Ideally situated just north of our state’s capital in Columbus, Delaware County is centrally located with quick, easy access to both rural and urban areas, several airports, railways and major interstate highways.

Delaware County offers businesses plentiful land ready for development, plus a variety of nearby neighborhood communities and job opportunities for families looking to relocate.

The residential workforce within Delaware County ranks high in health and wellness, education and affluence, and consistently contributes to the
county’s strong retail sales tax base.

About Delaware County...

Community Development

Community Development

The objective of Economic Development and Community Development is one and the same: to create a healthy community. Having a healthy community directly affects the ability to supply services needed by both residents and businesses. Delaware County utilizes Community Development grant programs through the Ohio Development Services Agency and other sources.

Visit our News & Media page on this website for recently announced grant opportunities.

Territory Map

View Delaware County’s territory map from our County Engineer.


Learn how Delaware County’s population growth over the past several decades has transformed the county.

Tax Rates

Get the most up-to-date rates of Taxation from our County Auditor’s office.
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Wages & Employment

Per capita household incomes in Delaware County are far higher than both Ohio and national averages.
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Key Industries

Key Industries

Key driving industries of the Delaware County economy include manufacturing industries, warehousing and storage, finance and insurance, and professional and business services.
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Talent, Training & Education

An effective economic development strategy must be complemented by an equally effective and interrelated workforce development strategy, plus an array of education and training providers. Learn how Delaware County is nurturing its strong workforce and talent pool.
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Delaware County realizes the importance of small and entrepreneurial businesses.
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Learn more about Delaware County’s long-term economic development strategic focus on workforce development, key driver industry business attraction and retention.
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