Delavan is a somewhat small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 8,389 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Delavan is the 99th largest community in Wisconsin.
Delavan is a blue-collar town, with 39.90% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Delavan is a city of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Delavan who work in sales jobs (8.85%), office and administrative support (7.81%), and personal care services (7.76%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Delavan rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.34% of adults 25 and older in Delavan have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Delavan in 2010 was $19,941, which is low income relative to Wisconsin, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $79,764 for a family of four. However, Delavan contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Delavan is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Delavan home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Delavan residents report their race to be White, followed by Native Hawaiian. Delavan also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 32.40% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Delavan include Irish, English, Polish, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Delavan is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.