Long Neck, Delaware Population 2024

2,983

Long Neck is a city located in Sussex County Delaware. Long Neck has a 2024 population of 2,983. Long Neck is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 3.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,869 in 2020.

The average household income in Long Neck is $73,674 with a poverty rate of 6.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Long Neck is 61.5 years, 61.6 years for males, and 61.3 years for females.

Long Neck Demographics

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

  • White: 93.16%
  • Black or African American: 2.61%
  • Two or more races: 2.25%
  • Asian: 1.24%
  • Other race: 0.74%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,199.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.97% (114)
The current population of Long Neck, Delaware is 2,983 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,869.

Long Neck, Delaware Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,77993.16%
Black or African American782.61%
Two or more races672.25%
Asian371.24%
Other race220.74%
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

Long Neck Population by Race

Long Neck Population Pyramid 2024

Long Neck Median Age

61.5

Total

61.6

Male

61.3

Female

Long Neck Adults

There are 2,651 adults, (1,255 of whom are seniors) in Long Neck.

Long Neck Age Dependency

113.7

Age Dependency Ratio

89.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Long Neck Sex Ratio

Female1,75558.83%
Male1,22841.17%

Long Neck Population by Age

Long Neck Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,5791.8986.413.6
Married8412.4792.47.6
Non Family6571.058119
Female502.627228
Male312.7764.535.5
showing: 5 rows

2.36

Average Family Size

1.89

Average Household Size

86.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Long Neck 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

Long Neck Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Long Neck Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Long Neck Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,635

Average Earnings

$53,088

Average Male

$35,972

Average Female

Long Neck Earnings by Educational Attainment

Long Neck Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Long Neck Language

96.76% of Long Neck residents speak only English, while 3.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.02% of the population.

Long Neck Language

Long Neck Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,7601866.74%
Black781316.67%
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6.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.05%

Male Poverty Rate

8.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Long Neck

The race most likely to be in poverty in Long Neck is Black, with 16.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Long Neck is White, with 6.74% 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 10.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.83%.

Long Neck Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College5.94%
Less Than 9th Grade4.82%
High School4.5%
Bachelors or Greater4.47%
showing: 4 rows

Long Neck Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed7.11%
Male Unemployed4.44%
Male Employed2.84%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Long Neck Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Long Neck Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Long Neck Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

65.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

81.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Long Neck Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Long Neck 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 45-54.

Long Neck Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Long Neck Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

362

Number of Veterans

292

Male Veterans

70

Female Veterans

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Long Neck Veterans by War

count

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Long Neck Veterans by Age

count

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Long Neck Veterans by Race

Long Neck Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.1%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Long Neck Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.8%

Labor Force Participation

47.8%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Long Neck Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Long Neck Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Long Neck 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

21.76%

Born in Long Neck

97.79%

Native Born

2.21%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

2.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.79% of Long Neck residents were born in the United States, with 21.76% having been born in Delaware. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Long Neck Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,983
20232,983
20222,983-39-1.29%
20213,0221535.33%
20202,86938215.36%
20192,487-69-2.7%
20182,556-160-5.89%
20172,716602.26%
20162,65629712.59%
20152,35924011.33%
20142,11943025.46%
20131,689-307-15.38%
20121,996703.63%
20111,926-54-2.73%
20101,980
showing: 15 rows

Long Neck Population by Year