Latest Data (2018)
Population 3,233
Nationwide Rank 5994

Quick Facts

Lewes, Delaware is the 5,994th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Lewes, Delaware is a city.

Lewes, Delaware is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Lewes had its largest population ever.

Lewes, Delaware is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 64% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
5984 Lakeland, Georgia 3,241 18.5%
5985 Myerstown, Pennsylvania 3,241 2.3%
5986 Spencer, North Carolina 3,241 -3.4%
5987 Pomona, New York 3,239 17.6%
5988 Wellsboro, Pennsylvania 3,239 -2.4%
5989 Hodgenville, Kentucky 3,238 12.0%
5990 Bamberg, South Carolina 3,237 -12.9%
5991 Verona, Mississippi 3,235 -3.1%
5992 Georgetown, Illinois 3,234 -10.6%
5993 Moulton, Alabama 3,234 -1.1%
5994 Lewes, Delaware 3,233 10.6%
5995 Coplay, Pennsylvania 3,232 -4.4%
5996 Delmar, Maryland 3,231 70.9%
5997 Iowa, Louisiana 3,231 21.4%
5998 Lutcher, Louisiana 3,229 -13.1%
5999 Mingo Junction, Ohio 3,229 -10.7%
6000 New York Mills, New York 3,229 -5.7%
6001 Monmouth Beach, New Jersey 3,228 -10.4%
6002 Pendleton, South Carolina 3,228 8.0%
6003 Ferriday, Louisiana 3,227 -13.0%
6004 Williams, Arizona 3,226 13.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Delaware

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
4271 Elsmere 5,981 3.1%
4467 New Castle 5,529 11.0%
5063 Millsboro 4,446 78.0%
5103 Laurel 4,394 17.2%
5636 Harrington 3,643 14.3%
5758 Camden 3,501 66.4%
5847 Clayton 3,392 159.1%
5994 Lewes 3,233 10.6%
6274 Milton 2,964 72.4%
6714 Townsend 2,569 651.1%
6810 Selbyville 2,496 44.8%
6994 Bridgeville 2,366 53.0%
7336 Ocean View 2,140 104.9%
7961 Delaware City 1,824 24.9%
8026 Delmar 1,796 24.4%
8400 Cheswold 1,623 257.4%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 3,233 5,994
2017 3,083 6,147
2016 3,074 6,137
2015 3,010 6,186
2014 2,943 6,241
2013 2,896 6,292
2012 2,841 6,322
2011 2,798 6,367
2010 2,747 6,418
2009 3,187 5,871
2008 3,134 5,912
2007 3,084 5,943
2006 3,047 5,950
2005 3,028 5,947
2004 3,005 5,950
2003 2,984 5,950
2002 2,960 5,961
2001 2,939 5,975
2000 2,923 5,983
1990 2,331 6,366