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Census Quick Facts

Population, 2013 estimate17534
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base17764
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013-1.3%
Population, 201017764
Persons under 5 years, percent, 20135.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013 23.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013 17.7%
Female persons, percent, 201349.9%
White alone, percent, 201398.3%
Black or African American alone, percent, 20130.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 0.1%
Asian alone, percent, 20130.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013Z
Two or More Races, percent, 20130.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 1.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 201397.4%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-201389.8%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 0.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 2.3%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201391.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201315.5%
Number of Veterans, 2009-20131200
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 22
Number of Housing units, 20137986
Homeownership rate, 2009-201378.8%
Percent of Housing units in multi-unit structures 2009-20138.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013$125,300
Number of Households, 2009-20137129
Persons per household, 2009-2013 2.44
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 $26,261
Median household income, 2009-2013$54,076
Percent of Persons below poverty level 2009-2013 8.4%

U.S. Census Information

Total Change in Population 4/1/10-7/1/13-230
Net Natural Change in Population (Births-Deaths) 4/1/10-7/1/1366
Births 4/1/10-7/1/13605
Deaths 4/1/10-7/1/13539
Net Total Migration 4/1/10-7/1/13-317
International Migration 4/1/10-7/1/130
Domestic Migration 4/1/10-7/1/13-317
"Residual" population change that cannot be explained by demographic factors21

Population Changes Historical Data over Time (Source: U.S. Census Bureau and http://www.icip.iastate.edu/tables/)

Percent of population ages 65 and over in 1930 6.7
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 19408.3
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 19509.2
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 196010.5
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 197011
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 198011.5
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 199013.7
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 200014
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 201016.6
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1900 15
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1910 15.4
Percent of population living in Urban area in 192017.1
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1930 18.8
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1940 20.3
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1950 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)22.5
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1960 ((definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)24.2
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1970 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)25.1
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1980 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)26.3
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1990 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)28.7
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2000 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)29
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2010 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)28.5
Median age (2000)37.1
Number of residents under 5 years old (2000)1174
Number of residents 5-9 years old (2000)1480
Number of residents 10-14 years old (20001605
Number of resident 15-19 years old (2000)1536
Number of residents 20-24 years old (2000)821
Number of residents 25-34 years old (2000)2004
Number of residents 35-44 years old (2000)3068
Number of residents 45-54 years old (2000)2255
Number of residents 55-59 years old (2000)866
Number of residents 60-64 years old (2000)835
Number of residents 65-74 years old (2000)1376
Number of residents 75-84 years old (2000)1015
Number of residents 85 and older (2000)369
Number of residents 18 and over (2000)13070
Number of residents 21 years and older (2000)12418
Number of residents 62 and over (2000)3256
Number of residents 65 and over (2000)2760

Census Geography Quick Facts

Land area in square miles, 2010577.76
Persons per square mile, 201030.7
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical AreaNone

Census Business Quick Facts

Private nonfarm establishments, 2012 -- Source: Census Business Quick Facts492
Private nonfarm employment, 20125527
Percent change in Private nonfarm employment 2011-20126.2%
Nonemployer establishments, 20121326
Total number of firms, 20071568
Percent of Black-owned firms, 2007 (F = "fewer than 25")F
Percent of American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms 2007 (F = "fewer than 25")F
Percent of Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 (F = "fewer than 25") F
Percent of Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms 2007 (F = "fewer than 25")F
Percent of Hispanic-owned firms 2007 (F = "fewer than 25") F
Percent of Women-owned firms 2007 (S = "suppressed does not meet publication standards")29.5%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") 326438
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)302380
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)171404
Retail sales per capita, 2007 (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") $9,791
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information")9038
Building permits, 201210

Agricultural Economic Data (USDA Census of Agriculture Table 1: County Summary Highlights)

Number of farms 20121382
Total acres of farmland 2012365560
Average size of a farm 2012 (measured in acres)265
Total Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)321161
Harvested Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)304615
Total number of hogs and pig inventory 2012363437
Total acres of Corn harvested for grain 2012216086

Health and Lifestyle Data (Source: 2013 Vital Statistics of Iowa, Iowa Department of Public Health Bureau of Vital Statistics unless otherwise noted)

Suicide Deaths 2013 (rate per 100,000 population; A = fewer than 5 deaths, information suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information)A
Total marriages 2013140
Marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)8
Same-gender marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)n/a
Total opposite gender marriages 2013137
Total same gender marriages 2013 3 or less
Total number of marriages where gender is not stated 20133 or less
Dissolution rate 2013 (rate per 1000 population)1.1
Unintentional Injury Death rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)39.9
Out-of-wedlock live birth rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 live births)264.6
Per Person Alcohol Liquor Sales (Source http://www.kcrg.com/subject/news/data-show-per-person-liquor-sales-for-iowa-counties-20150108)1.48
Live birth rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)12.7
Live birth rate for mothers under age 20 2013 (rate per 1,000 live births)58.3
Gun permits approved in 2011 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)560
Gun permits approved in 2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)387
Total gun permits 2011-2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)947
Total gun permits denied 2011-2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)2
Percent of Population with gun permit (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)5

Religious Affiliation

Religious Membership, Total number of Adherents in all Denominations/Groups (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)12453
Rate of Religious Membership, Rates of Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)701.02
Rate of Evangelical Protestant Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)42.5

Voter Registration and Turnout Information (Source: Iowa Secretary of State)

Registered Voters Age 18-24 (3/24/15)1210
Registered Voters Age 25-34 (3/24/15)1577
Registered Voters Age 35-49 (3/24/15)2392
Registered Voters Age 50-64 (3/24/15)3569
Registered Voters Age 65 and over (3/24/15)2852
Active Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)2515
Active Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)3832
Active No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)5049
Active Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)4
Total Active Registered Voters (1/2/15)11400
Inactive Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)138
Inactive Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)139
Inactive No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)372
Inactive Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)0
Total Inactive Registered Voters (1/2/15)649
Grand Total Registered Voters (1/2/15)12049
Voters on Election Day 20144166
Voters who Voted Absentee 20142793
Total Voters 20146959
Active Voters as of 11/6/1411367
Percent Active Voter Turnout 201461.22
Inactive Voters as of 11/6/14671
Percent Total Voter Turnout 201457.81

County Government Salary Information (Source: Iowa State Association of Counties)

2015 County Supervisor Salary32012
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Supervisor Salary35
Percent Change in County Supervisor Salary from 20143.00%
2015 County Attorney Salary84415
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Attorney Salary42
Percent Change in County Attorney Salary from 20143.00%
2015 CountyAuditor Salary59780
RankAmong all Counties for 2015 County Auditor Salary27
Percent Change in County Auditor Salary from 20143.00%
2015 County Recorder Salary55918
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Recorder Salary32
Percent Change in County Recorder Salary from 20143.00%
2015 County Sheriff Salary69424
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Sheriff Salary46
Percent Change in County Sheriff Salary from 20143.00%
2015 County Treasurer Salary55918
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Treasurer Salary35
Percent Change in County Treasurer Salary from 20143.00%
Number of Board Members3
Stipend to Board Chair
Total Elected Officials Salary 2015421491
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 Total Elected Officials Salary45
Percent Change in Total Elected Officials Salary from 20143.00%

Tax Information (Source: http://www.dom.state.ia.us/local/county/county_prop_tax.htm)

General Basic Property Tax Rate3.5
Total Tax Revenues8683000
Total Property Tax Revenue8467819
FactIowa's oldest state park, Backbone State park is located in Delaware County.