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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 917,060 people in Delaware as per 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics, BLS.gov. 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

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS - 2015).

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CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1 Wilmington 6 10,252
2 Dover 5 9,442
3 Newark 4 23,291
4 Lewes 1 42
5 Bear 1 48
6 Dagsboro 1 70
7 Georgetown 1 4,296
8 New Castle 1 14,467

Largest Delaware Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWN POPULATION
Arden 516
Bellefonte 1,400
Bethany Beach 890
Bethel 179
Blades 1,335
Bridgeville 2,359
Camden 3,504
Cheswold 1,307
Clayton 2,989
Dagsboro 939
Delaware City 1,858
Delmar 1,606
Dewey Beach 254
Dover 36,826
Ellendale 335
Elsmere 6,149
Farmington 88
Felton 1,519
Fenwick Island 370
Frankford 912

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People

Total Population 917,060
Male Share of the Population 48.4%
Female Share of the Population 51.6%
Senior Citizens 15.4%
Employed Population 16+ 426,103
Age of the Population 39.1

Families

% of people married 47.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 29.4%
Median Earnings25+ $39,364
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,742
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,248

Wealth

Median Family Income $72,683
% Above Poverty Level 88%
% Below Poverty Level 12%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.5%
% Using Public Transportation 3.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 26.6%
Median Gross Rent $1,012
Median House Value $232,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 35.6%
US/American 0.1%
English 10.7%
Irish 17.2%

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