These Are The 100 Biggest Cities In Delaware For 2019

Using the latest Census data, we detail the 100 biggest cities in Delaware. You can all see a comprehensive list of all 52 cities and places in Delaware.

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We all love the biggest cities that the First State has to offer. You know the places like Wilmington and Dover which make all the headlines.

But there are a bunch of other great large cities in Delaware that don't get as much love.

We're going to change that right now.

Using the most recent Census data, we can tell you about all the places in Delaware with a focus on the biggest. We update the data each year and this is our fourth time doing this.

You can click here to see a full table of the full of the 100 biggest cities in Delaware, along with every other place over 1,000 people big. It is sortable by clicking on the headers.

Read on below to see more on the biggest cities. Or for more reading on places to live in Delaware, check out:

How We Determined The Largest Cities In Delaware

We've been ranking and dissecting cities in the First State for over 4 years now -- making this actually the fourth time we've run the numbers. We always use the best data, the US Census. In this case, that means we are using the 2013-2017 American Community Survey.

It what is probably the most simple analysis we run each year, we ranked every place in Delaware from biggest to smallest. The biggest city this year? That would be Wilmington.

The smallest? Bethany Beach, although there are places smaller than 1,000 people not listed here, so keep that in mind as we take a look at the top ten.

Wilmington, DE
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Rank Last Year: 1 (No Change)
Population: 71,276
Population 2010: 71,437
Growth: -0.2%
More on Wilmington: PhotosHomes For Sale | Data

Wilmington is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Delaware. The city was built on the site of Fort Christina, the first Swedish settlement in North America. It is at the confluence of the Christina River and Brandywine River, near where the Christina flows into the Delaware River. It is the county seat of New Castle County and one of the major cities in the Delaware Valley metropolitan area. Wilmington was named by Proprietor Thomas Penn after his friend Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington, who was prime minister in the reign of George II of Great Britain.

Dover, DE
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Rank Last Year: 2 (No Change)
Population: 37,109
Population 2010: 35,474
Growth: 4.6%
More on Dover: PhotosHomes For Sale | Data

Dover is the capital and second-largest city in the U.S. state of Delaware. It is also the county seat of Kent County, and the principal city of the Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses all of Kent County and is part of the Philadelphia-Wilmington-Camden, PA-NJ-DE-MD Combined Statistical Area. It is located on the St. Jones River in the Delaware River coastal plain. It was named by William Penn of Dover in Kent, England. As of 2010, the city had a population of 36,047.

Newark, DE
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Rank Last Year: 3 (No Change)
Population: 33,243
Population 2010: 31,110
Growth: 6.9%
More on Newark: PhotosHomes For Sale | Data

Newark is a city in New Castle County, Delaware, United States. It is located 12 miles west-southwest of Wilmington. According to the 2010 Census, the population of the city is 31,454. Newark is home to the University of Delaware, which is often regarded as a top ten ranked University in the United States.

Middl, DE
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Rank Last Year: 5 (Up 1)
Population: 20,754
Population 2010: 16,648
Growth: 24.7%
More on Middl: PhotosHomes For Sale | Data

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Rank Last Year: 4 (Down 1)
Population: 20,401
Population 2010: 18,748
Growth: 8.8%
More on Bear: Homes For Sale | Data

Bear is a census-designated place in New Castle County, Delaware, United States. The population was 17,593 at the 2000 census.

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Rank Last Year: 6 (No Change)
Population: 15,280
Population 2010: 15,648
Growth: -2.4%
More on Glasgow: Homes For Sale | Data

Glasgow is a census-designated place in New Castle County, Delaware, United States. The population was 14,303 at the 2010 census.

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Rank Last Year: 8 (Up 1)
Population: 13,672
Population 2010: 12,919
Growth: 5.8%
More on Hockessin: Homes For Sale | Data

Hockessin is a census-designated place in New Castle County, Delaware, United States. The population was 13,527 at the 2010 census. The place name may be derived from the Lenape word "hksa" meaning "pieces of bark" or from a misspelling of "occasion," as pronounced by the Quakers who settled the area originally.

