Greenwood, Delaware Population 2024

1,125

Greenwood is a city located in Sussex County Delaware. Greenwood has a 2024 population of 1,125. Greenwood is currently growing at a rate of 3.02% annually and its population has increased by 13.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 990 in 2020.

The average household income in Greenwood is $94,592 with a poverty rate of 8.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Greenwood is 36.1 years, 28.4 years for males, and 43.6 years for females.

Greenwood Demographics

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

  • White: 69.28%
  • Black or African American: 20.82%
  • Two or more races: 7.84%
  • Other race: 1.86%
  • Asian: 0.13%
  • Native American: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,325.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
13.64% (135)
The current population of Greenwood, Delaware is 1,125 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 990.

Greenwood, Delaware Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,07869.28%
Black or African American32420.82%
Two or more races1227.84%
Other race291.86%
Asian20.13%
Native American10.06%
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

Greenwood Population by Race

Greenwood Population Pyramid 2024

Greenwood Median Age

36.1

Total

28.4

Male

43.6

Female

Greenwood Adults

There are 1,220 adults, (131 of whom are seniors) in Greenwood.

Greenwood Age Dependency

42.9

Age Dependency Ratio

12

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Greenwood Sex Ratio

Female83653.73%
Male72046.27%

Greenwood Population by Age

Greenwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6352.4540.959.1
Non Family3231.231882
Married1803.4181.118.9
Female1024.3341.258.8
Male303.4346.753.3
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3.57

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

40.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Greenwood 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

Greenwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Greenwood 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 100%.

Greenwood Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$48,500

Average Earnings

$52,500

Average Male

$46,453

Average Female

Greenwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Greenwood Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Greenwood Language

78.46% of Greenwood residents speak only English, while 21.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.99% of the population.

Greenwood Language

Greenwood Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White826769.2%
Hispanic399307.52%
Black324298.95%
Multiple1182218.64%
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8.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.07%

Male Poverty Rate

8.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Greenwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Greenwood is Multiple, with 18.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Greenwood is Hispanic, with 7.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.71%. Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.19%.

Greenwood Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.15%
High School6.63%
Some College5.52%
Bachelors or Greater2.11%
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Greenwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed2.29%
Female Employed1.81%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Greenwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Greenwood Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Greenwood Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.5%

Male Marriage Rate

29.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Greenwood Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Greenwood Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Greenwood Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Greenwood Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

73

Number of Veterans

32

Male Veterans

41

Female Veterans

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Greenwood Veterans by War

count

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Greenwood Veterans by Age

count

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Greenwood Veterans by Race

Greenwood Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

2.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greenwood Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

73.2%

Labor Force Participation

70.2%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Greenwood Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Greenwood Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Greenwood 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

52.25%

Born in Greenwood

86.63%

Native Born

13.37%

Foreign Born

5.53%

Non Citizen

7.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.63% of Greenwood residents were born in the United States, with 52.25% having been born in Delaware. 5.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Greenwood Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,290332.63%
20281,257332.7%
20271,224332.77%
20261,191332.85%
20251,158332.93%
20241,125333.02%
20231,092333.12%
20221,059333.22%
20211,026363.64%
2020990-154-13.46%
20191,144232.05%
20181,121242.19%
20171,097252.33%
20161,072191.8%
20151,053201.94%
20141,033181.77%
20131,015161.6%
2012999111.11%
2011988121.23%
2010976
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Greenwood Population by Year