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Delaware




Sussex County, Delaware

   People QuickFactsSussex CountyDelaware
Population, 2005 estimate 176,548843,524
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 12.7%7.6%
Population, 2000 156,638783,600
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 5.9%6.6%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 20.7%23.2%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 19.4%13.3%
Female persons, percent, 2005 50.9%51.2%
 
White persons, percent, 2005 (a)83.5%74.9%
Black persons, percent, 2005 (a)14.1%20.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.6%0.4%
Asian persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.8%2.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2005 (a)0.1%0.1%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 0.9%1.4%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 (b)5.8%6.0%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 78.3%69.6%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 58.3%56.0%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 4.5%5.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 7.1%9.5%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 76.5%82.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 16.6%25.0%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 32,409131,794
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 24.024.0
 
Housing units, 2005 107,119374,872
Homeownership rate, 2000 80.7%72.3%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 9.7%18.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $122,400$130,400
 
Households, 2000 62,577298,736
Persons per household, 2000 2.452.54
Median household income, 2003 $39,397$48,770
Per capita money income, 1999 $20,328$23,305
Persons below poverty, percent, 2003 10.0%9.0%
   Business QuickFactsSussex CountyDelaware
Private nonfarm establishments, 2004 5,21925,3911
Private nonfarm employment, 2004 56,763391,6821
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2004 11.9%3.8%1
Nonemployer establishments, 2004 12,80649,487
 
Total number of firms, 2002 15,24863,570
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 5.4%6.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 NANA
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 1.9%3.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 0.9%1.4%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 26.5%24.1%
 
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 1,910,32716,417,927
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) D17,292,794
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 2,257,41410,912,971
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $13,745$13,538
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 322,7781,231,595
Building permits, 2005 4,2628,195
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 1,039,2585,253,1471
   Geography QuickFactsSussex CountyDelaware
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 9371,953
Persons per square mile, 2000 167.0401.0
FIPS Code 00510
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area Seaford, DE Micro Area 

1: Includes data not distributed by county.

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(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:03:58 EST

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