Data & Demographics

 

Delaware County, IN in Profile
Part of: Muncie IN, Metropolitan Area


Delaware County is one of 92 counties in Indiana. It has 392.1 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 299.6 per square mile. On the most recent census form, 97.9% of the population reported only one race, with 6.9% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 1.8% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.30 persons compared to an average family size of 2.90 persons.
In 2013 health care and social assistance was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $39,964. Per capita income declined by 1.5% between 2002 and 2012 (adjusted for inflation).

Delaware County, Indiana Facts & Figures:



People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)

Value

Rank in State

Industry Overview (2015)
(By Place of Work)

Value

Rank in State

Population (2015)

116,852

14

Covered Employment

45,112

16

   Growth (%) since 2010 Census

-0.7%

44

   Avg wage per job

$37,416

43

Households (2014)

46,239

14

Manufacturing - % all jobs in County

9.6%

80

Labor Force (persons) (2015)

54,475

15

   Avg wage per job

$48,855

45

Unemployment Rate (2015)

5.7

16

Transportation & Warehousing - % all jobs in County

3.0%

40

Per Capita Personal Income (2014)

$31,933

82

   Avg wage per job

$44,932

35

Median Household Income (2014)

$39,449

91

Health Care, Social Assist. - % all jobs in County

17.6%

7

Poverty Rate (2014)

22.2

2

   Avg wage per job

$43,816

19

H.S. Diploma or More - % of Adults 25+ (2014)

88.0%

31

Finance and Insurance - % all jobs in County

3.8%

7

Bachelor's Deg. or More - % of Adults 25+ (2014)

23.3%

16

   Avg wage per job

$42,741

63

 

Population Over Time

Number

Rank in State

Percent of State

State

2015

116,852

14

1.8%

6,619,680

2010

117,692

14

1.8%

6,490,590

2000

118,726

12

1.9%

6,091,517

1990

119,678

10

2.2%

5,555,097

1980

128,587

8

2.3%

5,490,210

2000 to 2010 % change

-0.9%

68

 

6.6%

1990 to 2010 % change

-1.7%

80

 

16.8%

1980 to 2010 % change

-8.5%

81

 

18.2%

Source: US Census Bureau

Components of Population Change (1-year change ending in 2015)

Number

Rank in State

Percent of State

State

Net Domestic Migration

-643

84

4.3%

-14,881

Net International Migration

189

13

1.5%

12,574

Natural Increase (births minus deaths)

117

31

0.5%

25,260

Births

1,277

17

1.5%

83,796

Deaths

1,160

12

2.0%

58,536

Source: US Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age in 2014

Number

Rank in State

Pct Dist.

Pct Dist.
in State

Preschool (0 to 4)

 6,086

17

 5.2%

 6.5%

School Age (5 to 17)

 16,694

15

 14.2%

 17.9%

College Age (18 to 24)

 23,472

7

 20.0%

 10.1%

Young Adult (25 to 44)

 25,175

17

 21.4%

 25.5%

Older Adult(45 to 64)

 28,018

16

 23.9%

 26.5%

Older (65 plus)

 17,996

11

 15.3%

 13.6%

Median Age

 34.8

87

 

Median Age = 37.2

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 5-Year Estimates; Median age calculated by the IBRC.

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2014

Number

Rank in State

Pct Dist.

Pct Dist.
in State

American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone

239

18

0.2%

0.2%

Asian Alone

1,389

15

1.2%

1.8%

Black Alone

6,300

14

5.4%

9.1%

Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone

10

33

0.0%

0.0%

White Alone

104,481

14

89.0%

84.4%

Two or More Race Groups

4,327

8

3.7%

2.2%

Hispanic or Latino (can be of any race)

Non-Hispanic or Latino

115,128

14

98.0%

93.7%

Hispanic or Latino

2,313

27

2.0%

6.3%

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 5-Year Estimates

Hispanic or Latino Population in 2014 (can be of any race)

Number

Rank in State

Pct Dist.

Pct Dist.
in State

Hispanic

2,313

27

100%

100%

    Mexican

1,554

28

67.2%

76.1%

    Cuban

0

51

0.0%

1.3%

    Puerto Rican

267

14

11.5%

8.0%

    Other

492

23

21.3%

14.6%

White, Not Hispanic (reporting white alone)

102,944

14

N/A

N/A

Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 5 Year Estimates

Households in 2014

Number

Rank in State

Pct. Dist.

