Delaware, OH

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2022 Population
41,926
2.25% 1-year growth
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
J. D. Vance
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
36.6
1.1% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
7.28%
2.94% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$86,387
9.49% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$251,700
16.2% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
22,698
4.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Delaware, OH had a population of 41.9k people with a median age of 36.6 and a median household income of $86,387. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Delaware, OH grew from 41,004 to 41,926, a 2.25% increase and its median household income grew from $78,900 to $86,387, a 9.49% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Delaware, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (81.5%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.17%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.84%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.4%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.95%).

None of the households in Delaware, OH reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.9% of the residents in Delaware, OH are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Delaware, OH are Ohio Wesleyan University (406 degrees awarded in 2022) and Methodist Theological School in Ohio (25 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Delaware, OH was $251,700, and the homeownership rate was 62.5%.

Most people in Delaware, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Delaware, OH was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Delaware, OH is home to a population of 41.9k people, from which 96.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.97% of Delaware, OH residents were born outside of the country (2.08k people).

In 2022, there were 15.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (34.2k people) in Delaware, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.17k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 2.03k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.9%
2022 Citizenship
97%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.9% of Delaware, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Delaware, OH was 97%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Delaware, OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    34.2k ± 1.13k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    2.17k ± 607
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.03k ± 493
3.53%
Hispanic Population
1.48k people

In 2022, there were 15.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (34.2k people) in Delaware, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.17k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 2.03k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.53% of the people in Delaware, OH are hispanic (1.48k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    65,962 ± 6,288 people
  2. Mexico
    43,233 ± 5,095 people
  3. China
    34,193 ± 4,533 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Ohio was India, the natal country of 65,962 Ohio residents, followed by Mexico with 43,233 and China with 34,193.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.97%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.08k people
4.34%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.78k people

As of 2022, 4.97% of Delaware, OH residents (2.08k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Delaware, OH was 4.34%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    619 ± 144
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    380 ± 205
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    303 ± 135

Delaware, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.63 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Delaware, OH employs 22.7k people. The largest industries in Delaware, OH are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,657 people), Educational Services (2,833 people), and Retail Trade (2,524 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($80,250), Finance & Insurance ($79,505), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($76,951).

Males in Ohio have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,975. The income inequality in Ohio (measured using the Gini index) is 0.456, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

22.7k
2022 Value
± 1,258
4.2%
1 Year growth
± 7.52%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Delaware, OH grew at a rate of 4.2%, from 21.8k employees to 22.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Delaware, OH, are Management Occupations (2,748 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,566 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (1,963 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Delaware, OH.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

22.7k
2022 Value
± 1,258
4.2%
1 Year growth
± 7.52%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Delaware, OH grew at a rate of 4.2%, from 21.8k employees to 22.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Delaware, OH, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,657 people), Educational Services (2,833 people), and Retail Trade (2,524 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Delaware, OH, though some of these residents may live in Delaware, OH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$56,755
Median earning men ± $3,311
$38,374
Median earning women ± $3,090

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($94,828), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($85,076), and Information ($76,094).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($57,500), Public Administration ($56,544), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,692).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 5.51M people employed in Ohio. This represents a 1.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 15.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Ohio.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Ohio went to Donald J. Trump with 53.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (45.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.14%).

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing the state of Ohio. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Ohio is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Ohio

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Sherrod Brown
Senator from Ohio1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
J. D. Vance
Senator from Ohio3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing Ohio.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Ohio over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Ohio

Ohio is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Ohio have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Delaware, OH awarded 431 degrees. The student population of Delaware, OH in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 658 male students and 888 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Delaware, OH are White (321 and 81.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (25 and 6.31%), Black or African American (19 and 4.8%), and Two or More Races (14 and 3.54%).

The largest universities in Delaware, OH by number of degrees awarded are Ohio Wesleyan University (406 and 94.2%) and Methodist Theological School in Ohio (25 and 5.8%).

The most popular majors in Delaware, OH are Zoology (35 and 8.12%), General Psychology (35 and 8.12%), and Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (18 and 4.18%).

The median tuition cost in Delaware, OH for private four year colleges is $49,262.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Delaware, OH, the percentage of applicants admitted was 52.2%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 16.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 1,546 (42.6% men and 57.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 1,546 students enrolled in Delaware, OH, 42.6% men and 57.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,092 records, of which 57.7% were women and 42.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 35 degrees awarded
  2. 18 degrees awarded
  3. 35 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Delaware, OH was General Psychology with 35 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 406 degrees awarded
  2. 25 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Ohio Wesleyan University with 406 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 167 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Delaware, OH, which is 0.633 times less than the 264 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 321 degrees mean that there were 12.8 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 25 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($49,262) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($560) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.724% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.686% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (3.05M), Some college (1.98M), and Bachelors Degree (1.63M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Delaware, OH was $251,700 in 2022, which is 0.893 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $216,700 to $251,700, a 16.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Delaware, OH is 62.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Delaware, OH have an average commute time of 26.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Delaware, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Delaware, OH is $86,387. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Delaware, OH was Census Tract 121 with a value of $203,393, followed by Census Tract 120 and Census Tract 111.02, with respective values of $118,298 and $105,156.

Property

$251,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,435
$10,010
Median Property Taxes
±$719

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Rent vs Own

62.5%
Homeownership
2022
60.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 62.5% of the housing units in Delaware, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 63.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 121
  2. Census Tract 120
  3. Census Tract 111.02

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Delaware, OH was Census Tract 121 with a value of $203,393, followed by Census Tract 120 and Census Tract 111.02, with respective values of $118,298 and $105,156.

The following map shows all of the places in Delaware, OH colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$86,387
Median Household Income
± $5,496
16k
Number of Households
± 1,008

In 2022, the median household income of the 16k households in Delaware, OH grew to $86,387 from the previous year's value of $78,900.

The following chart displays the households in Delaware, OH distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Delaware, OH is from Ohio.
0.456
2022 Wage GINI in Ohio
0.456
2021 Wage GINI in Ohio

In 2022, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0361% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Ohio was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ohio in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (73.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (14%)
  3. Carpooled (7.22%)

In 2022, 73.6% of workers in Delaware, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (14%) and those who carpooled to work (7.22%).

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Commute Time

26.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Delaware, OH have a longer commute time (26.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.68% of the workforce in Delaware, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Delaware, OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Delaware, OH have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.28% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Delaware, OH (2.92k out of 40k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Delaware, OH is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

93.6% of the population of Delaware, OH has health coverage, with 63.4% on employee plans, 9.9% on Medicaid, 10.9% on Medicare, 8.36% on non-group plans, and 1.05% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Delaware County, OH see 688 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.29% decrease from the previous year (690 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1668 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 736 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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688 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Delaware County, OH

Primary care physicians in Delaware County, OH see an average of 688 patients per year. This represents a 0.29% decrease from the previous year (690 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Delaware County, OH in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.4% under 18 years, 22.8% between 18 and 34 years, 38.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49% were men and 51% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.38%
Uninsured
63.4%
Employer Coverage
9.9%
Medicaid
10.9%
Medicare
8.36%
Non-Group
1.05%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Delaware, OH grew by 3.3% from 6.18% to 6.38%.

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