DE

National Population : 333,590,059
Delaware State Population : 1,045,480

About Delaware City, DE

Delaware City, DE is located in New Castle County in the state of Delaware.

The total City Population for Delaware City is about 1,822 with about 375 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 1,837.

The Average Home Value is $186,300.00, which is roughly 29% lower than the Average Home Value of $260,718.00 for the state of Delaware, and roughly 1% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $60,707.00, which is roughly 6% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $64,270.00 for the state of Delaware, and roughly 5% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Delaware City is about 10.8%.

Delaware is ranked #24 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 47.92 out of 100.

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Voting

New Castle County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 54.7% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 67.81%
Republican: 30.72%
Libertarian: 1.03%
Green: 0.45%


Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 19706
Latitude : 39.577859
Longitude : -75.584030
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 0 ft.
Area Code(s) : 302

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.57
Male Population Estimate : 49.89%
Female Population Estimate : 50.11%
Median Age : 42.8
Male Median Age : 39.9
Female Median Age : 45.5

White Population Estimate : 85.84%
Black Population Estimate : 14.65%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 3.51%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.32%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.00%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.93%
Other Population Estimate : 1.10%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Delaware City specifically.
Average # of Homicides for New Castle County: About 8 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for New Castle County: About 551 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

New Castle County is about 50% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 48% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.