Brookside, Delaware Population 2024

14,331

Brookside is a city located in New Castle County Delaware. Brookside has a 2024 population of 14,331. Brookside is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 4.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,741 in 2020.

The average household income in Brookside is $89,003 with a poverty rate of 12.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Brookside is 34.5 years, 34.1 years for males, and 35.3 years for females.

Brookside Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Brookside was:

  • White: 62.7%
  • Black or African American: 12.41%
  • Two or more races: 10.7%
  • Asian: 9.69%
  • Other race: 4.31%
  • Native American: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,635.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.29% (590)
The current population of Brookside, Delaware is 14,331 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,741.

Brookside, Delaware Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,98562.7%
Black or African American1,77812.41%
Two or more races1,53310.7%
Asian1,3889.69%
Other race6184.31%
Native American290.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Brookside Population by Race

Brookside Population Pyramid 2024

Brookside Median Age

34.5

Total

34.1

Male

35.3

Female

Brookside Adults

There are 11,110 adults, (1,848 of whom are seniors) in Brookside.

Brookside Age Dependency

54.7

Age Dependency Ratio

20

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Brookside Sex Ratio

Female7,67553.56%
Male6,65646.44%

Brookside Population by Age

Brookside Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,4782.660.839.2
Non Family2,3101.255842
Married2,1833.5567.632.4
Female7723.8351.448.6
Male21335446
showing: 5 rows

3.41

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

60.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Brookside Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Brookside Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brookside Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 84.46%.

Brookside Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,285

Average Earnings

$50,974

Average Male

$34,943

Average Female

Brookside Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brookside Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Brookside Language

70.33% of Brookside residents speak only English, while 29.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.83% of the population.

Brookside Language

Brookside Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,90080510.19%
Black1,76059934.03%
Asian1,38824017.29%
Multiple1,533613.98%
Hispanic2,830612.16%
Other618223.56%
Native291448.28%
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12.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

12%

Male Poverty Rate

12.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brookside

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brookside is Native, with 48.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brookside is Hispanic, with 2.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.2%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.9%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.97%.

Brookside Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.65%
High School11.49%
Some College6.66%
Bachelors or Greater5.11%
showing: 4 rows

Brookside Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed65.67%
Female Unemployed15.79%
Female Employed4.85%
Male Employed4.66%
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Brookside Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brookside Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Brookside Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

39.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Brookside Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Brookside Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Brookside Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Brookside Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

645

Number of Veterans

576

Male Veterans

69

Female Veterans

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Brookside Veterans by War

count

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Brookside Veterans by Age

count

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Brookside Veterans by Race

Brookside Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brookside Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.6%

Labor Force Participation

65.5%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Brookside Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Brookside Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Brookside Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

44.09%

Born in Brookside

79.9%

Native Born

20.1%

Foreign Born

12.37%

Non Citizen

7.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

79.9% of Brookside residents were born in the United States, with 44.09% having been born in Delaware. 12.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Brookside Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202414,331
202314,331
202214,3311290.91%
202114,2024613.35%
202013,7413452.58%
201913,3962051.55%
201813,191-363-2.68%
201713,554-299-2.16%
201613,8531100.8%
201513,7431581.16%
201413,585-649-4.56%
201314,234-87-0.61%
201214,321-158-1.09%
201114,4791260.88%
201014,353
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Brookside Population by Year