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Delaware County, Pennsylvania Facts

Facts
State Pennsylvania
Land area 183.8 square miles
Population Density 3,040.5 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 561,973
Population change 0.6%
Under 5 years of age 6.1%
Under 18 22.6%
65 and over 14.9%
Females 52%
White 71.7
Hispanic or Latino of any race 3.4
Asian 5.2%
Two or more races 1.9%
Black or African American 20.9%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 92%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 35%
Veterans 34,153
Households and Housing
Households 204,771
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 90%
Median household income $64,041
The per capita income $33,179
Live below the poverty line. 10.3%
housing units 221,669
Multi-unit structures 25%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $234,100
Residents owning their homes. 70.6%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 47,789
Women-owned firms 28.4%
Asian-owned firms 5.5%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 8.4%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $6,358,447
Retail sales per capita $11,456
Manufacturers shipments $19,060,350
Merchant wholesaler sales $4,219,965