Pct. Dist. in State

Total Households

46,239

14

100.0%

100.0%

  Family Households

27,710

15

59.9%

66.5%

    Married with Children

6,324

19

13.7%

19.4%

    Married without Children

13,475

14

29.1%

30.1%

    Single Parents

4,434

12

9.6%

9.9%

    Other

3,477

11

7.5%

7.1%

  Non-family Households

18,529

10

40.1%

33.5%

    Living Alone

13,642

12

29.5%

27.8%

Average Household Size

2.30

82

 

 

Source: US Census Bureau

Housing Units in 2014

Number

Rank in State

Pct. Dist.

Pct. Dist.
in State

Total Housing Units (ACS estimate)

52,352

14

100.0%

100.0%

  Occupied

46,239

14

88.3%

88.6%

    Owner Occupied

29,323

15

56.0%

61.6%

    Renter Occupied

16,916

10

32.3%

27.1%

  Vacant

6,113

10

11.7%

11.4%

    For seasonal or recreational use

131

63

0.3%

1.6%

Source: US Census Bureau

Residential Building Permits in 2015

Units

Pct Dist.

Pct Dist.
in State

Cost ($000)

Total Permits Filed

46

100.0%

100.0%

$10,089

   Single Family

46

100%

68.4%

$10,089

   Two Family

0

0.0%

2.8%

$0

   Three & Four Family

0

0.0%

1.6%

$0

   Five Families and More

0

0.0%

27.2%

$0

Source: US Census Bureau

Median Income

Number

Rank in State

Percent of State

Median household income in 2014

$39,449

91

79.9%

Median household income in 2000

$35,791

83

86.2%

5-year percent change 2000 to 2014

10.2%

80

 

Source: US Census Bureau

Per Capita Personal Income (PCPI)

Number

Rank in State

Percent of State

2014

$31,933

82

80.7%

2004

$25,641

73

83.5%

1994

$19,490

37

91.9%

1984

$11,470

45

92.6%

10-year % change

24.5%

78

 

20-year % change

63.8%

90

 

30-year % change

178.4%

88

 

Source: US Bureau of Economic Analysis

Personal Income in 2014 ($000)

Number

5-Year % Change (adj*)

Rank in State

Total Earnings by Place of Work

$2,542,700

10.9%

79

Minus:     Contributions for government social insurance

$305,303

11.2%

71

 Personal contributions for government social insurance

$165,643

11.6%

71

 Employer contributions for government social insurance

$139,660

10.7%

72

Plus:       Adjustment for residence

($165,557)

37.7%

15

Equals:   Net Earnings by Place of Residence

$2,071,840

9.2%

91

Plus:      Dividends, rent, interest

$595,417

18.2%

41

Plus:      Transfer payments

$1,071,258

16.5%

35

Equals:   Personal Income by Place of Residence

$3,738,515

12.6%

87

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

Poverty Estimates

Number

Rank in State

5-Year % Change

Rank in % Change

Poverty rate in 2014

In 2000

22.2
11.9

2
7

--
152.3%

--
 12

Poverty rate for children under 18 in 2014

In 2000

 26.1
15.2

14
17

--
 115.7%

--
 47

Source: US Census Bureau

Labor Force Annual Averages in 2015

Number

Rank in State

% of State

State

Total Labor Force
   5-year % change
   10-year % change

54,475
-0.5%
-2.9%

15
48
48

1.7%
-
-

3,265,761
0.0%
1.9%

Employed
   5-year % change
   10-year % change

51,388
6.2%
-1.7%

15
52
48

1.7%
-
-

3,109,217
9.3%
2.6%

Unemployed
   5-year % change
   10-year % change

3,087
-51.2%
-19.8%

14
29
46

2.0%
-
-

156,544
-52.5%
-10.8%

Unemployment Rate
   5-year % change
   10-year % change

5.7
-50.9%
-17.4%

16
22
50

118.8%
-
-

4.8
-53.8%
-12.7%

Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics

Educational Attainment in 2014

Number

Percent of Population 25+

Rank in State

State % of Population 25+

Total Population 25 and Older

71,189

 100.0%

N/A

100.0%

    Less Than 9th Grade

2,510

 3.5%

55

4.1%

    9th to 12th, No Diploma

6,038

8.5%

57

8.3%

    High School Graduate (includes equiv.)

