Delaware's Population and Growth Rate Timeline

The latest resident population of Delaware is 973,764 (2019) and the population growth rate in 2019 is 0.858%. The below table is Delaware's resident population trend from 2010 to 2019 [1].

Year Population Growth Rate (%)
2019 973,764 0.858
2018 965,479 0.905
2017 956,823 0.833
2016 948,921 0.815
2015 941,252 0.940
2014 932,487 0.965
2013 923,576 0.918
2012 915,179 0.859
2011 907,381 0.866
2010 899,593 N/A

10 most populated cities in Delaware (2019)

The most populated city in Delaware is Wilmington city, Delaware (70,166). The total population of top 10 cities is 215,132 and it takes up 22.1% of Delaware.

City / Town Population Source
Wilmington city, Delaware 70,166 [2]
Dover city, Delaware 38,166 [2]
Newark city, Delaware 33,515 [2]
Middletown town, Delaware 22,900 [2]
Smyrna town, Delaware 11,813 [2]
Milford city, Delaware 11,732 [2]
Seaford city, Delaware 8,013 [2]
Georgetown town, Delaware 7,563 [2]
Elsmere town, Delaware 5,872 [2]
New Castle city, Delaware 5,392 [2]

10 least populated cities in Delaware (2019)

The least populated city in Delaware is Hartly town, Delaware (76).

City / Town Population Source
Hartly town, Delaware 76 [2]
Farmington town, Delaware 122 [2]
Henlopen Acres town, Delaware 144 [2]
Viola town, Delaware 165 [2]
Woodside town, Delaware 193 [2]
Bethel town, Delaware 201 [2]
Leipsic town, Delaware 205 [2]
Ardencroft village, Delaware 216 [2]
Little Creek town, Delaware 235 [2]
Slaughter Beach town, Delaware 241 [2]

The populations of all cities in Delaware (2019)

City / Town Population Source
Arden village, Delaware 440 [2]
Ardencroft village, Delaware 216 [2]
Ardentown village, Delaware 270 [2]
Bellefonte town, Delaware 1,164 [2]
Bethany Beach town, Delaware 1,245 [2]
Bethel town, Delaware 201 [2]
Blades town, Delaware 1,454 [2]
Bowers town, Delaware 374 [2]
Bridgeville town, Delaware 2,366 [2]
Camden town, Delaware 3,551 [2]
Cheswold town, Delaware 1,695 [2]
Clayton town, Delaware 3,508 [2]
Dagsboro town, Delaware 927 [2]
Delaware City city, Delaware 1,837 [2]
Delmar town, Delaware 1,822 [2]
Dewey Beach town, Delaware 400 [2]
Dover city, Delaware 38,166 [2]
Ellendale town, Delaware 434 [2]
Elsmere town, Delaware 5,872 [2]
Farmington town, Delaware 122 [2]
Felton town, Delaware 1,414 [2]
Fenwick Island town, Delaware 445 [2]
Frankford town, Delaware 987 [2]
Frederica town, Delaware 849 [2]
Georgetown town, Delaware 7,563 [2]
Greenwood town, Delaware 1,139 [2]
Harrington city, Delaware 3,638 [2]
Hartly town, Delaware 76 [2]
Henlopen Acres town, Delaware 144 [2]
Houston town, Delaware 405 [2]
Kenton town, Delaware 271 [2]
Laurel town, Delaware 4,356 [2]
Leipsic town, Delaware 205 [2]
Lewes city, Delaware 3,322 [2]
Little Creek town, Delaware 235 [2]
Magnolia town, Delaware 289 [2]
Middletown town, Delaware 22,900 [2]
Milford city, Delaware 11,732 [2]
Millsboro town, Delaware 4,533 [2]
Millville town, Delaware 626 [2]
Milton town, Delaware 3,012 [2]
New Castle city, Delaware 5,392 [2]
Newark city, Delaware 33,515 [2]
Newport town, Delaware 1,039 [2]
Ocean View town, Delaware 2,190 [2]
Odessa town, Delaware 360 [2]
Rehoboth Beach city, Delaware 1,546 [2]
Seaford city, Delaware 8,013 [2]
Selbyville town, Delaware 2,540 [2]
Slaughter Beach town, Delaware 241 [2]
Smyrna town, Delaware 11,813 [2]
South Bethany town, Delaware 530 [2]
Townsend town, Delaware 2,659 [2]
Viola town, Delaware 165 [2]
Wilmington city, Delaware 70,166 [2]
Woodside town, Delaware 193 [2]
Wyoming town, Delaware 1,549 [2]

Data Source

  • [1] U.S. Census Bureau. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019. Retrieved October 26, 2020, from https://www.census.gov/data/tables/time-series/demo/popest/2010s-state-total.html
  • [2] U.S. Census Bureau. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places in the United States: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019. Retrieved October 26, 2020, from https://www.census.gov/data/tables/time-series/demo/popest/2010s-total-cities-and-towns.html