Delmar, Maryland Population 2024

4,470

Delmar is a city located in Wicomico County Maryland. Delmar has a 2024 population of 4,470. Delmar is currently growing at a rate of 4.05% annually and its population has increased by 15.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,867 in 2020.

The average household income in Delmar is $83,442 with a poverty rate of 17.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Delmar is 32.1 years, 26.7 years for males, and 39.3 years for females.

Delmar Demographics

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

  • White: 57.3%
  • Black or African American: 16.6%
  • Two or more races: 14.14%
  • Other race: 8.98%
  • Asian: 2.75%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,644.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
15.59% (603)
The current population of Delmar, Maryland is 4,470 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,867.

Delmar, Maryland Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,23357.3%
Black or African American64716.6%
Two or more races55114.14%
Other race3508.98%
Asian1072.75%
Native American90.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Delmar Population by Race

Delmar Population Pyramid 2024

Delmar Median Age

32.1

Total

26.7

Male

39.3

Female

Delmar Adults

There are 2,919 adults, (364 of whom are seniors) in Delmar.

Delmar Age Dependency

52.5

Age Dependency Ratio

14.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Delmar Sex Ratio

Female2,07753.3%
Male1,82046.7%

Delmar Population by Age

Delmar Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,6282.3952.947.1
Married6372.9455.444.6
Non Family5811.1540.159.9
Female3973.3666.233.8
Male131.771000
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3

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

52.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Delmar 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

Delmar Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Delmar 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 60.49%.

Delmar Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$54,493

Average Earnings

$56,667

Average Male

$53,502

Average Female

Delmar Earnings by Educational Attainment

Delmar Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Delmar Language

83.55% of Delmar residents speak only English, while 16.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.98% of the population.

Delmar Language

Delmar Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Multiple55134863.16%
White2,23325211.29%
Other3504914%
Hispanic3704913.24%
Black647487.42%
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17.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.75%

Male Poverty Rate

13.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Delmar

The race most likely to be in poverty in Delmar is Multiple, with 63.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Delmar is Black, with 7.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.1%.

Delmar Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.54%
Some College20.26%
High School17.61%
Bachelors or Greater
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Delmar Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed28.23%
Female Employed9.83%
Male Employed8.97%
Female Unemployed
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Delmar Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Delmar Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Delmar Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

35.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Delmar Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Delmar Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Delmar Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Delmar Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

71

Number of Veterans

57

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

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Delmar Veterans by War

count

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Delmar Veterans by Age

count

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Delmar Veterans by Race

Delmar Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

19.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Delmar Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.5%

Labor Force Participation

66.2%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Delmar Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Delmar Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Delmar 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

60.25%

Born in Delmar

93.56%

Native Born

6.44%

Foreign Born

5.54%

Non Citizen

0.9%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.56% of Delmar residents were born in the United States, with 60.25% having been born in Maryland. 5.54% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,3401743.37%
20285,1661743.49%
20274,9921743.61%
20264,8181743.75%
20254,6441743.89%
20244,4701744.05%
20234,2961744.22%
20224,1221744.41%
20213,948812.09%
20203,86749314.61%
20193,3741304.01%
20183,244411.28%
20173,203170.53%
20163,186280.89%
20153,158310.99%
20143,127-6-0.19%
20133,133-6-0.19%
20123,139240.77%
20113,115160.52%
20103,099
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Delmar Population by Year