Delphos, OH Profile: Facts & Data


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Delphos, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Delphos had a population of 6,958 as of July 1, 2018. Delphos ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Delphos is located at latitude 40.8434 and longitude -84.3416 in Allen County. The formal boundaries for the City of Delphos (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Allen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 774 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Delphos are located in Allen County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Van Wert County.

The City of Delphos (GNIS ID: 2394508) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Delphos is located within Township of Washington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Allen County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Delphos: Bredeick, East Bredeick, Howard, Howard Town, Section Ten, West Bredeick.

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Delphos, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,958
Population in Households 6,883
Population in Familes 5,575
Population in Group Qrtrs 75
Population Density2 2,006
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $49,627
Average Household Income $57,542
Per Capita Income $23,374


Total Housing Units 3,139 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,042 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 799 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 298 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $91,268
Average Home Value $110,517


Total Households 2,841
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,852
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.24% -0.32%
Households -0.21% -0.29%
Families -0.08% -0.41%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   3.05%

Delphos, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Delphos to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 232 81st
Population Density # 273 78th
Diversity Index # 661 45th
Median Household Income # 754 38th
Per Capita Income # 811 33rd

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