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 1-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 #92 in the 100 fastest-growing counties in the US according to the Census Bureau’s population estimates from 4/2010 to 7/2015.
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 2015, or the Census estimate between 2014 and 2015.
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 1.96% increase in population from 7/2010 to 7/2015, which is lower than the average annual growth rate between 2000 and 2010 (4.71%). However, most counties in Central Ohio experienced a lower percent increase in 2013 than the average annual growth rate for last ten years except Franklin County.
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