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General Information
  • Gross Acres - 5,934.6
  • Square Miles - 9.3

Population (Includes On-Campus Students)
  • Total 1990 - 26,463
  • Total 2000 - 28,547
  • Total 2010 - 31,454

Median Age
  • Median Age - 22 Years (2010)
  • Median Age - 22.6 Years (1990)

Housing Unit Information
  • Total Housing Units - 9.039
  • Single Family Dwellings - 6,342
  • Single Family Rental Dwellings - 1,173

Household Information
  • Total Households - 7,251
  • Family Households - 4,251
  • Married Couple Households - 3,528
  • Non-Family Households - 3,270
  • Median Household Income in 2009 - $53,357

Occupations
  • Executive, Management, & Professional - 55.1%
  • Service - 17.6%
  • Sales & Office - 20.5%
  • Farming, Fishing & Forestry - 0.2%
  • Construction & Maintenance - 3.4%
  • Production. Transportation - 3.6%

Unemployment

  • Unemployment Rate (March 2012) - 5.0%

College Students
  • Undergraduates - 15,887
  • Graduate Students - 3,670
  • University Housing Capacity - 7,214

Occupancy
  • Owner Occupied Units - 57.4%
  • Total Number of Units - 10,156
  • Occupied Units - 9,423

New Castle County
  • 2000 Population - 500,265
  • 2010 Population - 538,479

State of Delaware
  • 1990 Population - 666,168
  • 2000 Population - 783,600
  • 2010 Population - 897,934