Millsboro, Delaware Population 2022

4,797
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Millsboro is a city located in Sussex County Delaware. Millsboro has a 2020 population of 4,797. Millsboro is currently growing at a rate of 1.87% annually and its population has increased by 23.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,876 in 2010.

The average household income in Millsboro is $62,342 with a poverty rate of 14.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,237 per month, and the median house value is $212,200. The median age in Millsboro is 38.9 years, 38.4 years for males, and 39.6 years for females.

Millsboro Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Millsborowas:

  • White: 73.65%
  • Black or African American: 19.87%
  • Two or more races: 3.17%
  • Asian: 1.62%
  • Native American: 1.01%
  • Other race: 0.67%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Millsboro, Delaware is 4,797 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,797.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,876.

Millsboro, Delaware Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,27673.65%
Black or African American88419.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native451.01%
Asian721.62%
Some Other Race300.67%
Two or More Races1413.17%
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Millsboro Population by Race

Millsboro Population Pyramid 2022

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Millsboro Median Age

41.5


Total

39


Male

42


Female

Millsboro Adults

There are 3,258 adults, (1,146 of whom are seniors) in Millsboro.

Millsboro Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

54.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Millsboro Sex Ratio

Female

2,654

59.67%

Male

1,794

40.33%

Millsboro Population by Age

Millsboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Millsboro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87%13%
All68%32%
Non Family64.6%35.4%
Female44%56%
Male0%100%

68.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Millsboro Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7542.4468
Married7333.287
Male513.290
Female3522.8744
Non Family6181.2164.6

3.07

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Millsboro Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1153.85%
9th to 12th Grade702.34%
High School Graduate61620.63%
Some College84628.33%
Associates Degree2408.04%
Bachelors Degree56618.96%
Graduate Degree53317.85%
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Millsboro Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Millsboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic363420
Other Race303016
Black355337171
White2,5002,335892
Asian727216
2+ Races2222
Native American31

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 55.56%.

Millsboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,917$40,455$35,579
Less Than 9th Grade$26,277$26,277$
High School Graduate$24,792$22,102$35,000
Some College$27,434$34,138$22,108
Bachelors Degree$60,425$$60,369
Graduate Degree$56,715$70,606$47,566

$35,917

Average Earnings

$40,455

Average Male

$35,579

Average Female

Millsboro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Millsboro Language by Age

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Millsboro Language

91.05% of Millsboro residents speak only English, while 8.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 5.52% of the population.

Millsboro Language

Millsboro Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black85633439.02%
White3,0622738.92%
OtherNaN%

14.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.15%

Male Poverty Rate

15.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Millsboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Millsboro is Black, with 39.02% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.93%.

Millsboro Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade67.97%
High School12.43%
Some College7.19%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Millsboro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.35%
Male Unemployed46.15%
Female Employed8.29%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Millsboro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Millsboro Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,931$64,438
Families$63,100$75,423
Married Families$82,292-
Non Families$29,880$43,962
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Income by Household Type

Millsboro Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Millsboro Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Millsboro Marital Status

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316

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1
First Gulf War120
Vietnam141
Korea25
World War II5

Millsboro Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54102
55 to 6427
65 to 7491
75+96

Millsboro Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2399.16%
Black7615.29%
Native American111.11%

Millsboro Veterans by Race

Millsboro Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Millsboro Veterans by Education

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57.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Millsboro Employment by Age

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Millsboro Employment by Race

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Millsboro Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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41.39%

Born in Millsboro

91.55%

Native Born

8.45%

Foreign Born

1.87%

Non Citizen

6.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.55% of Millsboro residents were born in the United States, with 41.39% having been born in Delaware. 1.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Millsboro Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20103,8760.00%
20113,901250.64%
20123,950491.26%
20134,004541.37%
20144,078741.85%
20154,155771.89%
20164,239842.02%
20174,329902.12%
20184,4451162.68%
20194,533881.98%
20204,621881.94%
20214,709881.90%
20224,797881.87%

Millsboro Population by Year