Delaware City, Delaware Population 2024

1,906

Delaware City is a city located in New Castle County Delaware. Delaware City has a 2024 population of 1,906. Delaware City is currently growing at a rate of 0.32% annually and its population has increased by 1.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,885 in 2020.

The average household income in Delaware City is $77,328 with a poverty rate of 11.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Delaware City is 39.1 years, 39.5 years for males, and 38.9 years for females.

Delaware City Demographics

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

  • White: 79.97%
  • Two or more races: 13.77%
  • Black or African American: 6.16%
  • Native American: 0.1%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,010.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.11% (21)
The current population of Delaware City, Delaware is 1,906 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,885.

Delaware City, Delaware Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,54579.97%
Two or more races26613.77%
Black or African American1196.16%
Native American20.1%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Delaware City Population by Race

Delaware City Population Pyramid 2024

Delaware City Median Age

39.1

Total

39.5

Male

38.9

Female

Delaware City Adults

There are 1,480 adults, (342 of whom are seniors) in Delaware City.

Delaware City Age Dependency

69.8

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Delaware City Sex Ratio

Female88845.96%
Male1,04454.04%

Delaware City Population by Age

Delaware City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6772.7968.531.5
Married2703.870.729.3
Non Family2481.1766.133.9
Female1263.660.339.7
Male333.581000
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3.61

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

68.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Delaware City 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

Delaware City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Delaware City 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 hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

Delaware City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$52,931

Average Earnings

$80,625

Average Male

$33,194

Average Female

Delaware City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Delaware City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Delaware City Language

99.52% of Delaware City residents speak only English, while 0.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.48% of the population.

Delaware City Language

Delaware City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,49717611.76%
Multiple2663814.29%
Hispanic14285.63%
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11.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.49%

Male Poverty Rate

14.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Delaware City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Delaware City is Multiple, with 14.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Delaware City is Hispanic, with 5.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.73%.

Delaware City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.68%
High School10.41%
Some College8.55%
Bachelors or Greater2.58%
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Delaware City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed43.59%
Male Unemployed36.73%
Female Employed3.53%
Male Employed
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Delaware City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Delaware City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Delaware City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.9%

Male Marriage Rate

41.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Delaware City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Delaware City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Delaware City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

107

Number of Veterans

87

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

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Delaware City Veterans by War

count

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Delaware City Veterans by Age

count

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Delaware City Veterans by Race

Delaware City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Delaware City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.7%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Delaware City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Delaware City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Delaware City 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

60.71%

Born in Delaware City

98.96%

Native Born

1.04%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

1.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.96% of Delaware City residents were born in the United States, with 60.71% having been born in Delaware. 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,93660.31%
20281,93060.31%
20271,92460.31%
20261,91860.31%
20251,91260.31%
20241,90660.32%
20231,90060.32%
20221,89460.32%
20211,88830.16%
20201,885432.33%
20191,84270.38%
20181,83530.16%
20171,83210.05%
20161,83140.22%
20151,82790.5%
20141,81880.44%
20131,810130.72%
20121,79770.39%
20111,79090.51%
20101,781
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Delaware City Population by Year