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Delaware is a township in Ripley County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Delaware. For links to other places called Delaware, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Delaware is 39.180N. The longitude is -85.247W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 928 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,298.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Delaware demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ripley 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 47031 ZIP code.
40% of Delaware residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Delaware ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Delaware was $20,131, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Delaware residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Delaware, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $315. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $964.
Ripley County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Delaware political report.
The average commute time for Delaware workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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