Georgetown, Delaware Population 2022

7,998
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Georgetown is a city located in Sussex County Delaware. Georgetown has a 2020 population of 7,998. It is also the county seat of Sussex County. Georgetown is currently growing at a rate of 1.85% annually and its population has increased by 23.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,452 in 2010.

The average household income in Georgetown is $69,785 with a poverty rate of 16.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,088 per month, and the median house value is $222,300. The median age in Georgetown is 32.2 years, 30.9 years for males, and 34.3 years for females.

Georgetown Demographics

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

  • White: 73.72%
  • Black or African American: 14.93%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 4.95%
  • Two or more races: 2.95%
  • Asian: 2.42%
  • Native American: 0.74%
  • Other race: 0.30%
The current population of Georgetown, Delaware is 7,998 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,998.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,452.

Georgetown, Delaware Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,48273.72%
Black or African American1,11014.93%
American Indian and Alaska Native550.74%
Asian1802.42%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3684.95%
Some Other Race220.30%
Two or More Races2192.95%
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Georgetown Population by Race

Georgetown Population Pyramid 2022

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Georgetown Median Age

31.9


Total

27.9


Male

38.3


Female

Georgetown Adults

There are 5,127 adults, (1,205 of whom are seniors) in Georgetown.

Georgetown Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Georgetown Sex Ratio

Female

3,590

48.28%

Male

3,846

51.72%

Georgetown Population by Age

Georgetown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Georgetown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male48.6%51.4%
Female46.3%53.7%
Married44.4%55.6%
All36.4%63.6%
Non Family24.9%75.1%

36.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Georgetown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7002.6736.4
Married1,0713.6244.4
Male1752.6548.6
Female2874.9846.3
Non Family1,1671.2324.9

3.54

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

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Georgetown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade48510.61%
9th to 12th Grade59012.91%
High School Graduate1,51633.17%
Some College85218.64%
Associates Degree49710.87%
Bachelors Degree3126.83%
Graduate Degree3196.98%
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Georgetown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Georgetown Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races909025
White2,2772,069460
Asian1049116
Hispanic1,375741101
Black72050029
Native American3115
Islander46
Other Race6

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 27.78%.

Georgetown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,781$38,848$31,301
Less Than 9th Grade$34,701$36,855$29,570
High School Graduate$36,753$39,625$32,553
Some College$25,768$26,715$24,167
Bachelors Degree$52,614$53,920$
Graduate Degree$59,052$54,519$59,267

$35,781

Average Earnings

$38,848

Average Male

$31,301

Average Female

Georgetown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Georgetown Language by Age

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Georgetown Language

56.14% of Georgetown residents speak only English, while 43.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 36.16% of the population.

Georgetown Language

Georgetown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple2156128.37%
Black1,08230628.28%
Hispanic2,98448816.35%
White2,72733712.36%
Asian18052.78%
OtherNaN%

16.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.70%

Male Poverty Rate

21.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Georgetown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Georgetown is Multiple, with 28.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Georgetown is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.95%.

Georgetown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.08%
High School16.64%
Some College11.68%
Bachelors or Greater2.08%

Georgetown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.79%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed10.09%
Female Unemployed33.10%

Georgetown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Georgetown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,943$54,282
Families$55,700$60,885
Married Families$56,114-
Non Families$23,722$40,915
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Income by Household Type

Georgetown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.8%

Male Marriage Rate

38.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Georgetown Married by Age and Sex

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Georgetown 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 35-44.

Georgetown Marital Status by Race

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Georgetown Marital Status

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345

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War53
First Gulf War30
Vietnam174
Korea24
World War II27

Georgetown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 345
35 to 5465
55 to 6444
65 to 74122
75+109

Georgetown Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3077.94%
Black333.90%
Native American512.82%

Georgetown Veterans by Race

Georgetown Veterans by Education

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4.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Georgetown Veterans by Education

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55%

Labor Force Participation

51.3%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Georgetown Employment by Age

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Georgetown Employment by Race

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Georgetown 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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52.57%

Born in Georgetown

72.38%

Native Born

27.62%

Foreign Born

23.64%

Non Citizen

3.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

72.38% of Georgetown residents were born in the United States, with 52.57% having been born in Delaware. 23.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Georgetown Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19903,7320.00%
20004,6439112.21%
20106,4521,8093.35%
20116,529771.19%
20126,607781.19%
20136,704971.47%
20146,8271231.83%
20156,9591321.93%
20167,0991402.01%
20177,2481492.10%
20187,4181702.35%
20197,5631451.95%
20207,7081451.92%
20217,8531451.88%
20227,9981451.85%

Georgetown Population by Year