Quick Table DP-1: Profile of General Demographic Characteristics 2000
Geographic Area: Milford South CCD  Sussex County  Delaware
Subject Number Percent
Total population 16,525 100
SEX AND AGE    
Male 8,045 48.7
Female 8,480 51.3
     
Under 5 years 988 6
5 to 9 years 1,257 7.6
10 to 14 years 1,304 7.9
15 to 19 years 1,162 7
20 to 24 years 809 4.9
25 to 34 years 1,862 11.3
35 to 44 years 2,786 16.9
45 to 54 years 2,324 14.1
55 to 59 years 857 5.2
60 to 64 years 750 4.5
65 to 74 years 1,315 8
75 to 84 years 808 4.9
85 years and over 303 1.8
     
Median age (years) 38.3 (X)
     
18 years and over 12,201 73.8
Male 5,834 35.3
Female 6,367 38.5
21 years and over 11,641 70.4
62 years and over 2,835 17.2
65 years and over 2,426 14.7
Male 1,031 6.2
Female 1,395 8.4
     
RACE    
One race 16,285 98.5
White 12,781 77.3
Black or African American 3,010 18.2
American Indian and Alaska Native 79 0.5
Asian 88 0.5
Asian Indian 12 0.1
Chinese 7 0
Filipino 30 0.2
Japanese 4 0
Korean 12 0.1
Vietnamese 12 0.1
Other Asian <sup>1</sup> 11 0.1
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 4 0
Native Hawaiian 1 0
Guamanian or Chamorro 0 0
Samoan 0 0
Other Pacific Islander <sup>2</sup> 3 0
Some other race 323 2
Two or more races 240 1.5
     
Race alone or in combination with one or more other races <sup>3</sup>    
White 12,945 78.3
Black or African American 3,126 18.9
American Indian and Alaska Native 148 0.9
Asian 126 0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 11 0.1
Some other race 421 2.5
     
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE    
Total population 16,525 100
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 789 4.8
Mexican 432 2.6
Puerto Rican 223 1.3
Cuban 5 0
Other Hispanic or Latino 129 0.8
Not Hispanic or Latino 15,736 95.2
White alone 12,448 75.3
     
RELATIONSHIP    
Total population 16,525 100
In households 16,314 98.7
Householder 6,170 37.3
Spouse 3,486 21.1
Child 4,910 29.7
Own child under 18 years 3,761 22.8
Other relatives 941 5.7
Under 18 years 469 2.8
Nonrelatives 807 4.9
Unmarried partner 397 2.4
In group quarters 211 1.3
Institutionalized population 139 0.8
Noninstitutionalized population 72 0.4
     
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE    
Total households 6,170 100
Family households (families) 4,545 73.7
With own children under 18 years 2,015 32.7
Married-couple family 3,486 56.5
With own children under 18 years 1,429 23.2
Female householder, no husband present 770 12.5
With own children under 18 years 430 7
Nonfamily households 1,625 26.3
Householder living alone 1,315 21.3
Householder 65 years and over 567 9.2
     
Households with individuals under 18 years 2,280 37
Households with individuals 65 years and over 1,652 26.8
     
Average household size 2.64 (X)
Average family size 3.05 (X)
     
HOUSING OCCUPANCY    
Total housing units 6,935 100
Occupied housing units 6,170 89
Vacant housing units 765 11
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use 356 5.1
     
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent) 1.7 (X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent) 6.8 (X)
     
HOUSING TENURE    
Occupied housing units 6,170 100
Owner-occupied housing units 4,990 80.9
Renter-occupied housing units 1,180 19.1
     
Average household size of owner-occupied unit 2.61 (X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit 2.79 (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.