Population of Delaware (State)

Map of Population by County in Delaware

Population Density Population by County#1

Population per square mile of land (excluding water areas):
210/mi²430/mi²640/mi²850/mi²1,060/mi²1,280/mi²

Population Population by County#2

Total population:
160k240k320k390k470k550k
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Map of Population by County Subdivision in Delaware

Population Density Population by County Subdivision#3

Population per square mile of land (excluding water areas):
100/mi²1,400/mi²2,700/mi²4,000/mi²5,300/mi²6,700/mi²

Population Population by County Subdivision#4

Total population:
6k23k39k56k72k89k
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Population by Place in Delaware

There are 77 places in Delaware. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other. The least populous of the compared places has a population of 1,197.

Total Population by Place#5

Scope: population of selected places in Delaware
0k 10k 20k 30k 40k 50k 60k 70k # Wilmington Dover Newark Bear Middletown Glasgow Brookside Hockessin Pike Creek Valley Pike Crk Vly Smyrna Milford Claymont Wilmington Manor Wilmington Mnr Pike Creek North Star Seaford Georgetown Elsmere Edgemoor New Castle Millsboro Highland Acres Laurel Harrington Camden Dover Base Housing Rising Sun-Lebanon Clayton Selbyville Lewes Milton Bridgeville Riverview Greenville Townsend Woodside East Delaware City Ocean View Kent Acres Long Neck Delmar Wyoming Rodney Village Rodney Vlg Blades Felton Bellefonte Cheswold Dagsboro St. Georges Frederica 71,143.000000 71,143.000000 71.14k 1 36,630.000000 36,630.000000 36.63k 2 31,953.000000 31,953.000000 31.95k 3 19,824.000000 19,824.000000 19.82k 4 19,064.000000 19,064.000000 19.06k 5 15,675.000000 15,675.000000 15.68k 6 14,234.000000 14,234.000000 14.23k 7 13,368.000000 13,368.000000 13.37k 8 11,024.000000 11,024.000000 11.02k 9 10,403.000000 10,403.000000 10.40k 10 9,735.000000 9,735.000000 9.74k 11 8,588.000000 8,588.000000 8.59k 12 8,275.000000 8,275.000000 8.28k 13 8,069.000000 8,069.000000 8.07k 14 7,826.000000 7,826.000000 7.83k 15 7,096.000000 7,096.000000 7.10k 16 6,548.000000 6,548.000000 6.55k 17 6,159.000000 6,159.000000 6.16k 18 6,111.000000 6,111.000000 6.11k 19 5,343.000000 5,343.000000 5.34k 20 3,931.000000 3,931.000000 3.93k 21 3,867.000000 3,867.000000 3.87k 22 3,792.000000 3,792.000000 3.79k 23 3,616.000000 3,616.000000 3.62k 24 3,469.000000 3,469.000000 3.47k 25 3,381.000000 3,381.000000 3.38k 26 3,359.000000 3,359.000000 3.36k 27 2,961.000000 2,961.000000 2.96k 28 2,890.000000 2,890.000000 2.89k 29 2,808.000000 2,808.000000 2.81k 30 2,634.000000 2,634.000000 2.63k 31 2,520.000000 2,520.000000 2.52k 32 2,510.000000 2,510.000000 2.51k 33 2,297.000000 2,297.000000 2.30k 34 2,239.000000 2,239.000000 2.24k 35 2,189.000000 2,189.000000 2.19k 36 2,076.000000 2,076.000000 2.08k 37 2,033.000000 2,033.000000 2.03k 38 1,790.000000 1,790.000000 1.79k 39 1,689.000000 1,689.000000 1.69k 40 1,557.000000 1,557.000000 1.56k 41 1,523.000000 1,523.000000 1.52k 42 1,406.000000 1,406.000000 1.41k 43 1,393.000000 1,393.000000 1.39k 44 1,381.000000 1,381.000000 1.38k 45 1,334.000000 1,334.000000 1.33k 46 1,281.000000 1,281.000000 1.28k 47 1,240.000000 1,240.000000 1.24k 48 1,228.000000 1,228.000000 1.23k 49 1,197.000000 1,197.000000 1.20k 50

