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:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

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:
989,948

Age

Under 5 Years:
5.7%
5 - 17:
15.4%
18 - 24:
8.6%
25 - 34:
13.3%
35 - 54:
24.2%
55 - 64:
14.0%
Over 65 Years:
18.8%

Educational Attainment of Adults

High School Graduates
College Graduated
Attending College
90.6%
90.6%
32.7%
32.7%
5.3%
5.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

Per capita Income

Delaware
USA
$36,574
$36,574
$35,384
$35,384

Median household income

Delaware
USA
$69,110
$69,110
$64,994
$64,994

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
11.4%

Employment Industries in DE

Healthcare
Retail
Education
Manufacturing
Finance
Construction
Accommodation
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Public Service
Transportation
Other
Administration
Wholesale
Arts
Real Estate
Information Technology
Agriculture
Utilities
Management
Mining
15.3%
15.3%
11.7%
11.7%
9.7%
9.7%
8.0%
8.0%
7.7%
7.7%
6.9%
6.9%
6.7%
6.7%
6.1%
6.1%
5.6%
5.6%
5.0%
5.0%
4.2%
4.2%
4.0%
4.0%
2.1%
2.1%
2.0%
2.0%
1.7%
1.7%
1.3%
1.3%
1.0%
1.0%
0.8%
0.8%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

White
Black Or African American
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
Asian
Other Race / Two or More Races
American Indian And Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
61.5%
61.5%
21.5%
21.5%
9.4%
9.4%
4.0%
4.0%
3.3%
3.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Unclassified
Irish
German
English
Italian
Polish
Scottish
French
European
African
Dutch
Welsh
Russian
Swedish
Scots-Irish
British
Haitian
Ukrainian
Greek
Jamaican
23.6%
23.6%
14.2%
14.2%
12.0%
12.0%
9.4%
9.4%
8.4%
8.4%
4.1%
4.1%
1.6%
1.6%
1.4%
1.4%
1.1%
1.1%
0.9%
0.9%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
Spanish
Indic languages
Chinese
French
Other Asian languages
African languages
German
Hindi
Tagalog
French Creole
Gujarathi
Arabic
Korean
Native American languages
West Germanic languages
Vietnamese
Other Indo-European
Slavic languages
Italian
86.6%
86.6%
7.1%
7.1%
1.0%
1.0%
0.9%
0.9%
0.9%
0.9%
0.6%
0.6%
0.5%
0.5%
0.4%
0.4%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born DE Residents
9.4%