Cheswold demographics profile

StatisticCheswoldDelawareNational
Population1,123934,695318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)76836891
Median age41.039.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.6:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1839%39%43%
Speak English96%87%79%
Speak Spanish0%7%13%
Cheswold, DE has a population of 1,123 and is the 14,439th largest city in the United States. The population density is 768 per sq mi which is 108% higher than the Delaware average and 747% higher than the national average. The median age in Cheswold is 41 which is approximately 4% higher than the Delaware average of 40. In Cheswold, 58% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 40% of Cheswold residents were born in Delaware, 54% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Cheswold is 108% higher than Delaware.
  • The median age in Cheswold is 4% higher than Delaware.
  • In Cheswold 50.85% of the population is White.
  • In Cheswold 37.31% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Cheswold 1.69% of the population is Asian.

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Cheswold population breakdown by race

RaceCheswoldDelawareNational
White50.85%69.22%73.35%
Black or African American37.31%21.72%12.63%
Asian1.69%3.68%5.22%
American Indian2.49%0.37%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race7.39%2.76%3.06%
Other race0.27%2.19%4.75%
In Cheswold, 4.5% 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 Cheswold, DE demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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