Latest Data (2016)
Population 38,643
Nationwide Rank 987

Quick Facts

Delaware, Ohio is the 987th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Delaware, Ohio is a city.

Delaware, Ohio is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Delaware had its largest population ever.

Delaware, Ohio is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 81% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Delaware, Ohio Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
977 Winter Haven, Florida 38,953 42.0%
978 Lake Oswego, Oregon 38,945 9.0%
979 Montclair, California 38,944 14.8%
980 Wausau, Wisconsin 38,872 0.6%
981 Lancaster, Texas 38,867 49.4%
982 Spanish Fork, Utah 38,861 87.3%
983 Tupelo, Mississippi 38,842 13.2%
984 Pleasant Grove, Utah 38,756 64.9%
985 Atlantic City, New Jersey 38,735 -4.2%
986 Stanton, California 38,644 2.8%
987 Delaware, Ohio 38,643 49.2%
988 Marion, Iowa 38,480 44.8%
989 Milton, Georgia 38,411 147.4%
990 Muskogee, Oklahoma 38,352 -2.1%
991 Muskegon, Michigan 38,349 -4.2%
992 Florence, South Carolina 38,317 21.5%
993 Wheeling, Illinois 38,315 5.6%
994 Brighton, Colorado 38,314 79.9%
995 Carpentersville, Illinois 38,291 23.0%
996 Martinez, California 38,259 6.4%
997 Indian Trail, North Carolina 38,222 180.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In Ohio

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
495 Canton 71,323 -11.8%
564 Youngstown 64,312 -21.3%
574 Lorain 63,730 -7.2%
588 Hamilton 62,127 2.5%
632 Springfield 59,087 -10.3%
679 Kettering 55,306 -4.0%
706 Elyria 53,715 -4.1%
756 Lakewood 50,279 -11.0%
770 Cuyahoga Falls 49,206 -0.4%
773 Newark 49,134 6.0%
780 Middletown 48,813 -5.4%
809 Euclid 47,360 -9.9%
821 Mentor 46,732 -7.1%
822 Mansfield 46,678 -9.7%
826 Beavercreek 46,376 20.7%
834 Dublin 45,568 43.8%
845 Cleveland Heights 44,633 -11.8%
847 Strongsville 44,631 1.6%
885 Fairfield 42,617 1.1%
912 Findlay 41,422 5.6%
951 Warren 39,898 -17.1%
952 Lancaster 39,848 12.2%
954 Grove City 39,721 43.6%
974 Westerville 38,985 9.8%
987 Delaware 38,643 49.2%
1004 Huber Heights 38,019 -0.5%
1022 Reynoldsburg 37,449 16.3%
1023 Lima 37,414 -10.4%
1050 Marion 36,310 -2.6%
1087 Upper Arlington 34,997 3.9%
1090 Gahanna 34,956 7.4%
1091 Hilliard 34,905 43.0%
1096 Brunswick 34,756 3.5%
1097 Stow 34,711 7.0%
1126 Fairborn 33,780 7.2%
1153 Mason 33,037 46.9%
1156 North Ridgeville 32,983 47.0%
1176 Westlake 32,293 1.6%
1178 Massillon 32,258 2.0%
1189 North Olmsted 31,817 -6.6%
1194 Bowling Green 31,588 6.4%
1250 North Royalton 30,247 5.3%
1256 Kent 30,071 6.8%
1342 Garfield Heights 27,905 -9.0%
1359 Shaker Heights 27,448 -6.4%
1383 Wooster 27,023 6.8%
1419 Medina 26,261 3.9%
1420 Xenia 26,238 7.9%
1429 Barberton 26,120 -6.5%
1448 Troy 25,770 16.5%
1452 Green 25,673 11.9%
1464 Zanesville 25,465 -0.3%
1471 Athens 25,341 18.5%
1492 Sandusky 25,006 -10.1%
1496 Riverside 24,981 -7.5%
1542 Trotwood 24,331 -11.1%
1571 Centerville 23,817 3.3%
1579 Avon Lake 23,659 28.8%
1589 Marysville 23,406 44.1%
1603 Wadsworth 23,136 24.4%
1607 Solon 23,003 5.3%
1624 Avon 22,805 96.4%
1628 Willoughby 22,769 0.6%
1647 Maple Heights 22,478 -13.8%
1656 Oxford 22,341 1.7%
1659 Hudson 22,251 -1.0%
1677 Alliance 21,900 -5.5%
1691 Chillicothe 21,725 -1.9%
1696 South Euclid 21,658 -7.7%
1701 Perrysburg 21,592 22.3%
1740 Piqua 20,906 0.6%
1762 Lebanon 20,651 20.0%
1767 Sidney 20,564 1.1%
1769 Ashland 20,489 -3.5%
1778 Portsmouth 20,422 -2.1%
1790 Rocky River 20,264 -2.0%
1796 Parma Heights 20,123 -6.9%
1803 Pickerington 20,069 100.1%
1805 Oregon 20,040 3.8%
1812 Miamisburg 19,968 2.0%
1816 Norwood 19,876 -7.9%
1834 Painesville 19,691 11.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 38,643 987
2015 37,995 992
2014 37,372 994
2013 36,459 1,012
2012 35,925 1,018
2011 35,675 1,016
2010 34,753 1,031
2009 34,543 1,021
2008 33,839 1,030
2007 33,085 1,039
2006 32,341 1,054
2005 31,230 1,078
2004 29,794 1,118
2003 28,789 1,144
2002 27,740 1,177
2001 26,778 1,217
2000 25,888 1,249
1990 20,245 1,357