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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 934,695 people in Delaware as per 2017 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) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Wilmington62,630
2Dover520,605
3Newark523,607
4Lewes153
5Dagsboro154
6Bear173
7New Castle115,316

Largest Delaware Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Arden485
Bellefonte1,253
Bethany Beach871
Bethel181
Blades1,302
Bridgeville2,397
Camden3,494
Cheswold1,123
Clayton3,080
Dagsboro931
Delaware City1,872
Delmar1,792
Dewey Beach289
Dover37,351
Ellendale421
Elsmere6,137
Farmington107
Felton1,566
Fenwick Island398
Frankford840

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

Demographics

People

Total Population934,695
Male Share of the Population48.4%
Female Share of the Population51.6%
Senior Citizens16.5%
Employed Population 16+432,424
Age of the Population39.6

Families

% of people married47.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher30.5%
Median Earnings25+$39,956
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,459
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,916

Wealth

Median Family Income$73,831
% Above Poverty Level88%
% Below Poverty Level12%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home4.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.4%
% Using Public Transportation2.9%

Housing

People Living Alone26.8%
Median Gross Rent$1,039
Median House Value$233,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)34.5%
Irish16.1%
English9.9%
Italian9.6%
Polish4.3%
French Except Basque1.9%
Scottish1.5%
African1.2%
Dutch1.1%
West Indian1%
Russian0.8%
Swedish0.8%
Welsh0.7%
Ukrainian0.5%
Haitian0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Greek0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Jamaican0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
German0.3%
Arab0.3%
Czech0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Ghanaian0.1%
Kenyan0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Turkish0.1%
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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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