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There are 315 USDA backed residential loans in Delaware county with an average loan balance of $91,526. Over 82% of the loans helped first time home buyers. Borrowers were an average age of 36 years old. The typical appraised home value was around $92,161. On average the rural home size purchased with this loan was approximately 1,575 SqFt. Delaware county applies the standard USDA income limits to determine loan eligibility. For a household of upto 4 people the income limit is $90,300. For a household of between 5 and 8 people the income limit is increased to $119,200.

The size of Delaware County is roughly 1,028 square kilometers. USDA defined regions of rural loan ineligibility in Delaware cover 461 square kilometers of the county. Approximately 44.9% of Delaware County is ineligible for traditional USDA home loans. The influence score for Delaware County is 2. Look below for the interactive county level map illustration below for more details.


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Start your search for USDA loan eligible properties in the cities of Delaware County, IN   Delaware QR code
* cities most likely to have USDA loan eligible properties for sale.

*Albany   •   Anthony   •   Aultshire   •   Cammack   •   Cowan   •   Daleville   •   Desoto   •   Drew   •   *Eaton   •   *Gaston   •   Granville   •   Hyde Park   •   Janney   •   Mayfield   •   Middletown Park   •   Morningside   •   Muncie   •   New Burlington   •   Oakville   •   Progress   •   Reed Station   •   Royerton   •   *Selma   •   Shideler   •   Smithfield   •   Stockport   •   West Muncie   •   Wheeling   •   Woodland Park   •   *Yorktown

A USDA loan is a mortgage option available to eligible homebuyers that is sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture to promote homeownership in rural communities. USDA Loans, sometimes called "RD Loans," offer 100% financing options on eligible rural properties. USDAProperties can help you find USDA properties in Delaware County.

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Delaware County, Indiana
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Delaware County, located in the east-central region of Indiana, was established on January 26, 1827. The county's total area is approximately 395 square miles, and it is named after the Delaware Indians, a Native American tribe that originally inhabited the region.

Before the arrival of European settlers in the early 19th century, Delaware County was home to various Native American tribes, including the Delaware (also known as Lenape) and the Miami. In 1818, the Treaty of St. Mary's was signed with local tribes, allowing the United States to purchase land that would eventually become Delaware County.

Muncie, the county seat, was officially incorporated as a city in 1865. Throughout the 19th century, the area experienced steady growth, with the first railroad coming to the county in 1852, which accelerated economic development. The discovery of natural gas in the late 19th century also contributed significantly to industrial growth in Delaware County, attracting businesses and manufacturing companies, particularly glass factories.

During the 20th century, Delaware County contributed to the World War II effort with local companies like Ball Corporation, which manufactured items for the military. In the post-war period, the county experienced significant growth as manufacturing remained an economic backbone.

A fun fact about this region is that one of the famous industries in Delaware County is the Ball Corporation, founded by the Ball Brothers, known for their glass jars and containers. The Ball Company later expanded its operations into aerospace and other technologies, and their historic legacy can still be seen at "Minnetrista," a cultural complex in Muncie showcasing the history, art, and science of the local area.


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Featured Properties from USDA Loan Eligible Regions of Delaware County
9905 E Muncie St
Selma, IN

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8308 N Yellowstone Dr
Muncie, IN

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3004 W Palisades Pkwy
Muncie, IN

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2805 W Sacramento Dr
Muncie, IN

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