Sussex County, Delaware's estimated population is 248,733 with a growth rate of 1.98% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sussex County, Delaware is the 3rd largest county in Delaware. The 2010 Population was 197,885 and has seen a growth of 25.70% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.81%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.21%.
89.07% of Sussex County, Delaware residents speak only English, while 10.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.33% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Sussex County, Delaware is Multiple, with 24.68% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Sussex 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 2.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.38%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Sussex County, Delaware
92.99% of Sussex County, Delaware residents were born in the United States, with 39.18% having been born in Delaware. 3.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.