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Social Characteristics of Delaware

Delaware Selected Social Characteristics 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  • American Community Survey types of households (All)
    339,046
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households)
    227,841
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households)
    67.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    92,733
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    27.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    164,228
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    48.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    59,349
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    17.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    16,553
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    4.9%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    8,119
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    2.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    47,060
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    13.9%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    25,265
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    7.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households)
    111,205
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households)
    32.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    90,061
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    26.6%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    35,477
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    10.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    106,391
  • Percentage of types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    31.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    97,596
  • Percentage of types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    28.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average sized households)
    2.63
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average family size households)
    3.18
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (All)
    892,045
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    339,046
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    38.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    164,351
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    18.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    265,913
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    29.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    67,182
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    7.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    55,553
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    6.2%
  • American Community Survey persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    21,664
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    2.4%
  • American Community Survey number of males 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    357,646
  • American Community Survey number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    127,400
  • Percentage number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    35.6%
  • American Community Survey number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    177,777
  • Percentage number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    49.7%
  • American Community Survey number of separated males 15 years and older
    6,088
  • Percentage number of separated males 15 years and older
    1.7%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed males 15 years and older
    10,529
  • Percentage number of widowed males 15 years and older
    2.9%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced males 15 years and older
    35,852
  • Percentage number of divorced males 15 years and older
    10.0%
  • American Community Survey number of females 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    389,580
  • American Community Survey number of females never married 15 years and older
    119,407
  • Percentage number of females never married 15 years and older
    30.7%
  • American Community Survey number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    176,985
  • Percentage number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    45.4%
  • American Community Survey number of separated females 15 years and older
    7,817
  • Percentage of separated females 15 years and older
    2.0%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed females 15 years and older
    35,517
  • Percentage of widowed females 15 years and older
    9.1%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced females 15 years and older
    49,854
  • Percentage of divorced females 15 years and older
    12.8%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year
    11,374
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    4,472
  • Percentage of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    39.3%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    35
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    51
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 15 to 19 years old)
    14
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 20 to 34 years old)
    93
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 35 to 50 years old)
    25
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age
    22,509
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    9,191
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    40.8%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    1,668
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    7.4%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    2,010
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    8.9%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    1,550
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    6.9%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    3,963
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    17.6%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    9,191
  • American Community Survey number of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    5,639
  • Percentage of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    61.4%
  • American Community Survey number of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    6,588
  • Percentage of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    71.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons enrolled in school 3 years of age and over
    234,668
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    14,917
  • Percentage of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    6.4%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    11,948
  • Percentage of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    5.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    89,565
  • Percentage of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    38.2%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    47,595
  • Percentage of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    20.3%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    70,643
  • Percentage of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    30.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with education
    620,886
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    25,167
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    4.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    49,100
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    7.9%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    195,806
  • Percentage number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    31.5%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    122,450
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    19.7%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    45,599
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    7.3%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    108,647
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    17.5%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    74,117
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    11.9%
  • Percentage of people with high school graduate or higher
    88.0%
  • Percentage of people with a bachelor's degree or higher
    29.4%
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older)
    709,395
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    73,443
  • Percentage of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    10.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (By status)
    902,268
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    109,238
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    12.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age)
    204,149
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    8,750
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    4.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years)
    560,990
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    57,052
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    10.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over)
    137,129
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    43,436
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    31.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago)
    906,535
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    784,955
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    86.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    117,112
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    12.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    75,009
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    8.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    42,103
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    4.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    8,147
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    0.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    33,956
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    3.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    4,468
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by place of birth)
    917,060
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons
    840,181
  • Percentage of Native persons
    91.6%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States)
    825,593
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States)
    90.0%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons - (Born in United States - State of residence)
    417,795
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence)
    45.6%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    407,798
  • Percentage of Native persons (State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    44.5%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    14,588
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    1.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born
    76,879
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born
    8.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (by U.S. Citizenship status)
    76,879
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    35,527
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    46.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    41,352
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    53.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons born abroad the U.S. (by year of entry)
    91,467
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (by year of entry)
    14,588
  • Percent; YEAR OF ENTRY - Native
    14588%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    930
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    6.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    13,658
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    93.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (by year of entry)
    76,879
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    6,831
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    8.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    70,048
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    91.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) by world region
    76,879
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    10,606
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    13.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    25,024
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    32.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    7,393
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    9.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    87
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    32,728
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    42.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    1,041
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    1.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older (by language spoken at home)
    861,111
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    751,689
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    87.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    109,422
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    12.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    39,724
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    4.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    59,204
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    6.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    25,069
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    2.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    26,973
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    3.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    7,757
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    16,945
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    2.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    5,996
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    6,300
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    902
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by ancestry)
    917,060
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of American ancestry
    48,013
  • Percentage of all persons of American ancestry
    5.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Arab ancestry
    2,666
  • Percentage of all persons of Arab ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Czech ancestry
    2,209
  • Percentage of all persons of Czech ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Danish ancestry
    1,992
  • Percentage of all persons of Danish ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    11,858
  • Percentage of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    1.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of English ancestry
    98,288
  • Percentage of all persons of English ancestry
    10.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    17,927
  • Percentage of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    2.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    3,743
  • Percentage of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of German ancestry
    134,097
  • Percentage of all persons of German ancestry
    14.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Greek ancestry
    4,384
  • Percentage of all persons of Greek ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    4,741
  • Percentage of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Irish ancestry
    158,023
  • Percentage of all persons of Irish ancestry
    17.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Italian ancestry
    91,173
  • Percentage of all persons of Italian ancestry
    9.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    2,760
  • Percentage of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    3,893
  • Percentage of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Polish ancestry
    42,690
  • Percentage of all persons of Polish ancestry
    4.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    1,493
  • Percentage of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Russian ancestry
    7,832
  • Percentage of all persons of Russian ancestry
    0.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    7,091
  • Percentage of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    14,178
  • Percentage of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    1.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    1,893
  • Percentage of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    9,152
  • Percentage of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    1.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    7,379
  • Percentage of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    1,757
  • Percentage of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    4,613
  • Percentage of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    7,239
  • Percentage of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    8,811
  • Percentage of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    1.0%


Explanation of Symbols
(N) is displayed in columns when the area surveyed can not be shown due to the number of cases sampled being too few.
(-) is displayed in columns when the median is at the lowest interval of an open ended distribution.

Note: The numbers and percentages provided are estimates only and contain a margin of error. All estimates are collected from the census bureau, the margin of error can be viewed by referring to American Community Survey's tables and charts.