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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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.
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 Population||Delaware||United States|
|Households by Income||Delaware||United States|
|Income Less than $15,000||9.97%||12.48%|
|Income Between $15,000 and $25,000||9.42%||10.46%|
|Income Between $25,000 and $35,000||9.97%||10.68%|
|Income Between $35,000 and $50,000||15.33%||15.26%|
|Income Between $50,000 and $75,000||13.59%||12.20%|
|Income Between $100,000 and $150,000||13.32%||11.83%|
|Income Between $150,000 and $250,000||5.34%||5.23%|
|Income Between $250,000 and $500,000||1.23%||1.54%|
|Income Greater than $500,000||0.53%||0.70%|
|Population by Occupation||Delaware||United States|
|Management, Business, and Financial Operations||14.37%||13.70%|
|Professional and Related Occupations||20.59%||20.28%|
|Sales and Office||27.61%||26.66%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry||0.53%||0.74%|
|Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance||9.74%||9.51%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving||12.73%||14.39%|
|Local Economy||Delaware||United States|
|Recent Job Growth||-6.51%||-4.06%|
|Future Job Growth||18.48%||21.68%|
|Income per Capita||$27,630||$26,372|
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 Housing||Delaware||United States|
|Median Home Cost||$220,370||$183,450|
|Median Home Age||29||33|
|Property Tax Rate||$6.45||$11.20|
|Delaware Homes by Value||Delaware||United States|
|Less Than $20,000||1.89%||2.71%|
|$20,000 to $39,999||2.72%||3.86%|
|$40,000 to $59,999||2.19%||5.09%|
|$60,000 to $79,999||1.89%||6.10%|
|$80,000 to $99,999||2.35%||7.33%|
|$100,000 to $149,999||11.58%||18.53%|
|$150,000 to $199,999||20.72%||14.38%|
|$200,000 to $299,999||30.44%||17.52%|
|$300,000 to $399,999||13.19%||9.26%|
|$400,000 to $499,999||6.14%||5.11%|
|$500,000 to $749,999||4.51%||5.76%|
|$1,000,000 or more||1.14%||2.07%|
|Delaware Homes by Year Built||Delaware||United States|
|1939 or Earlier||8.86%||12.87%|
|1940 to 1949||5.33%||6.21%|
|1950 to 1959||10.75%||10.80%|
|1960 to 1969||12.25%||12.04%|
|1970 to 1979||13.91%||16.14%|
|1980 to 1989||15.30%||14.11%|
|1990 to 1994||8.35%||6.29%|
|1995 to 1998||7.00%||6.33%|
|1999 to October 2005||18.25%||15.21%|
36.75% of the people in Delaware declare themselves religious, compared to the national average of 48.34%.
|Delaware Religions||Delaware||United States|