Delaware City demographics profile

StatisticDelaware CityDelawareNational
Population1,872934,695318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)99236891
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%
Delaware City, DE has a population of 1,872 and is the 11,417th largest city in the United States. The population density is 992 per sq mi which is 169% higher than the Delaware average and 995% higher than the national average. The median age in Delaware City is 36 which is approximately 10% lower than the Delaware average of 40. In Delaware City, 46% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 92% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 64% of Delaware City residents were born in Delaware, 29% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 7% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Delaware City is 169% 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 or African American.
  • In Delaware City 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Delaware City population breakdown by race

RaceDelaware CityDelawareNational
White80.40%69.22%73.35%
Black or African American14.32%21.72%12.63%
Asian0.00%3.68%5.22%
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.

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