DCRPC Demographic information consists of the most recent Decennial Census Summary File 1 (DP-1) for Population and Housing Characteristics by Jurisdiction in Delaware County, American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates (ACS data) for the county (Census Bureau), most recent Population Estimates, (Census Bureau 7/2015), Build-out Population Projections by Jurisdiction completed by DCRPC, New Construction Building Permits since 1981 (by jurisdiction), and Population Projections to 2030 (by jurisdiction and school district). The 2015 ACS data provided the information for Delaware County including DP02 (Social Characteristics), DP03 (Economic Characteristics), DP04 (Housing Characteristics), and DP05 (Demographic and Housing).
Delaware County was the 22nd fastest-growing county in the USA by percentage of growth according to the 2010 Decennial Census, and was #115 in the fastest-growing counties in the US according to the Census Bureau’s population estimates from 4/2010 to 7/2016 with 13% growth added 22,249 people to a total of 196,463.
Delaware County is also the No. 1 fastest-growing county in the state of Ohio whether in the 2010 Decennial Census, the Census Estimate between 2010 and 2016, but was No. 2 between 7/2015 to 7/2016 (Union County was the No. 1 during this period).
Between 4/2000 and 4/2010, the growth rate of Central Ohio (13.96%) was higher than the United States (9.71%) and the State of Ohio (1.62%), as well as other metropolitan areas in Ohio. From 2013 to 2014, Ohio experienced the highest annual growth rate compared to the previous five years.
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According to the population estimates by the Census Bureau, Delaware County experienced a 1.93% (average annual growth rate) in population from 7/2010 to 7/2016, which is lower than the average annual growth rate between 2000 and 2010 (4.71%).
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