Quick Table DP-1: Profile of General Demographic Characteristics 2000
Geographic Area: Seaford CCD  Sussex County  Delaware
Subject Number Percent
Total population 22,498 100
SEX AND AGE    
Male 10,695 47.5
Female 11,803 52.5
     
Under 5 years 1,511 6.7
5 to 9 years 1,708 7.6
10 to 14 years 1,825 8.1
15 to 19 years 1,625 7.2
20 to 24 years 1,196 5.3
25 to 34 years 2,682 11.9
35 to 44 years 3,468 15.4
45 to 54 years 3,066 13.6
55 to 59 years 1,138 5.1
60 to 64 years 917 4.1
65 to 74 years 1,634 7.3
75 to 84 years 1,260 5.6
85 years and over 468 2.1
     
Median age (years) 37.1 (X)
     
18 years and over 16,428 73
Male 7,542 33.5
Female 8,886 39.5
21 years and over 15,560 69.2
62 years and over 3,863 17.2
65 years and over 3,362 14.9
Male 1,332 5.9
Female 2,030 9
     
RACE    
One race 22,102 98.2
White 15,764 70.1
Black or African American 5,680 25.2
American Indian and Alaska Native 68 0.3
Asian 238 1.1
Asian Indian 83 0.4
Chinese 26 0.1
Filipino 47 0.2
Japanese 9 0
Korean 13 0.1
Vietnamese 44 0.2
Other Asian <sup>1</sup> 16 0.1
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 19 0.1
Native Hawaiian 1 0
Guamanian or Chamorro 4 0
Samoan 0 0
Other Pacific Islander <sup>2</sup> 14 0.1
Some other race 333 1.5
Two or more races 396 1.8
     
Race alone or in combination with one or more other races <sup>3</sup>    
White 16,023 71.2
Black or African American 5,924 26.3
American Indian and Alaska Native 125 0.6
Asian 319 1.4
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 30 0.1
Some other race 496 2.2
     
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE    
Total population 22,498 100
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 784 3.5
Mexican 478 2.1
Puerto Rican 147 0.7
Cuban 10 0
Other Hispanic or Latino 149 0.7
Not Hispanic or Latino 21,714 96.5
White alone 15,415 68.5
     
RELATIONSHIP    
Total population 22,498 100
In households 21,949 97.6
Householder 8,464 37.6
Spouse 4,303 19.1
Child 6,754 30
Own child under 18 years 5,227 23.2
Other relatives 1,298 5.8
Under 18 years 642 2.9
Nonrelatives 1,130 5
Unmarried partner 539 2.4
In group quarters 549 2.4
Institutionalized population 252 1.1
Noninstitutionalized population 297 1.3
     
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE    
Total households 8,464 100
Family households (families) 6,083 71.9
With own children under 18 years 2,881 34
Married-couple family 4,303 50.8
With own children under 18 years 1,763 20.8
Female householder, no husband present 1,389 16.4
With own children under 18 years 905 10.7
Nonfamily households 2,381 28.1
Householder living alone 1,982 23.4
Householder 65 years and over 844 10
     
Households with individuals under 18 years 3,254 38.4
Households with individuals 65 years and over 2,178 25.7
     
Average household size 2.59 (X)
Average family size 3.03 (X)
     
HOUSING OCCUPANCY    
Total housing units 9,156 100
Occupied housing units 8,464 92.4
Vacant housing units 692 7.6
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use 53 0.6
     
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent) 1.9 (X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent) 9.6 (X)
     
HOUSING TENURE    
Occupied housing units 8,464 100
Owner-occupied housing units 6,227 73.6
Renter-occupied housing units 2,237 26.4
     
Average household size of owner-occupied unit 2.6 (X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit 2.56 (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.