Population Density by Place#6

People per square mile (excluding waters).
Scope: population of selected places in Delaware
0k 1k 2k 3k 4k 5k 6k 7k # Bellefonte Wilmington Elsmere Wilmington Manor Wilmington Mnr Dover Base Housing Pike Creek Valley Pike Crk Vly Claymont Brookside Newark Bear Edgemoor Pike Creek Highland Acres Blades Rodney Village Rodney Vlg Townsend Kent Acres Smyrna Felton Delaware City Middletown Clayton Dover Glasgow New Castle Milton Wyoming Seaford Hockessin Harrington Laurel Woodside East Georgetown St. Georges North Star Millsboro Milford Cheswold Rising Sun-Lebanon Camden Dagsboro Delmar Greenville Selbyville Ocean View Lewes Riverview Long Neck Frederica Bridgeville 7,527.886901 7,527.886901 7.53k 1 6,524.425287 6,524.425287 6.52k 2 6,119.384741 6,119.384741 6.12k 3 5,323.287483 5,323.287483 5.32k 4 4,887.356416 4,887.356416 4.89k 5 4,280.366243 4,280.366243 4.28k 6 3,994.171456 3,994.171456 3.99k 7 3,606.237418 3,606.237418 3.61k 8 3,478.006285 3,478.006285 3.48k 9 3,470.628606 3,470.628606 3.47k 10 3,274.162075 3,274.162075 3.27k 11 2,922.930915 2,922.930915 2.92k 12 2,580.594001 2,580.594001 2.58k 13 2,507.397009 2,507.397009 2.51k 14 2,369.345738 2,369.345738 2.37k 15 2,133.708900 2,133.708900 2.13k 16 2,065.080429 2,065.080429 2.07k 17 1,752.602240 1,752.602240 1.75k 18 1,690.794951 1,690.794951 1.69k 19 1,687.470304 1,687.470304 1.69k 20 1,642.307832 1,642.307832 1.64k 21 1,613.295449 1,613.295449 1.61k 22 1,580.221673 1,580.221673 1.58k 23 1,579.334275 1,579.334275 1.58k 24 1,571.946954 1,571.946954 1.57k 25 1,460.601225 1,460.601225 1.46k 26 1,436.695848 1,436.695848 1.44k 27 1,355.786742 1,355.786742 1.36k 28 1,331.331344 1,331.331344 1.33k 29 1,316.205678 1,316.205678 1.32k 30 1,313.709566 1,313.709566 1.31k 31 1,277.525974 1,277.525974 1.28k 32 1,274.584834 1,274.584834 1.27k 33 1,267.378517 1,267.378517 1.27k 34 1,150.507460 1,150.507460 1.15k 35 1,057.853935 1,057.853935 1.06k 36 1,017.261252 1,017.261252 1.02k 37 995.885546 995.885546 1.00k 38 942.134932 942.134932 0.94k 39 937.439517 937.439517 0.94k 40 910.360502 910.360502 0.91k 41 870.849325 870.849325 0.87k 42 837.215676 837.215676 0.84k 43 799.365131 799.365131 0.80k 44 768.827724 768.827724 0.77k 45 738.306491 738.306491 0.74k 46 695.111174 695.111174 0.70k 47 656.961414 656.961414 0.66k 48 622.767637 622.767637 0.62k 49 544.008617 544.008617 0.54k 50

Population by Metro Area in Delaware

There are 3 metro areas that are fully or partially contained within Delaware (1 fully and 2 partially). This section compares all 3 of those to each other.

Total Population by Metro Area#7

Scope: population of selected metro areas in Delaware
0M 1M 2M 3M 4M 5M # Philadelphia, Camden, and Wilmington Metro Area Philadelphia Salisbury Metro Area Salisbury Dover Metro Area Dover Area 5,992,766.000000 5,992,766.000000 5.99M 1 378,141.000000 378,141.000000 0.38M 2 165,030.000000 165,030.000000 0.17M 3

Population Density by Metro Area#8

People per square mile (excluding waters).
Scope: population of selected metro areas in Delaware
0 200 400 600 800 1,000 1,200 # Philadelphia, Camden, and Wilmington Metro Area Philadelphia Dover Metro Area Dover Area Salisbury Metro Area Salisbury 1,302.142302 1,302.142302 1,302 1 281.460753 281.460753 281 2 180.194980 180.194980 180 3

Population by County in Delaware

There are 3 counties in Delaware. This section compares all 3 of those to each other.

Total Population by County#9

Scope: population of selected counties in Delaware
0k 100k 200k 300k 400k 500k # New Castle County New Castle Sussex County Sussex Kent County Kent 542,784.000000 542,784.000000 542.78k 1 200,632.000000 200,632.000000 200.63k 2 165,030.000000 165,030.000000 165.03k 3

Population Density by County#10

People per square mile (excluding waters).
Scope: population of selected counties in Delaware
0 200 400 600 800 1,000 1,200 # New Castle County New Castle Kent County Kent Sussex County Sussex 1,273.287060 1,273.287060 1,273 1 281.460753 281.460753 281 2 214.330179 214.330179 214 3

Population by County Subdivision in Delaware

There are 27 county subdivisions in Delaware. This section compares all 27 of those to each other.

