Harrington, Delaware Population 2024

3,881

Harrington is a city located in Kent County Delaware. Harrington has a 2024 population of 3,881. Harrington is currently growing at a rate of 0.78% annually and its population has increased by 2.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,777 in 2020.

The average household income in Harrington is $71,136 with a poverty rate of 13.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Harrington is 28.7 years, 30.7 years for males, and 27.6 years for females.

Harrington Demographics

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

  • White: 62.86%
  • Black or African American: 25.86%
  • Two or more races: 8.94%
  • Asian: 2.02%
  • Other race: 0.32%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,425.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.75% (104)
The current population of Harrington, Delaware is 3,881 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,777.

Harrington, Delaware Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,37062.86%
Black or African American97525.86%
Two or more races3378.94%
Asian762.02%
Other race120.32%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Harrington Population by Race

Harrington Population Pyramid 2024

Harrington Median Age

28.7

Total

30.7

Male

27.6

Female

Harrington Adults

There are 2,471 adults, (367 of whom are seniors) in Harrington.

Harrington Age Dependency

79.2

Age Dependency Ratio

17.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

61.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Harrington Sex Ratio

Female2,10255.76%
Male1,66844.24%

Harrington Population by Age

Harrington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4582.595743
Married6364.1556.643.4
Non Family594047.352.7
Male1222.1668.931.1
Female1062.581000
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3.64

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

57.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Harrington 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

Harrington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Harrington 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 90.38%.

Harrington Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,413

Average Earnings

$60,444

Average Male

$37,140

Average Female

Harrington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Harrington Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Harrington Language

90.27% of Harrington residents speak only English, while 9.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.97% of the population.

Harrington Language

Harrington Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black97517317.74%
White2,2881687.34%
Asian767193.42%
Multiple3376619.58%
Hispanic310247.74%
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13.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.77%

Male Poverty Rate

13.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harrington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harrington is Asian, with 93.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harrington is White, with 7.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.81%.

Harrington Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater23.01%
High School18%
Less Than 9th Grade13.14%
Some College5.26%
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Harrington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed41.56%
Male Employed12.2%
Female Employed6.01%
Female Unemployed
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Harrington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Harrington Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Harrington Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Harrington Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Harrington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Harrington Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Harrington Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

201

Number of Veterans

185

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

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Harrington Veterans by War

count

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Harrington Veterans by Age

count

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Harrington Veterans by Race

Harrington Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

27.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harrington Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

76.8%

Labor Force Participation

73%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Harrington Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Harrington Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Harrington 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

63.1%

Born in Harrington

96.26%

Native Born

3.74%

Foreign Born

2.28%

Non Citizen

1.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.26% of Harrington residents were born in the United States, with 63.1% having been born in Delaware. 2.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Harrington Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,031300.75%
20284,001300.76%
20273,971300.76%
20263,941300.77%
20253,911300.77%
20243,881300.78%
20233,851300.79%
20223,821300.79%
20213,791140.37%
20203,7771223.34%
20193,65580.22%
20183,647-8-0.22%
20173,655-17-0.46%
20163,672-12-0.33%
20153,684-10-0.27%
20143,694-1-0.03%
20133,695411.12%
20123,654421.16%
20113,612401.12%
20103,57239812.54%
20003,174
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Harrington Population by Year