Cheswold, Delaware Population 2024

2,116

Cheswold is a city located in Kent County Delaware. Cheswold has a 2024 population of 2,116. Cheswold is currently growing at a rate of 2.42% annually and its population has increased by 9.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,934 in 2020.

The average household income in Cheswold is $82,606 with a poverty rate of 14.7%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cheswold is 41.7 years, 43.2 years for males, and 39.8 years for females.

Cheswold Demographics

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

  • White: 51.98%
  • Black or African American: 36.36%
  • Two or more races: 8.91%
  • Asian: 1.83%
  • Native American: 0.92%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,151.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
9.41% (182)
The current population of Cheswold, Delaware is 2,116 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,934.

Cheswold, Delaware Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White85251.98%
Black or African American59636.36%
Two or more races1468.91%
Asian301.83%
Native American150.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Cheswold Population by Race

Cheswold Population Pyramid 2024

Cheswold Median Age

41.7

Total

43.2

Male

39.8

Female

Cheswold Adults

There are 1,225 adults, (330 of whom are seniors) in Cheswold.

Cheswold Age Dependency

83.1

Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Cheswold Sex Ratio

Female87653.45%
Male76346.55%

Cheswold Population by Age

Cheswold Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5752.8588.911.1
Married2373.4293.76.3
Non Family1711.2384.215.8
Female1373.886.113.9
Male303.279010
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3.33

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

88.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cheswold 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

Cheswold Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cheswold Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 93.17%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40.91%.

Cheswold Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,083

Average Earnings

$45,580

Average Male

$34,095

Average Female

Cheswold Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cheswold Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cheswold Language

81.59% of Cheswold residents speak only English, while 18.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.76% of the population.

Cheswold Language

Cheswold Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White75817723.35%
Black596416.88%
Multiple1462215.07%
Hispanic1932211.4%
Asian3013.33%
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14.7%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.93%

Male Poverty Rate

17.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cheswold

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cheswold is White, with 23.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cheswold is Asian, with 3.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.4%.

Cheswold Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.97%
High School13.72%
Some College10.17%
Bachelors or Greater3.85%
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Cheswold Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed20%
Male Unemployed15.79%
Female Employed10.13%
Male Employed3.74%
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Cheswold Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cheswold Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cheswold Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

35.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Cheswold Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cheswold Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Cheswold Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cheswold Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

131

Number of Veterans

123

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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Cheswold Veterans by War

count

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Cheswold Veterans by Age

count

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Cheswold Veterans by Race

Cheswold Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cheswold Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.8%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Cheswold Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cheswold Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cheswold 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

37.89%

Born in Cheswold

84.75%

Native Born

15.25%

Foreign Born

4.15%

Non Citizen

11.1%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.75% of Cheswold residents were born in the United States, with 37.89% having been born in Delaware. 4.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Cheswold Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,366502.16%
20282,316502.21%
20272,266502.26%
20262,216502.31%
20252,166502.36%
20242,116502.42%
20232,066502.48%
20222,016502.54%
20211,966321.65%
20201,93422212.97%
20191,712482.88%
20181,664422.59%
20171,622211.31%
20161,601231.46%
20151,57860.38%
20141,57250.32%
20131,567231.49%
20121,544221.45%
20111,522211.4%
20101,501
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Cheswold Population by Year