Delaware Age Demographics

Summary: Table of age-related census data for 1990 and 2000
  Amount
  2000   1990  
  Delaware National % National Delaware National % National
Households            
All 298,736 105,480,101 0.3% 247,497 91,947,410 0.3%
  Age 65+ 71,466 24,672,708 0.3% 57,105 22,154,422 0.3%
      Alone 27,071 9,722,857 0.3% 21,566 8,824,845 0.2%
      Not Alone 44,395 14,949,851 0.3% 35,539 13,329,577 0.3%
             
Population            
All Ages 783,600 281,421,906 0.3% 666,168 248,709,873 0.3%
Under 5 years 51,531 19,175,798 0.3% 48,824 18,354,443 0.3%
5 to 9 years 55,813 20,549,505 0.3% 46,949 18,099,179 0.3%
10 to 14 years 55,274 20,528,072 0.3% 43,055 17,114,249 0.3%
15 to 19 years 55,632 20,219,890 0.3% 46,306 17,754,015 0.3%
20 to 24 years 51,665 18,964,001 0.3% 54,440 19,020,312 0.3%
25 to 34 years 108,840 39,891,724 0.3% 119,115 43,175,932 0.3%
35 to 44 years 127,601 45,148,527 0.3% 98,866 37,578,903 0.3%
45 to 54 years 103,999 37,677,952 0.3% 68,114 25,223,086 0.3%
55 to 59 years 39,320 13,469,237 0.3% 29,861 10,531,756 0.3%
60 to 64 years 32,199 10,805,447 0.3% 29,903 10,616,167 0.3%
65 to 74 years 56,415 18,390,986 0.3% 49,596 18,106,558 0.3%
75 to 84 years 34,762 12,361,180 0.3% 23,997 10,055,108 0.2%
85 years and over 10,549 4,239,587 0.2% 7,142 3,080,165 0.2%
             
Under Age 15 162,618 60,253,375 0.3% 138,828 53,567,871 0.3%
Age 15-24 107,297 39,183,891 0.3% 100,746 36,774,327 0.3%
Age 25-34 108,840 39,891,724 0.3% 119,115 43,175,932 0.3%
Age 35-44 127,601 45,148,527 0.3% 98,866 37,578,903 0.3%
Age 45-54 103,999 37,677,952 0.3% 68,114 25,223,086 0.3%
Age 55-64 71,519 24,274,684 0.3% 59,764 21,147,923 0.3%
Age 65-74 56,415 18,390,986 0.3% 49,596 18,106,558 0.3%
Age 75-84 34,762 12,361,180 0.3% 23,997 10,055,108 0.2%
Age 85+ 10,549 4,239,587 0.2% 7,142 3,080,165 0.2%
             
Under Age 55 610,355 222,155,469 0.3% 525,669 196,320,119 0.3%
Age 55+ 173,245 59,266,437 0.3% 140,499 52,389,754 0.3%
Age 65+ 101,726 34,991,753 0.3% 80,735 31,241,831 0.3%
Age 75+ 45,311 16,600,767 0.3% 31,139 13,135,273 0.2%
Age 85+ 10,549 4,239,587 0.2% 7,142 3,080,165 0.2%
             
Age 65+ population living alone 27% 28%   27% 28%  
             
  1990-2000 Change
  Amount of Change Percentage Change
  Delaware National % National Delaware National Difference
Households            
All 51,239 13,532,691 0.4% 21% 15% 6%
  Age 65+ 14,361 2,518,286 0.6% 25% 11% 14%
      Alone 5,505 898,012 0.6% 26% 10% 16%
      Not Alone 8,856 1,620,274 0.5% 25% 12% 13%
             
