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Delaware County
  • County in Pennsylvania

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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Housing
    grade B
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
  4. Good for Families
    grade A+
  5. Diversity
    grade A minus
  6. Jobs
    grade B
  7. Weather
    grade B minus
  8. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  11. Commute
    grade B minus

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Delaware County is located in Pennsylvania with a population of 565,328. Delaware County is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. In Delaware County, most residents own their homes. In Delaware County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Delaware County and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Delaware County are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$247,900
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,109
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%
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Delaware County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    254.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    8.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    15.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    117.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    230
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,416.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    130.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  11%

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