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Delaware County, Iowa
Map of Iowa highlighting Delaware County
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Iowa's location in the U.S.
Seat Manchester
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

579 sq mi (1,500 km²)

1 sq mi (3 km²), 0.21%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

18,404
31/sq mi (12/km²)
Founded 1837
Website www.co.delaware.ia.us

Delaware County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. It was named in honor of Delaware Senator John M. Clayton, who also has another Iowa county, Clayton County, named in his honor. As of 2000, the population was 18,404. Its county seat is Manchester.[1]

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Geography

A farm near Hopkinton

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 579 square miles (1,500 km²), of which 578 square miles (1,497 km²) is land and 1 square mile (3 km²) (0.21%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Delaware County.
Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1900 19,185
1910 17,888 −6.8%
1920 18,183 1.6%
1930 18,122 −0.3%
1940 18,487 2.0%
1950 17,734 −4.1%
1960 18,483 4.2%
1970 18,770 1.6%
1980 18,933 0.9%
1990 18,035 −4.7%
2000 18,404 2.0%
IA Counties 1900-1990

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 18,404 people, 6,834 households, and 5,029 families residing in the county. The population density was 32 people per square mile (12/km²). There were 7,682 housing units at an average density of 13 per square mile (5/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 99.28% White, 0.07% Black or African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.10% from other races, and 0.30% from two or more races. 0.66% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 6,834 households out of which 36.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.10% were married couples living together, 6.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.40% were non-families. 23.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.15.

In the county the population was spread out with 29.00% under the age of 18, 7.00% from 18 to 24, 27.60% from 25 to 44, 21.50% from 45 to 64, and 15.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 98.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $37,168, and the median income for a family was $43,607. Males had a median income of $30,712 versus $19,685 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,327. About 6.30% of families and 7.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.50% of those under age 18 and 9.80% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Townships

Delaware County is divided into these townships:

References

External links

Coordinates: 42°28′10″N 91°22′13″W / 42.46944°N 91.37028°W / 42.46944; -91.37028


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Delaware County, Iowa
Map
File:Map of Iowa highlighting Delaware County.png
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the USA highlighting Iowa
Iowa's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1837
Seat Manchester
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.21%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

18404

Delaware County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. It was named in honor of Delaware Senator John M. Clayton, who also has another Iowa county, Clayton County, named in his honor. As of 2000, the population is 18,404. Its county seat is Manchester.6

Contents

Geography

A farm near Hopkinton

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,500 km² (579 sq mi). 1,497 km² (578 sq mi) of it is land and 3 km² (1 sq mi) of it (0.21%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Delaware County.

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 18,404 people, 6,834 households, and 5,029 families residing in the county. The population density was 12/km² (32/sq mi). There were 7,682 housing units at an average density of 5/km² (13/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 99.28% White, 0.07% Black or African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.10% from other races, and 0.30% from two or more races. 0.66% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 6,834 households out of which 36.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.10% were married couples living together, 6.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.40% were non-families. 23.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.15.

In the county the population was spread out with 29.00% under the age of 18, 7.00% from 18 to 24, 27.60% from 25 to 44, 21.50% from 45 to 64, and 15.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 98.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $37,168, and the median income for a family was $43,607. Males had a median income of $30,712 versus $19,685 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,327. About 6.30% of families and 7.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.50% of those under age 18 and 9.80% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

CoordinatesImage:Wp_globe_tiny.gif: 42°28′10″N, 91°22′13″WLatitude: 42°28′10″N
Longitude: 91°22′13″W


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