Delaware County PA Information


Delaware County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 568,691
Daytime Population: Workers 225,457
Daytime Population: Residents 293,761
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 519,218
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 546,185
Population in Familes 448,349
Population in Group Qrtrs 22,506
Population Density2 3,093
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $69,415
Average Household Income $97,954
Per Capita Income $37,202


Total Housing Units 225,156 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 144,662 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 66,532 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 13,962 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $249,337
Average Home Value $302,236


Total Households 211,194
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 140,457
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 0.24% 0.22%
Households 0.16% 0.17%
Families 0.06% 0.1%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.24%


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, 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 # 5 94th
Population Density # 2 99th
Diversity Index # 6 93rd
Median Household Income # 4 96th
Per Capita Income # 4 96th

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