Quick Table DP-1: Profile of General Demographic Characteristics 2000
Geographic Area: Bridgeville-Greenwood CCD  Sussex County  Delaware
Subject Number Percent
Total population 9,462 100
SEX AND AGE    
Male 4,591 48.5
Female 4,871 51.5
     
Under 5 years 724 7.7
5 to 9 years 786 8.3
10 to 14 years 777 8.2
15 to 19 years 647 6.8
20 to 24 years 533 5.6
25 to 34 years 1,270 13.4
35 to 44 years 1,462 15.5
45 to 54 years 1,185 12.5
55 to 59 years 477 5
60 to 64 years 371 3.9
65 to 74 years 692 7.3
75 to 84 years 397 4.2
85 years and over 141 1.5
     
Median age (years) 35 (X)
     
18 years and over 6,763 71.5
Male 3,252 34.4
Female 3,511 37.1
21 years and over 6,420 67.9
62 years and over 1,433 15.1
65 years and over 1,230 13
Male 534 5.6
Female 696 7.4
     
RACE    
One race 9,289 98.2
White 7,115 75.2
Black or African American 1,841 19.5
American Indian and Alaska Native 30 0.3
Asian 65 0.7
Asian Indian 21 0.2
Chinese 0 0
Filipino 11 0.1
Japanese 1 0
Korean 14 0.1
Vietnamese 8 0.1
Other Asian <sup>1</sup> 10 0.1
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 1 0
Native Hawaiian 0 0
Guamanian or Chamorro 1 0
Samoan 0 0
Other Pacific Islander <sup>2</sup> 0 0
Some other race 237 2.5
Two or more races 173 1.8
     
Race alone or in combination with one or more other races <sup>3</sup>    
White 7,239 76.5
Black or African American 1,926 20.4
American Indian and Alaska Native 64 0.7
Asian 81 0.9
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 2 0
Some other race 333 3.5
     
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE    
Total population 9,462 100
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 486 5.1
Mexican 272 2.9
Puerto Rican 138 1.5
Cuban 2 0
Other Hispanic or Latino 74 0.8
Not Hispanic or Latino 8,976 94.9
White alone 6,944 73.4
     
RELATIONSHIP    
Total population 9,462 100
In households 9,388 99.2
Householder 3,468 36.7
Spouse 1,907 20.2
Child 2,980 31.5
Own child under 18 years 2,354 24.9
Other relatives 515 5.4
Under 18 years 272 2.9
Nonrelatives 518 5.5
Unmarried partner 264 2.8
In group quarters 74 0.8
Institutionalized population 53 0.6
Noninstitutionalized population 21 0.2
     
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE    
Total households 3,468 100
Family households (families) 2,560 73.8
With own children under 18 years 1,273 36.7
Married-couple family 1,907 55
With own children under 18 years 847 24.4
Female householder, no husband present 466 13.4
With own children under 18 years 302 8.7
Nonfamily households 908 26.2
Householder living alone 729 21
Householder 65 years and over 308 8.9
     
Households with individuals under 18 years 1,424 41.1
Households with individuals 65 years and over 855 24.7
     
Average household size 2.71 (X)
Average family size 3.11 (X)
     
HOUSING OCCUPANCY    
Total housing units 3,807 100
Occupied housing units 3,468 91.1
Vacant housing units 339 8.9
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use 36 0.9
     
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent) 2.1 (X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent) 7.1 (X)
     
HOUSING TENURE    
Occupied housing units 3,468 100
Owner-occupied housing units 2,646 76.3
Renter-occupied housing units 822 23.7
     
Average household size of owner-occupied unit 2.72 (X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit 2.68 (X)
 (X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.