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.

Delaware County, Indiana Facts & Figures:



People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)

Value

Rank in State

Industry Overview, 2016
(By Place of Work)

Value

Rank in State

Population (2016)

115,603

15

Covered Employment

45,451

16

   Growth (%) since 2010 Census

-1.8%

54

   Avg wage per job

$37,286

48

Households (2016)

46,104

14

Manufacturing - % all jobs in County

9.5%

80

Labor Force (persons) (2016)

54,851

15

   Avg wage per job

$50,318

41

Unemployment Rate (2016)

5.2

17

Transportation & Warehousing - % all jobs in County

2.7%

45

Per Capita Personal Income (2016)

$34,452

85

   Avg wage per job

$45,137

35

Median Household Income (2016)

$41,404

90

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

18.3%

4

Poverty Rate (2016)

21.6

2

   Avg wage per job

$43,879

23

H.S. Diploma or More - % of Adults 25+ (2016)

89.5%

24

Finance and Insurance - % all jobs in County

4.0%

6

Bachelor's Deg. or More - % of Adults 25+ (2016)

23.3%

24

   Avg wage per job

$43,068

63

 

Population Over Time

Number

Rank in State

Percent Indiana

State

2016

115,603

15

1.7%

6,633,053

2010

117,671

14

1.8%

6,483,802

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

 

6.4%

1990 to 2010 % change

-1.7%

81

 

16.7%

1980 to 2010 % change

-8.5%

81

 

18.1%

Source: US Census Bureau

Components of Population Change (1-year change ending in 2016)

Number

Rank in State

Percent of State

State

Net Domestic Migration

-540

86

5.2%

-10,480

Net International Migration

175

13

1.5%

11,461

Natural Increase (births minus deaths)

17

57

0.1%

22,480

Births

1,215

17

1.5%

83,536

Deaths

1,198

11

2.0%

61,056

Source: US Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age in 2016

Number

Rank in State

Pct Dist.

Pct Dist.
in State

Preschool (0 to 4)

 5,940

17

 5.1%

 6.4%

School Age (5 to 17)

 16,298

16

 14.0%

 17.6%

College Age (18 to 24)

 23,185

7

 19.9%

 10.1%

Young Adult (25 to 44)

 24,712

17

 21.2%

 25.3%

Older Adult(45 to 64)

27,637

16

 23.7%

 26.3%

Older (65 plus)

 18,691

13

 16.0%

14.3%

Median Age

 35.1

16

 

Median Age = 37.4

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Median age calculated by the IBRC.

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2016

Number

Rank in State

Pct Dist.

Pct Dist.
in State

American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone

182

23

0.2%

0.2%

Asian Alone

1,512

15

1.3%

2.0%

Black Alone

7,124

13

6.1%

9.2%

Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone

94

11

0.1%

0.0%

White Alone

103,243

14

88.6%

84.0%

Two or More Race Groups

3,596

11

3.1%

2.2%

Hispanic or Latino (can be of any race)

Non-Hispanic or Latino

113,982

14

97.9%

93.5%

Hispanic or Latino

2,481

27

2.1%

6.5%

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau

Hispanic or Latino Population in 2016 (can be of any race)

Number

Rank in State

Pct Dist.

Pct Dist.
in State

Hispanic

2,481

27

100%

100%

    Mexican

1,629

27

65.7%

74.7%

    Cuban

16

35

0.6%

1.3%

    Puerto Rican

375

14

15.1%

8.4%

    Other

461

24

18.6%

15.6%

White, Not Hispanic (reporting white alone)

101,757

14

N/A

N/A

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

Households in 2016

Number

Rank in State

Pct. Dist.

