The table below compares New Castle County to the other 3 counties and county equivalents in Delaware by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 1||100th|
|Population Density1||# 1||100th|
|Diversity Index2||# 1||100th|
|Median Household Income||# 1||100th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1||100th|
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|Population in Households||528,685|
|Population in Familes||422,512|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||17,813|
|Average Household Size||2.57|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||221,387 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||139,381 (63.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||66,009 (29.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||15,997 ( 7.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$264,892|
|Average Home Value||$309,862|
|Median Household Income||$64,198|
|Average Household Income||$83,431|
|Per Capita Income||$31,647|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.7%|
|Per Capita Income||3.18%|
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