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State of Delaware

Delaware, abbreviated "DE", is in the South Atlantic region of the U.S. Its capital is Dover.

There were 783,600 people in Delaware as of the 2000 census.

The state ratified the US Constitution and officially became part of the country on December 7, 1787.

Please explore the cities and towns of Delaware, below.

Top Delaware College Towns

(The 6 cities and towns with the most colleges.)

Note: Student counts are with available data; actual counts may be higher.

Rank City or Town Colleges Students
1 Wilmington Colleges 4 2,895
2 Newark Colleges 3 27,992
3 Dover Colleges 3 9,237
4 New Castle Colleges 1 8,353
5 Georgetown Colleges 1 4,314
6 Lewes Colleges 1 41

Delaware Cities and Towns

City or Town Pop. County
Arden 474 New Castle
Bellefonte 1,249 New Castle
Bethany Beach 903 Sussex
Bethel 184 Sussex
Blades 956 Sussex
Bridgeville 1,436 Sussex
Camden 2,100 Kent
Cheswold 313 Kent
Clayton 1,273 Kent
Dagsboro 519 Sussex
Delaware City 1,453 New Castle
Delmar 1,407 Sussex
Dewey Beach 301 Sussex
Dover 32,135 Kent
Ellendale 327 Sussex
Elsmere 5,800 New Castle
Farmington 75 Sussex
Felton 784 Kent
Fenwick Island 342 Sussex
Frankford 714 Sussex
Frederica 648 Kent
Georgetown 4,643 Sussex
Greenwood 837 Sussex
Harrington 3,174 Kent
Hartly 78 Kent
Houston 430 Kent
Kenton 237 Kent
Laurel 3,668 Sussex
Leipsic 203 Kent
Lewes 2,932 Sussex
Little Creek 195 Kent
Magnolia 226 Kent
Middletown 6,161 New Castle
Milford 6,732 Sussex
Millsboro 2,360 Sussex
Millville 259 Sussex
Milton 1,657 Sussex
New Castle 4,862 New Castle
Newark 28,547 New Castle
Newport 1,122 New Castle
Ocean View 1,006 Sussex
Odessa 286 New Castle
Rehoboth Beach 1,495 Sussex
Seaford 6,699 Sussex
Selbyville 1,645 Sussex
Smyrna 5,679 Kent
Townsend 346 New Castle
Viola 156 Kent
Wilmington 72,664 New Castle
Woodside 184 Kent
Wyoming 1,141 Kent
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Delaware Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 783,600 100%
Male 380,541 48.6%
Female 403,059 51.4%
Under 18 194,587 24.8%
18+ 589,013 75.2%
65+ 101,726 13%
Median Age 36
Average Family Size 3.04
White 584,773 74.6%
African-American 150,666 19.2%
Asian 16,259 2.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 2,731 0.3%
Other 15,855 2%
Mixed Race 13,033 1.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 37,277 4.8%
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