Population Demographics

  • The state's population is 25.8% college educated and 87.0% have a high school diploma or a GED.
  • The majority (68.9%) of the Delaware population is White.
  • 51.3% of the state's population is married. The other 48.7% are single.
  • Delaware has a population of 897,934 people. That is the 46th largest state population
  • Men make up 48.4% of the population and females make up 51.6%.
  • 8.2% of the state's population was not born in the United States. The other 91.8% was born in the United States.

» More about the Delaware Population including race, age and gender data.


  • The average worker works 39 hours a week in Delaware.
  • The poverty rate for Delaware is 9.5%.
  • Of workers, 62.0% commute under 25 mins, 24.9% travel 25-45 mins, and 13.2% have a commute time of over 45 mins.
  • At the time of the last census, the Delaware unemployment rate was 7.1%.
  • The median worker income in Delaware is $31,924.

» More about the Delaware economy including unemployment and income trends.


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