Seaford, Delaware Population 2022

8,457
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Seaford is a city located in Sussex County Delaware. Seaford has a 2020 population of 8,457. Seaford is currently growing at a rate of 1.78% annually and its population has increased by 22.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,918 in 2010.

The average household income in Seaford is $60,597 with a poverty rate of 17.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $868 per month, and the median house value is $167,700. The median age in Seaford is 39 years, 37.5 years for males, and 42 years for females.

Seaford Demographics

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

  • White: 60.77%
  • Black or African American: 26.88%
  • Two or more races: 8.00%
  • Asian: 2.58%
  • Other race: 1.76%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Seaford, Delaware is 8,457 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,457.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,918.

Seaford, Delaware Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,79960.77%
Black or African American2,12326.88%
Asian2042.58%
Some Other Race1391.76%
Two or More Races6328.00%
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Seaford Population by Race

Seaford Population Pyramid 2022

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Seaford Median Age

37.9


Total

38


Male

37.8


Female

Seaford Adults

There are 5,987 adults, (1,416 of whom are seniors) in Seaford.

Seaford Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Seaford Sex Ratio

Female

4,306

54.53%

Male

3,591

45.47%

Seaford Population by Age

Seaford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Seaford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.2%30.8%
Male62.7%37.3%
All51.1%48.9%
Female36.7%63.3%
Non Family34.4%65.6%

51.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Seaford Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0082.5251.1
Married1,2563.3469.2
Male1772.8962.7
Female6652.5636.7
Non Family9101.2934.4

2.95

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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Seaford Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3296.29%
9th to 12th Grade69813.34%
High School Graduate1,89436.19%
Some College1,00919.28%
Associates Degree4338.27%
Bachelors Degree65612.53%
Graduate Degree2154.11%
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Seaford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Seaford Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian15512080
White3,1972,770703
Other Race1029017
Hispanic47930251
Black1,37198337
2+ Races3434

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.61%.

Seaford Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,551$47,895$27,350
Less Than 9th Grade$22,089$41,806$20,791
High School Graduate$26,009$33,000$25,128
Some College$48,319$56,125$37,117
Bachelors Degree$54,615$49,583$54,663
Graduate Degree$65,875$72,083$59,412

$37,551

Average Earnings

$47,895

Average Male

$27,350

Average Female

Seaford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Seaford Language by Age

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Seaford Language

79.33% of Seaford residents speak only English, while 20.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 9.15% of the population.

Seaford Language

Seaford Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple57422338.85%
Hispanic97729930.60%
Black2,08339719.06%
White3,92852313.31%
Other27NaN%

17.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.88%

Male Poverty Rate

16.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Seaford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Seaford is Multiple, with 38.85% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.74%.

Seaford Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.87%
High School25.45%
Some College5.28%
Bachelors or Greater0.83%

Seaford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.68%
Male Unemployed1.34%
Female Employed8.56%
Female Unemployed42.18%

Seaford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Seaford Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,840$62,603
Families$54,813$67,460
Married Families$66,500-
Non Families$29,595$43,241
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Income by Household Type

Seaford Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

38.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Seaford Married by Age and Sex

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Seaford 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 35-44.

Seaford Marital Status by Race

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Seaford Marital Status

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490

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War36
Vietnam276
Korea26
World War II23

Seaford Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5466
55 to 6478
65 to 74241
75+105

Seaford Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White44611.40%
Black442.61%

Seaford Veterans by Race

Seaford Veterans by Education

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5.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Seaford Veterans by Education

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61.4%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

9.4%

Unemployment Rate

Seaford Employment by Age

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Seaford Employment by Race

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Seaford 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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42.42%

Born in Seaford

85.30%

Native Born

14.70%

Foreign Born

7.80%

Non Citizen

6.90%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.30% of Seaford residents were born in the United States, with 42.42% having been born in Delaware. 7.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Seaford Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19402,8040.00%
19503,0872830.97%
19604,4301,3433.68%
19705,5371,1072.26%
19805,256-281-0.52%
19905,6894330.79%
20006,6991,0101.65%
20106,9182190.32%
20117,002841.21%
20127,082801.14%
20137,177951.34%
20147,2981211.69%
20157,4271291.77%
20167,5671401.89%
20177,7181512.00%
20187,8651471.90%
20198,0131481.88%
20208,1611481.85%
20218,3091481.81%
20228,4571481.78%

Seaford Population by Year