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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataDelaware

Social Statistics

Wilmington, Delaware

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school19,330100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,6138.3
Kindergarten1,0685.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)8,81345.6
High school (grades 9-12)4,54523.5
College or graduate school3,29117.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over46,855100.0
Less than 9th grade3,3737.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma8,62318.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)14,11030.1
Some college, no degree8,71018.6
Associate degree1,9954.3
Bachelor's degree6,02512.9
Graduate or professional degree4,0198.6
Percent high school graduate or higher74.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher21.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over57,047100.0
Never married23,66241.5
Now married, except separated18,78032.9
Separated2,1363.7
Widowed5,2499.2
Female
4,2907.5
Divorced7,22012.7
Female
4,0917.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,584100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,11843.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over53,943100.0
Civilian veterans6,02011.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years16,640100.0
With a disability1,89511.4
Population 21 to 64 years39,658100.0
With a disability9,44923.8
Percent employed
53.3(X)
No disability30,20976.2
Percent employed
75.2(X)
Population 65 years and over8,576100.0
With a disability3,99246.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over67,767100.0
Same house in 199534,85051.4
Different house in the U.S. in 199531,48446.5
Same county
24,12035.6
Different county
7,36410.9
Same state
9931.5
Different state
6,3719.4
Elsewhere in 19951,4332.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population72,664100.0
Native69,01695.0
Born in United States
66,55391.6
State of residence
42,24558.1
Different state
24,30833.5
Born outside United States
2,4633.4
Foreign born3,6485.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,7982.5
Naturalized citizen
1,3811.9
Not a citizen
2,2673.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)3,648100.0
Europe77221.2
Asia44912.3
Africa290.8
Oceania70.2
Latin America2,30663.2
Northern America852.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over67,767100.0
English only59,20087.4
Language other than English8,56712.6
Speak English less than 'very well
4,0195.9
Spanish
6,3719.4
Speak English less than "very well"
3,3034.9
Other Indo-European languages
1,7302.6
Speak English less than "very well"
4620.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3250.5
Speak English less than "very well"
2180.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population72,664100.0

Total ancestries reported

67,69293.2
Arab860.1
Czech11460.2
Danish590.1
Dutch2530.3
English3,1694.4
French (except Basque)16610.9
French Canadian11390.2
German3,7605.2
Greek2150.3
Hungarian1510.2
Irish16,3038.7
Italian4,1645.7
Lithuanian1900.3
Norwegian1300.2
Polish2,6183.6
Portuguese570.1
Russian5370.7
Scotch-Irish5040.7
Scottish5380.7
Slovak580.1
Subsaharan African1,9242.6
Swedish3720.5
Swiss640.1
Ukrainian1390.2
United States or American1,2991.8
Welsh3410.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)6190.9
Other ancestries39,19653.9
(X) Not applicable.
1 The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19

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