Wilmington SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
10
Education
8
Commute
8

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Wilmington, Delaware Info Snack

Wilmington (Lenape: Paxahakink, Pakehakink) 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.
Population
70,904
Unemployment
8.4%
Poverty
25.1%
Median Home
$169,400
Median Income
$42,854
Median Rent
$974

2 Reviews & Comments About Wilmington

Overall User Rating
3.0
/5

HomeSnacks User

I love Wilmington because it is small and everyone knows eachother!

Charcoal Pit, University of Delaware, Pea Patch Island, The Farmhouse in Newark


HomeSnacks User

I've lived in wilmington delaware my entire life Its so bad I'm 25 years old, white, graduated from St Marks HS and I'm currently trying to figure out what i want to do at Del Tech College.

I am trying so hard to make something with my life so i can make it out of here 99% of the ppl i went to school with are addicted to h****n i can't find any friends because there are no trust worthy/ nice people.

I'm in my house right now, and I am coughing and wheezing bcuz the air is so bad here.

Rankings for Wilmington in Delaware

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Map Of Wilmington, DE

Population over time in Wilmington

Year Population % Change
2017 70,904 -0.5%
2016 71,276 -0.3%
2015 71,502 -0.1%
2014 71,549 0.4%
2013 71,263 0.2%
2012 71,143 0.0%
2011 71,119 -0.2%
2010 71,292 -0.2%
2009 71,437 -
Crime/100k Wilmington DE USA
Violent Crime 1544.5 423.6 368.9
Murder 32.3 5.0 5.0
Robbery 503.1 89.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 989.4 294.2 246.8
Property Crime 4921.5 2324.4 2199.5
Burglary 796.8 326.5 376.0
Larceny 3489.5 1845.3 1594.6
Car Theft 635.2 152.6 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Wilmington

White
29.2% (20,724)
African American
57.4% (40,670)
American Indian
0.2% (127)
Asian
1.2% (863)
Hawaiian
0.0% (27)
Other
0.2% (168)
Two Or More
1.5% (1,068)
Hispanic
10.2% (7,257)
Race Wilmington DE USA
White 29.2% 62.7% 61.1%
African American 57.4% 21.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 1.2% 3.8% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.5% 2.3% 2.4%
Hispanic 10.2% 9.1% 17.8%

Household Income For Wilmington, Delaware

Less than $10,000
13.5% (960,681)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.1% (500,598)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.7% (826,210)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.3% (800,360)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.0% (850,818)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.3% (1,153,811)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.7% (616,923)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.3% (733,249)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.2% (300,756)
$200,000 or more
4.9% (346,988)
Income Wilmington DE USA
Less than $10,000 13.5% 556.3% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.1% 356.9% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.7% 780.0% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.3% 900.3% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.0% 1228.7% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.3% 1807.6% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.7% 1411.9% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.3% 1586.5% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.2% 714.7% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 4.9% 657.2% 697.9%

Gender in Wilmington

Female
52.9% (37,539)
Male
47.1% (33,365)
Gender Wilmington DE USA
Female 52.9% 51.6% 50.8%
Male 47.1% 48.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Wilmington for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (2,127)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (6,381)
High School / GED
38.0% (26,943)
Some College
16.0% (11,344)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (3,545)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (11,344)
Master's Degree
8.0% (5,672)
Professional Degree
3.0% (2,127)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (1,418)
Education Wilmington DE USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 38.0% 32.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 19.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 18.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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