StatisticDelaware CityDelawareNational
Population density (sq mi)99250491
Median age35.539.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%39%43%
Speak English92%87%79%
Speak Spanish3%7%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Delaware City is 97% higher than Delaware
  • The median age in Delaware City is 10% lower than Delaware
  • In Delaware City 80.40% of the population is White
  • In Delaware City 14.32% of the population is Black
  • In Delaware City 0.00% of the population is Asian

Compare Delaware City, DE Demographics


      Delaware City population breakdown by race

      RaceDelaware CityDelawareNational
      American Indian0.00%0.37%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
      Mixed race3.15%2.76%3.06%
      Other race2.14%2.19%4.75%
      In Delaware City, 5.8% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Delaware City age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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