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Wilmington city, Delaware

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Table

Wilmington city, Delaware
Population Estimates, July 1 2022, (V2022)
NA
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
70,750
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2022, (V2022)
NA
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
70,750
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
70,941
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
-0.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 70,898
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 70,851
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
13.6%
Female persons, percent
52.9%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
33.9%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
56.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.2%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.0%
Two or More Races, percent
4.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
10.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
28.9%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 3,093
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 7.6%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 43.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $173,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $1,431
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $480
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $1,073
Building permits, 2021 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 31,392
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.16
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 83.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 11.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 93.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 81.5%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 89.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 30.6%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 12.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
6.9%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 63.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 63.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 234,965
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,173,311
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 169,181
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,129,351
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $15,954
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 23.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $49,354
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $33,567
Persons in poverty, percent
24.0%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 X
Total employment, 2020 X
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 X
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,053
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,622
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 334
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 350
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,793
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 160
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,960
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 6,507.4
Population per square mile, 2010 6,497.6
Land area in square miles, 2020 10.90
Land area in square miles, 2010 10.90
FIPS Code 1077580
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2022) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2022). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2017-2021 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2021 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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