Felton, Delaware Population 2024

1,385

Felton is a city located in Kent County Delaware. Felton has a 2024 population of 1,385. Felton is currently growing at a rate of 1.39% annually and its population has increased by 5% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,319 in 2020.

The average household income in Felton is $75,666 with a poverty rate of 7.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Felton is 47.2 years, 44.1 years for males, and 51.1 years for females.

Felton Demographics

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

  • White: 71.65%
  • Black or African American: 19.45%
  • Two or more races: 7.57%
  • Other race: 1.06%
  • Asian: 0.26%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,756.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5% (66)
The current population of Felton, Delaware is 1,385 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,319.

Felton, Delaware Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White81471.65%
Black or African American22119.45%
Two or more races867.57%
Other race121.06%
Asian30.26%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Felton Population by Race

Felton Population Pyramid 2024

Felton Median Age

47.2

Total

44.1

Male

51.1

Female

Felton Adults

There are 962 adults, (300 of whom are seniors) in Felton.

Felton Age Dependency

71.6

Age Dependency Ratio

45.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Felton Sex Ratio

Female65057.22%
Male48642.78%

Felton Population by Age

Felton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5452.0859.340.7
Married2222.7586.513.5
Non Family2211.073862
Female812.9340.759.3
Male212.4866.733.3
showing: 5 rows

2.72

Average Family Size

2.08

Average Household Size

59.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Felton 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

Felton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Felton 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 44.74%.

Felton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,781

Average Earnings

$59,211

Average Male

$39,563

Average Female

Felton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Felton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Felton Language

95.64% of Felton residents speak only English, while 4.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.63% of the population.

Felton Language

Felton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White798749.27%
Other12650%
Multiple8644.65%
Asian33100%
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7.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.67%

Male Poverty Rate

11.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Felton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Felton is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Felton is Multiple, with 4.65% 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 7.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.07%.

Felton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.33%
Some College11.55%
High School8.14%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Felton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed31.03%
Female Employed3.51%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
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Felton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Felton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Felton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Felton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Felton 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 20-34.

Felton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Felton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

176

Number of Veterans

123

Male Veterans

53

Female Veterans

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Felton Veterans by War

count

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Felton Veterans by Age

count

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Felton Veterans by Race

Felton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Felton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.1%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Felton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Felton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Felton 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

49.3%

Born in Felton

97.54%

Native Born

2.46%

Foreign Born

0.53%

Non Citizen

1.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.54% of Felton residents were born in the United States, with 49.3% having been born in Delaware. 0.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Felton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,480191.3%
20281,461191.32%
20271,442191.34%
20261,423191.35%
20251,404191.37%
20241,385191.39%
20231,366191.41%
20221,347191.43%
20211,32890.68%
20201,319-100-7.05%
20191,419171.21%
20181,402130.94%
20171,389130.94%
20161,37690.66%
20151,367171.26%
20141,350211.58%
20131,329130.99%
20121,316171.31%
20111,299131.01%
20101,286
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Felton Population by Year