Townsend, Delaware Population 2022

2,965
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Townsend is a city located in New Castle County Delaware. Townsend has a 2020 population of 2,965. Townsend is currently growing at a rate of 3.56% annually and its population has increased by 44.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,054 in 2010.

The average household income in Townsend is $133,159 with a poverty rate of 2.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,672 per month, and the median house value is $334,400. The median age in Townsend is 32.5 years, 34.6 years for males, and 31.1 years for females.

Townsend Demographics

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

  • White: 45.13%
  • Black or African American: 39.28%
  • Two or more races: 9.15%
  • Other race: 3.57%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.65%
  • Asian: 1.22%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Townsend, Delaware is 2,965 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,965.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,054.

Townsend, Delaware Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,14945.13%
Black or African American1,00039.28%
Asian311.22%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander421.65%
Some Other Race913.57%
Two or More Races2339.15%
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Townsend Population by Race

Townsend Population Pyramid 2022

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Townsend Median Age

34.7


Total

33.2


Male

35.9


Female

Townsend Adults

There are 1,751 adults, (115 of whom are seniors) in Townsend.

Townsend Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Townsend Sex Ratio

Female

1,370

53.81%

Male

1,176

46.19%

Townsend Population by Age

Townsend Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Townsend Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family100%0%
Female97.9%2.1%
All94%6%
Married91.6%8.4%
Male72%28%

94.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Townsend Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7393.4494
Married4154.4291.6
Male252.6472
Female972.9997.9
Non Family2021.73100

3.99

Average Family Size

3.44

Average Household Size

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Townsend Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade100.63%
9th to 12th Grade301.88%
High School Graduate38924.36%
Some College39924.98%
Associates Degree1197.45%
Bachelors Degree31919.97%
Graduate Degree33120.73%
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Townsend Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Townsend Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian252216
Black674653317
2+ Races12712358
White681669249
Other Race454510
Hispanic71677
Islander1717

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 64.00%.

Townsend Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$60,682$60,345$62,857
Less Than 9th Grade$58,125$$
High School Graduate$46,979$57,917$34,485
Some College$55,518$55,941$46,310
Bachelors Degree$66,607$100,469$39,031
Graduate Degree$81,085$74,659$81,151

$60,682

Average Earnings

$60,345

Average Male

$62,857

Average Female

Townsend Earnings by Educational Attainment

Townsend Language by Age

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Townsend Language

89.25% of Townsend residents speak only English, while 10.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.07% of the population.

Townsend Language

Townsend Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,047333.15%
Black1,000111.10%
Other6NaN%
Hispanic194115.67%
Multiple23373.00%

2.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.28%

Male Poverty Rate

3.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Townsend

The race most likely to be in poverty in Townsend is White, with 3.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Townsend is Multiple, with 3.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.73%.

Townsend Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.00%
High School2.31%
Some College2.12%
Bachelors or Greater0.31%

Townsend Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.28%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed1.72%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Townsend Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Townsend Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$137,856$132,939
Families$121,250$131,095
Married Families$135,804-
Non Families$138,525$126,836
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Income by Household Type

Townsend Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Townsend Married by Age and Sex

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Townsend Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Townsend Marital Status by Race

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Townsend Marital Status

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178

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War38
First Gulf War111
Vietnam31
Korea
World War II

Townsend Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3415
35 to 54115
55 to 6416
65 to 7429
75+3

Townsend Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White627.83%
Black476.39%
Asian13.57%
Islander952.94%
Other Race714.29%
2+ Races5240.94%
Hispanic1011.49%

Townsend Veterans by Race

Townsend Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

3.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Townsend Veterans by Education

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82.7%

Labor Force Participation

80.5%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Townsend Employment by Age

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Townsend Employment by Race

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Townsend 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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39.20%

Born in Townsend

93.95%

Native Born

6.05%

Foreign Born

2.59%

Non Citizen

3.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.95% of Townsend residents were born in the United States, with 39.20% having been born in Delaware. 2.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Townsend Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,0540.00%
20112,069150.73%
20122,080110.53%
20132,097170.82%
20142,128311.48%
20152,192643.01%
20162,3331416.43%
20172,4501175.02%
20182,5571074.37%
20192,6591023.99%
20202,7611023.84%
20212,8631023.69%
20222,9651023.56%

Townsend Population by Year