New Castle County, Delaware's estimated population is 562,362 with a growth rate of 0.21% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. New Castle County, Delaware is the 2nd largest county in Delaware. The 2010 Population was 538,752 and has seen a growth of 4.38% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.92%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 69.58%.
84.93% of New Castle County, Delaware residents speak only English, while 15.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.62% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in New Castle County, Delaware is Hispanic, with 19.30% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in New Castle County, Delaware is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.21%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in New Castle County, Delaware
88.48% of New Castle County, Delaware residents were born in the United States, with 46.16% having been born in Delaware. 5.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.