Total Population by County Subdivision#11

Scope: population of selected county subdivisions in Delaware
0k 20k 40k 60k 80k # New Castle Brandywine Dover Wilmington Newark Middletown-Odessa Pike Creek-Central Kirkwood Pike Crk-Cntrl Kirk… Glasgow Lower Christiana Selbyville-Frankford Lewes Piedmont Millsboro Upper Christiana Central Kent Smyrna Seaford Milford South Laurel-Delmar Georgetown Milton Harrington Bridgeville-Greenwood Bridgeville-Greenw… Milford North Red Lion Felton Kenton 88,372.000000 88,372.000000 88.37k 1 78,556.000000 78,556.000000 78.56k 2 77,844.000000 77,844.000000 77.84k 3 71,143.000000 71,143.000000 71.14k 4 68,753.000000 68,753.000000 68.75k 5 53,566.000000 53,566.000000 53.57k 6 41,255.000000 41,255.000000 41.26k 7 41,010.000000 41,010.000000 41.01k 8 36,083.000000 36,083.000000 36.08k 9 32,608.000000 32,608.000000 32.61k 10 29,098.000000 29,098.000000 29.10k 11 28,300.000000 28,300.000000 28.30k 12 28,175.000000 28,175.000000 28.18k 13 26,221.000000 26,221.000000 26.22k 14 25,965.000000 25,965.000000 25.97k 15 24,543.000000 24,543.000000 24.54k 16 23,370.000000 23,370.000000 23.37k 17 22,891.000000 22,891.000000 22.89k 18 22,473.000000 22,473.000000 22.47k 19 15,250.000000 15,250.000000 15.25k 20 14,503.000000 14,503.000000 14.50k 21 12,454.000000 12,454.000000 12.45k 22 12,264.000000 12,264.000000 12.26k 23 10,504.000000 10,504.000000 10.50k 24 9,525.000000 9,525.000000 9.53k 25 7,122.000000 7,122.000000 7.12k 26 6,598.000000 6,598.000000 6.60k 27

Population Density by County Subdivision#12

People per square mile (excluding waters).
Scope: population of selected county subdivisions in Delaware
0k 1k 2k 3k 4k 5k 6k # Wilmington Lower Christiana Pike Creek-Central Kirkwood Pike Crk-Cntrl Kirk… Brandywine New Castle Newark Upper Christiana Glasgow Piedmont Dover Red Lion Lewes Smyrna Central Kent Millsboro Middletown-Odessa Selbyville-Frankford Seaford Milton Georgetown Milford South Kenton Milford North Felton Laurel-Delmar Harrington Bridgeville-Greenwood Bridgeville-Greenw… 6,618.159857 6,618.159857 6.62k 1 3,100.277269 3,100.277269 3.10k 2 2,840.645257 2,840.645257 2.84k 3 2,500.957850 2,500.957850 2.50k 4 2,354.203393 2,354.203393 2.35k 5 2,281.624763 2,281.624763 2.28k 6 2,193.428373 2,193.428373 2.19k 7 1,285.752828 1,285.752828 1.29k 8 715.998893 715.998893 0.72k 9 511.845815 511.845815 0.51k 10 469.922861 469.922861 0.47k 11 384.960851 384.960851 0.38k 12 363.338863 363.338863 0.36k 13 314.993636 314.993636 0.31k 14 309.466089 309.466089 0.31k 15 286.989385 286.989385 0.29k 16 260.737076 260.737076 0.26k 17 250.092876 250.092876 0.25k 18 229.671082 229.671082 0.23k 19 215.296625 215.296625 0.22k 20 179.477532 179.477532 0.18k 21 136.988456 136.988456 0.14k 22 136.566321 136.566321 0.14k 23 124.719589 124.719589 0.12k 24 123.387942 123.387942 0.12k 25 121.994461 121.994461 0.12k 26 114.299720 114.299720 0.11k 27

Population by State in the United States

There are 50 states in the United States. This section compares Delaware to all of the states in the United States.

