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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Delaware Realtime Buzz

Mon Jan 23 19:00:42 +0000 2017 GVFTMA

Looking for Delaware River Bridge alert updates? Take a look at PennDOT's new page! https://t.co/3yKKuSHuRD

Mon Jan 23 19:00:41 +0000 2017 mido_mashakl11

Egypt’s @kanzydaf wins her 4th @PSAWorldTour title in 2 months at Delaware Open... https://t.co/GagLFVjC2X by #MasrSquash via @c0nvey

Mon Jan 23 19:00:26 +0000 2017 chynvthechvmp

the wind in philly is knocking shit off of restuarants near where my next class is...time to take my ass back to de… https://t.co/AyWXoTBl6J

Mon Jan 23 19:00:18 +0000 2017 trudeau_myrl

RT @jokes_geography: Q) If Mississippi bought Virginia a New Jersey, what would Delaware? A) Idaho... Alaska!

Mon Jan 23 19:00:12 +0000 2017 constitutionB0t

@realDonaldTrump five, New York six, New Jersey four, Pennsylvania eight, Delaware one, Maryland

Mon Jan 23 19:00:02 +0000 2017 StatesTrivia

#Delaware’s Millbrook Village is a re-created community of the 1800s. Study, quiz & learn the #US on #iPhone!… https://t.co/7Z0D0S4CMt

Mon Jan 23 19:00:00 +0000 2017 JCMorrisn

Multiple roads closed in #Delaware from flooding & debris. Check real time travel updates from @DelawareDOT here: https://t.co/TjS1VwGAJw

Mon Jan 23 18:59:53 +0000 2017 david_c_george

The next SR 37 update meeting will be held on Jan 30 at 6:00-8:00 pm at the Delaware Township building.

Mon Jan 23 18:59:49 +0000 2017 DelNorthCareers

We're #hiring! Click to apply: Data Architect - https://t.co/bnJ0SzrlZZ #Job #Boston, MA #Veterans #Jobs

Mon Jan 23 18:59:37 +0000 2017 YourDNREC

RT @DEStateParks: Current conditions in Delaware Seashore State Park. Beware of flooding if traveling to or through the park! https://t.co/…

Mon Jan 23 18:59:16 +0000 2017 motorhousemedia

Today's #motormonday entry is big turbo Landspeed power at Delaware Chassis Works. Love the tail… https://t.co/VBw7pfBLor

Mon Jan 23 18:59:07 +0000 2017 Randalaus

RT @Young_Publius: Iceberg the size of #Delaware on the verge of breaking off Larsen C Ice shelf. https://t.co/1pjAip8M03 May signal collap…

Mon Jan 23 18:58:53 +0000 2017 ASCEPublishing

Emergency repairs being made to the Del. Memorial Bridge https://t.co/zFHBm56fZD

Mon Jan 23 18:58:30 +0000 2017 tomcat2853

RT @wboc: Several roads are now closed in Delaware due to the severe weather. Updated list from the Delaware Department of... https://t.co/…

Mon Jan 23 18:57:27 +0000 2017 permads

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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
Population881,438311,237,520
Population Density45187
Population Change12.51%9.00%
Median Age3836.8
Households340,003115,306,103
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%
Service14.44%14.73%
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%
Catholic18.78%21.76%
Protestant0.00%0.00%
LDS0.40%1.66%
Baptist1.70%8.38%
Episcopalian1.07%0.53%
Pentecostal1.12%1.78%
Lutheran0.96%2.49%
Methodist6.12%2.98%
Presbyterian1.86%1.07%
Other Christian2.77%5.20%
Jewish1.42%1.81%
Eastern0.03%0.05%
Islam0.53%0.64%

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