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Time Zone: Delaware County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Manchester is the Seat for Delaware County.

Delaware County was founded December 21, 1837.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Delaware had a population of 17,205 people. This is a decrease of 6.51% since the last Census (which gave a population of 18,404 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Delaware represented 0.63% of the total population of Iowa, making it the state's 40th most populous county (out of 99 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201017,764-3.48%+3.25% since 2009
200917,205-6.51%-0.75% since 2008
200817,335-5.81%-0.98% since 2007
200018,404The Last Census

More information can be found on the Delaware County Census Page for Delaware County.


Below are some of the communities located in Delaware County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Delaware County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Manchester   4,8725,2577.32% decrease  
Dyersville   4,1824,0353.64% increase  
Earlville   8209008.89% decrease  
Hopkinton   6366816.61% decrease  
Delhi   4894586.77% increase  

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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