25,211

 35.4%

74

35.0%

    Some College, No Degree

15,446

 21.7%

22

21.0%

    Associate Degree

5,421

 7.6%

57

8.1%

    Bachelor's Degree

9,240

 13.0%

21

15.1%

    Graduate, Professional or Doctorate Degree

7,323

 10.3%

8

8.5%

Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 5-Year Estimates

Annual Covered Employment and Wages Over Time (NAICS)

Establishments

Jobs

Average Wage
Per Job (*adj)

Rank in
State

Pct of State
Avg Wage

2015

2,192

45,112

$37,416

43

85.2%

2014

2,212

44,353

$36,421

44

85.6%

2013

2,268

44,669

$35,258

45

84.6%

2012

2,326

44,617

$34,366

49

83.3%

2011

2,340

43,938

$33,312

49

82.8%

2010

2,340

43,576

$32,800

49

83.6%

2009

2,383

44,298

$32,822

40

85.8%

2008

2,401

46,519

$32,420

43

84.4%

2007

2,410

48,085

$31,326

50

83.5%

2006

2,410

48,516

$30,691

50

84.0%

2005

2,433

47,544

$32,172

25

90.8%

10-Year Change

-241

-2,432

$5,244

 

 

10-Year Percent Change

-9.9%

-5.1%

16.3%

 

 

Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics(BLS)
*adj = Adjusted for Inflation; D = Non-Discloseable Data; N/A = Not Available; Note: Average wage may not match published numbers due to rounding.

Annual Industry Distribution of Jobs
and Avg. Wage in 2015 (NAICS)

Establishments

Jobs

Pct Dist.

Annual Average Wage
Per Job

Rank in
State

Total

2,192

45,112

100.0%

$37,416

43

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting

19

0

0%

$0

43

Mining

3

0

0.0%

$0

30


Utilities
 
8 154 0.3% $80,077 21

Construction

172

1,427

3.2%

$44,401

38

Manufacturing

126

4,321

9.6%

$48,855

45

Wholesale trade

107

936

2.1%

$51,999

22

Retail trade

404

6,418

14.2%

$24,222

35

Transportation & Warehousing

57

1,350

3.0%

$44,932

35

Information

17

384

0.9%

$40,544

26

Finance and Insurance

148

1,714

3.8%

$42,741

63

Real Estate and Rental and Leasing

103

655

1.5%

$36,500

15

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

164

1,769

3.9%

$44,644

38

Management of Companies and Enterprises

19

919

2.0%

$86,136

18

Admin. & Support & Waste Mgt. & Rem. Services

106

2,360

5.2%

$24,362

52

Educational Services

49

2,316

5.1%

$33,230

20

Health Care and Social Services

238

7,949

17.6%

$43,816

19

Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

43

485

1.1%

$13,560

48

Accommodation and Food Services

204

4,633

10.3%

$13,295

33

Other services (Except Public Administration)

170

1,116

2.5%

$25,075

38

Public Administration

38

1,436

3.2%

$38,100

29

Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics(BLS)
D = Not shown to avoid disclosure of confidential information.
N/A = This item is not available.
Note: Average wage may not match published numbers due to rounding.

BEA Major Sectors (NAICS)
in 2014 (by place of work)

Earnings ($000)

Avg Earnings
Per Job

Rank in State

Jobs

Pct Dist.
in County

Pct Dist.
in State

Earnings by place of work - 35

$2,542,700

$43,388

48

58,603

100.0%

100.0%

Wage and Salary disbursements - 50

$1,818,463

$36,557

52

49,743

84.9%

82.0%

Proprietors' income - 70

$235,928

$26,628

45

8,860

15.1%

18.0%

     Farm proprietors' income - 71

$14,958

$27,496

75

544

0.9%

1.4%

     Nonfarm proprietors' income - 72

$220,970

$26,571

27

8,316

14.2%

16.6%

Farm earnings - 81

$19,273

$29,379

75

656

1.1%

1.7%

Nonfarm earnings - 82

$2,523,427

$43,547

38

57,947

98.9%

98.3%

Private earnings - 90

$1,944,692

$41,618

45

46,727

79.7%

86.4%

Forestry, fishing, related activities, and other - 100

$0

$0

0

0

0.0%

0.3%

Mining - 200

$0

$0

0

0

0.0%

0.4%

Utilities - 300

$19,386

$114,710

19

169

0.3%

0.4%

Construction - 400

$104,043

$42,242

45

2,463

4.2%

5.1%

Manufacturing - 500

$271,582

$63,202

47

4,297

7.3%

14.0%

Retail Trade - 700

$208,984

$27,965

24

7,473

12.8%

10.4%

Transportation and warehousing - 800

$79,916

$51,425

21

1,554

2.7%

4.1%

Information - 900

$21,928

$48,946

22

448

0.8%

1.2%

Source: US Bureau of Economic Analysis(BEA)
D = Not shown to avoid disclosure of confidential information, but the estimates for this item are included in the totals.
L = Less than 10 jobs, but the estimates for this item are included in the totals.
N/A = Not available or not applicable.
* = "Other" consists of the number of jobs held by U.S. residents employed by international organizations and foreign embassies and consulates in the United States.


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Updated: September, 2016