Wilmington, DE
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Wilmington, Delaware Info Snack

Population
70,655
Unemployment
9.8%
Poverty
24.9%
Median Home
$173,500
Median Income
$45,139
Median Rent
$1,030

Wilmington SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
10
Education
8
Commute
8

Wilmington, DE Crime Report

3,713
Total Crimes
5,296.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
125.78%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Wilmington
/ 100k People
Delaware
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 3,713 5,296.7 2,393.3 2,346.0
Violent Crime 1,115 1,590.6 431.9 387.8
Murder 31 44.2 7.4 6.5
Robbery 280 399.4 70.9 73.9
Aggravated Assault 786 1,121.3 327.1 279.7
Property Crime 2,598 3,706.1 1,961.4 1,958.2
Burglary 545 777.5 254.2 314.2
Larceny 1,623 2,315.3 1,538.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 430 613.4 168.7 246.0

Wilmington, DE Cost Of Living

103
Wilmington's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Wilmington Delaware National Average
Overall 103 113 100
Services 108 111 100
Groceries 123 118 100
Health 115 103 100
Housing 93 122 100
Transportation 111 110 100
Utilities 87 97 100

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Rankings for Wilmington in Delaware

Map Of Wilmington, DE

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Population over time in Wilmington

Year Population % Change
2020 70,655 -0.4%
2019 70,904 -0.5%
2018 71,276 -0.3%
2017 71,502 -0.1%
2016 71,549 0.4%
2015 71,263 0.2%
2014 71,143 0.0%
2013 71,119 -0.2%
2012 71,292 -0.2%
2011 71,437 -

Race / Ethnicity in Wilmington

White
28.4% (20,042)
African American
56.4% (39,847)
American Indian
0.2% (117)
Asian
1.3% (941)
Hawaiian
0.0% (11)
Other
0.3% (232)
Two Or More
2.2% (1,532)
Hispanic
11.2% (7,933)
Race Wilmington DE USA
White 28.4% 61.5% 60.1%
African American 56.4% 21.5% 12.2%
American Indian 0.2% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 1.3% 4.0% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.4% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.2% 2.9% 2.8%
Hispanic 11.2% 9.4% 18.2%

Gender in Wilmington

Female
53.4% (37,698)
Male
46.6% (32,957)
Gender Wilmington DE USA
Female 53.4% 51.7% 50.8%
Male 46.6% 48.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Wilmington for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (706)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (6,358)
High School / GED
38.0% (26,848)
Some College
16.0% (11,304)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (4,239)
Bachelor's Degree
17.0% (12,011)
Master's Degree
8.0% (5,652)
Professional Degree
3.0% (2,119)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (1,413)
Education Wilmington DE USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 38.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 17.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Wilmington, Delaware

Less than $10,000
12.2% (858,571)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.7% (473,998)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.9% (771,049)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.3% (868,560)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.1% (853,101)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.7% (1,110,673)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.5% (743,223)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.7% (687,808)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.8% (341,526)
$200,000 or more
5.1% (356,985)
Income Wilmington DE USA
Less than $10,000 12.2% 5.2% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.7% 3.5% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.9% 6.8% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.3% 8.9% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.1% 11.7% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.7% 17.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.5% 13.9% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.7% 17.0% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.8% 7.7% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 5.1% 7.6% 8.3%

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