Claymont, Delaware Population 2022

9,330
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Claymont is a city located in New Castle County Delaware. Claymont has a 2020 population of 9,330. Claymont is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 13.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,253 in 2010.

The average household income in Claymont is $76,121 with a poverty rate of 12.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,117 per month, and the median house value is $209,400. The median age in Claymont is 37.1 years, 33.9 years for males, and 40.3 years for females.

Claymont Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Claymontwas:

  • White: 58.19%
  • Black or African American: 27.67%
  • Asian: 6.27%
  • Two or more races: 5.48%
  • Other race: 1.69%
  • Native American: 0.70%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Claymont, Delaware is 9,330 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,330.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,253.

Claymont, Delaware Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,43758.19%
Black or African American2,58527.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native650.70%
Asian5866.27%
Some Other Race1581.69%
Two or More Races5125.48%
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Claymont Population by Race

Claymont Population Pyramid 2022

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Claymont Median Age

37


Total

34.9


Male

40.5


Female

Claymont Adults

There are 7,581 adults, (1,326 of whom are seniors) in Claymont.

Claymont Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Claymont Sex Ratio

Female

4,673

50.02%

Male

4,670

49.98%

Claymont Population by Age

Claymont Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Claymont Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married66.1%33.9%
Female60.3%39.7%
Male57.7%42.3%
All56.7%43.3%
Non Family48%52%

56.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Claymont Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,8712.4156.7
Married1,5263.3366.1
Male973.4857.7
Female4183.6860.3
Non Family1,8301.2948

3.3

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Claymont Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1462.09%
9th to 12th Grade3755.37%
High School Graduate2,46135.22%
Some College1,50921.59%
Associates Degree5157.37%
Bachelors Degree1,13616.26%
Graduate Degree84612.11%
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Claymont Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Claymont Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian397348291
White4,2014,0711,213
Black1,8481,623428
2+ Races27827828
Hispanic54743050
Other Race102699
Native American1919

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 73.30%.

Claymont Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,375$41,449$45,101
Less Than 9th Grade$21,786$25,375$20,982
High School Graduate$36,547$41,853$33,030
Some College$36,601$39,067$31,815
Bachelors Degree$55,714$55,385$55,909
Graduate Degree$59,861$107,552$52,451

$42,375

Average Earnings

$41,449

Average Male

$45,101

Average Female

Claymont Earnings by Educational Attainment

Claymont Language by Age

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Claymont Language

86.91% of Claymont residents speak only English, while 13.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.65% of the population.

Claymont Language

Claymont Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian58620234.47%
Hispanic80019924.88%
Black2,58440315.60%
White5,1183657.13%
Other128NaN%
Multiple512193.71%

12.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.97%

Male Poverty Rate

11.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Claymont

The race most likely to be in poverty in Claymont is Asian, with 34.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Claymont is Multiple, with 3.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.72%.

Claymont Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.88%
High School12.48%
Some College10.42%
Bachelors or Greater3.43%

Claymont Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.30%
Male Unemployed49.04%
Female Employed6.23%
Female Unemployed18.99%

Claymont Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Claymont Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,348$73,477
Families$89,360$92,476
Married Families$95,200-
Non Families$34,266$49,070
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Income by Household Type

Claymont Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.9%

Male Marriage Rate

36.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Claymont Married by Age and Sex

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Claymont Marriage

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

Claymont Marital Status by Race

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Claymont Marital Status

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500

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War51
First Gulf War40
Vietnam281
Korea30
World War II

Claymont Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5492
55 to 6464
65 to 74220
75+124

Claymont Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4008.64%
Black823.98%
Native American1052.63%
Asian81.94%
Hispanic10.17%

Claymont Veterans by Race

Claymont Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Claymont Veterans by Education

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68%

Labor Force Participation

64.2%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Claymont Employment by Age

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Claymont Employment by Race

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Claymont Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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30.85%

Born in Claymont

87.68%

Native Born

12.32%

Foreign Born

4.91%

Non Citizen

7.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.68% of Claymont residents were born in the United States, with 30.85% having been born in Delaware. 4.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Claymont Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20108,2530.00%
20117,805-448-5.43%
20128,0432383.05%
20138,5885456.78%
20149,2426547.62%
20159,060-182-1.97%
20168,943-117-1.29%
20178,707-236-2.64%
20188,676-31-0.36%
20199,3306547.54%
20209,3300.00%
20219,3300.00%
20229,3300.00%

Claymont Population by Year