Delaware, Ohio Population 2020

40,926

Delaware is a city located in Ohio. With a 2020 population of 40,926, it is the 31st largest city in Ohio and the 958th largest city in the United States. Delaware is currently growing at a rate of 1.23% annually and its population has increased by 17.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 34,753 in 2010. Spanning over 19 miles, Delaware has a population density of 2,120 people per square mile.

The average household income in Delaware is $80,281 with a poverty rate of 8.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $925 per month, and the median house value is $175,400. The median age in Delaware is 34.8 years, 35.2 years for males, and 34.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.4 males.

Delaware Demographics

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

  • White: 89.04%
  • Black or African American: 5.24%
  • Two or more races: 2.75%
  • Asian: 2.45%
  • Other race: 0.37%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Delaware, Ohio is 40,926, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 39,930.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 34,753.

Delaware, Ohio Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White34,92189.04%
Black or African American2,0555.24%
Two or More Races1,0772.75%
Asian9602.45%
Some Other Race1470.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native510.13%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.02%

Delaware Population Pyramid 2020

Delaware Median Age

34.8


Total

35.2


Male

34.6


Female

Delaware Adults

There are 29,329 adults, (4,593 of whom are seniors) in Delaware.

Delaware Age Dependency

58.6

Age Dependency Ratio

18.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Delaware Sex Ratio

Female

20,487

52.24%

Male

18,732

47.76%

Delaware Households and Families

Delaware Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Delaware Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.6%18.4%
Male62.6%37.4%
All62.6%37.4%
Non Family42.7%57.3%
Female42.5%57.5%

62.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,2032.6162.6
Married7,0883.3781.6
Non Family5,2251.2642.7
Female1,5323.5242.5
Male3583.3362.6

3.31

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Delaware Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2771.12%
9th to 12th Grade1,1944.81%
High School Graduate7,26129.23%
Some College5,43721.89%
Associates Degree1,8897.61%
Bachelors Degree5,68222.88%
Graduate Degree3,09812.47%

Delaware Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,38921,3107,765
Black1,153986387
Asian509487436
Hispanic45325542
Multiple Races335330141
Other Race55
Native American18189
Islander8

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 85.66%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,931$53,495$35,261
Less Than High School$21,181$14,038$25,263
High School Grad$32,113$37,489$26,226
Some College$42,217$51,537$31,838
Bachelors Degree$61,621$75,852$48,537
Graduate Degree$65,282$79,028$57,951

$42,931

Average Earnings

$53,495

Average Male

$35,261

Average Female

Delaware Language

Delaware Language by Age

Delaware Language

95.37% of Delaware residents speak only English, while 4.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.63% of the population.

Delaware Poverty

Delaware Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,5922,4967.66%
Multiple99733433.50%
Black1,76732318.28%
Hispanic94012913.72%
Asian789526.59%
Other1474228.57%
Islander88100.00%
Native35617.14%

8.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.99%

Male Poverty Rate

9.89%

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 6.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.33%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.29%
High School10.99%
Some College7.03%
Bachelors or Greater2.26%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed24.37%
Male Unemployed17.83%
Female Employed5.55%
Male Employed4.33%

Delaware Income

Delaware Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$66,035$80,281
Families$84,726$96,630
Married Families$92,964-
Non Families$41,658$49,821

Delaware Marital Status

Delaware Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Delaware Married by Age and Sex

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

Delaware Veterans

2,094

Number of Veterans

1,928

Male Veterans

166

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam619
First Gulf War517
Second Gulf War416
Korea122
World War II98
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,9047.21%
Black1308.78%
2 or More5210.04%
Hispanic334.56%
Hawaiian8100.00%

$Delaware Veterans by Education

7.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Delaware Employment Status

68.8%

Labor Force Participation

66.4%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Delaware Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

74.74%

Born in Ohio

95.99%

Native Born

4.01%

Foreign Born

2.36%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.99% of Delaware residents were born in the United States, with 74.74% having been born in Ohio. 2.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202040,9264981.23%
201940,4284981.25%
201839,9306381.62%
201739,2924981.28%
201638,7946371.67%
201538,1576401.71%
201437,5178152.22%
201336,7028082.25%
201235,8943010.85%
201135,5937482.15%
201034,8459,6023.28%
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%