Delaware County, OH

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2022 Population
216,074
2.35% 1-year growth
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
J. D. Vance
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
39.8
1.02% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
4.53%
1.65% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$123,995
6.63% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$393,000
16.8% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
114,307
2.77% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Delaware County, OH had a population of 216k people with a median age of 39.8 and a median household income of $123,995. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Delaware County, OH grew from 211,121 to 216,074, a 2.35% increase and its median household income grew from $116,284 to $123,995, a 6.63% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Delaware County, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (81.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.29%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.83%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.76%), and White (Hispanic) (1.2%).

None of the households in Delaware County, 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.

95.9% of the residents in Delaware County, OH are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Delaware County, OH are MyComputerCareer at Columbus (2,587 degrees awarded in 2022), Ohio Wesleyan University (406 degrees), and Methodist Theological School in Ohio (25 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Delaware County, OH was $393,000, and the homeownership rate was 78.9%.

Most people in Delaware County, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Delaware County, OH was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Delaware County, OH is home to a population of 216k people, from which 95.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 8.44% of Delaware County, OH residents were born outside of the country (18.2k people).

In 2022, there were 11.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (177k people) in Delaware County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 15.7k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 8.27k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.9%
2022 Citizenship
95.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.9% of Delaware County, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Delaware County, OH was 95.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Delaware County, OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    177k ± 641
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    15.7k ± 612
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    8.27k ± 481
2.91%
Hispanic Population
6.29k people

In 2022, there were 11.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (177k people) in Delaware County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 15.7k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 8.27k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.91% of the people in Delaware County, OH are hispanic (6.29k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Delaware County, OH as a share of the total population.

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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

8.44%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
18.2k people
8.03%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
17k people

As of 2022, 8.44% of Delaware County, OH residents (18.2k 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 County, OH was 8.03%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,248 ± 318
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,102 ± 373
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,055 ± 470

Delaware County, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.55 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Delaware County, OH employs 114k people. The largest industries in Delaware County, OH are Health Care & Social Assistance (16,295 people), Finance & Insurance (12,707 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (12,189 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($137,547), Utilities ($112,791), and Finance & Insurance ($112,224).

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

114k
2022 Value
± 2,766
2.77%
1 Year growth
± 3.29%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Delaware County, OH grew at a rate of 2.77%, from 111k employees to 114k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Delaware County, OH, are Management Occupations (19,876 people), Sales & Related Occupations (11,978 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (10,800 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Delaware County, OH.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

114k
2022 Value
± 2,766
2.77%
1 Year growth
± 3.29%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Delaware County, OH grew at a rate of 2.77%, from 111k employees to 114k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Delaware County, OH, are Health Care & Social Assistance (16,295 people), Finance & Insurance (12,707 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (12,189 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Delaware County, OH, though some of these residents may live in Delaware County, 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

$84,105
Median earning men ± $3,294
$52,097
Median earning women ± $2,819

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($124,578), Wholesale Trade ($105,156), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($100,101).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($89,475), Wholesale Trade ($73,150), and Public Administration ($70,123).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 2,007
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 1,234
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  3. 1,226
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Delaware County, OH went to Donald J. Trump with 52.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (45.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.29%).

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.

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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 County, OH awarded 3,018 degrees. The student population of Delaware County, OH in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 1,861 male students and 1,168 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Delaware County, OH are White (1,378 and 46.2%), followed by Black or African American (1,003 and 33.6%), Hispanic or Latino (337 and 11.3%), and Two or More Races (128 and 4.29%).

The largest universities in Delaware County, OH by number of degrees awarded are MyComputerCareer at Columbus (2,587 and 85.7%), Ohio Wesleyan University (406 and 13.5%), and Methodist Theological School in Ohio (25 and 0.828%).

The most popular majors in Delaware County, OH are Computer Systems Networking & Telecommunications (1,934 and 64.1%), Computer & Information Systems Security (437 and 14.5%), and Network & System Administration (160 and 5.3%).

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

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Delaware County, 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 3,029 (61.4% men and 38.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 3,029 students enrolled in Delaware County, OH, 61.4% men and 38.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,693 records, of which 42.1% were women and 57.9% 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 County, OH was General Psychology with 35 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Delaware County, OH according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,587 degrees awarded
  2. 406 degrees awarded
  3. 25 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was MyComputerCareer at Columbus with 2,587 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 2,299 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Delaware County, OH, which is 3.2 times more than the 719 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 1,378 degrees mean that there were 1.37 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,003 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 County, OH was $393,000 in 2022, which is 1.39 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $336,600 to $393,000, a 16.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Delaware County, OH is 78.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Delaware County, OH have an average commute time of 25.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Delaware County, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Delaware County, OH is $123,995. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Delaware County, OH was Census Tract 114.23 with a value of $221,518, followed by Census Tract 114.12 and Census Tract 121, with respective values of $213,947 and $203,393.

In 2022, 9.05% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Delaware County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.35%.

Property

$393,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,986
$61,885
Median Property Taxes
±$1,568

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Delaware County, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

78.9%
Homeownership
2022
62.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 78.9% of the housing units in Delaware County, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 79.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 114.23
  2. Census Tract 114.12
  3. Census Tract 121

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Delaware County, OH was Census Tract 114.23 with a value of $221,518, followed by Census Tract 114.12 and Census Tract 121, with respective values of $213,947 and $203,393.

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

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Household Income

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$123,995
Median Household Income
± $2,344
78.5k
Number of Households
± 2,034

In 2022, the median household income of the 78.5k households in Delaware County, OH grew to $123,995 from the previous year's value of $116,284.

The following chart displays the households in Delaware County, 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 $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Delaware County, 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 (72%)
  2. Worked At Home (21.3%)
  3. Carpooled (4.58%)

In 2022, 72% of workers in Delaware County, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (21.3%) and those who carpooled to work (4.58%).

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Commute Time

25.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Delaware County, OH have a shorter commute time (25.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.42% of the workforce in Delaware County, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 9.05% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Delaware County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.35%.

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Poverty & Diversity

4.53% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Delaware County, OH (9.67k out of 214k 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 Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Delaware County, 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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 3.3% of the children was living in poverty in Delaware County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.6%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 99.9 in Delaware County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 2.04 per 100,000 population.

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Health

95.6% of the population of Delaware County, OH has health coverage, with 68.1% on employee plans, 5.45% on Medicaid, 11.1% on Medicare, 10.1% on non-group plans, and 0.983% 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.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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 27% under 18 years, 16.4% between 18 and 34 years, 42.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.35%
Uninsured
68.1%
Employer Coverage
5.45%
Medicaid
11.1%
Medicare
10.1%
Non-Group
0.983%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Delaware County, OH grew by 0.0418% from 4.35% to 4.35%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 25.4 in Delaware County, OH.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 30.4% in Delaware County, OH.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 4.52% in Delaware County, OH.

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