Pct. Dist. in State

Total Households

46,104

14

100.0%

100.0%

  Family Households

27,501

16

59.6%

65.8%

    Married with Children

6,447

18

14.0%

19.0%

    Married without Children

13,283

14

28.8%

30.0%

    Single Parents

4,052

15

8.8%

9.7%

    Other

3,719

12

8.1%

7.2%

  Non-family Households

18,603

10

40.4%

34.2%

    Living Alone

13,661

12

29.6%

28.2%

Average Household Size

2.30

80

 

 

Source: US Census Bureau

Housing Units in 2016

Number

Rank in State

Pct. Dist.

Pct. Dist.
in State

Total Housing Units (ACS estimate)

52,406

14

100.0%

100.0%

  Occupied

46,104

14

88.0%

88.8%

    Owner Occupied

29,461

16

56.2%

61.0%

    Renter Occupied

16,643

10

31.8%

27.8%

  Vacant

6,302

9

12.0%

11.2%

    For seasonal or recreational use

74

80

0.1%

1.6%

Source: US Census Bureau

Residential Building Permits in 2016

Units

Pct Dist.

Pct Dist.
in State

Cost ($000)

Total Permits Filed

124

100.0%

100.0%

$20,048

   Single Family

82

66.1%

75.2%

$15,716

   Two Family

0

0.0%

3.1%

$0

   Three & Four Family

20

16.1%

0.9%

$2,632

   Five Families and More

22

17.7%

20.9%

$1,699

Source: US Census Bureau

Median Income

Number

Rank in State

Percent of State

Median household income in 2016

$41,404

90

79.2%

Median household income in 2000

$35,791

83

86.2%

5-year percent change 2000 to 2016

15.7%

80

 

Source: US Census Bureau

Per Capita Personal Income (PCPI)

Number

Rank in State

Percent of State

2016

$34,452

85

79.9%

2006

$26,488

76

80.9%

1996

$20,868

44

90.8%

1986

$12,911

36

93.6%

10-year % change

30.1%

1

 

20-year % change

65.1%

16

 

30-year % change

166.8%

63

 

Source: US Bureau of Economic Analysis

Personal Income in 2016 ($000)

Number

5-Year % Change (adj*)

Rank in State

Total Earnings by Place of Work

$2,643,906

16.1%

37

Minus:     Contributions for Government Social Insurance

$314,427

30.6%

45

 Personal contributions for Government Social Insurance

$171,028

50.1%

38

 Employer contributions for Government Social Insurance

$143,399

13.0%

49

Plus:       Adjustment for Residence

($131,660)

15.6%

46

Equals:   Net Earnings by Place of Residence

$2,197,819

14.3%

40

Plus:      Dividends, rent, interest

$624,314

18.1%

51

Plus:      Transfer payments

$1,160,569

18.2%

48

Equals:   Personal Income by Place of Residence

$3,982,702

16.0%

35

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

Poverty Estimates

Number

Rank in State

Percent Change

Rank in State

Poverty rate in 2016

In 2000

21.6
11.9

2
7

--
145.5%

--
7

Poverty rate for children under 18 in 2016

In 2000

 25.7
15.2

7
17

--
 112.4%

--
24

Source: US Census Bureau

Labor Force Annual Averages in 2016

Number

Rank in State

% of State

State

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

54,851
0.4%
-3.5%

15
61
57

1.6%
-
-

3,326,893
0.0%
2.8%

Employed
   5-Year % change
   10-Year % change

51,988
5.9%
-2.7%

15
58
56

1.6%
-
-

3,179,806
10.0%
3.5%

Unemployed
   5-Year % change
   10-Year % change

2,863
-48.4%
-15.9%

15
31
50

1.9%
-
-

147,087
-49.3%
-9.8%

Unemployment Rate
   5-Year % change
   10-Year % change

5.2
-49.0%
-13.3%

17
30
40

118.2%
-
-

4.4
-51.6%
-12.0%

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Educational Attainment in 2016

Number

Percent of Population 25+

Rank in State

State % of Population 25+

Total Population 25 and Older

71,040

 100.0%

N/A

100%

    Less Than 9th Grade

2,000

 2.8%

69

3.9%

    9th to 12th, No Diploma

5,443

7.7%

63

8.0%

    High School Graduate (includes equiv.)