Total Population by State#13

Scope: population of Delaware and selected other states in the United States
0M 10M 20M 30M # California Texas New York Florida Illinois Pennsylvania Ohio Michigan Georgia North Carolina N Carolina New Jersey Virginia Washington Massachusetts Indiana Arizona Tennessee Missouri Maryland Wisconsin Minnesota Colorado Alabama South Carolina S Carolina Louisiana Kentucky Oregon Oklahoma Connecticut Iowa Mississippi Arkansas Kansas Utah Nevada New Mexico West Virginia Nebraska Idaho Hawaii Maine New Hampshire Rhode Island Montana Delaware South Dakota Alaska North Dakota Vermont Wyoming 37,659,181.000000 37,659,181.000000 37.66M 1 25,639,373.000000 25,639,373.000000 25.64M 2 19,487,053.000000 19,487,053.000000 19.49M 3 19,091,156.000000 19,091,156.000000 19.09M 4 12,848,554.000000 12,848,554.000000 12.85M 5 12,731,381.000000 12,731,381.000000 12.73M 6 11,549,590.000000 11,549,590.000000 11.55M 7 9,886,095.000000 9,886,095.000000 9.89M 8 9,810,417.000000 9,810,417.000000 9.81M 9 9,651,380.000000 9,651,380.000000 9.65M 10 8,832,406.000000 8,832,406.000000 8.83M 11 8,100,653.000000 8,100,653.000000 8.10M 12 6,819,579.000000 6,819,579.000000 6.82M 13 6,605,058.000000 6,605,058.000000 6.61M 14 6,514,861.000000 6,514,861.000000 6.51M 15 6,479,703.000000 6,479,703.000000 6.48M 16 6,402,387.000000 6,402,387.000000 6.40M 17 6,007,182.000000 6,007,182.000000 6.01M 18 5,834,299.000000 5,834,299.000000 5.83M 19 5,706,871.000000 5,706,871.000000 5.71M 20 5,347,740.000000 5,347,740.000000 5.35M 21 5,119,329.000000 5,119,329.000000 5.12M 22 4,799,277.000000 4,799,277.000000 4.80M 23 4,679,602.000000 4,679,602.000000 4.68M 24 4,567,968.000000 4,567,968.000000 4.57M 25 4,361,333.000000 4,361,333.000000 4.36M 26 3,868,721.000000 3,868,721.000000 3.87M 27 3,785,742.000000 3,785,742.000000 3.79M 28 3,583,561.000000 3,583,561.000000 3.58M 29 3,062,553.000000 3,062,553.000000 3.06M 30 2,976,872.000000 2,976,872.000000 2.98M 31 2,933,369.000000 2,933,369.000000 2.93M 32 2,868,107.000000 2,868,107.000000 2.87M 33 2,813,673.000000 2,813,673.000000 2.81M 34 2,730,066.000000 2,730,066.000000 2.73M 35 2,069,706.000000 2,069,706.000000 2.07M 36 1,853,619.000000 1,853,619.000000 1.85M 37 1,841,625.000000 1,841,625.000000 1.84M 38 1,583,364.000000 1,583,364.000000 1.58M 39 1,376,298.000000 1,376,298.000000 1.38M 40 1,328,320.000000 1,328,320.000000 1.33M 41 1,319,171.000000 1,319,171.000000 1.32M 42 1,051,695.000000 1,051,695.000000 1.05M 43 998,554.000000 998,554.000000 1.00M 44 908,446.000000 908,446.000000 0.91M 45 825,198.000000 825,198.000000 0.83M 46 720,316.000000 720,316.000000 0.72M 47 689,781.000000 689,781.000000 0.69M 48 625,904.000000 625,904.000000 0.63M 49 570,134.000000 570,134.000000 0.57M 50

