0761,1361.35%
19007,940-284-0.35%
18908,2241,3301.78%
18806,8941,2532.03%
18705,6411,7523.79%
18603,8890.00%

Delaware Population by Year