North Star, Delaware Population 2024

9,092

North Star is a city located in New Castle County Delaware. North Star has a 2024 population of 9,092. North Star is currently growing at a rate of 4.13% annually and its population has increased by 20.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,546 in 2020.

The average household income in North Star is $197,964 with a poverty rate of 2.94%. The median age in North Star is 49.3 years: 46.9 years for males, and 50.9 years for females.

North Star Demographics

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

  • White: 80.44%
  • Asian: 12.25%
  • Two or more races: 4.6%
  • Black or African American: 2.59%
  • Other race: 0.11%
  • Native American: 0.01%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
6.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,336.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
20.49% (1,546)
The current population of North Star, Delaware is 9,092 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,546.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,73380.44%
Asian1,02512.25%
Two or more races3854.6%
Black or African American2172.59%
Other race90.11%
Native American10.01%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

North Star Population by Race

North Star Population Pyramid 2024

North Star Median Age

49.3

Total

46.9

Male

50.9

Female

North Star Adults

There are 6,742 adults, (1,583 of whom are seniors) in North Star.

North Star Age Dependency

62.2

Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Child Dependency Ratio

North Star Sex Ratio

Female4,24050.66%
Male4,13049.34%

North Star Population by Age

North Star Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,0922.7186.913.1
Married2,2403.0898.11.9
Non Family4561.1567.532.5
Female3012.2428.671.4
Male952.891000

2.93

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

86.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

North Star Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade500.85%
Associates Degree5479.29%
Bachelors Degree2,49742.39%
Graduate Degree1,56826.62%
High School Graduate70411.95%
Less Than 9th Grade330.56%
Some College4928.35%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

North Star Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

North Star Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White5,0104,9533,347
Asian611585513
Black142142120
2+ Races11811884
Hispanic515142
Other Race990
Native American111

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

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

North Star Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$75,769$102,333$55,278
Graduate Degree$118,018$142,462$85,714
High School Graduate$51,208$47,440$58,077
Less Than 9th Grade$62,083$0$0
Overall$83,038$106,932$57,991
Some College$75,688$97,727$57,574

$83,038

Average Earnings

$106,932

Average Male

$57,991

Average Female

North Star Earnings by Educational Attainment

North Star Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

North Star Language

86.86% of North Star residents speak only English, while 13.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 7.3% of the population.

North Star Language

North Star Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,7331662.47%
Asian1,025454.39%
Black217198.76%
Multiple385164.16%

2.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.31%

Male Poverty Rate

4.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in North Star

The race most likely to be in poverty in North Star is Black, with 8.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in North Star is White, with 2.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.59%.

North Star Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School7.1%
Some College3.08%
Bachelors or Greater1.55%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

North Star Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed53.16%
Female Employed1.52%
Male Employed0.75%
Male Unemployed0%

North Star Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

North Star Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$176,061$213,928
Households$165,179$197,964
Married Families$170,521$-999,999,999
Non Families$76,458$102,800

mean

median

Income by Household Type

North Star Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

64.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.8%

Male Marriage Rate

63.2%

Female Marriage Rate

North Star Married by Age and Sex

male

female

North Star 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.

North Star Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

North Star Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

392

Number of Veterans

384

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam190
First Gulf War73
Second Gulf War66
World War II25
Korea0

North Star Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74145
75+117
35 to 5475
55 to 6448
18 to 347

North Star Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3506.1%
Black2316.2%
Asian192.67%

North Star Veterans by Race

North Star Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

North Star Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.6%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

North Star Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

North Star Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

North Star 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

40.79%

Born in North Star

87.67%

Native Born

12.33%

Foreign Born

4.07%

Non Citizen

8.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.67% of North Star residents were born in the United States, with 40.79% having been born in Delaware. 4.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

North Star Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20249,0923614.13%
20238,7313614.31%
20228,3703614.51%
20218,0094636.14%
20207,546430.57%
20197,503620.83%
20187,441510.69%
20177,390-177-2.34%
20167,567-29-0.38%
20157,596-59-0.77%
20147,655-171-2.19%
20137,826-19-0.24%
20127,845-130-1.63%
20117,975-5-0.06%
20107,98000%

North Star Population by Year