Millsboro, Delaware Population 2024

7,892

Millsboro is a city located in Sussex County Delaware. Millsboro has a 2024 population of 7,892. Millsboro is currently growing at a rate of 3.04% annually and its population has increased by 13.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,945 in 2020.

The average household income in Millsboro is $76,341 with a poverty rate of 12.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Millsboro is 42 years, 39.6 years for males, and 43.1 years for females.

Millsboro Demographics

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

  • White: 63.16%
  • Black or African American: 19.33%
  • Two or more races: 7.17%
  • Other race: 5.86%
  • Asian: 2.31%
  • Native American: 2.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
5.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,351.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
13.64% (947)
The current population of Millsboro, Delaware is 7,892 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,945.

Millsboro, Delaware Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,34363.16%
Black or African American1,32919.33%
Two or more races4937.17%
Other race4035.86%
Asian1592.31%
Native American1492.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Millsboro Population by Race

Millsboro Population Pyramid 2024

Millsboro Median Age

42

Total

39.6

Male

43.1

Female

Millsboro Adults

There are 5,213 adults, (1,710 of whom are seniors) in Millsboro.

Millsboro Age Dependency

96.3

Age Dependency Ratio

48.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Millsboro Sex Ratio

Female3,96057.59%
Male2,91642.41%

Millsboro Population by Age

Millsboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,8912.3165.234.8
Married1,2593.0778.821.2
Non Family1,0541.1261.738.3
Female4092.9159.240.8
Male1692.510100
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2.96

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

65.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Millsboro 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

Millsboro Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Millsboro Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 38.84%.

Millsboro Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,288

Average Earnings

$38,574

Average Male

$39,563

Average Female

Millsboro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Millsboro Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Millsboro Language

87.81% of Millsboro residents speak only English, while 12.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.53% of the population.

Millsboro Language

Millsboro Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic60749281.05%
Other40338194.54%
Black1,29729422.67%
Native14911174.5%
White4,117591.43%
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12.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.3%

Male Poverty Rate

10.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Millsboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Millsboro is Other, with 94.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Millsboro is White, with 1.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.83%.

Millsboro Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade86.82%
High School17.74%
Some College0.72%
Bachelors or Greater0.6%
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Millsboro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Employed16.7%
Female Employed1.13%
Male Unemployed
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Millsboro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Millsboro Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Millsboro Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.6%

Male Marriage Rate

42.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Millsboro Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Millsboro 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.

Millsboro Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Millsboro Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

453

Number of Veterans

405

Male Veterans

48

Female Veterans

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Millsboro Veterans by War

count

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Millsboro Veterans by Age

count

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Millsboro Veterans by Race

Millsboro Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Millsboro Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Millsboro Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Millsboro Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Millsboro 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

43.16%

Born in Millsboro

93.18%

Native Born

6.82%

Foreign Born

3.11%

Non Citizen

3.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.18% of Millsboro residents were born in the United States, with 43.16% having been born in Delaware. 3.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Millsboro Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,0572332.64%
20288,8242332.71%
20278,5912332.79%
20268,3582332.87%
20258,1252332.95%
20247,8922333.04%
20237,6592333.14%
20227,4262333.24%
20217,1932483.57%
20206,9452,39852.74%
20194,547942.11%
20184,4531222.82%
20174,331932.19%
20164,238862.07%
20154,152761.86%
20144,076751.87%
20134,001561.42%
20123,945481.23%
20113,897260.67%
20103,871
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Millsboro Population by Year