Delaware County PA Information


Delaware County Subdivisions

Delaware County PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 569,245
Population in Households 546,739
Population in Familes 446,400
Population in Group Qrtrs 22,506
Population Density1 3,096
Diversity Index2 53


Median Household Income $71,343
Average Household Income $99,590
Per Capita Income $37,732


Total Housing Units 225,350 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 141,933 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 69,017 (30.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 14,400 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $254,177
Average Home Value $315,720


Total Households 210,950
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 139,638
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.22% 0.21%
Households 0.13% 0.15%
Families -0.02% 0.05%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   1.93%


Delaware County PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Delaware County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 5 94th
Population Density # 2 99th
Diversity Index # 6 93rd
Median Household Income # 4 96th
Per Capita Income # 4 96th

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