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Delavan is a city in Walworth County, in the Whitewater metro area.
The community was named after Edward Cornelius Delavan, temperance leader in Albany, NY
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Delavan. For links to other places called Delavan, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Delavan is 42.633N. The longitude is -88.643W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 935 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,304.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Delavan demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Walworth County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 53115 ZIP code.
28% of Delavan residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Delavan ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Delavan was $17,624, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Delavan residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Delavan, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $529. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,082.
Libraries in Delavan include Aram Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Delavan include Walworth County Week
Walworth County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Delavan political report.
The average commute time for Delavan workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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