StatisticLewesDelawareNational
Population2,955973,764328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)77750491
Median age66.339.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)66%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1812%39%43%
Speak English96%87%79%
Speak Spanish0%7%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Lewes is 54% higher than Delaware
  • The median age in Lewes is 67% higher than Delaware
  • In Lewes 86.50% of the population is White
  • In Lewes 9.41% of the population is Black
  • In Lewes 1.29% of the population is Asian

Compare Lewes, DE Demographics

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      Lewes population breakdown by race

      RaceLewesDelawareNational
      White86.50%69.22%73.35%
      Black9.41%21.72%12.63%
      Asian1.29%3.68%5.22%
      American Indian0.58%0.37%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
      Mixed race0.95%2.76%3.06%
      Other race1.29%2.19%4.75%
      In Lewes, 2.8% 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

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      Lewes age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

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