Quick Table DP-1: Profile of General Demographic Characteristics 2000
Geographic Area: Lewes CCD  Sussex County  Delaware
Subject Number Percent
Total population 21,517 100
SEX AND AGE    
Male 10,269 47.7
Female 11,248 52.3
     
Under 5 years 892 4.1
5 to 9 years 914 4.2
10 to 14 years 989 4.6
15 to 19 years 921 4.3
20 to 24 years 660 3.1
25 to 34 years 1,867 8.7
35 to 44 years 2,880 13.4
45 to 54 years 3,210 14.9
55 to 59 years 1,662 7.7
60 to 64 years 1,738 8.1
65 to 74 years 3,297 15.3
75 to 84 years 1,975 9.2
85 years and over 512 2.4
     
Median age (years) 50.3 (X)
     
18 years and over 18,076 84
Male 8,475 39.4
Female 9,601 44.6
21 years and over 17,678 82.2
62 years and over 6,842 31.8
65 years and over 5,784 26.9
Male 2,570 11.9
Female 3,214 14.9
     
RACE    
One race 21,334 99.1
White 19,565 90.9
Black or African American 1,325 6.2
American Indian and Alaska Native 98 0.5
Asian 196 0.9
Asian Indian 54 0.3
Chinese 60 0.3
Filipino 19 0.1
Japanese 12 0.1
Korean 15 0.1
Vietnamese 22 0.1
Other Asian <sup>1</sup> 14 0.1
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 3 0
Native Hawaiian 0 0
Guamanian or Chamorro 1 0
Samoan 1 0
Other Pacific Islander <sup>2</sup> 1 0
Some other race 147 0.7
Two or more races 183 0.9
     
Race alone or in combination with one or more other races <sup>3</sup>    
White 19,732 91.7
Black or African American 1,396 6.5
American Indian and Alaska Native 171 0.8
Asian 228 1.1
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 8 0
Some other race 176 0.8
     
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE    
Total population 21,517 100
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 387 1.8
Mexican 81 0.4
Puerto Rican 103 0.5
Cuban 25 0.1
Other Hispanic or Latino 178 0.8
Not Hispanic or Latino 21,130 98.2
White alone 19,365 90
     
RELATIONSHIP    
Total population 21,517 100
In households 21,193 98.5
Householder 10,128 47.1
Spouse 5,133 23.9
Child 4,060 18.9
Own child under 18 years 3,152 14.6
Other relatives 703 3.3
Under 18 years 226 1.1
Nonrelatives 1,169 5.4
Unmarried partner 586 2.7
In group quarters 324 1.5
Institutionalized population 303 1.4
Noninstitutionalized population 21 0.1
     
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE    
Total households 10,128 100
Family households (families) 6,197 61.2
With own children under 18 years 1,764 17.4
Married-couple family 5,133 50.7
With own children under 18 years 1,206 11.9
Female householder, no husband present 823 8.1
With own children under 18 years 444 4.4
Nonfamily households 3,931 38.8
Householder living alone 3,168 31.3
Householder 65 years and over 1,385 13.7
     
Households with individuals under 18 years 1,926 19
Households with individuals 65 years and over 3,879 38.3
     
Average household size 2.09 (X)
Average family size 2.6 (X)
     
HOUSING OCCUPANCY    
Total housing units 20,728 100
Occupied housing units 10,128 48.9
Vacant housing units 10,600 51.1
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use 9,063 43.7
     
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent) 2.6 (X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent) 36.6 (X)
     
HOUSING TENURE    
Occupied housing units 10,128 100
Owner-occupied housing units 8,409 83
Renter-occupied housing units 1,719 17
     
Average household size of owner-occupied unit 2.08 (X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit 2.16 (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.