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Delaware County, Iowa

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Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)

Delaware County, Iowa
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 17,011
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 17,011
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 17,770
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -4.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 17,488
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 17,764
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent
23.6%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
19.8%
Female persons, percent
49.3%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
97.7%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
0.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.2%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
Two or More Races, percent
0.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
1.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
96.3%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 989
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 0.7%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 8,103
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 84.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $136,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,117
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $487
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $621
Building permits, 2020 30
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 6,907
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.45
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 92.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 2.2%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 86.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 78.7%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 91.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 16.6%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 5.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
5.5%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 69.7%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 64.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 8,445
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 65,796
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 872,662
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 188,086
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $10,703
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 22.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $63,750
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $32,112
Persons in poverty, percent
8.6%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 510
Total employment, 2019 6,229
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 257,558
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 -0.4%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 1,338
All firms, 2012 1,831
Men-owned firms, 2012 1,145
Women-owned firms, 2012 453
Minority-owned firms, 2012 F
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,766
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 182
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,594
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 30.7
Land area in square miles, 2010 577.76
FIPS Code 19055
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Delaware County, Iowa
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Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

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QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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