Delaware County NY Information


Delaware County Subdivisions

Delaware County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 46,551
Daytime Population: Workers 20,296
Daytime Population: Residents 25,283
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 45,579
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 44,138
Population in Familes 33,710
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,413
Population Density2 32
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $48,123
Average Household Income $61,097
Per Capita Income $25,997


Total Housing Units 31,752 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,284 (45.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,224 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 12,244 (38.6%)
Median Home Value $138,568
Average Home Value $177,844


Total Households 19,508
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 12,039
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.42% -0.72%
Households -0.27% -0.65%
Families -0.46% -0.77%
Median Household Income   1.1%
Per Capita Income   2.19%


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, 2017 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 Density # 58 8th
Diversity Index # 45 29th
Median Household Income # 49 23rd
Per Capita Income # 43 32nd

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