Delaware
Demographic Data






Delaware POPULATION STATISTICS

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Delaware Population & Age Distribution

The Total Population of Delaware is:
973,764

Age

Under 5 Years:
5.7%
5 - 17:
15.6%
18 - 24:
8.8%
25 - 34:
13.3%
35 - 54:
24.5%
55 - 64:
13.9%
Over 65 Years:
18.2%

Educational Attainment of Adults

High School Graduates
90.0%
90.0%
College Graduated
32.0%
32.0%
Attending College
5.4%
5.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

Per capita Income

Delaware
$35,450
$35,450
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Delaware
$68,287
$68,287
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
11.8%

Employment Industries in DE

Healthcare
15.2%
15.2%
Retail
11.8%
11.8%
Education
9.6%
9.6%
Manufacturing
8.1%
8.1%
Finance
7.7%
7.7%
Accommodation
7.3%
7.3%
Construction
6.9%
6.9%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
5.9%
5.9%
Public Service
5.5%
5.5%
Other
4.3%
4.3%
Transportation
4.2%
4.2%
Administration
4.1%
4.1%
Arts
2.1%
2.1%
Wholesale
2.1%
2.1%
Real Estate
1.8%
1.8%
Information Technology
1.4%
1.4%
Agriculture
1.1%
1.1%
Utilities
0.8%
0.8%
Management
0.1%
0.1%
Mining
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

White
62.3%
62.3%
Black Or African American
21.7%
21.7%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.3%
0.3%
Asian
3.8%
3.8%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
2.6%
2.6%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
9.2%
9.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Unclassified
23.4%
23.4%
Irish
14.0%
14.0%
German
11.8%
11.8%
English
9.0%
9.0%
Italian
8.4%
8.4%
Polish
3.9%
3.9%
Scottish
1.6%
1.6%
French
1.5%
1.5%
European
1.1%
1.1%
Dutch
0.9%
0.9%
African
0.9%
0.9%
Welsh
0.8%
0.8%
Russian
0.7%
0.7%
Swedish
0.7%
0.7%
Scots-Irish
0.7%
0.7%
British
0.6%
0.6%
Haitian
0.6%
0.6%
Ukrainian
0.5%
0.5%
Greek
0.4%
0.4%
Norwegian
0.4%
0.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
86.7%
86.7%
Spanish
7.1%
7.1%
Indic languages
1.0%
1.0%
Chinese
0.9%
0.9%
French
0.8%
0.8%
Other Asian languages
0.6%
0.6%
African languages
0.5%
0.5%
German
0.4%
0.4%
Hindi
0.3%
0.3%
Tagalog
0.3%
0.3%
French Creole
0.3%
0.3%
Gujarathi
0.3%
0.3%
Korean
0.2%
0.2%
Arabic
0.2%
0.2%
Native American languages
0.2%
0.2%
West Germanic languages
0.2%
0.2%
Other Indo-European
0.1%
0.1%
Vietnamese
0.1%
0.1%
Slavic languages
0.1%
0.1%
Italian
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born DE Residents
9.6%