25,314

 35.6%

73

34.2%

    Some College, No Degree

15,619

 22.0%

18

20.8%

    Associate Degree

6,122

8.6%

43

8.4%

    Bachelor's Degree

9,560

 13.5%

22

15.7%

    Graduate, Professional or Doctorate Degree

6,982

9.8%

11

8.9%

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

Annual Covered Employment and Wages Over Time (NAICS)

Establishments

Jobs

Average Wage
Per Job

Rank in
State

Pct of State
Avg Wage

2016

2,189

45,451

$37,286

48

83.6%

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%

10-Year Change

-221

-3,065

$6,595

 

 

10-Year Percent Change

-9.2%

-6.3%

21.5%

 

 

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
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 2016 (NAICS)

Establishments

Jobs

Pct. Dist.

Annual Average Wage
Per Job

Rank in
State

Total

2,189

45,451

100.0%

$37,286

48

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting

19

0

0%

$0

43

Mining

3

0

0.0%

$0

30


Utilities
 
7 159 0.3% $81,542

21

Construction

173

1,494

3.3%

$44,883

45

Manufacturing

122

4,306

9.5%

$50,318

41

Wholesale trade

109

946

2.1%

$51,723

27

Retail trade

417

6,504

14.3%

$24,690

35

Transportation & Warehousing

59

1,234

2.7%

$45,137

35

Information

17

351

0.8%

$43,830

18

Finance and Insurance

143

1,818

4.0%

$43,068

63

Real Estate and Rental and Leasing

106

618

1.4%

$34,700

24

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

155

1,763

3.9%

$44,979

37

Management of Companies and Enterprises

16

469

1.0%

$91,789

15

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

105

2,474

5.4%

$24,488

55

Educational Services

51

2,304

5.1%

$33,564

26

Health Care and Social Services

236

8,329

18.3%

$43,879

23

Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

40

484

1.1%

$13,938

51

Accommodation and Food Services

207

4,950

10.9%

$13,522

38

Other services (Except Public Administration)

170

1,094

2.4%

$24,308

51

Public Administration

37

1,447

3.2%

$39,078

28

Unallocated

1

1

0.0%

$89,452

1

Source: U.S. 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 2016 (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

$2,632,655

$44,591

41

59,040

98.9%

98.4%

Wage and Salary disbursements - 50

$1,904,910

$37,434

62

50,886

85.3%

81.7%

Proprietors' income - 70

$217,174

$24,698

49

8,793

14.7%

18.3%

Farm proprietors' income - 71

$7,742

$14,444

59

536

0.9%

1.3%

Nonfarm proprietors' income - 72

$209,432

$25,364

36

8,257

13.8%

17.0%

Farm earnings - 81

$11,251

$17,607

58

639

1.1%

1.6%

Nonfarm earnings - 82

$2,523,427

$43,547

38

57,947

98.9%

98.3%

Private earnings - 90

$2,038,124

$42,619

50

47,821

80.1%

86.9%

Forestry, fishing, related activities, and other - 100

$0

N/A

1

0

0.0%

0.2%

Mining - 200

$0

N/A

1

0

0.0%

0.3%

Utilities - 300

$20,583

$121,792

25

169

0.3%

0.4%

Construction - 400

$120,132

$51,382

47

2,338

3.9%

5.0%

Manufacturing - 500

$290,886

$64,944

46

4,479

7.5%

13.9%

Retail Trade - 700

$220,177

$29,325

19

7,508

12.6%

10.5%

Transportation and warehousing - 800

$81,528

$55,726

17

1,463

2.5%

4.3%

Information - 900

$19,271

$47,937

35

402

0.7%

1.1%

Source: U.S. 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: March, 2018