New Castle County Population 2017

New Castle County's estimated population is 556,987 with a growth rate of 0.33% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. New Castle County is the 1st largest county in Delaware.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016556,9871,8200.33%
2015555,1672,8960.52%
2014552,2712,7500.50%
2013549,5213,4800.64%
2012546,0413,7330.69%
2011542,3083,3740.63%
2010538,93496,98821.95%
1990441,94643,83111.01%
1980398,11512,2593.18%
1970385,85678,41025.50%
1960307,44688,56740.46%
1950218,87939,31721.90%
1940179,56218,53011.51%
1930161,03212,7938.63%
1920148,23925,05120.34%
1910123,18813,49112.30%
1900109,69712,51512.88%
189097,18219,46625.05%
188077,71614,20122.36%
187063,5158,71815.91%
186054,79712,01728.09%
185042,7809,66029.17%
184033,1203,40011.44%
183029,7201,8216.53%
182027,8993,47014.20%
181024,429-932-3.67%
180025,3615,67328.81%
179019,6880.00%

New Castle County Population Growth

Population Data via

New Castle County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White369,23166.29%
Black or African American139,78825.10%
Asian30,2345.43%
Two or More Races13,2682.38%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,2690.41%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3770.07%

New Castle County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in New Castle County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Wilmington70852714425900.83%
Newark315133339818855.98%
Middletown1887120876200510.62%
New Castle52855357721.36%
Townsend2049231326412.88%
Delaware City16951742472.77%
Odessa36437282.20%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990