Delaware Trivia:

Capital : Dover
State Tree : American Holly
State Flower : Peach Blossom
State Insect : 7-spotted Ladybug, Eastern Tiger Swallow
State Bird : Blue Hen Chicken

Delaware People:

Delaware has a total population of 917,053 (2012 est) and ranks 45th in population of U.S. states. By age, 205,420 (22.4%) Delawareans are under 18 years of age, 571,324 (62.3%) are age 19 to 64, and 140,309 (15.3%) are 65 years of age or older. By gender, females make up 51.5%, and males 48.5% of the total population.

Delaware Population By Age and Gender

AgePopulation Percentage
18 and under22.4  
65 and older15.3  
19 to 6462.3  

6,419 (0.7%) Delawareans are American Indian or Alaska Native, 32,097 (3.5%) are Asian, 201,752 (22.0%) are Black, 917 (0.1%) are Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, 654,776 (71.4%) are White, 22,009 (2.4%) are of mixed race.

Delaware Population By Race

WhiteDelaware White population 654,776654,776  
BlackDelaware Black population 201,752201,752
AsianDelaware Asian population 32,09732,097
MixedDelaware Mixed population 22,00922,009
American IndianDelaware American Indian population 6,4196,419
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderDelaware Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 917917

201,752 (22.0%) have declared Hispanic or Latino origin.

8.3% of Delawareans were born in a foreign country.

12.3% of Delawareans over the age of 5 speak a language other than English at home.

87.7% of Delawareans over the age of 25 are high school graduates or higher, and 28.5% have bachelor's degrees or higher.

Delaware Land:

Delaware has a land area of 1,949 square miles and is ranked 49th among U.S. states in total area. Delaware has a population density of 461 people per square mile.