Quick Table DP-1: Profile of General Demographic Characteristics 2000
Geographic Area: Laurel-Delmar CCD  Sussex County  Delaware
Subject Number Percent
Total population 20,410 100
SEX AND AGE    
Male 9,834 48.2
Female 10,576 51.8
     
Under 5 years 1,477 7.2
5 to 9 years 1,493 7.3
10 to 14 years 1,533 7.5
15 to 19 years 1,450 7.1
20 to 24 years 1,072 5.3
25 to 34 years 2,615 12.8
35 to 44 years 3,285 16.1
45 to 54 years 2,686 13.2
55 to 59 years 1,112 5.4
60 to 64 years 871 4.3
65 to 74 years 1,611 7.9
75 to 84 years 949 4.6
85 years and over 256 1.3
     
Median age (years) 36.8 (X)
     
18 years and over 14,998 73.5
Male 7,081 34.7
Female 7,917 38.8
21 years and over 14,213 69.6
62 years and over 3,312 16.2
65 years and over 2,816 13.8
Male 1,187 5.8
Female 1,629 8
     
RACE    
One race 20,133 98.6
White 16,939 83
Black or African American 2,799 13.7
American Indian and Alaska Native 51 0.2
Asian 180 0.9
Asian Indian 45 0.2
Chinese 23 0.1
Filipino 36 0.2
Japanese 7 0
Korean 18 0.1
Vietnamese 32 0.2
Other Asian <sup>1</sup> 19 0.1
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 10 0
Native Hawaiian 2 0
Guamanian or Chamorro 6 0
Samoan 0 0
Other Pacific Islander <sup>2</sup> 2 0
Some other race 154 0.8
Two or more races 277 1.4
     
Race alone or in combination with one or more other races <sup>3</sup>    
White 17,149 84
Black or African American 2,946 14.4
American Indian and Alaska Native 104 0.5
Asian 226 1.1
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 19 0.1
Some other race 254 1.2
     
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE    
Total population 20,410 100
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 335 1.6
Mexican 111 0.5
Puerto Rican 91 0.4
Cuban 16 0.1
Other Hispanic or Latino 117 0.6
Not Hispanic or Latino 20,075 98.4
White alone 16,791 82.3
     
RELATIONSHIP    
Total population 20,410 100
In households 20,307 99.5
Householder 7,772 38.1
Spouse 4,415 21.6
Child 6,129 30
Own child under 18 years 4,757 23.3
Other relatives 1,023 5
Under 18 years 522 2.6
Nonrelatives 968 4.7
Unmarried partner 487 2.4
In group quarters 103 0.5
Institutionalized population 102 0.5
Noninstitutionalized population 1 0
     
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE    
Total households 7,772 100
Family households (families) 5,720 73.6
With own children under 18 years 2,617 33.7
Married-couple family 4,415 56.8
With own children under 18 years 1,834 23.6
Female householder, no husband present 1,008 13
With own children under 18 years 623 8
Nonfamily households 2,052 26.4
Householder living alone 1,658 21.3
Householder 65 years and over 764 9.8
     
Households with individuals under 18 years 2,950 38
Households with individuals 65 years and over 2,005 25.8
     
Average household size 2.61 (X)
Average family size 3.02 (X)
     
HOUSING OCCUPANCY    
Total housing units 8,403 100
Occupied housing units 7,772 92.5
Vacant housing units 631 7.5
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use 84 1
     
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent) 1.8 (X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent) 5.3 (X)
     
HOUSING TENURE    
Occupied housing units 7,772 100
Owner-occupied housing units 6,069 78.1
Renter-occupied housing units 1,703 21.9
     
Average household size of owner-occupied unit 2.6 (X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit 2.66 (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.