Ellendale, Delaware Population 2024

559

Ellendale is a city located in Sussex County Delaware. Ellendale has a 2024 population of 559. Ellendale is currently growing at a rate of 2.95% annually and its population has increased by 13.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 493 in 2020.

The average household income in Ellendale is $69,475 with a poverty rate of 14.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ellendale is 17.4 years, 9.7 years for males, and 32.7 years for females.

Ellendale Demographics

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

  • White: 40.07%
  • Two or more races: 27.09%
  • Black or African American: 25.29%
  • Other race: 7.22%
  • Asian: 0.33%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,316.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
13.39% (66)
The current population of Ellendale, Delaware is 559 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 493.

Ellendale, Delaware Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White24440.07%
Two or more races16527.09%
Black or African American15425.29%
Other race447.22%
Asian20.33%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ellendale Population by Race

Ellendale Population Pyramid 2024

Ellendale Median Age

17.4

Total

9.7

Male

32.7

Female

Ellendale Adults

There are 300 adults, (55 of whom are seniors) in Ellendale.

Ellendale Age Dependency

148.6

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

126.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Ellendale Sex Ratio

Female25341.54%
Male35658.46%

Ellendale Population by Age

Ellendale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1693.682.817.2
Married724.8290.39.7
Female563.276.823.2
Non Family301.1396.73.3
Male114.4527.372.7
showing: 5 rows

4.07

Average Family Size

3.6

Average Household Size

82.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ellendale 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

Ellendale Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ellendale Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 15%.

Ellendale Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,111

Average Earnings

$46,250

Average Male

$31,458

Average Female

Ellendale Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ellendale Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ellendale Language

85.52% of Ellendale residents speak only English, while 14.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.12% of the population.

Ellendale Language

Ellendale Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1544227.27%
White2152913.49%
Multiple165159.09%
Other4449.09%
Hispanic22241.8%
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14.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.06%

Male Poverty Rate

28.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ellendale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ellendale is Black, with 27.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ellendale is Hispanic, with 1.8% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 27.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.17%.

Ellendale Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School21.74%
Less Than 9th Grade15.38%
Some College1.52%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Ellendale Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed19.19%
Female Unemployed
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Ellendale Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ellendale Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ellendale Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Ellendale Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ellendale 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 55-64.

Ellendale Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ellendale Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

43

Number of Veterans

43

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Ellendale Veterans by War

count

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Ellendale Veterans by Age

count

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Ellendale Veterans by Race

Ellendale Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ellendale Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Ellendale Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ellendale Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ellendale 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

77.01%

Born in Ellendale

95.07%

Native Born

4.93%

Foreign Born

4.6%

Non Citizen

0.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.07% of Ellendale residents were born in the United States, with 77.01% having been born in Delaware. 4.6% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ellendale Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029639162.57%
2028623162.64%
2027607162.71%
2026591162.78%
2025575162.86%
2024559162.95%
2023543163.04%
2022527163.13%
2021511183.65%
20204935713.07%
201943681.87%
201842892.15%
201741992.2%
2016410102.5%
201540071.78%
201439382.08%
201338561.58%
201237930.8%
201137661.62%
2010370
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Ellendale Population by Year