Georgetown, Delaware Population 2024

8,130

Georgetown is a city located in Sussex County Delaware. Georgetown has a 2024 population of 8,130. It is also the county seat of Sussex County.Georgetown is currently growing at a rate of 2.96% annually and its population has increased by 13.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,178 in 2020.

The average household income in Georgetown is $63,664 with a poverty rate of 17.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Georgetown is 32.3 years, 27.8 years for males, and 38.7 years for females.

Georgetown Demographics

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

  • White: 61.86%
  • Two or more races: 13.14%
  • Black or African American: 10.93%
  • Other race: 9.05%
  • Asian: 3.5%
  • Native American: 1.52%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
5.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,618.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
13.26% (952)
The current population of Georgetown, Delaware is 8,130 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,178.

Georgetown, Delaware Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,48361.86%
Two or more races95213.14%
Black or African American79210.93%
Other race6569.05%
Asian2543.5%
Native American1101.52%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Georgetown Population by Race

Georgetown Population Pyramid 2024

Georgetown Median Age

32.3

Total

27.8

Male

38.7

Female

Georgetown Adults

There are 5,174 adults, (1,090 of whom are seniors) in Georgetown.

Georgetown Age Dependency

77.4

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Georgetown Sex Ratio

Female3,32545.88%
Male3,92254.12%

Georgetown Population by Age

Georgetown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,4372.8843.456.6
Married1,0733.7952.447.6
Non Family8471.1335.364.7
Female2884.8637.862.2
Male2292.6638.461.6
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3.43

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

43.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Georgetown 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

Georgetown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Georgetown 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 asian people with a rate of 39.22%.

Georgetown Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,380

Average Earnings

$44,187

Average Male

$27,691

Average Female

Georgetown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Georgetown Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Georgetown Language

52.04% of Georgetown residents speak only English, while 47.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 40.02% of the population.

Georgetown Language

Georgetown Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,15659318.79%
Black77034544.81%
White2,37724210.18%
Multiple90020422.67%
Other65414822.63%
Asian25141.59%
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17.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.02%

Male Poverty Rate

21.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Georgetown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Georgetown is Black, with 44.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Georgetown is Asian, with 1.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.57%.

Georgetown Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.84%
High School17.44%
Some College7.51%
Bachelors or Greater3.33%
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Georgetown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed90.91%
Female Employed10.96%
Male Employed8.9%
Male Unemployed3.23%
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Georgetown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Georgetown Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Georgetown Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.1%

Male Marriage Rate

38.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Georgetown Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Georgetown 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.

Georgetown Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Georgetown Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

255

Number of Veterans

239

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

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Georgetown Veterans by War

count

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Georgetown Veterans by Age

count

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Georgetown Veterans by Race

Georgetown Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Georgetown Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.4%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Georgetown Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Georgetown Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Georgetown 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

48.65%

Born in Georgetown

70.07%

Native Born

29.93%

Foreign Born

23.13%

Non Citizen

6.8%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

70.07% of Georgetown residents were born in the United States, with 48.65% having been born in Delaware. 23.13% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,3002342.58%
20289,0662342.65%
20278,8322342.72%
20268,5982342.8%
20258,3642342.88%
20248,1302342.96%
20237,8962343.05%
20227,6622343.15%
20217,4282503.48%
20207,178-423-5.57%
20197,6011582.12%
20187,4431762.42%
20177,2671542.17%
20167,1131412.02%
20156,9721341.96%
20146,8381251.86%
20136,713971.47%
20126,616801.22%
20116,536781.21%
20106,4581,81539.09%
20004,64391124.41%
19903,732
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Georgetown Population by Year