Blades demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,34436891
Median age34.639.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%39%43%
Speak English79%87%79%
Speak Spanish15%7%13%
Blades, DE has a population of 1,302 and is the 13,544th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,344 per sq mi which is 536% higher than the Delaware average and 2487% higher than the national average. The median age in Blades is 35 which is approximately 13% lower than the Delaware average of 40. In Blades, 55% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 79% speak English and 15% speak Spanish. 52% of Blades residents were born in Delaware, 31% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 16% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Blades is 536% higher than Delaware.
  • The median age in Blades is 13% lower than Delaware.
  • In Blades 63.29% of the population is White.
  • In Blades 27.57% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Blades 0.69% of the population is Asian.

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Blades population breakdown by race

Black or African American27.57%21.72%12.63%
American Indian0.92%0.37%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race6.53%2.76%3.06%
Other race1.00%2.19%4.75%
In Blades, 15.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Blades, DE demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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