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 949,495 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 Beach1,006
Camden3,469
Clayton3,237
Delaware City1,719
Hartly59
Lewes3,118
Milford10,835
Ocean View2,198
Odessa565
Rehoboth Beach1,281
Selbyville2,252
Wilmington70,904
Arden388
Blades1,366
Bridgeville2,696
Dagsboro856
Delmar1,790
Elsmere6,049
Fenwick Island461
Harrington3,667

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Source: American Community Survey, 2018, U.S. Census Bureau, https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Demographics

People

Total Population949,495
Male Share of the Population48.4%
Female Share of the Population51.6%
Senior Citizens17.6%
Employed Population 16+444,908
Age of the Population40.2

Families

% of people married47.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher27.8%
Median Earnings25+$41,523
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,271
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,301

Wealth

Median Family Income$79,814
% Above Poverty Level88.1%
% Below Poverty Level11.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home4.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.4%
% Using Public Transportation2.6%

Housing

People Living Alone27.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,110
Median House Value$244,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)31.3%
Irish14.3%
English9%
Italian8.7%
Polish4%
French Except Basque1.6%
Scottish1.5%
African1.3%
West Indian1%
Dutch0.9%
Russian0.8%
Swedish0.8%
Welsh0.7%
Haitian0.5%
Ukrainian0.5%
Greek0.5%
Hungarian0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Canadian0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Jamaican0.3%
Arab0.3%
Slovak0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Czech0.2%
Kenyan0.2%
Danishn0.2%
German0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Turkish0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
Ghanaian0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
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Source: American Community Survey, 2018, U.S. Census Bureau, https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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