Population            
All Ages 117,432 32,712,033 0.4% 18% 13% 5%
Under 5 years 2,707 821,355 0.3% 6% 4% 2%
5 to 9 years 8,864 2,450,326 0.4% 19% 14% 5%
10 to 14 years 12,219 3,413,823 0.4% 28% 20% 8%
15 to 19 years 9,326 2,465,875 0.4% 20% 14% 6%
20 to 24 years (2,775) (56,311) (4.9%) (5%) - (5%)
25 to 34 years (10,275) (3,284,208) (0.3%) (9%) (8%) (1%)
35 to 44 years 28,735 7,569,624 0.4% 29% 20% 9%
45 to 54 years 35,885 12,454,866 0.3% 53% 49% 4%
55 to 59 years 9,459 2,937,481 0.3% 32% 28% 4%
60 to 64 years 2,296 189,280 1.2% 8% 2% 6%
65 to 74 years 6,819 284,428 2.4% 14% 2% 12%
75 to 84 years 10,765 2,306,072 0.5% 45% 23% 22%
85 years and over 3,407 1,159,422 0.3% 48% 38% 10%
             
Under Age 15 23,790 6,685,504 0.4% 17% 12% 5%
Age 15-24 6,551 2,409,564 0.3% 7% 7% -
Age 25-34 (10,275) (3,284,208) (0.3%) (9%) (8%) (1%)
Age 35-44 28,735 7,569,624 0.4% 29% 20% 9%
Age 45-54 35,885 12,454,866 0.3% 53% 49% 4%
Age 55-64 11,755 3,126,761 0.4% 20% 15% 5%
Age 65-74 6,819 284,428 2.4% 14% 2% 12%
Age 75-84 10,765 2,306,072 0.5% 45% 23% 22%
Age 85+ 3,407 1,159,422 0.3% 48% 38% 10%
             
Under Age 55 84,686 25,835,350 0.3% 16% 13% 3%
Age 55+ 32,746 6,876,683 0.5% 23% 13% 10%
Age 65+ 20,991 3,749,922 0.6% 26% 12% 14%
Age 75+ 14,172 3,465,494 0.4% 46% 26% 20%
Age 85+ 3,407 1,159,422 0.3% 48% 38% 10%
             
  Percent of Total
  2000 1990
  Delaware National Difference Delaware National Difference
Households            
  Age 65+ 24% 23% 1% 23% 24% (1%)
      Alone 9% 9% - 9% 10% (1%)
      Not Alone 15% 14% 1% 14% 14% -
             
Population            
Under 5 years 7% 7% - 7% 7% -
5 to 9 years 7% 7% - 7% 7% -
10 to 14 years 7% 7% - 6% 7% (1%)
15 to 19 years 7% 7% - 7% 7% -
20 to 24 years 7% 7% - 8% 8% -
25 to 34 years 14% 14% - 18% 17% 1%
35 to 44 years 16% 16% - 15% 15% -
45 to 54 years 13% 13% - 10% 10% -
55 to 59 years 5% 5% - 4% 4% -
60 to 64 years 4% 4% - 4% 4% -
65 to 74 years 7% 7% - 7% 7% -
75 to 84 years 4% 4% - 4% 4% -
85 years and over 1% 2% (1%) 1% 1% -
             
Under Age 15 21% 21% - 21% 22% (1%)
Age 15-24 14% 14% - 15% 15% -
Age 25-34 14% 14% - 18% 17% 1%
Age 35-44 16% 16% - 15% 15% -
Age 45-54 13% 13% - 10% 10% -
Age 55-64 9% 9% - 9% 9% -
Age 65-74 7% 7% - 7% 7% -
Age 75-84 4% 4% - 4% 4% -
Age 85+ 1% 2% (1%) 1% 1% -
             
Under Age 55 78% 79% (1%) 79% 79% -
Age 55+ 22% 21% 1% 21% 21% -
Age 65+ 13% 12% 1% 12% 13% (1%)
Age 75+ 6% 6% - 5% 5% -
Age 85+ 1% 2% (1%) 1% 1% -
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 1990 and 2000 census data