Population density (sq mi)2,21150491
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%

Key findings

  • The population density in Townsend is 339% 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
  • In Townsend 0.73% of the population is Asian

Compare Townsend, DE Demographics


      Townsend population breakdown by race

      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Townsend age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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