Sussex County Population 2017

Sussex County's estimated population is 220,251 with a growth rate of 2.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sussex County is the 2nd largest county in Delaware.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016220,2514,8752.26%
2015215,3764,6482.21%
2014210,7284,3112.09%
2013206,4173,0701.51%
2012203,3472,9891.49%
2011200,3582,4661.25%
2010197,89284,66374.77%
1990113,22915,22515.54%
198098,00417,64821.96%
197080,3567,1619.78%
196073,19511,85919.33%
195061,3368,83416.83%
194052,5026,99515.37%
193045,5071,7664.04%
192043,741-2,672-5.76%
191046,4134,1379.79%
190042,2763,6299.39%
189038,6472,6297.30%
188036,0184,32213.64%
187031,6962,0817.03%
186029,6153,67914.18%
185025,9368433.36%
184025,093-2,022-7.46%
183027,1153,05812.71%
182024,057-3,693-13.31%
181027,7508,39243.35%
180019,358-1,130-5.52%
179020,4880.00%

Sussex County Population Growth

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Sussex County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White177,69180.68%
Black or African American27,69012.57%
Two or More Races4,5022.04%
Asian2,6891.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,5121.14%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2920.13%

Sussex County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Sussex County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Milford958810979139114.51%
Seaford6896773684012.18%
Georgetown6434720677212.00%
Millsboro3864429342911.10%
Laurel3705416045512.28%
Lewes2739307433512.23%
Milton2571287930811.98%
Selbyville2157242126412.24%
Bridgeville2050230225212.29%
Ocean View1839207623712.89%
Delmar1594176517110.73%
Rehoboth Beach1323148816512.47%
Bethany Beach1057119413712.96%
Greenwood968108511712.09%
Frankford84695110512.41%
Dagsboro7808789812.56%
Millville5386026411.90%
Fenwick Island3784264812.70%
Ellendale3814234211.02%
Dewey Beach3363794312.80%
Bethel1711922112.28%
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