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Rank Last Year: 7 (Down 1)
Population: 13,554
Population 2010: 14,365
Growth: -5.6%
More on Brookside: Homes For Sale | Data

Smyrna, DE
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Rank Last Year: 9 (No Change)
Population: 11,276
Population 2010: 9,330
Growth: 20.9%
More on Smyrna: PhotosHomes For Sale | Data

Smyrna is a town in Kent and New Castle counties in the U.S. state of Delaware. It is part of the Dover, Delaware Metropolitan Statistical Area. According to the Census Bureau, as of 2010, the population of the town is 10,023.

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Rank Last Year: 10 (No Change)
Population: 10,823
Population 2010: 11,400
Growth: -5.1%
More on Pike Creek Valley: Homes For Sale | Data

Now on to numbers 11-100 Biggest in Delaware

We hope that you find the big city, or really any city, that's right for you. Below is a list of the rest of the biggest cities along with every other place in Delaware.

Have fun snacking around in the First State!

For more reading on Delaware, check out:

Detailed List Of The Biggest Cities In Delaware

Rank City Current Population 2010 Growth
1 Wilmington 71,276 71,437 -0.2%
2 Dover 37,109 35,474 4.6%
3 Newark 33,243 31,110 6.9%
4 Middl 20,754 16,648 24.7%
5 Bear 20,401 18,748 8.8%
6 Glasgow 15,280 15,648 -2.4%
7 Hockessin 13,672 12,919 5.8%
8 Brookside 13,554 14,365 -5.6%
9 Smyrna 11,276 9,330 20.9%
10 Pike Creek Valley 10,823 11,400 -5.1%
11 Milford 10,645 9,180 16.0%
12 Pike Creek 8,740 8,025 8.9%
13 Claymont 8,707 7,511 15.9%
14 Wilmington Manor 7,608 7,865 -3.3%
15 Seaford 7,447 6,945 7.2%
16 North Star 7,390 7,929 -6.8%
17 Georg 7,002 6,154 13.8%
18 Edgemoor 6,178 5,378 14.9%
19 Elsmere 6,097 6,103 -0.1%
20 New Castle 5,364 5,250 2.2%
21 Millsboro 4,181 3,640 14.9%
22 Laurel 4,147 3,751 10.6%
23 Highland Acres 3,775 3,431 10.0%
24 Harrington 3,664 3,500 4.7%
25 Camden 3,486 3,244 7.5%
26 Dover Base Housing 3,200 2,555 25.2%
27 Clayton 3,134 2,638 18.8%
28 Lewes 2,961 2,819 5.0%
29 Milton 2,792 2,480 12.6%
30 Riverview 2,728 2,623 4.0%
31 Long Neck 2,716 2,220 22.3%
32 Woodside East 2,569 1,985 29.4%
33 Bridgeville 2,480 1,893 31.0%
34 Kent Acres 2,369 1,989 19.1%
35 Greenville 2,305 2,453 -6.0%
36 Selbyville 2,245 2,253 -0.4%
37 Townsend 2,195 1,426 53.9%
38 Ocean View 2,150 2,008 7.1%
39 Delaware City 1,991 1,723 15.6%
40 Millville 1,709 498 243.2%
41 Delmar 1,704 1,590 7.2%
42 Wyoming 1,554 1,451 7.1%
43 Felton 1,405 1,078 30.3%
44 Blades 1,382 1,236 11.8%
45 Newport 1,295 1,035 25.1%
46 Cheswold 1,239 1,352 -8.4%
47 Rodney Village 1,231 1,773 -30.6%
48 Rehoboth Beach 1,218 1,161 4.9%
49 Bellefonte 1,202 1,115 7.8%
50 Greenwood 1,147 767 49.5%
51 St. Georges 1,033 0 nan%
52 Bethany Beach 1,010 813 24.2%

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