Lewes demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)77736891
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%
Lewes, DE has a population of 2,955 and is the 8,887th largest city in the United States. The population density is 777 per sq mi which is 111% higher than the Delaware average and 758% higher than the national average. The median age in Lewes is 66 which is approximately 67% higher than the Delaware average of 40. In Lewes, 66% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 26% of Lewes residents were born in Delaware, 70% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Lewes is 111% 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 or African American.
  • In Lewes 1.29% of the population is Asian.

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Lewes population breakdown by race

Black or African American9.41%21.72%12.63%
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.

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