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Location of Daleville in Delaware County, Indiana.
Location of Daleville in Delaware County, Indiana.
Daleville, Indiana is located in Indiana
Daleville, Indiana
Daleville, Indiana
Location in Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Delaware
Township Salem
 • Total 2.15 sq mi (5.57 km2)
 • Land 2.13 sq mi (5.51 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.06 km2)
912 ft (278 m)
 • Total 1,651
 • Density 775.85/sq mi (299.51/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (EST)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 765
FIPS code 18-16642
GNIS feature ID 0433295

Daleville is a town in Salem Township, Delaware County, Indiana, United States. The population was 1,644 at the 2020 census. It is part of the Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Daleville was named for the Dale family, who settled at the site in the 1820s. It was platted in 1838.

Daleville is the newest town in Indiana, as it was officially incorporated as a town in 1982.

Daleville from above, looking southwest


Daleville is located at 40°07′15″N 85°33′32″W / 40.120747°N 85.558759°W / 40.120747; -85.558759.

According to the 2010 census, Daleville has a total area of 2.07 square miles (5.36 km2), of which 2.05 square miles (5.31 km2) (or 99.03%) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) (or 0.97%) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 297
1990 1,681
2000 1,658 −1.4%
2010 1,647 −0.7%
2020 1,651 0.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,647 people, 671 households, and 457 families living in the town. The population density was 803.4 inhabitants per square mile (310.2/km2). There were 716 housing units at an average density of 349.3 per square mile (134.9/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.6% White, 0.4% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.1% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.5% of the population.

There were 671 households, of which 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.4% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.9% were non-families. 28.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.97.

The median age in the town was 40 years. 22.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.2% were from 25 to 44; 29.5% were from 45 to 64; and 14.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 47.8% male and 52.2% female.


Daleville Public Schools belong to the Daleville Community Schools school district. The district has one elementary school and one junior/senior high school. Students attend Daleville High School.

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