The 10 Delaware Cities With The Largest Latino Population For 2023

We scoured the internet to determine the towns and cities in Delaware that have the largest Hispanic/Latino population in 2023.

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The Latino and Hispanic community is one of the fastest growing communities in America this decade.

According to the most recent American Community Survey, there are now some 6.3M more Hispanics living in America than in 2010.

That's the largest absolute growth and a 14.9% increase. The percentage growth is the third largest percentage change for any race according to the Census's race and ethnicity definition.

But how has the increase impacted Delaware? Where cities and towns in Delaware have seen the greatest increase in it's Hispanic population?

Turns out there's been a 42.4% increase in the Hispanic population in Delaware.

The 10 Cities In Delaware With The Largest Hispanic Population For 2023

  1. Georg
  2. Elsmere
  3. Milford
  4. Newark
  5. Wilmington
  6. Smyrna
  7. Seaford
  8. Dover
  9. Middl
  10. New Castle

What's the city in Delaware with the largest hispanic/latino population? Georg took the number one over all spot for the largest Hispanic population in Delaware for 2023.

Read on below to see how we crunched the numbers and how your town ranked.

To see where Delaware ranked as a state on diversity, we have a ranking of the most diverse states in America.

And if you already knew these places were Hispanic, check out the best places to live in Delaware or the safest places in Delaware.

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Population: 7,079
% Hispanic/Latino: 39.3%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 2,782
Percent Change Since 2010: 5.26%
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Population: 6,167
% Hispanic/Latino: 28.49%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 1,757
Percent Change Since 2010: 60.46%
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Elsmere, DE

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Population: 11,249
% Hispanic/Latino: 15.16%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 1,705
Percent Change Since 2010: 27.91%
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Milford, DE

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Population: 31,393
% Hispanic/Latino: 11.1%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 3,486
Percent Change Since 2010: 220.4%
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Newark, DE

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Population: 70,926
% Hispanic/Latino: 10.48%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 7,436
Percent Change Since 2010: -9.6%
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Wilmington, DE

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Population: 12,619
% Hispanic/Latino: 10.36%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 1,307
Percent Change Since 2010: 122.66%
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Smyrna, DE

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Population: 7,852
% Hispanic/Latino: 8.79%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 690
Percent Change Since 2010: 192.37%
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Seaford, DE

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Population: 38,940
% Hispanic/Latino: 8.13%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 3,164
Percent Change Since 2010: 73.27%
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Dover, DE

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Population: 23,001
% Hispanic/Latino: 5.11%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 1,175
Percent Change Since 2010: -1.76%
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Middl, DE

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Population: 5,482
% Hispanic/Latino: 3.89%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 213
Percent Change Since 2010: 280.36%
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New Castle, DE

Methodology: How We Determined The Cities In Delaware With The Largest Hispanic Population For 2023

We still believe in the accuracy of data -- especially from the census. So that's where we went to get the breakdown of race across Delaware.

That lead us to the Census's most recently available data, the 2017-2021 American Community Survey data from the US Census.

Specifically, we looked at table B03002: Hispanic OR LATINO ORIGIN BY RACE. Here are the category names as defined by the Census:

  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White alone*
  • Black or African American alone*
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone*
  • Asian alone*
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone*
  • Some other race alone*
  • Two or more races*
* Not Hispanic or latino

Our particular column of interest here was the number of people who identified as Hispanic or Latino.

We limited our analysis to non-CDPs with a population greater than 5,000 people. That left us with 10 cities.

We then calculated the percent of residents that are Hispanic or Latino. The percentages ranked from 39.3% to 3.9%.

Finally, we ranked each city based on the percent of Hispanic or Latino population with a higher score being more Hispanic or Latino than a lower score. Georg took the distinction of being the most Hispanic or Latino, while New Castle was the least Hispanic or Latino city. You can download the data here.

Read on for more information on how the cities in Delaware ranked by population of Hispanic or Latino residents or, for a more general take on diversity in America, head over to our ranking of the most diverse cities in America.

Summary: Hispanic or Latino Populations Across Delaware

If you're looking for a breakdown of Latino populations across Delaware according to the most recent data, this is an accurate list.

If you're curious enough, here are the least Hispanic or Latino places in Delaware:

  1. New Castle
  2. Middl
  3. Dover

For more Delaware reading, check out:

Detailed List Of The Most Hispanic Cities In Delaware

Rank City % Hispanic Population
1 Georg 39.3% 7,079
2 Elsmere 28.49% 6,167
3 Milford 15.16% 11,249
4 Newark 11.1% 31,393
5 Wilmington 10.48% 70,926
6 Smyrna 10.36% 12,619
7 Seaford 8.79% 7,852
8 Dover 8.13% 38,940
9 Middl 5.11% 23,001
10 New Castle 3.89% 5,482

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Editor's Note: We updated this article for 2023. This is our tenth time ranking the cities in Delaware with the largest Hispanic/Latino population.

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