Claymont, DE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Claymont, Delaware - Basic Facts

The Claymont Census Designated Place had a population of 8,605 as of July 1, 2015. Claymont ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Delaware. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Claymont is located at latitude 39.8032 and longitude -75.4605 in New Castle County. The formal boundaries for the Claymont Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. New Castle County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 75 feet.

The Claymont Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389327) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Claymont population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Claymont: Naaman's, Naamans Corner, Naaman's Creek.

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Claymont, DE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 8,605
Population in Households 8,598
Population in Familes 6,606
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 4,002
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 3,491
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 2,136
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,811 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,087 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,404 (36.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 320 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $225,654
Average Home Value $235,429


Median Household Income $56,416
Average Household Income $67,859
Per Capita Income $27,528
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.8% 0.68%
Households 0.73% 0.66%
Families 0.83% 0.61%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.28%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Claymont, DE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Claymont to the other 76 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Delaware by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 12 86th
Population Density1 # 7 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 23 71st
Median Household Income # 37 53rd
Per Capita Income # 35 55th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Delaware Census Data Comparison Tool.