The 2010 Census data is out for Delaware County. The county remains the fastest growing county in the state, increasing by 58.4% since 2000. During those 10 years, the population increased from 109,989 to 174,214.
The growth was not evenly distributed throughout the county, however. As I’ve reported here before, the growth and the density is primarily in the southern portion of the county. The new Census confirmed it. The areas in the county with the highest population increases are shown in the map below. Essentially all the area in the lavender box are the high-growth areas.
- the Polaris area was up 280%.
- Concord township region was up 127%.
- Galena area was up 114%.
- Genoa Township region up 104%.
- Orange Township region up 91%.
- Powell area up 84%.
DATA SOURCE: Delaware Gazette, Staff Writer Kate Liebers