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Wilmington, Delaware
Dover, Delaware
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Wilmington is 308% more densely populated than Dover.
People are 6% less likely to be married in Dover.
The Median Age is 4.9 years older in Wilmington.

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PEOPLE
 Wilmington, DEDover, DEUnited States
 Population71,94837,522321,418,820
 Population - 201071,43735,474308,745,538
 Population - 200072,66432,135285,036,114
 Population - 199071,52927,630251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now0.59%35.80%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now-0.99%16.76%12.76%
 Pop. Density6,5981,61991
 Land Area11233,531,905
 Water Area60264,837
 Median Age35.130.237.4
 Female Population53.53%51.98%50.81%
 Male Population46.47%48.02%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Wilmington, DEDover, DEUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.70%6.94%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.22%6.19%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.08%5.41%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.53%3.30%4.03%
 Age 18 to 203.61%11.39%4.35%
 Age 21 to 245.85%8.30%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3416.93%14.03%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4413.06%10.62%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.83%9.80%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.13%5.21%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.69%4.38%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.93%7.61%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.47%4.56%4.26%
 Age 85 and over2.00%2.25%1.85%
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 RACE
 Wilmington, DEDover, DEUnited States
 White28.89%43.87%62.77%
 Black54.64%41.59%12.24%
 Asian1.05%2.17%4.95%
 Native American0.10%0.31%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.02%0.15%0.16%
 Other0.12%0.29%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.54%3.28%2.13%
 Hispanic13.64%8.33%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic86.36%91.67%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Wilmington, DEDover, DEUnited States
 Households29,08512,680116,211,000
 Family Households15,2117,36776,958,100
 Non Family Households13,8745,31339,253,000
 Household Size2.352.552.63
 Married Population29.86%35.98%50.58%
 Single Population70.14%64.02%49.42%
 Now Married27.11%33.36%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.75%2.62%2.17%
 Never Married49.74%45.11%32.55%
 Widowed6.79%6.69%5.95%
 Divorced13.61%12.22%10.92%
 Married, w/children16.82%21.15%31.68%
 Married, no children27.05%38.35%41.44%
 Single, w/children39.58%30.62%16.94%
 Single, no children16.55%9.88%9.95%
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 COMMENTS
Comments about Wilmington

Location: There are many things to do in and around Wilmington. The location is great for culture and activities - Philadelphia, Baltimore, DC & New York City are all convenient... (read more)

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Comments about Dover

re: Overdue for some cultural activity! - 12/22/20: My husband is getting a job in DC and we are very concerned about moving. The biggest state we have lived in is Co. We are looking for a safe city to live and raise our... (read more)

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