Delaware State Facts
There are fewer men than woman in Delaware. The overall gender ratio is 94 men to 100 women.
The Delaware flag was adopted on July 24, 1913. The flag has been ranked the 37th best U.S. flag by a leading Vexillology Organization.
The Delaware quarter was the 1st quarter released overall. The quarter was released on January 1, 1999.
Recent estimates put Delaware's population at around 936,000 people (46th out of 56).The population density is 480.1 people per square mile (11th out of 56).
Someone from Delaware is known as a Delawarean. View our List of Adjectival and Demonyms for all the States.
Delaware was the 1st state when it joined the United States on December 7, 1787. Prior to 1787, Delaware was known as "Lower Counties on Delaware (prior to becoming a sovereign state within the United States of America)."
Essential Delaware Facts
Postal CodeThe Delaware postal code is DE. This abbreviation has been used since the USPS first established official codes in October 1963.
Gender RatioGender Ratio: 94 Men to 100 Women
Male Population: 452,689 men
Female Population: 482,925 women
State FlagThe 6 main colors in the Delaware flag are #76A1A0, #F0DC82, #FFFFFF, #FFD93C, #000000, and #3F863F
Population and AreaPopulation: 935,614 people
Land Area: 1,949 square miles
Population Density: 935,614 people per square mile
Areas Codes in Delaware (1)
Delaware Counties (3)
|Kent County||Camden Wyoming, Cheswold, Clayton, Dover, Dover Afb, and Felton|
|New Castle County||Bear, Claymont, Delaware City, Hockessin, Kirkwood, and Middletown|
|Sussex County||Bethany Beach, Bethel, Bridgeville, Dagsboro, Delmar, and Ellendale|