Dagsboro, Delaware Population 2022

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Dagsboro is a city located in Sussex County Delaware. Dagsboro has a 2020 population of 978. Dagsboro is currently growing at a rate of 1.77% annually and its population has increased by 23.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 792 in 2010.

The average household income in Dagsboro is $80,468 with a poverty rate of 6.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,049 per month, and the median house value is $232,400. The median age in Dagsboro is 38.2 years, 40.4 years for males, and 37.1 years for females.

Dagsboro Demographics

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

  • White: 91.52%
  • Black or African American: 4.58%
  • Two or more races: 3.22%
  • Asian: 0.68%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Dagsboro, Delaware is 978 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 978.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 792.

Dagsboro, Delaware Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White93991.52%
Black or African American474.58%
Asian70.68%
Two or More Races333.22%
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Dagsboro Population by Race

Dagsboro Population Pyramid 2022

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Dagsboro Median Age

56


Total

55.7


Male

57.4


Female

Dagsboro Adults

There are 878 adults, (368 of whom are seniors) in Dagsboro.

Dagsboro Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

72.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29

Child Dependency Ratio

Dagsboro Sex Ratio

Female

571

55.65%

Male

455

44.35%

Dagsboro Population by Age

Dagsboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dagsboro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female81%19%
Married78.5%21.5%
All77.9%22.1%
Non Family77.2%22.8%
Male50%50%

77.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dagsboro Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4622.2277.9
Married1912.7778.5
Male8750
Female792.6781
Non Family1841.2577.2

2.78

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

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Dagsboro Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade283.43%
9th to 12th Grade617.48%
High School Graduate33741.30%
Some College10612.99%
Associates Degree12715.56%
Bachelors Degree8710.66%
Graduate Degree708.58%
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Dagsboro Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dagsboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black342912
Asian762
White732669141
Hispanic34142
2+ Races99

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 35.29%.

Dagsboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,673$47,759$22,019
Less Than 9th Grade$46,250$72,875$21,477
High School Graduate$32,500$47,801$19,479
Some College$25,500$28,125$16,438
Bachelors Degree$36,389$36,389$36,250
Graduate Degree$60,750$116,406$56,563

$35,673

Average Earnings

$47,759

Average Male

$22,019

Average Female

Dagsboro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dagsboro Language by Age

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Dagsboro Language

92.38% of Dagsboro residents speak only English, while 7.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.91% of the population.

Dagsboro Language

Dagsboro Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black47510.64%
White872576.54%
OtherNaN%
Multiple3313.03%

6.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.05%

Male Poverty Rate

7.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dagsboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dagsboro is Black, with 10.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dagsboro is Multiple, with 3.03% 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 14.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.90%.

Dagsboro Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
High School8.90%
Some College2.58%
Bachelors or Greater6.37%

Dagsboro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.77%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed7.11%
Female Unemployed44.44%

Dagsboro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dagsboro Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,500$68,657
Families$71,327$84,715
Married Families$76,875-
Non Families-$34,453
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Income by Household Type

Dagsboro Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.0%

Male Marriage Rate

41.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Dagsboro Married by Age and Sex

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Dagsboro 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 20-34.

Dagsboro Marital Status by Race

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Dagsboro Marital Status

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64

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War4
First Gulf War
Vietnam42
Korea5
World War II

Dagsboro Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 342
35 to 544
55 to 649
65 to 7444
75+5

Dagsboro Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White637.67%
Black12.94%

Dagsboro Veterans by Race

Dagsboro Veterans by Education

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15.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dagsboro Veterans by Education

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53.5%

Labor Force Participation

50.4%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Dagsboro Employment by Age

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Dagsboro Employment by Race

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Dagsboro 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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34.41%

Born in Dagsboro

94.15%

Native Born

5.85%

Foreign Born

2.63%

Non Citizen

3.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.15% of Dagsboro residents were born in the United States, with 34.41% having been born in Delaware. 2.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Dagsboro Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20107920.00%
2011802101.26%
2012812101.25%
2013824121.48%
2014838141.70%
2015855172.03%
2016871161.87%
2017892212.41%
2018910182.02%
2019927171.87%
2020944171.83%
2021961171.80%
2022978171.77%

Dagsboro Population by Year