Population density (sq mi)6,09750491
Median age35.239.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)39%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%39%43%
Speak English77%87%79%
Speak Spanish21%7%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Elsmere is 1110% higher than Delaware
  • The median age in Elsmere is 11% lower than Delaware
  • In Elsmere 81.93% of the population is White
  • In Elsmere 9.79% of the population is Black
  • In Elsmere 0.51% of the population is Asian

Compare Elsmere, DE Demographics


      Elsmere population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.77%0.37%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
      Mixed race2.54%2.76%3.06%
      Other race4.46%2.19%4.75%
      In Elsmere, 21.5% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Elsmere age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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