Delaware County, New York Population 2021

Delaware County, New York's estimated population is 43,353 with a growth rate of -0.89% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Delaware County, New York is the 54th largest county in New York. The 2010 Population was 47,888 and has seen a growth of -9.47% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202143,353-391-0.89%
202043,744-391-0.89%
201944,135-391-0.88%
201844,526-502-1.11%
201745,028-365-0.80%
201645,393-498-1.09%
201545,891-671-1.44%
201446,562-241-0.51%
201346,803-412-0.87%
201247,215-369-0.78%
201147,584-304-0.63%
201047,8886631.40%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.89%
County Website
Founded
1797
County Seat
2010 Population
47,888
Growth Since 2010
-9.47%
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Delaware County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White42,62994.74%
Two or More Races8321.85%
Black or African American8021.78%
Asian3490.78%
Some Other Race3370.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native440.10%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.00%
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Delaware County, New York Population by Race

Delaware County, New York Population Pyramid $2021

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Delaware County, New York Median Age

47.9


Total

47.4


Male

48.7


Female

Delaware County, New York Adults

There are 37,309 adults, (10,788 of whom are seniors) in Delaware County, New York.

Delaware County, New York Age Dependency

69.7

Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29

Child Dependency Ratio

Delaware County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

22,292

49.54%

Male

22,703

50.46%

Delaware County, New York Population by Age

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

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Delaware County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.9%11.1%
All73.9%26.1%
Non Family62.7%37.3%
Male56.7%43.3%
Female56.3%43.7%

73.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Delaware County, New York Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,9682.2573.9
Married8,7092.8288.9
Non Family7,5791.2362.7
Female1,6383.4256.3
Male1,0423.156.7

2.82

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Delaware County, New York Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8882.71%
9th to 12th Grade2,7398.35%
High School Graduate12,31937.57%
Some College5,51916.83%
Associates Degree3,91211.93%
Bachelors Degree4,14112.63%
Graduate Degree3,2699.97%
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Delaware County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Delaware County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White30,99827,6446,847
Hispanic889715198
Black361304125
2+ Races351318100
Asian247219141
Other Race13111412
Native American444119
Islander222

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%.

Delaware County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,151$40,264$28,332
Less Than 9th Grade$23,883$30,470$13,571
High School Graduate$29,134$32,679$22,538
Some College$33,827$42,626$28,041
Bachelors Degree$39,965$52,406$32,714
Graduate Degree$57,109$62,734$54,291

$33,151

Average Earnings

$40,264

Average Male

$28,332

Average Female

Delaware County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Delaware County, New York Language by Age

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Delaware County, New York Language

93.40% of Delaware County, New York residents speak only English, while 6.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.97% of the population.

Delaware County, New York Language

Delaware County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White39,8656,35215.93%
Hispanic1,48838225.67%
Multiple73121729.69%
Other25113453.39%
Black3808221.58%
Asian3176319.87%
Native4436.82%

16.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.41%

Male Poverty Rate

18.77%

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 53.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Delaware County, New York is Native, with 6.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.63%.

Delaware County, New York Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.24%
High School15.06%
Some College10.37%
Bachelors or Greater6.37%

Delaware County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed25.23%
Male Unemployed13.02%
Female Employed9.39%
Male Employed7.25%

Delaware County, New York Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Delaware County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,544$63,417
Families$64,686$76,798
Married Families$74,505$87,709
Non Families$27,865$39,931
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Income by Household Type

Delaware County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

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 45-54.

Delaware County, New York Marital Status by Race

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Delaware County, New York Marital Status

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3,337

Number of Veterans

3,114

Male Veterans

223

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,494
Korea334
First Gulf War324
Second Gulf War256
World War II146

Delaware County, New York Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,172
75+942
55 to 64607
35 to 54478
18 to 34138

Delaware County, New York Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,2609.16%
2+ Races6213.48%
Hispanic493.79%
Black71.01%
Native American511.36%
Asian30.98%

Delaware County, New York Veterans by Race

Delaware County, New York Veterans by Education

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7.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Delaware County, New York Veterans by Education

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54.3%

Labor Force Participation

51.8%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Delaware County, New York Employment by Age

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Delaware County, New York Employment by Race

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Delaware County, New York 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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80.13%

Born in Delaware County, New York

95.59%

Native Born

4.41%

Foreign Born

2.00%

Non Citizen

2.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.59% of Delaware County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 80.13% having been born in New York. 2.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Delaware County, New York 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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