Delaware County NY Information

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Delaware County Subdivisions

Delaware County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 47,719
Population in Households 45,401
Population in Familes 34,745
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,318
Population Density1 33
Diversity Index2 18
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 20,227
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 12,516
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 32,315 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,786 (45.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,441 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 12,088 (37.4%)
Median Home Value $142,513
Average Home Value $181,059
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,235
Average Household Income $58,951
Per Capita Income $25,356
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.09% -0.14%
Households 0.26% 0.05%
Families 0.08% -0.06%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Delaware County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Delaware County to the other 62 counties and county equivalents in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 53 16th
Population Density1 # 58 8th
Diversity Index2 # 45 29th
Median Household Income # 51 19th
Per Capita Income # 42 34th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.