Delaware State

Delaware is a US state located on the Atlantic Coast in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.

It is bordered to the south and west by Maryland, to the northeast by New Jersey, and to the north by Pennsylvania.

The state takes its name from Thomas West, 3rd Baron De La Warr, an English nobleman and Virginia's first colonial governor, after whom what is now called Cape Henlopen was originally named.

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Wed Mar 29 20:58:24 +0000 2017 _YoungSwift_

RT @DirtyDelaware: The whole state of Delaware should be locked in tonight to watch @DatGuy_Trey put on for the state in the McDonald's All…

Wed Mar 29 20:58:10 +0000 2017 DelRiverkeeper

New webinar 4/3: Discussion on Urgent Action Needed to Restore Fish Populations in the Delaware River. Register:…

Wed Mar 29 20:57:52 +0000 2017 g_mom_lib

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Wed Mar 29 20:57:51 +0000 2017 sophia_ortizz

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Wed Mar 29 20:57:27 +0000 2017 MyTicketOps

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Wed Mar 29 20:57:26 +0000 2017 DelNorthCareers

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Wed Mar 29 20:57:26 +0000 2017 tmj_stl_hrta

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Wed Mar 29 20:56:54 +0000 2017 muncievoice

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Wed Mar 29 20:56:33 +0000 2017 ISUExtDelaware

The Delaware County Solar Energy Fair is Sat. April 8th! Find more details on our website!

Wed Mar 29 20:56:17 +0000 2017 Julpetrongolo

RT @NBCPhiladelphia: Police ID student aide accused of bringing loaded gun to Drexel Hill Middle School: https://t…

Wed Mar 29 20:56:17 +0000 2017 LegiScanDE

HB107 [NEW] An Act To Amend Title 30 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Personal Income Tax.

Wed Mar 29 20:55:31 +0000 2017 petergo99037185

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Wed Mar 29 20:55:22 +0000 2017 midnightzulus

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Wed Mar 29 20:54:35 +0000 2017 King_302_KMG

RT @yeager_bombb: I feel like if you try to explain a valley to anyone that isn't from Delaware they'll look at you so crazy 😂

Wed Mar 29 20:54:09 +0000 2017 sappy135

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Delaware Info

Delaware Overview


As of 2012, Delaware has a total population of 881,438 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 12.51%.

The median home price Delaware is $220,370 with the median age of the buyer being 29. Homes in Delaware have appreciatied over the last by -5.05%.

Public schools in Delaware spend approximately $7,073 per student. This provides for a student to teacher ratio of 15.4.

Delaware has an unemployment rate of 8.50%, compared to the USA average of 10.20%. Recent job growth is -6.51% with a projected future job growth of 18.48%.

Delaware has an average commute time of 26.1 compared to the national average of 27.8.

On a scale from 1 to 10 (lowest crime to highest crime) Delaware is a 7 in violent crime and a 5 in property crime. Violent crime is made up of murder, manslaughter, rape, aggrevated assault and robbery. Property crime is made up of larceny, burglary, vehicle theft, arson and any theft type offense when there is no force against the victim. The national averages are 4 for violent crime and 4 for property crime.

In terms of political affiliations in Delaware, 61.940% of people are Democrats, 36.950% are Republicans and 1.110% are registered Independent.

Delaware People


In 2012, the population of Delaware was 881,438. Delaware has a population density of 451 (how many people live in one square mile.

Family in Delaware

The median age in Delaware is 38, compared to the USA median age of 36.8. Males account for 48.43% of the population of Delaware, while females make up 51.57% of the population (The USA averages are 49.34% male and 50.66% female).

The average household size in Delaware is 2.52 people across 340,003. 56.98% of people are married in Delaware while 43.02% are single.

Local PopulationDelawareUnited States
Population Density45187
Population Change12.51%9.00%
Median Age3836.8
Household Size2.522.59
Male Population48.43%49.34%
Female Population51.57%50.66%
Married Population56.98%57.41%
Single Population43.02%42.59%

Delaware Economy

Households by IncomeDelawareUnited States
Income Less than $15,0009.97%12.48%
Income Between $15,000 and $25,0009.42%10.46%
Income Between $25,000 and $35,0009.97%10.68%
Income Between $35,000 and $50,00015.33%15.26%
Income Between $50,000 and $75,00013.59%12.20%
Income Between $100,000 and $150,00013.32%11.83%
Income Between $150,000 and $250,0005.34%5.23%
Income Between $250,000 and $500,0001.23%1.54%
Income Greater than $500,0000.53%0.70%
Population by OccupationDelawareUnited States
Management, Business, and Financial Operations14.37%13.70%
Professional and Related Occupations20.59%20.28%
Sales and Office27.61%26.66%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry0.53%0.74%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance9.74%9.51%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving12.73%14.39%
Local EconomyDelawareUnited States
Unemployment Rate8.50%10.20%
Recent Job Growth-6.51%-4.06%
Future Job Growth18.48%21.68%
Sales Taxes0.00%6.80%
Income Taxes5.95%6.25%
Income per Capita$27,630$26,372
Household Income$55,918$51,660

Delaware Housing


As of 2012, Delaware consisted of 22.96% renters and 62.91% home owners. Homes have appreciated at a rate of -5.05% over the past year (compared to a national appreciation of -5.21%).

Delaware HousingDelawareUnited States
Median Home Cost$220,370$183,450
Median Home Age2933
Home Appreciation-5.05%-5.21%
Homes Owned62.91%60.14%
Housing Vacancy14.13%10.50%
Homes Rented22.96%29.36%
Property Tax Rate$6.45$11.20
Delaware Homes by ValueDelawareUnited States
Less Than $20,0001.89%2.71%
$20,000 to $39,9992.72%3.86%
$40,000 to $59,9992.19%5.09%
$60,000 to $79,9991.89%6.10%
$80,000 to $99,9992.35%7.33%
$100,000 to $149,99911.58%18.53%
$150,000 to $199,99920.72%14.38%
$200,000 to $299,99930.44%17.52%
$300,000 to $399,99913.19%9.26%
$400,000 to $499,9996.14%5.11%
$500,000 to $749,9994.51%5.76%
$1,000,000 or more1.14%2.07%
Delaware Homes by Year BuiltDelawareUnited States
1939 or Earlier8.86%12.87%
1940 to 19495.33%6.21%
1950 to 195910.75%10.80%
1960 to 196912.25%12.04%
1970 to 197913.91%16.14%
1980 to 198915.30%14.11%
1990 to 19948.35%6.29%
1995 to 19987.00%6.33%
1999 to October 200518.25%15.21%

Delaware Religion


36.75% of the people in Delaware declare themselves religious, compared to the national average of 48.34%.

Delaware ReligionsDelawareUnited States
Declared Religious36.75%48.34%
Other Christian2.77%5.20%

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