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Elsmere, DE Population and Races

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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Elsmere is 6,149, which is 6.02% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 17.03% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Elsmere population density is 6,109.48 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 368.49 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Elsmere is white, which represent 80.60% of the total population. The average Elsmere education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 6,149. #18

Population Growth Since 2000, #43

Elsmere, DE

Population Density, #2

Elsmere, DE
6,109.48 per square mile
368.49 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:4,956 (80.60%, #35)
Black:552 (8.98%, #46)
Hispanic:1,851 (30.10%, #4)
Asian:18 (0.29%, #51)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):0 (0.00%, #39)
One Race, Other:509 (8.28%, see rank)
Two or More Races:114 (1.85%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:1,493 (80.66%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:252 (13.61%, see rank)
Cuban:24 (1.30%, see rank)
Central American:0 (0.00%, see rank)
South American:40 (2.16%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

5,640 (91.72%) out of the total population of 6,149 reported first ancestry.

 Elsmere, DE% of the Total PopulationDelawareU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.29%0.56%
Czech50.08%, see rank0.24%0.47%
Danish70.11%, see rank0.22%0.42%
Dutch420.68%, see rank1.29%1.40%
English2614.24%, see rank10.72%8.02%
French1171.90%, see rank2.36%3.34%
German88814.44%, see rank14.94%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.48%0.41%
Hungarian60.10%, see rank0.52%0.46%
Irish1,45323.63%, see rank17.23%10.80%
Italian71511.63%, see rank9.94%5.52%
Norwegian120.20%, see rank0.42%1.42%
Polish4016.52%, see rank4.66%3.01%
Portuguese160.26%, see rank0.16%0.44%
Russian1372.23%, see rank0.85%0.92%
Scotch-Irish520.85%, see rank0.77%0.99%
Scottish901.46%, see rank1.55%1.72%
Subsaharan African80.13%, see rank1.00%0.95%
Swedish190.31%, see rank0.80%1.27%
Swiss00.00%, see rank0.19%0.30%
Ukrainian90.15%, see rank0.50%0.31%
American2123.45%, see rank5.24%7.12%
Welsh90.15%, see rank0.79%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 3,115 (50.66%, see rank)
Females: 3,034 (49.34%, see rank)

Elsmere, DE
Male: 50.66%
Female: 49.34%
Male: 48.41%
Female: 51.59%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Elsmere, DE
34.30 years old
39.10 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Elsmere, DE
31.60 years old
37.70 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Elsmere, DE
38.60 years old
40.40 years old
38.80 years old

 Elsmere, DE% of the Total PopulationDelawareU.S.
Under 5 years3355.45%, see rank6.10%6.36%
5 to 9 years4697.63%, see rank6.28%6.51%
10 to 14 years4066.60%, see rank6.14%6.59%
15 to 19 years4056.59%, see rank6.70%6.85%
20 to 24 years5368.72%, see rank7.08%7.13%
25 to 34 years98215.97%, see rank12.79%13.47%
35 to 44 years76612.46%, see rank12.26%12.96%
45 to 54 years95215.48%, see rank14.38%14.09%
55 to 64 years62910.23%, see rank12.89%12.29%
65 to 74 years3986.47%, see rank8.88%7.64%
75 to 84 1963.19%, see rank4.62%4.25%
85 years and over751.22%, see rank1.89%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Elsmere, DEDelawareU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population3,998, 100%620,886209,056,129
Less Than High School1,080, 27.01%, see rank11.96%13.67%
High School Graduate1,585, 39.64%, see rank31.54%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree804, 20.11%, see rank27.07%29.09%
Bachelor Degree314, 7.85%, see rank17.50%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree215, 5.38%, see rank11.94%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.01, see rank13.6013.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Elsmere, DE DelawareU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten21189.10%10.90%66.58%33.42%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)69590.07%, see rank9.93%, see rank84.81%15.19%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)30084.33%, see rank15.67%, see rank86.00%14.00%90.60%9.40%
College16883.33%, see rank16.67%, see rank80.22%19.78%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School4843.75%, see rank56.25%, see rank55.52%44.48%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Elsmere, DEDelawareU.S.
Total Households2,143, 100%339,046116,211,092
Average Household Size2.87, see rank2.632.63
1 Person Households654, 30.52%, see rank26.56%27.57%
2 or More Person Households1,489, 69.48%, see rank73.44%72.43%
Family Households (Families)1,364, 63.65%, see rank67.20%66.22%
Average Family Size3.77, see rank3.283.32
Married-Couple Family777, 36.26%, see rank48.44%48.42%
Nonfamily Households779, 36.35%, see rank32.80%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Elsmere, DE%DelawareU.S.
15 Years and Over Total4,939see rank747,226252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over2,438100%, see rank357,646123,281,364
Never Married1,12346.06%, see rank35.62%35.77%
Married99840.94%, see rank51.41%52.04%
Widowed632.58%, see rank2.94%2.57%
Divorced25410.42%, see rank10.02%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over2,501100%, see rank389,580129,692,771
Never Married87334.91%, see rank30.65%29.48%
Married98439.34%, see rank47.44%49.19%
Widowed2299.16%, see rank9.12%9.16%
Divorced41516.59%, see rank12.80%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Elsmere, DE%DelawareU.S.
Native5,03081.80%, see rank91.62%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence3,58858.35%, see rank45.56%58.73%
Born in Different State1,29821.11%, see rank44.47%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1442.34%, see rank1.59%1.42%
Foreign Born1,11918.20%, see rank8.38%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship841.37%, see rank3.87%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1,03516.83%, see rank4.51%7.09%
Born In Europe460.75%, see rank1.16%1.53%
Born In Asia120.20%, see rank2.73%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.81%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.01%0.07%
Born In Latin America1,06117.25%, see rank3.57%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.11%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Elsmere, DE%DelawareU.S.
English1,62775.92%, see rank86.08%79.39%
Spanish44220.63%, see rank6.80%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages683.17%, see rank3.97%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages60.28%, see rank2.25%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank0.90%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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