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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    A
Delaware County is located in Indiana with a population of 115,938. In Delaware County, most residents own their homes. In Delaware County there are a lot of bars and coffee shops. Many young professionals live in Delaware County and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Delaware County are above average.
Population
115,938

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$88,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$708
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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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

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    174.4
    282.7
  • Murder
    4.4
    6.1
  • Rape
    55.2
    40.7
  • Robbery
    123.5
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    613.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,607
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    399.6
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    20%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%

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Delaware County Reviews

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The housing market is limited but nice houses, beautiful country landscape. The police and fire are always polite and willing to help even off duty. Muncie has a wonderful night life and a wide array of food choices. Great food and great people.
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