Delaware, OH

Delaware profile

Living in Delaware

Delaware is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 41,283 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Delaware is the 38th largest community in Ohio.

Delaware is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 sales jobs (11.60%), office and administrative support (10.42%), and management occupations (10.28%).

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.

The population of Delaware is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 35.58% of adults in Delaware have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Delaware in 2018 was $31,050, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $124,200 for a family of four. However, Delaware contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Delaware is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Delaware is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.