What is the current population of Wilmington?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Wilmington is 70,166. Wilmington, Delaware is the 520th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Wilmington?

The peak population of Wilmington was in 1940, when its population was 112,504. In 1940, Wilmington was the 75th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 520th largest city in the US. Wilmington is currently 37.6% smaller than it was in 1940.

How quickly is Wilmington shrinking?

Wilmington has shrunk 3.5% since the year 2000. Wilmington, Delaware's growth is extremely below average. 91% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What county is Wilmington, Delaware in?

Wilmington is located entirely in New Castle County.

What is the population density of Wilmington, Delaware?

Wilmington has a population density of 6,497.7 people per square mile. Wilmington has the highest population density in Delaware.

What is the size of Wilmington, Delaware in square miles?

Wilmington has an area of 10.9 square miles. Wilmington is the 3rd largest city, by area, in Delaware.

What is the voting age population of Wilmington, Delaware?

The total voting age population of Wilmington, Delaware, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 52,189. The voting age population is 46.6% male and 53.4% female.

What percentage of Wilmington, Delaware residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 12.9% of the residents of Wilmington are 65 or older.

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 70,166 520
2018 70,635 512
2017 71,106 501
2016 71,442 493
2015 71,948 483
2014 71,817 476
2013 71,525 470
2012 71,292 464
2011 70,979 462
2010 70,851 457
2009 73,069 424
2008 72,848 420
2007 72,657 416
2006 72,600 414
2005 72,258 413
2004 72,156 411
2003 72,155 403
2002 72,339 394
2001 72,495 390
2000 72,715 384
1990 71,526 323
1950 110,356 95
1940 112,504 75
1930 106,597 80
1920 110,168 62
1910 87,411 61
1900 76,508 51
1890 61,431 44
1880 42,478 42
1870 30,841 43
1860 21,258 43
1850 13,979 51
1840 8,367 48

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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
510 St. Charles, Missouri 71,028 17.0%
511 Decatur, Illinois 70,746 -13.6%
512 North Port, Florida 70,724 204.2%
513 North Richland Hills, Texas 70,670 26.2%
514 Greenville, South Carolina 70,635 24.5%
515 Bowling Green, Kentucky 70,543 42.4%
516 Broomfield, Colorado 70,465 78.1%
517 Canton, Ohio 70,447 -12.9%
518 Marysville, Washington 70,298 139.6%
519 Walnut Creek, California 70,166 8.6%
520 Wilmington, Delaware 70,166 -3.5%
521 Camarillo, California 69,888 21.5%
522 Lynwood, California 69,887 0.0%
523 Lehi, Utah 69,724 254.2%
524 Passaic, New Jersey 69,703 2.6%
525 Homestead, Florida 69,523 117.8%
526 Delray Beach, Florida 69,451 15.1%
527 Davis, California 69,413 17.3%
528 Lake Elsinore, California 69,283 136.7%
529 Daytona Beach, Florida 69,186 8.4%
530 Dothan, Alabama 68,941 18.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Delaware

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
520 Wilmington 70,166 -3.5%
1025 Dover 38,166 18.5%

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