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The Town of Millville had a population of 2,154 as of July 1, 2022. Millville ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Delaware. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Millville is located at latitude 38.5496 and longitude -75.1232 in Sussex County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Millville encompass a land area of 2.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sussex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The Town of Millville has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Delaware is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Millville is located within Selbyville-Frankford Division of Sussex County.

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Millville, DE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 2,154 (100%)
Population in Households 2,154 (100.0%)
Population in Families 1,744 (81.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 844
Diversity Index2 26


Median Household Income $78,194
Average Household Income $106,478
% of Income for Mortgage4 24%
Per Capita Income $52,322
Wealth Index5 134


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,747 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 975 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 94 ( 5.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 678 (38.8%)
Median Home Value $354,464
Average Home Value $425,000
Housing Affordability Index3 115


Total Households 1,069
Average Household Size 2.01
Family Households 743
Average Family Size 2.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 7.64% 0.96%
Households 6.49% 1.06%
Families   1.00%
Median Household Income   3.06%
Per Capita Income   3.91%
Owner Occupied HU   1.16%

Millville, DE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Millville to the other 79 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Delaware by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 39 52nd
Population Density # 66 18th
Median Household Income # 30 63rd
Housing Affordability Index # 25 32nd
Per Capita Income # 19 77th
Diversity Index # 71 11th

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