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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 926,454 people in Delaware as per 2016 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) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1 Wilmington 6 3,362
2 Dover 5 19,782
3 Newark 4 23,433
4 Georgetown 1 0
5 Lewes 1 46
6 Dagsboro 1 69
7 Bear 1 74
8 New Castle 1 15,002

Largest Delaware Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWN POPULATION
Arden 538
Bellefonte 1,318
Bethany Beach 908
Bethel 171
Blades 1,303
Bridgeville 2,364
Camden 3,501
Cheswold 1,219
Clayton 3,034
Dagsboro 980
Delaware City 1,933
Delmar 1,784
Dewey Beach 250
Dover 37,144
Ellendale 363
Elsmere 6,154
Farmington 91
Felton 1,658
Fenwick Island 396
Frankford 988

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

People

Total Population 926,454
Male Share of the Population 48.4%
Female Share of the Population 51.6%
Senior Citizens 15.9%
Employed Population 16+ 427,787
Age of the Population 39.3

Families

% of people married 47.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 30%
Median Earnings25+ $39,738
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,578
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,981

Wealth

Median Family Income $72,993
% Above Poverty Level 88%
% Below Poverty Level 12%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.5%
% Using Public Transportation 3.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 26.7%
Median Gross Rent $1,018
Median House Value $231,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 35.1%
US/American 0.1%
English 10.4%
Irish 16.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Notable Places

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