Delaware County, Indiana Population 2021

Delaware County, Indiana's estimated population is 113,811 with a growth rate of -0.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Delaware County, Indiana is the 16th largest county in Indiana. The 2010 Population was 117,665 and has seen a growth of -3.28% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021113,811-162-0.14%
2020113,973-162-0.14%
2019114,135-162-0.14%
2018114,297-949-0.82%
2017115,246-411-0.36%
2016115,657-110-0.10%
2015115,767-720-0.62%
2014116,487-344-0.29%
2013116,831-196-0.17%
2012117,027-874-0.74%
2011117,9012360.20%
2010117,665-1,994-1.67%
1990119,659-8,928-6.94%
1980128,587-632-0.49%
1970129,21918,28116.48%
1960110,93820,68622.92%
195090,25215,28920.40%
194074,9637,69311.44%
193067,27010,89319.32%
192056,3774,9639.65%
191051,4141,7903.61%
190049,62419,49364.69%
189030,1317,20531.43%
188022,9263,89620.47%
187019,0303,27720.80%
186015,7534,91045.28%
185010,8432,00022.62%
18408,8436,469272.49%
18302,374-1,303-35.44%
18203,6770.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.14%
County Website
State
Founded
1827
County Seat
2010 Population
117,665
Growth Since 2010
-3.28%
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Delaware County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White101,66388.39%
Black or African American8,0567.00%
Two or More Races2,9692.58%
Asian1,6441.43%
Some Other Race3850.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1860.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native1170.10%
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Delaware County, Indiana Population by Race

Delaware County, Indiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Delaware County, Indiana Median Age

35.6


Total

34


Male

37.3


Female

Delaware County, Indiana Adults

There are 93,705 adults, (19,384 of whom are seniors) in Delaware County, Indiana.

Delaware County, Indiana Age Dependency

54.8

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Delaware County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

59,471

51.70%

Male

55,549

48.30%

Delaware County, Indiana Population by Age

Delaware County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Delaware County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84%16%
All63.5%36.5%
Male55.1%44.9%
Non Family49.2%50.8%
Female46.1%53.9%

63.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Delaware County, Indiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All46,0262.3463.5
Married19,0042.9784
Non Family18,9001.4349.2
Female5,8202.9346.1
Male2,3023.1155.1

2.86

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Delaware County, Indiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6702.35%
9th to 12th Grade5,6287.92%
High School Graduate24,95535.13%
Some College15,00621.12%
Associates Degree6,9229.74%
Bachelors Degree9,48413.35%
Graduate Degree7,37510.38%
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Delaware County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Delaware County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White63,81657,50615,265
Black4,4553,884606
Hispanic1,140948284
2+ Races861766214
Asian777665483
Other Race2391207
Islander1049250
Native American865532

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.11%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.16%.

Delaware County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,724$41,004$29,140
Less Than 9th Grade$18,668$26,568$14,391
High School Graduate$27,702$34,088$21,749
Some College$34,237$42,719$28,879
Bachelors Degree$41,798$46,908$37,372
Graduate Degree$57,825$68,924$48,306

$34,724

Average Earnings

$41,004

Average Male

$29,140

Average Female

Delaware County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Delaware County, Indiana Language by Age

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Delaware County, Indiana Language

96.56% of Delaware County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 3.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.45% of the population.

Delaware County, Indiana Language

Delaware County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White93,99218,84320.05%
Black7,3552,60535.42%
Multiple2,6721,16143.45%
Hispanic2,51885734.03%
Asian1,54147630.89%
Other3567220.22%
Native1003737.00%

21.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.93%

Male Poverty Rate

23.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Delaware County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Delaware County, Indiana is Multiple, with 43.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Delaware County, Indiana is White, with 20.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.17%.

Delaware County, Indiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.05%
High School15.39%
Some College13.96%
Bachelors or Greater5.44%

Delaware County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed51.80%
Male Unemployed36.51%
Female Employed17.44%
Male Employed13.08%

Delaware County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Delaware County, Indiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,512$60,528
Families$59,699$76,602
Married Families$71,484$90,687
Non Families$25,636$34,894
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Income by Household Type

Delaware County, Indiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.8%

Male Marriage Rate

39.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Delaware County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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Delaware County, Indiana 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 County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

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Delaware County, Indiana Marital Status

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6,501

Number of Veterans

6,176

Male Veterans

325

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,918
First Gulf War1,326
Second Gulf War843
Korea509
World War II322

Delaware County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,741
75+1,681
65 to 741,446
55 to 641,205
18 to 34428

Delaware County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6,1007.25%
Black3485.65%
Hispanic1085.47%
Other Race4014.81%
2+ Races130.86%

Delaware County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Delaware County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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9.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Delaware County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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58.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.7%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Delaware County, Indiana Employment by Age

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Delaware County, Indiana Employment by Race

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Delaware County, Indiana 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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76.04%

Born in Delaware County, Indiana

97.87%

Native Born

2.13%

Foreign Born

1.26%

Non Citizen

0.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.87% of Delaware County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 76.04% having been born in Indiana. 1.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Delaware County, Indiana Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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