Delavan, WI Profile: Facts & Data


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Delavan, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Delavan had a population of 8,408 as of July 1, 2018. Delavan ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Delavan is located at latitude 42.6331 and longitude -88.6437 in Walworth County. The formal boundaries for the City of Delavan (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0.46 sq. miles. Walworth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 938 feet.

The City of Delavan (GNIS ID: 1583068) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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Delavan, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,408
Population in Households 8,325
Population in Familes 6,606
Population in Group Qrtrs 83
Population Density2 1,212
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $50,209
Average Household Income $61,917
Per Capita Income $23,900


Total Housing Units 3,561 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,749 (49.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,445 (40.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 367 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $156,371
Average Home Value $186,141


Total Households 3,194
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 2,052
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 -0.08% 0.18%
Households 0.02% 0.24%
Families -0.16% 0.13%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   2.25%

Delavan, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Delavan to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin 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 # 102 87th
Population Density # 183 76th
Diversity Index # 9 99th
Median Household Income # 498 36th
Per Capita Income # 621 20th

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