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Delaware

2022 population: 1,018,396   ( 120,462 from 2010)
Land area: 1948.5 square miles
Population density: 522.6 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:610,978 59.99% 4.1%
Black:228,81322.47% 22.5%
Indian:3,0550.30% 8.2%
Asian:43,9754.32% 54.0%
2+ races:26,2762.58% 43.7%
Hispanic:105,29910.34% 43.8%
Total non-White:407,41840.01% 30.9%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:23,543 11.9
Deaths:25,64213.0
Net Migration: 27,11913.7
Net Immigration: 3,4541.7
Change in White population:24,226 2.7
Change in Non-White pop.:96,236 10.7




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
897,934
586,75265.34%
186,78220.80%
2,8240.31%
28,5463.18%
18,2842.04%
73,2218.15%
311,18234.66%

2000
783,600
567,97372.48%
148,43518.94%
2,3240.30%
16,3442.09%
10,2221.30%
37,2774.76%
215,62727.52%

1990
666,168
529,02479.41%
110,82616.64%
2,1270.32%
9,0401.36%
n/a
15,1512.27%
137,14420.59%

1980
594,338
483,00981.27%
95,27716.03%
1,1380.19%
4,6270.78%
n/a
9,5401.61%
111,32918.73%

1970
548,104
461,11484.13%
77,38014.12%
6490.12%
1,4780.27%
n/a
6,2671.14%
86,990 15.87%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
106,409 13.6
66,3148.5
46,5245.9
19,5232.5
18,779 2.4
95,555 12.2
1990's
NumberRate
105,681 15.9
63,5499.5
36,7085.5
10,9111.6
38,949 5.8
78,483 11.8
1980's
NumberRate
96,908 16.3
53,841 9.1
33,008 5.6
n/a
46,015 7.7
25,815 4.3
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-2,358 -0.4
n/a
21,895 4.0
24,339 4.4

Age, Family & Household Data for Delaware

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
41.4
206,702 20.3%
811,694 79.7%
195,016 19.1%
389,000
2.50
252,505 64.9%
184,317 73.0%
24,751 9.8%
136,495 35.1%

2010
NumberPercent
38.8
205,765 22.9%
692,169 77.1%
129,277 14.4%
342,297
2.55
230,731 67.4%
165,280 71.6%
25,986 11.3%
111,566 32.6%

2000
NumberPercent
36.2
193,962 24.8%
589,638 75.2%
101,670 13.0%
298,755
2.54
205,775 68.9%
156,351 76.0%
22,405 10.9%
92,980 31.1%

1990
NumberPercent
33.0
163,007 24.5%
503,161 75.5%
80,670 12.1%
247,163
2.61
176,925 71.6%
141,129 79.8%
14,692 8.3%
70,238 28.4%

1980
NumberPercent
30.0
166,489 28.0%
427,849 72.0%
58,985 9.9%
206,690
2.80
155,073 75.0%
127,013 81.9%
13,552 8.7%
51,617 25.0%

2022 Housing Data for Delaware

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units451,556 
Median Value$305,200 
Occupied389,00086.1%
Vacant62,55613.9%
Owned279,92372.0%
Rented109,07728.0%
Median Rent$1,286 
Single-Family Units337,54174.8%
    Detached265,58958.8%
    Attached71,95215.9%
Buldings with 5+ Units63,58314.1%
Mobile Homes33,1227.3%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Delaware

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,00016,7494.3%
$10,000 to $14,99912,1733.1%
$15,000 to $19,99910,7752.8%
$20,000 to $24,99912,2673.2%
$25,000 to $29,99913,8203.6%
$30,000 to $34,99913,9033.6%
$35,000 to $39,99914,2943.7%
$40,000 to $44,99913,7003.5%
$45,000 to $49,99913,2103.4%
$50,000 to $59,99927,2037.0%
$60,000 to $74,99936,1649.3%
$75,000 to $99,99954,37414.0%
$100,000 to $124,99940,24910.3%
$125,000 to $149,99930,9167.9%
$150,000 to $199,99939,00610.0%
$200,000 or more40,19710.3%
Median Household Income79,325 
Per Capita Income42,180 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.106 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI17,9464.6%
Public Assistance9,3232.4%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps44,78111.5%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed396,30271.4%
Unemployed22,9244.1%
In Armed Forces3,4070.6%
Total Labor Force422,63376.2%
Not in Labor Force132,20923.8%
Real Unemployment Rate 28.0%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector169,100146,33053.6%
Non-Profit13,73229,58631.7%
Self-Employed26,20115,17263.3%
Local Government9,25811,63944.3%
State Government16,64924,14040.8%
Federal Government6,7434,80658.4%
Total Private + Self195,301161,50254.7%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.46,38270,17139.8%
Total241,683231,67351.1%
Pct. Govt.15.5%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts80,39316.9%
Sales and Office Occupations97,01820.4%
Professional, Technical116,42624.5%
Service Occupations82,95017.5%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing2,2030.5%
All others97,66820.6%
White Collar 61.9%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance70,37414.8%
Retail trade56,87112.0%
Educational services46,3409.8%
Finance and insurance36,1507.6%
Manufacturing35,7997.5%
Construction33,8767.1%
Professional, scientific, technical31,2926.6%
Accommodation and food services30,0026.3%
Public administration26,9055.7%
Transportation and warehousing24,4565.2%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.20,8284.4%
Other services20,1674.3%
Arts, entertainment, recreation9,4772.0%
Real estate and rental and leasing8,4881.8%
Wholesale trade8,4341.8%
Information5,0861.1%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting4,9281.0%
Utilities3,8510.8%
Management7920.2%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction3390.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Delaware

