Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Delaware County, IN

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A region's economy thrives or dives because of the people who choose to live there. That choice may occur by being born there and desiring to stay, or a more deliberate one of choosing to relocate from somewhere else. Monitoring change in the size and movement of population is an important barometer of well-being.

Population Over Time
Total Population118,769117,674115,268111,909112,031
Change Since 2000 -1,095-3,501-6,860-6,738
Pct. Change Since 2000 -0.9%-2.9%-5.8%-5.7%
Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2021 to 2022
Net Domestic Migration505
International Migration122
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-542
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2021
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)5,1824.6%
School Age (5 to 17)15,08413.5%
College Age (18 to 24)21,67219.4%
Young Adult (25 to 44)24,75322.1%
Older Adult (45 to 64)25,89223.1%
Older (65 plus)19,28817.2%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2021
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone3460.3%
Asian Alone1,5341.4%
Black Alone8,1587.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone760.1%
White Alone98,86188.3%
Two or More Race Groups2,8962.6%
Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino108,78297.1%
Hispanic or Latino3,0892.8%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2021
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households45,602100.0%
  Family Households26,88459.0%
    Married with Children5,94913.0%
    Married without Children12,57127.6%
    Single Parents4,3939.6%
  Non-family Households18,71841.0%
    Living Alone14,28331.3%
Average Household Size2.46
Average Family Household Size4.17
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
Pct. Chg.
April 2000118,769-890-0.7%
April 2010117,674-1,095-0.9%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
Population Projections117,671116,019114,142112,698111,634
Change Since 2010 -1,652-3,529-4,973-6,037
Pct. Change Since 2010 -1.4%-3.0%-4.2%-5.1%
Source: Indiana Business Research Center.
Note: 2010 data are census counts from the U.S. Census Bureau

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