Delaware, Ohio Population 2022

42,612
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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 42,612, it is the 28th largest city in Ohio and the 1045th largest city in the United States. Delaware is currently growing at a rate of 1.56% annually and its population has increased by 1.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 41,818 in 2020. Spanning over 19 miles, Delaware has a population density of 2,208 people per square mile.

The average household income in Delaware is $82,284 with a poverty rate of 8.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. 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: 87.24%
  • Black or African American: 4.47%
  • Two or more races: 4.37%
  • Asian: 3.37%
  • Other race: 0.40%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Delaware, Ohio is 42,612 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 41,818.

Delaware, Ohio Population 2022

Population by Race

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Delaware Population by Race

Delaware Population Pyramid 2022

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Delaware Median Age

36.5


Total

36.3


Male

36.7


Female

Delaware Adults

There are 31,789 adults, (5,423 of whom are seniors) in Delaware.

Delaware Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Delaware Sex Ratio

Female

21,177

50.64%

Male

20,641

49.36%

Delaware Population by Age

Delaware Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Delaware Household Types

62.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Delaware Households and Families

3.15

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

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Delaware Households by Type

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Delaware Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Delaware Educational Attainment by Race

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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 80.73%.

Delaware Educational Attainment by Race

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$46,071

Average Earnings

$57,069

Average Male

$37,115

Average Female

Delaware Earnings by Educational Attainment

Delaware Language by Age

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Delaware Language

94.91% of Delaware residents speak only English, while 5.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.99% of the population.

Delaware Language

Delaware Poverty by Race

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8.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.93%

Male Poverty Rate

8.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Delaware

The race most likely to be in poverty in Delaware is Multiple, with 40.21% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.96%.

Delaware Poverty

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Delaware Poverty Rate by Education

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Delaware Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Delaware Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Delaware Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

49.9%

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 35-44, 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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1,809

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Delaware Veterans by War

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Delaware Veterans by Age

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Delaware Veterans by Race

Delaware Veterans by Education

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7.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Delaware Veterans by Education

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69.9%

Labor Force Participation

67%

Employment Rate

3.8%

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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75.08%

Born in Delaware

96.17%

Native Born

3.83%

Foreign Born

2.61%

Non Citizen

1.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.17% of Delaware residents were born in the United States, with 75.08% having been born in Ohio. 2.61% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Delaware Population by Year