Claymont demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)4,15936891
Median age38.439.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%39%43%
Speak English92%87%79%
Speak Spanish3%7%13%
Claymont, DE has a population of 8,943 and is the 4,290th largest city in the United States. The population density is 4,159 per sq mi which is 1029% higher than the Delaware average and 4491% higher than the national average. The median age in Claymont is 38 which is approximately 3% lower than the Delaware average of 40. In Claymont, 51% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 92% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 36% of Claymont residents were born in Delaware, 55% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 8% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Claymont is 1029% higher than Delaware.
  • The median age in Claymont is 3% lower than Delaware.
  • In Claymont 63.30% of the population is White.
  • In Claymont 28.54% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Claymont 3.88% of the population is Asian.

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Claymont population breakdown by race

Black or African American28.54%21.72%12.63%
American Indian0.54%0.37%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race1.96%2.76%3.06%
Other race1.79%2.19%4.75%
In Claymont, 3.5% 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 Claymont, DE demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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