Population 917,092

Homefacts State Report

Delaware is home to 917,092 residents, making it the 45th most populous of the 50 United States. Delaware ranks 50th in total area (2,488.00 square miles) and 50th in population density (368.60 people per square mile). The median age of its residents is 40 years, with 78.4% of the population 18 year and over.

According to Homefacts' records there are currently 3,983 criminal and sex offenders in Delaware (approximately 43.43 offenders per 10,000 people). The unemployment rate in Delaware is 4.1% .

Schools view a full school report for Delaware

223 Public Schools

Crime view a full crime report for Delaware

Search for crime activity and registered Sex Offenders in Delaware by county or city by selecting one of the links. View a full report by visiting the Delaware crime and registered Sex Offenders report pages.

3,983 Registered Sex Offenders found in Delaware

A search for our database shows there are 3,983 registered Sex Offenders in Delaware. Delaware has a ratio of 43.43 offenders per 10,000 residents.

Our database indicates that there are 296 incarcerated Sex Offenders in Delaware. As well as 98 offenders whose location is unknown in Delaware due to the offenders being transient or their address being unmappable.

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Delaware Registered Sex Offender Distribution

Registered Offenders per 10,000 population
  • > 30 per 10,000
  • 25 - 30 per 10,000
  • 20 -25 per 10,000
  • 10 - 20 per 10,000
  • < 10 per 10,000

Crime Index in Delaware

*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.

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Search for real estate in Delaware by selecting one of the top for sale, foreclosure or rental markets links listed. For nearby or other top Delaware real estate, home values or foreclosures, see our additional real estate links.

Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$179,900 compared to December 2016
Median Sales Price
$159,200 compared to December 2016

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

1,509 Foreclosures

median foreclosure price

Foreclosure Status Distribution

5,145 Building Permits

Delaware building permits average per year since 2001 is 5,253. In 2005, there was a high number of building permits with 8,195 and a low number of building permits in 2011 of 2,977. 79.59% of the building permits are for Single Family housing units in 2012.

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Environmental Hazards

11,713 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
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Unemployment view full Delaware unemployment report

Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Delaware has ranged from 2.8% in December 1998 to 9.4% in February 2010. The current unemployment rate for Delaware is 4.1% for December 2017. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

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State Representatives

  • Gov. Jack Markell
  • Sen. Thomas R. Carper
  • Sen. Christopher A. Coons
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