Delaware is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 37,995 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Delaware is the 38th largest community in Ohio.
Delaware real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Delaware house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Delaware is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Delaware is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Delaware who work in office and administrative support (13.75%), management occupations (10.58%), and sales jobs (10.48%).
Also of interest is that Delaware has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In terms of college education, Delaware is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 33.49% of adults in Delaware have a college degree.
The per capita income in Delaware in 2010 was $27,426, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $109,704 for a family of four. However, Delaware contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Delaware home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Delaware residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Delaware include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Delaware is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.