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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 2018 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) 2017-18, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Dover520,334
2Newark524,363
3Wilmington42,293
4Dagsboro139
5Lewes159
6Bear195
7New Castle114,170

Largest Delaware Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Arden359
Blades1,382
Bridgeville2,480
Camden3,486
Clayton3,134
Dagsboro869
Delmar1,704
Elsmere6,097
Fenwick Island436
Harrington3,664
Houston424
Kenton239
Leipsic129
Lewes2,961
Little Creek146
Middletown20,754
Milford10,645
Millsboro4,181
Millville1,709
Milton2,792

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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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