Delaware City, Delaware Population 2022

1,852
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Delaware City is a city located in New Castle County Delaware. Delaware City has a 2020 population of 1,852. Delaware City is currently growing at a rate of 0.27% annually and its population has increased by 4.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,777 in 2010.

The average household income in Delaware City is $63,046 with a poverty rate of 15.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,145 per month, and the median house value is $189,300. The median age in Delaware City is 39.6 years, 38 years for males, and 41.1 years for females.

Delaware City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Delaware Citywas:

  • White: 78.19%
  • Two or more races: 10.79%
  • Black or African American: 10.46%
  • Native American: 0.56%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Delaware City, Delaware is 1,852 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,852.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,777.

Delaware City, Delaware Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,39178.19%
Black or African American18610.46%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.56%
Two or More Races19210.79%
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Delaware City Population by Race

Delaware City Population Pyramid 2022

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Delaware City Median Age

40.1


Total

39.3


Male

41.5


Female

Delaware City Adults

There are 1,362 adults, (333 of whom are seniors) in Delaware City.

Delaware City Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Delaware City Sex Ratio

Female

829

46.60%

Male

950

53.40%

Delaware City Population by Age

Delaware City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Delaware City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married76.7%23.3%
All72.1%27.9%
Non Family67.8%32.2%
Female62%38%

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Delaware City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6162.7872.1
Married2063.8476.7
Male473.49100
Female1214.1262
Non Family2421.0767.8

3.72

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

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Delaware City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade201.63%
9th to 12th Grade887.18%
High School Graduate55144.94%
Some College21517.54%
Associates Degree927.50%
Bachelors Degree21817.78%
Graduate Degree423.43%
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Delaware City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Delaware City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races999993
Hispanic10810898
Black16314524
White939853138
Native American106

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 2+ races people with a rate of 93.94%.

Delaware City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,250$65,446$31,951
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$42,813$50,714$37,188
Some College$34,188$$30,500
Bachelors Degree$78,239$78,253$74,375
Graduate Degree$$$

$46,250

Average Earnings

$65,446

Average Male

$31,951

Average Female

Delaware City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Delaware City Language by Age

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Delaware City Language

99.12% of Delaware City residents speak only English, while 0.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.53% of the population.

Delaware City Language

Delaware City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native10440.00%
White1,29823418.03%
OtherNaN%
Multiple192178.85%
Hispanic17242.33%

15.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.55%

Male Poverty Rate

14.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Delaware City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Delaware City is Native, with 40.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Delaware City is Hispanic, with 2.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.64%.

Delaware City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.48%
High School10.60%
Some College11.04%
Bachelors or Greater5.10%

Delaware City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.19%
Male Unemployed45.24%
Female Employed7.34%
Female Unemployed72.73%

Delaware City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Delaware City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,771$66,764
Families$70,000$76,428
Married Families$78,542-
Non Families$41,818$46,311
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Income by Household Type

Delaware City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.2%

Male Marriage Rate

40.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Delaware City Married by Age and Sex

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Delaware City 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 55-64.

Delaware City Marital Status by Race

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Delaware City Marital Status

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97

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War11
First Gulf War16
Vietnam50
Korea8
World War II3

Delaware City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 345
35 to 5411
55 to 6421
65 to 7448
75+12

Delaware City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White726.65%
Black2514.88%

Delaware City Veterans by Race

Delaware City Veterans by Education

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6.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Delaware City Veterans by Education

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63.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Delaware City Employment by Age

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Delaware City Employment by Race

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Delaware City 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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57.73%

Born in Delaware City

98.09%

Native Born

1.91%

Foreign Born

0.39%

Non Citizen

1.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.09% of Delaware City residents were born in the United States, with 57.73% having been born in Delaware. 0.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Delaware City Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,7770.00%
20111,78690.51%
20121,79370.39%
20131,805120.67%
20141,81380.44%
20151,82290.50%
20161,82640.22%
20171,8260.00%
20181,83260.33%
20191,83750.27%
20201,84250.27%
20211,84750.27%
20221,85250.27%

Delaware City Population by Year