Demographic and Census Information

General Information


  • Gross Acres - 6,016
  • Square Miles - 9.4

Population (Includes On-Campus Students)


  • Total 1990 - 26,463
  • Total 2000 - 28,547
  • Total 2010 - 31,454
  • Total 2020 - 30,601

Median Age


  • Median Age - 22 Years (2010)
  • Median Age - 22.6 Years (1990)
  • Median Age - 24.7 Years (2020)

Housing Unit Information


  • Total Housing Units - 11,817
  • Single Family Dwellings - 6,905
  • Single Family Rental Dwellings - 1,173

Household Information


  • Total Households - 10,736
  • Family Households - 5,045
  • Married Couple Households - 4,445
  • Non-Family Households - 5,691
  • Median Household Income in 2009 - $60,767

Occupations


  • Executive, Management, & Professional - 51.1%
  • Service - 17.1%
  • Sales & Office - 23.6%
  • Construction & Maintenance - 3.5%
  • Production. Transportation - 4.6%

College Students - 2022 UD Facts and Figures


  • Undergraduates - 18,618
  • Graduate Students - 4,285
  • University Housing Capacity - 7,415

Occupancy


  • Owner Occupied Units - 53.4%
  • Total Number of Units - 11,817
  • Occupied Units - 10,736

New Castle County


  • 2000 Population - 500,265
  • 2010 Population - 538,479
  • 2020 Population - 558,306

State of Delaware


  • 1990 Population - 666,168
  • 2000 Population - 783,600
  • 2010 Population - 897,934
  • 2020 Population - 967,679