Townsend demographics profile

StatisticTownsendDelawareNational
Population2,320934,695318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,21136891
Median age29.939.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1870%39%43%
Speak English88%87%79%
Speak Spanish3%7%13%
Townsend, DE has a population of 2,320 and is the 10,220th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,211 per sq mi which is 500% higher than the Delaware average and 2340% higher than the national average. The median age in Townsend is 30 which is approximately 24% lower than the Delaware average of 40. In Townsend, 59% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 88% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 49% of Townsend residents were born in Delaware, 41% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 9% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Townsend is 500% higher than Delaware.
  • The median age in Townsend is 24% lower than Delaware.
  • In Townsend 55.60% of the population is White.
  • In Townsend 37.24% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Townsend 0.73% of the population is Asian.

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Townsend population breakdown by race

RaceTownsendDelawareNational
White55.60%69.22%73.35%
Black or African American37.24%21.72%12.63%
Asian0.73%3.68%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.37%0.82%
Native Hawaiian1.64%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race3.45%2.76%3.06%
Other race1.34%2.19%4.75%
In Townsend, 5.1% 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 Townsend, DE demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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