Delmar, Delaware Population 2022

1,927
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Delmar is a city located in Sussex County Delaware. Delmar has a 2020 population of 1,927. Delmar is currently growing at a rate of 1.85% annually and its population has increased by 21.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,590 in 2010.

The average household income in Delmar is $48,726 with a poverty rate of 16.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $783 per month, and the median house value is $171,100. The median age in Delmar is 39.1 years, 36.2 years for males, and 40.5 years for females.

Delmar Demographics

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

  • White: 72.04%
  • Black or African American: 20.07%
  • Two or more races: 5.71%
  • Asian: 1.95%
  • Other race: 0.23%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Delmar, Delaware is 1,927 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,927.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,590.

Delmar, Delaware Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,55172.04%
Black or African American43220.07%
Asian421.95%
Some Other Race50.23%
Two or More Races1235.71%
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Delmar Population by Race

Delmar Population Pyramid 2022

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Delmar Median Age

39.7


Total

42


Male

37.1


Female

Delmar Adults

There are 1,612 adults, (406 of whom are seniors) in Delmar.

Delmar Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Delmar Sex Ratio

Female

1,305

60.61%

Male

848

39.39%

Delmar Population by Age

Delmar Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Delmar Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married86.1%13.9%
All58.2%41.8%
Female45.9%54.1%
Non Family35.8%64.2%

58.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Delmar Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7782.6558.2
Married2733.1986.1
Male355.31100
Female1464.545.9
Non Family3241.0635.8

3.5

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Delmar Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade382.69%
9th to 12th Grade1339.42%
High School Graduate64045.33%
Some College27619.55%
Associates Degree866.09%
Bachelors Degree16011.33%
Graduate Degree795.59%
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Delmar Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Delmar Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian292422
Hispanic878430
White1,048911163
Black23621424
Other Race55
2+ Races5854

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.86%.

Delmar Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,655$44,028$31,094
Less Than 9th Grade$30,263$30,417$27,083
High School Graduate$30,833$38,977$26,830
Some College$36,875$51,422$30,938
Bachelors Degree$36,250$47,917$
Graduate Degree$55,250$49,500$55,500

$35,655

Average Earnings

$44,028

Average Male

$31,094

Average Female

Delmar Earnings by Educational Attainment

Delmar Language by Age

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Delmar Language

90.75% of Delmar residents speak only English, while 9.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 3.08% of the population.

Delmar Language

Delmar Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian421945.24%
Multiple1234435.77%
Black42111828.03%
White1,3721329.62%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic1111412.61%

16.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.34%

Male Poverty Rate

17.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Delmar

The race most likely to be in poverty in Delmar is Asian, with 45.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Delmar is Hispanic, with 12.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.06%.

Delmar Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.35%
High School14.05%
Some College14.08%
Bachelors or Greater12.50%

Delmar Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.34%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed5.48%
Female Unemployed53.33%

Delmar Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Delmar Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,393$50,906
Families$51,690$57,941
Married Families$52,891-
Non Families$26,071$34,595
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Income by Household Type

Delmar Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.3%

Male Marriage Rate

32.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Delmar Married by Age and Sex

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Delmar Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Delmar Marital Status by Race

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Delmar Marital Status

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134

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War63
First Gulf War47
Vietnam46
Korea
World War II4

Delmar Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3413
35 to 5454
55 to 6431
65 to 7428
75+8

Delmar Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White715.91%
Black165.14%
2+ Races4771.21%
Hispanic4754.02%

Delmar Veterans by Race

Delmar Veterans by Education

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9.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Delmar Veterans by Education

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52.4%

Labor Force Participation

50.9%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Delmar Employment by Age

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Delmar Employment by Race

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Delmar 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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26.71%

Born in Delmar

92.57%

Native Born

7.43%

Foreign Born

5.85%

Non Citizen

1.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.57% of Delmar residents were born in the United States, with 26.71% having been born in Delaware. 5.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Delmar Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,5900.00%
20111,59660.38%
20121,614181.13%
20131,641271.67%
20141,669281.71%
20151,695261.56%
20161,727321.89%
20171,764372.14%
20181,787231.30%
20191,822351.96%
20201,857351.92%
20211,892351.88%
20221,927351.85%

Delmar Population by Year