Delavan is a somewhat small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 8,264 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Delavan is the 99th largest community in Wisconsin.
Delavan is a blue-collar town, with 38.62% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Delavan is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Delavan who work in office and administrative support (11.15%), sales jobs (6.90%), and food service (6.90%).
The percentage of adults in Delavan with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.64% of adults in Delavan have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Delavan in 2018 was $24,494, which is lower middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $97,976 for a family of four. However, Delavan contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Delavan is a very 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 Asian. Delavan also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 26.06% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Delavan include German, Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Delavan is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.