Claymont, Delaware Population 2024

10,191

Claymont is a city located in New Castle County Delaware. Claymont has a 2024 population of 10,191. Claymont is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 9.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,343 in 2020.

The average household income in Claymont is $93,783 with a poverty rate of 11.8%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Claymont is 37.2 years, 35.7 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.

Claymont Demographics

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

  • White: 54.21%
  • Black or African American: 32.3%
  • Asian: 5.87%
  • Two or more races: 5.71%
  • Other race: 1.83%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,739.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
9.08% (848)
The current population of Claymont, Delaware is 10,191 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,343.

Claymont, Delaware Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,52554.21%
Black or African American3,29232.3%
Asian5985.87%
Two or more races5825.71%
Other race1861.83%
Native American80.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Claymont Population by Race

Claymont Population Pyramid 2024

Claymont Median Age

37.2

Total

35.7

Male

40.8

Female

Claymont Adults

There are 8,345 adults, (1,556 of whom are seniors) in Claymont.

Claymont Age Dependency

50.1

Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Claymont Sex Ratio

Female4,98648.93%
Male5,20551.07%

Claymont Population by Age

Claymont Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,1742.4453.946.1
Non Family1,8011.3140.759.3
Married1,6563.1664.535.5
Female4983.6566.333.7
Male2193.4454.845.2
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3.16

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

53.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Claymont 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

Claymont Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Claymont 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 66.84%.

Claymont Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$50,101

Average Earnings

$52,277

Average Male

$46,494

Average Female

Claymont Earnings by Educational Attainment

Claymont Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Claymont Language

85.54% of Claymont residents speak only English, while 14.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.49% of the population.

Claymont Language

Claymont Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black3,29241712.67%
White5,1503617.01%
Asian59824340.64%
Hispanic94219120.28%
Other18613974.73%
Multiple582406.87%
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11.8%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.59%

Male Poverty Rate

13.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Claymont

The race most likely to be in poverty in Claymont is Other, with 74.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Claymont is Multiple, with 6.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.7%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.38%.

Claymont Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.36%
High School11.2%
Some College10.97%
Bachelors or Greater4.35%
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Claymont Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed44.8%
Female Unemployed21.5%
Female Employed9.14%
Male Employed4.35%
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Claymont Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Claymont Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Claymont Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.3%

Male Marriage Rate

40.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Claymont Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Claymont Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

541

Number of Veterans

511

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

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Claymont Veterans by War

count

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Claymont Veterans by Age

count

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Claymont Veterans by Race

Claymont Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Claymont Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.2%

Labor Force Participation

66.5%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Claymont Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Claymont Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Claymont 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

28.93%

Born in Claymont

89.66%

Native Born

10.34%

Foreign Born

4.57%

Non Citizen

5.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.66% of Claymont residents were born in the United States, with 28.93% having been born in Delaware. 4.57% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202410,191
202310,191
202210,1916837.18%
20219,5081651.77%
20209,343130.14%
20199,3306547.54%
20188,676-31-0.36%
20178,707-236-2.64%
20168,943-117-1.29%
20159,060-182-1.97%
20149,2426547.62%
20138,5885456.78%
20128,0432383.05%
20117,805-448-5.43%
20108,253
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Claymont Population by Year