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Delaware: State Summary

SNAPS data is derived from the 2000 U.S. Census and several 2003 CDC databases. For more information, see the Credits page.

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Population:

  • Total Population: 783,600
  • Males: 380,003
  • Females: 403,597

Top 2 Languages spoken at home: (> 5000)

  1. English only (662,845)
  2. Spanish (34,690)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (151,740)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (59,471)
  3. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (14,880)
  4. Jewish Estimate (13,500)
  5. Episcopal Church (12,993)

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 228,701
  • Sensory: 20,071
  • Physical: 57,513
  • Mental: 32,896
  • Self-care: 16,650
  • Go outside home: 42,879
  • Employment: 55,842

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 7,204

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 298,736
  • Utility gas: 109,931
  • Bottled or LP gas: 30,753
  • Electricity: 76,440
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 77,469
  • Coal or Coke: 268
  • Wood: 2,103
  • Solar Energy: 71
  • Other fuel: 1,123
  • No fuel used: 578

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 536,762
  • No vehicle: 37,792
  • 1 or more vehicle: 498,970

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 3,628
  • No High School: 21,862
  • Some High School: 64,046
  • High School: 161,760
  • Some College: 100,614
  • Associate's Degree: 33,831
  • College Degree: 80,376
  • Master's Degree: 31,923
  • Professional Degree: 8,953
  • Doctoral Degree: 7,665

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 298,736
  • Owners with phone: 214,704
  • Owners without phone: 1,342
  • Renters with phone: 79,985
  • Renters without phone: 2,705
  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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