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Delaware County, Iowa Facts

Facts
State Iowa
Land area 577.8 square miles
Population Density 30.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 17,534
Population change -1.3%
Under 5 years of age 5.6%
Under 18 23.8%
65 and over 17.7%
Females 49.9%
White 98.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.1
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 0.8%
Black or African American 0.5%
Native American 0.1%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 91%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 15.5%
Veterans 1,200
Households and Housing
Households 7,129
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 89.8%
Median household income $54,076
The per capita income $26,261
Live below the poverty line. 8.4%
housing units 7,986
Multi-unit structures 8%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $125,300
Residents owning their homes. 78.8%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,568
Women-owned firms 29.5%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $171,404
Retail sales per capita $9,791
Manufacturers shipments $326,438
Merchant wholesaler sales $302,380