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Delavan is a town in Walworth County, in the Whitewater metro area. [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 42.628N. The longitude is -88.589W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 945 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,559.
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 53147 ZIP code.
28% of Delavan residents report German ancestry, and 14% 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 $22,796, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Delavan residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Delavan, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $585. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,016.
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 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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