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Housing

The following table shows the vacancy and homeownership rates in Delaware County and compares these rates to those at the regional, state, and national levels.  The 4.0 percent vacancy rate is significantly lower than those in the larger areas and the ownership rate is significantly higher.

Housing Occupancy and Tenure, Delaware County, Columbus Region, Ohio, and U.S., 2010-2012

Housing Occupancy Tenure

Delaware County’s housing stock is much newer than that of the Columbus Region, the U.S., and especially Ohio.  Fully 65 percent of dwelling units in Delaware County were constructed in 1990 or subsequently, versus 32 percent of units in the Columbus Region, 29 percent of units nationwide, and 22 percent of units in Ohio.

Housing Unit Age Distribution, Delaware County, Columbus Region, Ohio, and U.S., 2010-2012

Housing Unit Age Distribution

Source: 2010-2012 American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau.

The value of owner-occupied housing is higher than regional, state, and national averages; homes in the Columbus Region are more valuable than in Ohio, but generally less valuable than the national average. The median owner-occupied home value in Delaware County is $245,900. A median cannot be computed for the region, but the Ohio median is $130,600 and the national median is $174,600.

The value of owner-occupied housing is higher than regional, state, and national averages; homes in the Columbus Region are more valuable than in Ohio, but generally less valuable than the national average. The median owner-occupied home value in Delaware County is $245,900. A median cannot be computed for the region, but the Ohio median is $130,600 and the national median is $174,600.

Value of Owner-Occupied Housing, Delaware County, Columbus Region, Ohio, and U.S., 2010-2012

Value of Owner Occupied Housing

Source: 2010-2012 American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau.

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