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    People MapStats Kent County Delaware
Population definition and source info Population, 2008 estimate 155,415873,092
Population definition and source info Population estimates base (April 1) 2000 126,702783,595
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1 definition and source info Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2008 22.7%11.4%
Population, change, April 1, 2000 to July 1 definition and source info Population, change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2008 28,71389,497
Persons under 5 years old definition and source info Persons under 5 years old, 2007 11,17658,869
Persons under 5 years old, percent definition and source info Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2007 7.3%6.8%
Persons under 18 years old definition and source info Persons under 18 years old, 2007 38,771205,646
Persons under 18 years old, percent definition and source info Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2007 25.5%23.8%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent definition and source info Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2007 12.7%13.6%
Persons 65 years old and over definition and source info Persons 65 years old and over, 2007 19,341117,678
Female persons, percent definition and source info Female persons, percent, 2007 52.1%51.5%
 
White persons definition and source info White persons, 2007 (a) 110,803643,909
Black persons definition and source info Black persons, 2007 (a) 34,310180,474
American Indian and Alaska Native persons definition and source info American Indian and Alaska Native persons, 2007 (a) 9373,489
Asian persons definition and source info Asian persons, 2007 (a) 3,13624,590
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander definition and source info Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, 2007 (a) 93531
Persons reporting two or more races definition and source info Persons reporting two or more races, 2007 2,97611,771
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin definition and source info Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, 2007 (b) 6,37956,152
White persons not Hispanic definition and source info White persons not Hispanic, 2007 105,601594,449
White persons, percent definition and source info White persons, percent, 2007 (a) 72.8%74.5%
Black persons, percent definition and source info Black persons, percent, 2007 (a) 22.5%20.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent definition and source info American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2007 (a) 0.6%0.4%
Asian persons, percent definition and source info Asian persons, percent, 2007 (a) 2.1%2.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent definition and source info Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2007 (a) 0.1%0.1%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent definition and source info Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2007 2.0%1.4%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent definition and source info Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2007 (b) 4.2%6.5%
White persons not Hispanic, percent definition and source info White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2007 69.4%68.7%
 
Births definition and source info Births, 2005 2,16211,643
Deaths definition and source info Deaths, 2005 1,2627,472
Infant deaths definition and source info Infant deaths, 2005 21105
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000 definition and source info Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 55.6%56.0%
Foreign born persons, percent definition and source info Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 4.0%5.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+ definition and source info Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 7.9%9.5%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+ definition and source info High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 79.4%82.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+ definition and source info Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 18.6%25.0%
Persons with a disability, age 5+ definition and source info Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 21,712131,794
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+ definition and source info Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 22.724.0
 
Housing units definition and source info Housing units, 2007 61,640388,616
Housing units, net change, April 1, 2000 to July 1 definition and source info Housing units, net change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2007 11,15745,544
Housing units percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1 definition and source info Housing units percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2007 22.1%13.3%
Homeownership rate definition and source info Homeownership rate, 2000 70.0%72.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units definition and source info Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $114,100$130,400
Households definition and source info Households, 2000 47,224298,736
Persons per household definition and source info Persons per household, 2000 2.612.54
Median household income definition and source info Median household income, 2007 $47,407$55,988
Persons below poverty, percent definition and source info Persons below poverty, percent, 2007 12.1%10.3%
    Business MapStats Kent County Delaware
Personal income definition and source info Personal income, 2006 ($million) 4,23433,369
Personal income per capita definition and source info Personal income per capita, 2006 $28,616$39,131
Civilian labor force definition and source info Civilian labor force, 2007 74,652442,692
Unemployment rate definition and source info Unemployment rate, 2007 3.3%3.4%
Full-time and part-time employment by place of work definition and source info Full-time and part-time employment by place of work, 2006 85,713543,093
Full-time and part-time employment definition and source info Full-time and part-time employment, net change 2000 to 2006 13,18835,273
Employment in government definition and source info Employment in government, 2006 22,16769,133
Earnings definition and source info Earnings, 2006 ($1000) 3,371,65228,050,519
Average earnings per job definition and source info Average earnings per job, 2006 $39,337$51,650
Private nonfarm establishments definition and source info Private nonfarm establishments, 2006 3,25325,6131
Private nonfarm employment definition and source info Private nonfarm employment, 2006 50,888388,2501
Private nonfarm employment definition and source info Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2006 14.6%2.9%1
 
Total number of firms definition and source info Total number of firms, 2002 9,43763,570
Black-owned firms, percent definition and source info Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 6.8%6.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent definition and source info American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 FS
Asian-owned firms, percent definition and source info Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 2.6%3.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent definition and source info Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 F0.0%
Women-owned firms, percent definition and source info Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 25.7%24.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent definition and source info Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 1.3%1.4%
 
Manufacturers shipments definition and source info Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 1,970,78316,417,927
Accommodation and foodservices sales definition and source info Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 153,0341,231,595
Wholesale trade sales definition and source info Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) D17,292,794
Retail sales definition and source info Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 1,719,25010,912,971
Retail sales per capita definition and source info Retail sales per capita, 2002 $13,061$13,538
Building permits definition and source info Building permits, 2007 1,4845,291
Valuation of building permits definition and source info Valuation of building permits, 2007 ($1000) 188,970635,890
Farm land definition and source info Farm land, 2002 (acres) 185,329540,080
Federal spending definition and source info Federal spending, 2007 ($1000) 1,432,3996,233,6181
Federal spending per capita definition and source info Federal spending per capita, 2007 $9,408$7,2081
 
    Geography MapStats Kent County Delaware
Land area definition and source info Land area, 2000 (square miles) 589.721,953.56
Persons per square mile definition and source info Persons per square mile, 2000 214.7401.0
Persons per square mile definition and source info FIPS Code 00110
Persons per square mile definition and source info Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area Dover, DE Metro Area 

1: Includes data not distributed by county.

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(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

Figures are in absolute numbers unless otherwise indicated.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis, Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Agricultural Statistics Service, National Center for Health Statistics, U.S. Census Bureau.
Last Revised: Friday, 10-Jul-2009 13:30:51 EDT
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