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Alpha, New Jersey
Clayton, Delaware
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Alpha is 24% less densely populated than Clayton.
People are 3% less likely to be married in Clayton.
The Median Age is 12.1 years older in Alpha.

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PEOPLE
 Alpha, NJClayton, DEUnited States
 Population2,3033,123321,418,820
 Population - 20102,4902,638308,745,538
 Population - 20002,4821,273285,036,114
 Population - 19902,5301,163251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now-8.97%168.53%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now-7.21%145.33%12.76%
 Pop. Density1,3771,70291
 Land Area223,531,905
 Water Area00264,837
 Median Age43.831.737.4
 Female Population49.96%47.94%50.81%
 Male Population50.04%52.06%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Alpha, NJClayton, DEUnited States
 Age 0 to 43.92%8.70%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.81%9.74%6.51%
 Age 10 to 148.58%8.06%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.49%3.81%4.03%
 Age 18 to 203.45%4.05%4.35%
 Age 21 to 242.76%7.63%5.61%
 Age 25 to 349.22%13.22%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4413.53%13.72%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5418.02%14.75%14.09%
 Age 55 to 598.36%5.12%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.73%2.44%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.81%4.89%7.64%
 Age 75 to 846.85%3.08%4.26%
 Age 85 and over2.46%0.80%1.85%
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 RACE
 Alpha, NJClayton, DEUnited States
 White89.74%65.14%62.77%
 Black5.43%27.90%12.24%
 Asian0.00%0.00%4.95%
 Native American0.00%0.00%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.00%0.00%0.16%
 Other0.00%0.00%0.20%
 Two or More Races0.52%2.07%2.13%
 Hispanic4.31%4.89%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic95.69%95.12%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Alpha, NJClayton, DEUnited States
 Households966893116,211,000
 Family Households63875876,958,100
 Non Family Households32813539,253,000
 Household Size2.383.352.63
 Married Population54.54%57.94%50.58%
 Single Population45.46%42.06%49.42%
 Now Married50.59%54.80%48.41%
 Married but Separated3.95%3.14%2.17%
 Never Married26.82%28.58%32.55%
 Widowed8.23%4.60%5.95%
 Divorced10.42%8.88%10.92%
 Married, w/children25.24%38.39%31.68%
 Married, no children44.98%30.87%41.44%
 Single, w/children22.41%23.09%16.94%
 Single, no children7.37%7.65%9.95%
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