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Delaware County, PA
The county was named for the Delaware River

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Delaware County is one of 67 counties in Pennsylvania.

The county is in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 555,040. This was an increase of  .76% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$50,092
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Delaware County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Delaware County was $38,508. This was an increase of 23.6% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 125% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Media

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13% of Delaware County residents report German ancestry, and 25% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Delaware County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Delaware County include Arlington Cemetery, Bethesda Cemetery, Brookhaven Cemetery, Calvary Cemetery, Carter Cemetery, Chester Rural Cemetery, Cumberland Cemetery, Eastlawn Cemetery, Eden Memorial Cemetery, Edgewood Memorial Park ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Delaware County include Aldan, Aston, Bethel, Boothwyn, Brookhaven, Broomall, Bywood, Chadds Ford, Chester, Chester ... View communities

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Colleges in Delaware County include Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, Delaware County Community College, Eastern University, Neumann College, Penn State Delaware County, Pennsylvania Institute of Technology, Swarthmore College, Valley Forge Military College, Villanova University, Widener University ... View colleges

School districts in Delaware County include Chester-Upland SD, Chichester SD, Garnet Valley SD, Haverford Township SD, Interboro SD, Marple Newtown SD, Penn-Delco SD, Radnor Township SD, Ridley SD, Rose Tree Media SD ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Delaware County include Aston Free Library, Collingdale Public Library, Darby Library, Folcroft Public Library, Glenolden Library, Haverford Township Free Library, Helen Kate Furness Free Library, J Lewis Crozer Library, John R Welsh Memorial Municipal Branch Library, Lansdowne Public Library ... View libraries

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Media

Newspapers in Delaware County include Delaware County Times, News of Delaware County ... View newspapers

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Delaware County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Delaware County political report.

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Hotels in Delaware County include Comfort Inn Philadelphia Airport, Days Inn, Econo Lodge Philadelphia Airport, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn, McIntosh Inn of Media, Motel 6, Quality Inn Philadelphia Airport, Radnor Hotel, Ramada Inn Philadelphia Airport South ... More hotels

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