Delavan

Delavan

Quaint downtown with brick streets, three lakes, and great parks including a bandshell for summer concerts.

This diverse community offers everything from quaint brick streets & shops downtown to three lakes, great parks, and bandshell for summer concerts. Residential options range from vacation cottages to spacious primary homes. Click HERE for a PDF of our Delavan Neighborhood Guide. 

Neighborhood Points of Interest:

Delavan Lake, Lake Comus, Turtle Lake - These lakes offer everything from skiing & sailing, to kayaking and fishing. Lakeside dining on Delavan and Turtle Lakes. Motorboats, jet skis and kayaks are all available to rent on Delavan Lake. You can also take a sunset cruise on Lake Lawn’s boat.
 
Phoenix Bandshell - Great concerts are lined up throughout the summer on Saturdays, praise bands play on Thursdays and swing dance lessons and other fun events are also scheduled.
 
Golf - Delbrook Golf Course and Lake Lawn Golf Course are great options for golfing.
 
Parks - Delavan has over 100 acres of parks! There is something for everyone, from lakeside strolling to volleyball & tennis, to play equipment and Andy’s Skate & Bike Park. Need an indoor space? Lakeland Park has a new 5,000 SF indoor park - free to the public. lakeland.church/park for details.
 
Staller Estate Winery and Duesterbeck’s Brewing Co - sample local wines and ales at these businesses just north of town.
Boxed & Burlap - beautifully remodeled coffee shop downtown.
 
Dancing Horses - fun for the kids at this unique Vegas-style show!
 

Eat & Drink Favorites

Jonathan’s - Fantastic seafood, steaks, fish fry. Everything we’ve tried has been delicious!
 
Sweet Aroma - Authentic Italian cuisine in a cozy atmosphere. You will leave pleasantly stuffed!
 
Whiskey Ranch - Great salmon salad, burgers & apps. 
 
The Waterfront - Burgers, fish fry, salads served up in a casual setting.
 
The Village - Complete remodel and reopened in January 2024. Classis supper club menu including fish fry all overlooking Delavan Lake.
 
Lake Lawn - Casual patio lakeside dining or try out the new 1878 restaurant. Walk it all off with a stroll by the lake on their shore path.
 
Pizza - Pepperoni Pub & JoJo’s are both great! Pepperoni Pub added an outdoor patio in 2023.
 
Mexican - so many options! Try Los Agaves or La Guanajuato to start. In the summer, try Lopez Anchor Inn!

Overview for Delavan, WI

8,568 people live in Delavan, where the median age is 37.4 and the average individual income is $28,998. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

8,568

Total Population

37.4 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$28,998

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Delavan, WI

Delavan has 3,468 households, with an average household size of 2.45. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Delavan do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 8,568 people call Delavan home. The population density is 1,229.54 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

8,568

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

37.4

Median Age

49.23 / 50.77%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
3,468

Total Households

2.45

Average Household Size

$28,998

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Delavan, WI

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The following schools are within or nearby Delavan. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
1/5
Turtle Creek Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 2nd
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Our Redeemer Lutheran School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
St Andrew Parish School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Wisconsin School for the Deaf
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Delavan Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
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