Population Density by State#14

People per square mile (excluding waters).
Scope: population of Delaware and selected other states in the United States
0 200 400 600 800 1,000 1,200 # New Jersey Rhode Island Massachusetts Connecticut Maryland Delaware New York Florida Pennsylvania Ohio California Illinois Hawaii Virginia North Carolina N Carolina Indiana Michigan Georgia South Carolina S Carolina Tennessee New Hampshire Kentucky Louisiana Wisconsin Washington Texas Alabama Missouri West Virginia Vermont Minnesota Mississippi Arizona Arkansas Oklahoma Iowa Colorado Maine Oregon Kansas Utah Nevada Nebraska Idaho New Mexico South Dakota North Dakota Montana Wyoming Alaska 1,200.921177 1,200.921177 1,201 1 1,017.225677 1,017.225677 1,017 2 846.776878 846.776878 847 3 740.025979 740.025979 740 4 600.971406 600.971406 601 5 466.178607 466.178607 466 6 413.504879 413.504879 414 7 355.988292 355.988292 356 8 284.544670 284.544670 285 9 282.651773 282.651773 283 10 241.737340 241.737340 242 11 231.425535 231.425535 231 12 214.291793 214.291793 214 13 205.128638 205.128638 205 14 198.516973 198.516973 199 15 181.846051 181.846051 182 16 174.830588 174.830588 175 17 170.571893 170.571893 171 18 155.669958 155.669958 156 19 155.262974 155.262974 155 20 147.345285 147.345285 147 21 110.459040 110.459040 110 22 105.727939 105.727939 106 23 105.374051 105.374051 105 24 102.617665 102.617665 103 25 98.146294 98.146294 98 26 94.761300 94.761300 95 27 87.388199 87.388199 87 28 77.101569 77.101569 77 29 67.907638 67.907638 68 30 67.158756 67.158756 67 31 63.440585 63.440585 63 32 57.043054 57.043054 57 33 56.371776 56.371776 56 34 55.189076 55.189076 55 35 54.828408 54.828408 55 36 49.394140 49.394140 49 37 43.066608 43.066608 43 38 40.304101 40.304101 40 39 35.080343 35.080343 35 40 34.232123 34.232123 34 41 24.868322 24.868322 25 42 23.972117 23.972117 24 43 19.158962 19.158962 19 44 17.062959 17.062959 17 45 10.884978 10.884978 11 46 9.996846 9.996846 10 47 6.860731 6.860731 7 48 5.871999 5.871999 6 49 1.262382 1.262382 1 50

Population by State in the South

There are 17 states in the South. This section compares Delaware to all of the states in the South.

Total Population by State#15

Scope: population of Delaware and selected other states in the South
0M 5M 10M 15M 20M 25M # Texas Florida Georgia North Carolina N Carolina Virginia Tennessee Maryland Alabama South Carolina S Carolina Louisiana Kentucky Oklahoma Mississippi Arkansas West Virginia Delaware District of Columbia D.C. 25,639,373.000000 25,639,373.000000 25.64M 1 19,091,156.000000 19,091,156.000000 19.09M 2 9,810,417.000000 9,810,417.000000 9.81M 3 9,651,380.000000 9,651,380.000000 9.65M 4 8,100,653.000000 8,100,653.000000 8.10M 5 6,402,387.000000 6,402,387.000000 6.40M 6 5,834,299.000000 5,834,299.000000 5.83M 7 4,799,277.000000 4,799,277.000000 4.80M 8 4,679,602.000000 4,679,602.000000 4.68M 9 4,567,968.000000 4,567,968.000000 4.57M 10 4,361,333.000000 4,361,333.000000 4.36M 11 3,785,742.000000 3,785,742.000000 3.79M 12 2,976,872.000000 2,976,872.000000 2.98M 13 2,933,369.000000 2,933,369.000000 2.93M 14 1,853,619.000000 1,853,619.000000 1.85M 15 908,446.000000 908,446.000000 0.91M 16 619,371.000000 619,371.000000 0.62M 17

Population Density by State#16

People per square mile (excluding waters).
Scope: population of Delaware and selected other states in the South
0k 2k 4k 6k 8k 10k # District of Columbia D.C. Maryland Delaware Florida Virginia North Carolina N Carolina Georgia South Carolina S Carolina Tennessee Kentucky Louisiana Texas Alabama West Virginia Mississippi Arkansas Oklahoma 10,130.628373 10,130.628373 10.13k 1 600.971406 600.971406 0.60k 2 466.178607 466.178607 0.47k 3 355.988292 355.988292 0.36k 4 205.128638 205.128638 0.21k 5 198.516973 198.516973 0.20k 6 170.571893 170.571893 0.17k 7 155.669958 155.669958 0.16k 8 155.262974 155.262974 0.16k 9 110.459040 110.459040 0.11k 10 105.727939 105.727939 0.11k 11 98.146294 98.146294 0.10k 12 94.761300 94.761300 0.09k 13 77.101569 77.101569 0.08k 14 63.440585 63.440585 0.06k 15 56.371776 56.371776 0.06k 16 55.189076 55.189076 0.06k 17

Definitions

This page reports on the population distribution in Delaware, both in terms of raw head counts, and in terms of population density per square mile.

  • Population: count of all residents of the given entity at the time of the survey, excluding visitors
  • Population Density: population divided by the total land area of the entity (i.e., excluding water areas contained in the entity)

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