Cities and Towns

State of Delaware

Delaware, abbreviated "DE", is in the South Atlantic region of the U.S. Its capital is Dover. There were 943,732 people in Delaware as per 2019 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) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Newark624,875
2Dover520,036
3Wilmington31,769
4Dagsboro149
5Lewes165
6Bear183
7Woodside1317
8New Castle114,786

Largest Delaware Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Bethany Beach1,010
Camden3,486
Clayton3,134
Delaware City1,991
Hartly50
Lewes2,961
Milford10,645
Ocean View2,150
Odessa601
Rehoboth Beach1,218
Selbyville2,245
Wilmington71,276
Arden359
Blades1,382
Bridgeville2,480
Dagsboro869
Delmar1,704
Elsmere6,097
Fenwick Island436
Harrington3,664

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Demographics

People

Total Population943,732
Male Share of the Population48.4%
Female Share of the Population51.6%
Senior Citizens17%
Employed Population 16+435,351
Age of the Population39.8

Families

% of people married47.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher31%
Median Earnings25+$40,954
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,448
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,716

Wealth

Median Family Income$76,346
% Above Poverty Level87.9%
% Below Poverty Level12.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home4.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.4%
% Using Public Transportation2.8%

Housing

People Living Alone26.9%
Median Gross Rent$1,076
Median House Value$238,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)33.3%
Irish15.1%
Italian9.3%
English9.3%
Polish4.2%
French Except Basque1.8%
Scottish1.5%
African1.3%
West Indian1.1%
Dutch1%
Welsh0.8%
Russian0.8%
Swedish0.8%
Hungarian0.5%
Ukrainian0.5%
Jamaican0.4%
Haitian0.4%
Arab0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Greek0.4%
Lithuanian0.3%
German0.3%
Slovak0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Brazilian0.1%
Turkish0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Ghanaian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Kenyan0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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