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican35,0053.52%
Puerto Rican28,5592.87%
Cuban1,5390.15%
Dominican5,8800.59%
Total Central American14,5041.46%
Costa Rican4860.05%
Guatemalan9,8790.99%
Honduran1,2010.12%
Nicaraguan3100.03%
Panamanian8830.09%
Salvadoran1,7330.17%
Other Central American120.00%
Total South American7,4740.75%
Argentinean1,1110.11%
Bolivian1560.02%
Chilean9650.10%
Colombian2,3070.23%
Ecuadorian1,4090.14%
Paraguayan440.00%
Peruvian1,0060.10%
Uruguayan400.00%
Venezuelan4230.04%
Other South American130.00%
Other Hispanic5,7350.58%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Indian17,0681.72%
Chinese8,2680.83%
Filipino4,0730.41%
Vietnamese2,0690.21%
Korean2,0140.20%
Bangladeshi8950.09%
Japanese7690.08%
Taiwanese4080.04%
Thai2750.03%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English809,28086.1%
Spanish67,9187.2%
Other Indo-European14,3891.5%
French, Haitian, Cajun8,4570.9%
Chinese8,2520.9%
Other7,5570.8%
Other Asian6,8170.7%
German, other Germanic5,2270.6%
Tagalog2,8370.3%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
Irish142,84014.4%
German122,06312.3%
English101,23710.2%
Italian85,0618.6%
American48,0894.8%
Polish39,1233.9%
Scottish14,5871.5%
French11,9171.2%
European10,8461.1%
Dutch8,3270.8%
African7,6130.8%
Welsh7,2010.7%
Russian6,6250.7%
Swedish6,0840.6%
Scotch-Irish5,7770.6%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen948,66795.5%
Not a citizen44,9684.5%
Native896,41290.2%
Foreign-born97,2239.8%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Delaware

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
21,962 3.1%39,382 5.6%208,129 29.7%189,534 27.1%139,213 19.9%102,144 14.6%
  Average years of education: 13.7
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 21,962 3.1%
9-12 Years 39,382 5.6%
H.S. Grad or GED 208,129 29.7%
Some College 189,534 27.1%
Bach. Degree 139,213 19.9%
Grad Degree 102,144 14.6%
Average years of education: 13.7

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Delaware

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 360,125 344,167 15,958 4.4%
1991 362,077 340,716 21,361 5.9%
1992 366,989 347,757 19,232 5.2%
1993 375,854 357,432 18,422 4.9%
1994 384,252 366,159 18,093 4.7%
1995 385,978 369,541 16,437 4.3%
1996 388,837 369,489 19,348 5.0%
1997 389,711 374,170 15,541 4.0%
1998 396,043 382,131 13,912 3.5%
1999 400,121 387,006 13,115 3.3%
2000 412,956 398,187 14,769 3.6%
2001 421,564 406,517 15,047 3.6%
2002 417,207 399,417 17,790 4.3%
2003 415,889 397,309 18,580 4.5%
2004 421,092 402,991 18,101 4.3%
2005 433,377 413,829 19,548 4.5%
2006 443,227 425,994 17,233 3.9%
2007 445,305 429,202 16,103 3.6%
2008 450,264 427,693 22,571 5.0%
2009 438,383 401,718 36,665 8.4%
2010 436,194 398,387 37,807 8.7%
2011 443,971 410,229 33,742 7.6%
2012 445,963 414,490 31,473 7.1%
2013 443,550 414,215 29,335 6.6%
2014 452,712 427,400 25,312 5.6%
2015 462,751 440,555 22,196 4.8%
2016 468,808 447,640 21,168 4.5%
2017 475,670 454,513 21,157 4.4%
2018 481,178 463,416 17,762 3.7%
2019 488,040 470,220 17,820 3.7%
2020 484,359 446,458 37,901 7.8%
2021 493,930 466,770 27,160 5.5%
2022 496,688 474,258 22,430 4.5%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com


Migration Data for Delaware

Inflows From (2011-2021)
From StateNumber of People
Pennsylvania 80,268
Maryland 62,437
New Jersey 35,695
New York 21,896
Florida 16,992
Virginia 15,044
Texas 8,733
North Carolina 8,559
California 7,464
Georgia 6,048
South Carolina 3,763
Ohio 3,694
Connecticut 3,236
Illinois 3,213
Massachusetts 3,027
Outflows To (2011-2021)
To StateNumber of People
Pennsylvania 65,322
Maryland 49,096
Florida 23,824
New Jersey 21,810
Virginia 14,353
New York 13,554
Texas 11,394
North Carolina 10,478
California 8,602
Georgia 7,858
South Carolina 5,008
Ohio 3,921
Illinois 3,149
Massachusetts 3,087
Arizona 3,060
Source for migration data: Internal Revenue Service -- https://www.irs.gov/statistics/soi-tax-stats-migration-data
This data only includes persons who filed or are included as dependents on IRS tax returns.