Delaware County, New York Population 2020

Delaware County, New York's estimated population is 43,541 with a growth rate of -1.12% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Delaware County, New York is the 53rd largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202043,541-493-1.12%
201944,034-493-1.11%
201844,527-493-1.10%
201745,020-426-0.94%
201645,446-508-1.11%
201545,954-607-1.30%
201446,561-240-0.51%
201346,801-411-0.87%
201247,212-366-0.77%
201147,578-311-0.65%
201047,8896641.41%
199047,2254010.86%
198046,8242,1064.71%
197044,7181,1782.71%
196043,540-880-1.98%
195044,4203,4318.37%
194040,989-174-0.42%
193041,163-1,611-3.77%
192042,774-2,801-6.15%
191045,575-838-1.81%
190046,4139172.02%
189045,4962,7756.50%
188042,721-251-0.58%
187042,9725071.19%
186042,4652,6316.60%
185039,8344,43812.54%
184035,3962,3727.18%
183033,0246,43724.21%
182026,5876,28430.95%
181020,30310,07598.50%
180010,2280.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-1.12%
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Founded
1797
County Seat
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Delaware County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White43,10894.74%
Black or African American8391.84%
Two or More Races7211.58%
Some Other Race3930.86%
Asian3630.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native700.15%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.02%
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Delaware County, New York Population Pyramid 2020

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Delaware County, New York Median Age

47.5


Total

46.9


Male

48.1


Female

Delaware County, New York Adults

There are 37,648 adults, (10,595 of whom are seniors) in Delaware County, New York.

Delaware County, New York Age Dependency

68.2

Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29

Child Dependency Ratio

Delaware County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

22,559

49.58%

Male

22,943

50.42%

Delaware County, New York Households and Families

Delaware County, New York Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Delaware County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.8%10.2%
All74.3%25.7%
Non Family62.2%37.8%
Male58.7%41.3%
Female53.6%46.4%

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,0302.2774.3
Married8,9742.8189.8
Non Family7,3561.2362.2
Female1,7303.3153.6
Male9703.2458.7

2.8

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

8.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Delaware County, New York Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0303.13%
9th to 12th Grade2,8458.65%
High School Graduate12,38637.66%
Some College5,57916.96%
Associates Degree3,83011.65%
Bachelors Degree4,07712.40%
Graduate Degree3,1419.55%
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Delaware County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White31,11227,5186,642
Hispanic900708175
Black351296131
Multiple Races314288120
Asian254224140
Other Race18413411
Native American34316
Islander888

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,328$38,950$27,245
Less Than High School$23,555$30,688$12,594
High School Grad$26,853$31,404$21,775
Some College$35,354$43,158$29,271
Bachelors Degree$37,446$49,132$29,439
Graduate Degree$55,819$60,404$53,375

$32,328

Average Earnings

$38,950

Average Male

$27,245

Average Female

Delaware County, New York Language

Delaware County, New York Language by Age

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Delaware County, New York Language

93.42% of Delaware County, New York residents speak only English, while 6.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.88% of the population.

Delaware County, New York Poverty

Delaware County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White40,4756,24315.42%
Hispanic1,43142129.42%
Other31019161.61%
Multiple60216928.07%
Black35112435.33%
Asian3536618.70%
Native7045.71%

16.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.96%

Male Poverty Rate

18.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Delaware County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Delaware County, New York is Other, with 61.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Delaware County, New York is Native, with 5.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.73%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.44%
High School14.19%
Some College10.06%
Bachelors or Greater6.23%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed24.06%
Male Unemployed15.61%
Female Employed11.02%
Male Employed7.04%

Delaware County, New York Income

Delaware County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,827$61,473
Families$61,863$72,907
Married Families$69,478$81,954
Non Families$28,118$39,323
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Delaware County, New York Marital Status

Delaware County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Delaware County, New York Married by Age and Sex

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Delaware County, New York 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 55-64.

Delaware County, New York Marital Status by Race

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Delaware County, New York Veterans

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3,304

Number of Veterans

3,153

Male Veterans

151

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,448
Korea410
First Gulf War333
Second Gulf War223
World War II172
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,143
75+941
55 to 64626
35 to 54469
18 to 34125
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,2048.94%
Hispanic685.28%
2 or More5813.65%
Black222.93%
Other124.48%
Asian41.27%
Indian49.09%

Delaware County, New York Veterans by Education

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6.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Delaware County, New York Employment Status

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54.8%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

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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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80.15%

Born in New York

95.42%

Native Born

4.58%

Foreign Born

2.09%

Non Citizen

2.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.42% of Delaware County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 80.15% having been born in New York. 2.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

  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