Wilmington, DE
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Wilmington Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Wilmington Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
70,166

Age

PEOPLE OF Delaware DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.95
5 To 17 16.22
18 To 24 8.74
25 To 34 17.05
35 To 54 25.60
55 To 64 12.72
65 Years And Over 12.72

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 3.3
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 86.9
COLLEGE GRADUATES 28.3

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Wilmington 29706 25407.838983866313 #EE2025
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Wilmington 42854 19821.42447790189 #EE2025
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
25.1%

Employment Industries in Wilmington

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 17.8
Retail 11.9
Finance 9.6
Education 9.1
Accommodation 8.3
Professional, scientific, and technical services 6.7
Manufacturing 6.2
Administration 5.9
Public Service 5.5
Other 4.3
Transportation 3.9
Construction 3.1
Arts 2.2

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 29.2
Black Or African American 57.4
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.2
Asian 1.2
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 1.7
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 10.2

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Irish 7.8
Italian 5.6
German 5.6
English 3.8
Polish 2.1
Jamaican 0.7
African 0.7
French 0.7
Scottish 0.6
Swedish 0.5
Scots-Irish 0.5
European 0.4
British 0.4
Eastern European 0.4
Welsh 0.4
Russian 0.3
Ukrainian 0.3
French Canadian 0.2
Greek 0.2
Norwegian 0.2

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 89.4
Spanish 8.0
Langs. of India 0.3
Chinese 0.3
French 0.2
African languages 0.2
Korean 0.2
Slavic languages 0.2
Arabic 0.2
Polish 0.1
German/Yiddish 0.1
Italian 0.1
Persian 0.1
Tagalog 0.1
Native American languages 0.1
Other Indo-European 0.1
Miao/Hmong 0.0
Portuguese 0.0
Thai 0.0
Greek 0.0

Foreign Born Wilmington Residents:
6.1%