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B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Housing
    A-
  3. Nightlife
    B
  4. Good for Families
    B
  5. Diversity
    C
  6. Jobs
    B+
  7. Weather
    C
  8. Cost of Living
    B+
  9. Health & Fitness
    C
  10. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  11. Commute
    B-
Delaware County is located in Iowa with a population of 17,258. In Delaware County, most residents own their homes. In Delaware County there are a lot of bars. Many retirees live in Delaware County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Delaware County are highly rated.
Population
17,258

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$134,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$600
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    17%
  • Own
    83%
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Delaware County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    298.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    79.5
    40.7
  • Robbery
    19.9
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    516.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,550.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    119.2
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    43%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

Working in Delaware County

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$61,179
National
$55,322

Places to Work in Delaware County

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